Archive For The “Bay Area” Category
If you’re a freelancer or small business owner you should check this out. It’s a great talk by Mike Monteiro, Design Director and co-founder of Mule Design Studio, on the benefits of having a contract. It was filmed on March 25th, 2011, as part of the Creative Mornings (San Francisco) sessions. There’s a followup blog [...]
Wondercon 2011 took place this past weekend in San Francisco, just 1 block from my house. Now I’m wishing I had gone. :( If you watch closely at about 4:09 in this video you’ll catch a glimpse of Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark). I swear that woman doesn’t age. She looks exactly [...]
As a followup to my post the other day concerning the potential loss of off-leash dog walking in parks and beaches maintained by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), I wanted to mention that there’s a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting tomorrow night (3/10/2011). Item #2 on their agenda deals with the proposed [...]
I moved to San Francisco in 2003, and I’ve always taken our dogs to Fort Funston – a wonderful off-leash beach about 20 minutes away from our house. The picture (above) is our dog, Maggie Moo, enjoying some time on the beach. Although San Francisco is generally fairly dog friendly, there actually aren’t that many [...]
Macworld 2011 will take place here in San Francisco in just a couple weeks (1/26 – 1/29). If you don’t already have tickets, TUAW is offering $15 Expo-only passes, or 10% off the price of the conference registration. I’ve never actually attended to conference sessions, but I always enjoy going to the Expo.
Axis Maps is custom cartography company located in Hewitt, Texas. Among a variety of other services, they’ve also made some super-cool maps made entirely of type. They’ve had typographic maps for Boston and Chicago, and they just recently released one for San Francisco. It looks very cool! The map is available through Zazzle.com. There’s four sizes [...]
Image © Paul Burd It’s that time of year again. This Saturday (3/14), The Brides of March will be hitting the streets of San Francisco. It’s a must-see if you live in the Bay Area. Check the site for meeting time and locations.
Woohoo! The Castro Theatre here in San Francisco is having a Star Trek Marathon, March 6th through the 8th (2009). They will be showing Star Trek 1-6, starring the original cast. Of course I’ve seen all the movies, but it will be great to see them on the big screen, again. Here’s the show times [...]