It's confirmed that Craigslist, the Bay Area -- and now the world's -- most visited online classifieds, will take over the running of Bay to Breakers.
Craigslist announced the exciting news last night, saying they're pumped to be pairing up with another one of San Francisco's places to tap your in ... More >>
If you missed it in the Chron this weekend, Zazzle, the Redwood City-based company that serves as a platform for crappy t-shirts and mugs online, abruptly dumped a city favorite -- Bay to Breakers.
It couldn't be worse timing, especially for the city's nudists. Bay to Breakers is now one of the fe ... More >>
It takes a Herculean effort of bad behavior to have oneself ejected from a Muni vehicle. But having your ability to create Muni paraphernalia ejected is easy -- disturbingly easy. Greg Dewar, the mastermind behind the N-Judah Chronicles transit blog -- and co-author, with your humble narrator, of th ... More >>
Can't say the Gold Dust Lounge doesn't know how to do good business. With its last pour scheduled for March 6, the popular watering hole has decided to capitalize on its pending eviction while spreading the word by selling t-shirts and other merchandise. At Zazzle.com, Gold Dust fans can purchase ... More >>
Hey people, why keep complaining about last year's puritanical Bay to Breakers race when you could sign up for this year's race -- now?Zazzle announced today that registration for the 101st footrace is now open online, costing as much as $89.50. This year's race -- scheduled for May 20 --&n ... More >>
Like it or not, we are all forced to gaze upon an unseemly quantity of disrobed human flesh at Bay to Breakers each year. If event sponsor Zazzle wanted to institute meaningful reform, it would screen the race's nudist contingent for basic comeliness instead of cracking down on costumed boozers. ... More >>
Make room, people ... If you hadn't jumped on the opportunity to register for the 100th Bay to Breakers footrace/costume party before the window closed, here is your one final chance.After signing a two-year deal with Zazzle to be the title sponsor of the event, representatives with Bay to Breake ... More >>
Sponsor thisThis year won't be the finish line for the Bay to Breakers footrace after all. The event organizers announced that Zazzle, a Redwood City-based company that serves as a platform for creating new products online, has signed a two-year contract, agreeing to be the title sponsor for the ... More >>
thepizzahacker.comJeff Krupman, aka fiery street food vendor Pizzahacker, told us he thought about putting a slogan such as "Have you found Cheeses?" on the back of his new Christian-angering tee-shirt. But since he designed and sells the shirts through Zazzle, the site's customizable option ... More >>
Zazzle.comThe American banner, on a mouse pad...It's not every day you get a phone call, and the first thing you hear is "I pretty much have a viable alternative to the American flag." Huh?The caller was Even Sting, the 69-year-old owner of Mill Valley curiosity chop The Pleasure Principle. It tu ... More >>
Earlier this week, the city and its public employee unions had what suffices for a breakthrough in this tense, broke town: The mayor agreed to postpone his mass layoff/reduced work week scheme for five days, and the unions pledged not to sue him over it. Now everyone's going to start talking abou ... More >>
The Smoking GunA few years ago, The Smoking Gun discovered that you could take advantage of custom stamp services and mail your letters affixed with postage depicting the young Unabomber or tyrannical dictators. Now a class action suit in San Francisco district court ponders something more -- are yo ... More >>