Of course, most of our parents were immigrants, and probably saw Rich as just an older kid. In some ways he was. He was like our Peter Pan, and we were the Lost Boys, although not all that lost.
Each neighborhood is like a different fashion brand, with it's own feel, image, price-tag, following. Cow Hollow is Tory Burch, Pacific Heights, Prada. Once you love a brand or neighborhood, you tend to love most of their pieces or homes.
If the residents of San Francisco were keeping their eyes on the prize of smart development, they would take a fresh look at SoMA and its technologically-savvy businesses as a chance to do something remarkable.
The Facebook IPO will only add to the millionaires competing to buy a small number of homes, and it seems inevitable that prices will be driven up.
Fiver Brown's a musician, but according to his bio he's also worked as a pirate, rodeo clown and sushi photographer. He's the kind of guy who can't really afford to buy a home in Sausalito. So he bought a boat.
You don't pay $1.6 million for a three bedroom in Noe Valley only to move a kid named Bob or Sally into the nursery. The roll call at a San Francisco preschool is more apt to include Declan, Keegan, Balthazar, and Poet.