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Friday Forties: Time Keeps on Spinning

Christopher Caen | Posted 07.04.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Through it all, Bill's is still there. And the city is still here. And 47 years later I am still here. I think it's time for a burger.

Friday Foundations: Crazy Is What We Do Best in This Town

Christopher Caen | Posted 06.27.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

It's a good thing this weekend is supposed to be a nice one, because thanks to the demolition of Doyle Drive, we are going to all be trapped in the 49-acre woods for the duration.

Friday Feelings

Christopher Caen | Posted 06.06.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Sure this town ain't perfect, but it's perfectly us, warts and all. So enjoy your Easter weekend of bunnies, baseball and beer. And I will be toasting my dad as the first pitch is thrown... he wouldn't miss it for the world.

Friday Fishwrappery

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.30.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

I have recently rejoined the city after a few years in Marin, and as I am reconnecting with the city, I am thinking about the mayors.

 Not Mayors with a capital "M," but mayors with a small letter instead. Those people who we all call "the mayor of..."