The show will run from 5pm – 9pm tonight. Stop in to check out her designs and enjoy a drink and hors d’oeuvres.
Mauer calls fleur*t “one of the most elegantly lovely stores that I have found in San Francisco…surely a hidden treasure”. I agree!
fleur*t is located at 15 Clement Street near Arguello.
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This special exhibit is a celebration of San Francisco as a model train, cable car, streetcar and more wind their way through a lush landscape of Conservatory plants and zip past miniature versions of city landmarks.
And just to give it that extra west coast flavor, the exhibit has been creatively crafted from recycled and repurposed materials.
Corks, wine boxes, cheese graters, cutlery and more come together to make San Franciscoâ€™s gourmet haven, the Ferry Building, and the towering Transamerica Pyramid is studded with over 600 computer keys. One man’s trash is a Conservatory’s treasure, right?
Debuting in this year’s exhibit are eight new landmarks including City Hall, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Castro Theater and more, all set amongst miniature gardens and parks to create a magical setting for this the holidays.
Also new this year also are some only-in-San Francisco special effects including the sounds of the city and the twice-daily arrival of the fog. Try to be there at 11:15am and 4:15pm each day to watch our famous fog roll in under the Golden Gate.
You can hop on board the Golden Gate Express beginning tomorrow through April 18, 2010 at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park.
This railway looks fantastic! I can’t wait to see it in person.
You gotta love the guys at Green Apple. Yesterday they announced on their blog that they have special plans for the profits they make from the sale of Sarah Palin’s new book:
With all due to respect to the Republicans who were as overjoyed as I was (for different reasons, of course) by Sarah Palin’s nomination to the McCain ticket last year, Green Apple is donating 100% of the profits from sales of “Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue: An American Life” to the Alaska Wildlife Alliance.
Founded in 1978, the Alaska Wildlife Alliance is the only group in Alaska solely dedicated to the protection of Alaska’s wildlife.
Bravo, Green Apple, bravo.
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Sorry, the blog was napping for a bit overnight without my permission. Probably Chelsea catting around last night and up to mischief. But we’re back up now. Sorry if you had trouble!
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All skill levels of crocheting, needlepoint and knitting are welcome. Bring any patterns, projects or stories to share with the group.
All meetings take place at the Beacon offices on the campus of George Washington High School. Enter on 30th Avenue between Balboa and Anza.
Anyone read The Friday Night Knitting Club? I really liked that book.
Sarah B.Art, Community | 1 comment
The Green Apple’s blog has a nice review of the new Halfway Cafe, located at 200 6th Avenue. The cafe is run by two best friends who after thirty plus years in the restaurant business, came to San Francisco to open a sandwich shop.
“They serve all organic, fresh ingredients and Pierce Bros. Coffee which is 100% Organic, 100% Fair Trade, and Air Roasted for a smooth taste”, the Green Apple tells us. Head over to their blog to read more of their review of the Halfway Cafe.
As if a Green Apple endorsement weren’t awesome enough, Yelp reviewers are giving the cafe 5 stars so far!
And don’t miss Green Apple’s earlier post about their favorite sandwiches on Clement Street. Is yours on the list?
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Woody LaBounty of the Western Neighborhoods Project delights us with another interesting piece of neighborhood history, this time about the U.S. Life Saving Station that used to be at the edge of Golden Gate Park.
I’ve also seen a great picture of spectators that would gather on the beach when the station practiced their life saving drills; I’ll see if I can dig it up. See more of Woody’s History Minutes