First, the big tomato fell.
Doubleyou tee eff! we said to SFist Editor Brock Keeling. “6A bought it? For $1500? What.” Brock filled us in — he was told that the rumor around the Six Apart office is that someone’s friend bought it and is storing it there.
And today, we got this email:
HI! My name is Rhiannon and I read your article about the tomato in Soma. I’m opening up an Italian restaurant (La Briciola) in May a couple doors down from the “tomato lot.” I have the inside scoop on its whereabouts (Yes, it’s not there anymore)!
The tomato has sold and is moving to Kansas! That’s right! A couple from Kansas saw that it was up for sale and purchased it for the asking price. Their grandfather originally constructed the tomato, and so it is seems that it is going back home to its rightful owners. It is now gone from the lot, which is a little sad, because I really enjoyed how it looked there! However, it is probably for the best…before vandals got to it!
Big tomato, we hardly knew you. Godspeed on your trip to the Sunflower State.
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