“Exactly when the painting will be re-hung in the hotel hasn’t been determined, but the owners said they clearly heard the public’s dismay about its removal and planned sale”
Beloved Pied Piper painting is returning to the Palace Hotel [Chron] [Biz Times]

“Bond is in peril, and so, as it turns out, is the Wurlitzer Hope-Jones Unit Orchestra. It needs a total rebuild, and its owner, who is separate from the ownership of the Castro Theatre, is moving away and wants to either sell it or remove it.”
Castro organist aims to raise $1 million [Chron]

“Members of ‘Think Outside the Bottle’ Coalition will stop at Crissy Field to present park officials with postcards (also not environmentally friendly) with signatures from thousands of people who very much like water and like parks, but don’t like bottled water in parks.”
Environmentalists Campaign Crissy Field, Yosemite to Ban Bottled-Water [Weekly]

“The strike has already had a serious impact on everyone, both in public perception and in its toll on the bottom line. On Friday, Assink said that the scope of the financial losses would not be fully known for a while.”
Symphony strike has both sides mystified [Chron]

“We’ve been working on some exciting new features for the Twitter Platform, and we’d like to share those with you”
Twitter courting mobile developers for event next week [CNet]

“Most of the Vines I’ve seen are quite painful to watch.”
Video not yet ripe on Twitter’s Vine [CNet]

“Trattoria da Vittorio is taking over the Cafe For All Seasons space in West Portal that shuttered due to health violations last year.”
Coming Attractions: Three New Italian Spots Arriving Soon [Eater]

“Sidney Wong prepares to close up Blue Muse, a business he established in Hayes Valley 30 years ago. The French and New American eatery was originally opened on Gough Street in the 1980s, but moved to its current and final location five years ago.”
Muka to Replace Blue Muse By June [Hayeswire]

“I had a great run at Zynga, wish the company and the team the best.”
Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty Departs to Join Nirvanix as CEO [D]

“While the team members are all of the millennial generation, many of their clients are baby boomers — “middle-aged, slightly older, slightly female,” Leshner said. Often they are women who are surprised to see their age online and want it removed”
Mission Firm Protects Online Profiles From Personal Data Stalkers [ML@L]

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 eve@sfappeal.com.

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