Justin Herman

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Jason Moran Brings Live Skateboarders into the Fold at SFJAZZ, 5/5/13

    Jason Moran Sunday, May 5, 2013 SFJAZZ Center Better than: A skate video soundtrack, especially one that isn't jazzy. Midway through the final night of his residency at SFJAZZ Center, pianist and composer Jason Moran stood before a crowd of well-heeled San Francisco and North Bay Boomers and waxed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Snow in San Francisco?

    Ice ice, baby...​In a town where 50 degrees is considered chilly and even the remote possibility of a dusting of snow is a banner news event, it was conceivable that San Francisco's Occupy encampment could exist indefinitely. And yet, on the very night the cops moved in and cleared everybody out, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Occupy SF: Should Protesters Stay or Should They Go? (Video)

    ​Noon came and went without action at Justin Herman Plaza today, the deadline by which the city wanted the Occupy SF tents to move to a new site near 16th and Mission streets -- and still there was no consensus among campers about whether the group should move or not. (The guy above certainly wasn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    OccupySF: Politicians Crash the Party

    Hey, I support the movement, too! Solidarity!​Those grumbling about the caliber of people camping out at Justin Herman plaza can't be thrilled about the latest wave of demonstrators drawn to OccupySF: politicians. Last night a near-quorum of the Board of Supervisors squatted along with the squatte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Onigilly, Pal's Takeaway: Two Lunch Options Outside the Ordinary

    OnigillyOnigilly rolls out its six-day-a-week food cart in Justin Herman Plaza today.​Looking for an al fresco lunch option? The Wednesday guest-chef sandwich at Pal's is designed by Ryan Ostler, the guy who (with Kat Zacher) spawned a cult of adulation first at Broken Record, then at Bruno's. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Rec and Park Finalizes Street-Food Vendors for City Parks

    Kevin Y./YelpThe new face of S.F. street food? An Annie's hot dog cart in Golden Gate Park.​Late Friday, the Chron's City Insider reported on Rec and Parks' final picks for pushcart vendors on swaths of city green. No surprises, broadly: Golden Gate Park: • Band shell: Blue Bottle Coffee, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Annie's Hot Dogs No Newbie to Park Sales

    Jonathan S./YelpAnnie's hit the streets of S.F. back in 1983.​News of the winning bidders for park food sales has left a bad taste in the mouths of street-food fans who would've liked to see something more creative than coffee and hot dogs in venues like Justin Herman and Dolores, but face it: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Weekly Ink: S.F. Tribute

    Eva Dancel-Jensen​Vital Statistics: My name is Travis Jensen. I'm a 30-year-old writer, photographer, and skateboarder living in San Francisco's Miraloma Park district, a neighborhood that many locals refer to as "The Mountains." Ever taken the 36 Teresita? It's a rare bird.    Tatt ... More >>

  • News

    September 21, 2005

    What's Really Wrong With the Lower Fillmore?

    Could it be the activists who claim they're trying to rebuild it?

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    Feeding Frenzy

    Amid nervous cops and angry motorists, a squad of bike-riding activists delivered food to anti-war protesters

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