Posts Tagged ‘valencia’

Bombay Bazaar goes bust

March 10th, 2013


Yes folks, Bombay Bazaar is officially out of business.

You may recall Bombay Bazaar was once on Valencia, selling Indian ice cream along with various Indian groceries. Their old building at 550 Valencia had some issues, to put it mildly, and was largely rebuilt before transforming into Chevy’s West of Pecos.

Bombay Bazaar relocated to a much less pedestrian friendly spot near Rainbow, but alas, it was not to be. From now on, anyone in need of hard to find Indian foods and ingredients will have to make a trek outside the Mission. Scary, I know.

Shirtless Dog Man watches over Valencia

February 25th, 2013

Shirtless dog man Close up of shirtless dog man

Next time you’re getting a $60 haircut and going out for gringo Indian food, rest easy knowing that you’re safe under the watchful gaze of Shirtless Dog Man.

Before we go any further I’d like to dispel a common misconception. Contrary to popular belief, Shirtless Dog Man is not, in fact, a dog. He is a man with the head of a dog, and the shirtlessness of a man.

Wait, what’s that, you say? You are more afraid with Shirtless Dog Man watching your back? Try to think of it as a neighborhood watch program. And there’s no need to be racist here — just because Shirtless Dog Man is a chimera-American doesn’t mean he’s a criminal. The truth is, Shirtless Dog Man is keeping you safe.

You look like cardboard

December 4th, 2012

You look like cardboard

Took one look in this large mirror and man, I look awful today. I look like cardboard.

(Spotted at Valencia and 16th.)

Public Posts on Valencia

July 2nd, 2010

This morning, “public post” signs were installed on those the Midget Phone Company poles on Valencia. Turns out they’re not midget phone poles at all, they’re actually intended to be used for stapling up posters for your DJ gig at Amnesia. Who knew?

Public Post

Update: These posts were designed by Michael Arcega for the San Francisco Art Commission.

Art wall at Valencia and 17th

June 17th, 2010

Ever since a certain building at Valencia and 17th was boarded up recently, it’s been home to movie ads, concert fliers, and various forms of independent street art.

Here’s a few pics from today.