is Brock Keeling’s 2009 wrapup. “They all came to me in the shower,” he told me via IM. So that’s why you guys take so long in there!

But, who am I kidding, if you read this site, you already read SFist. But just in case you don’t, go now to hear Brock’s take on what personified “the fear of getting old,” how “the trucker baseball cap didn’t die,” and what nabe made “Pacific Heights” look “inclusive.”

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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