Tunneling machine for Central Subway arrives in SF [ABC7]

“I remember taking elementary school trips and seeing actual scientists there — mostly bearded men who looked like Jim Henson and talked about prisms and inertia and stereophonic sound, like they were tour guides on a trip through our wildest dreams.”
A tribute to the Exploratorium of the 1970s (with photos!) [Chron]

“we had a famous older singer visit, and he was very insistent that he have a Diet Coke. We don’t carry Diet Coke, but I went next door and got it from him. I didn’t think it was worth putting up a fight. He’s a funny one.”
The Gatekeepers: A16’s Penelope Grill on Pizza, Waiting, and Classic Rockers [Eater]

“If, like a good and environmentally conscious San Franciscan you’ve remembered to bring your own bags, you should just start loading those up as your items get scanned and after you’ve slid your debit card, just to keep things moving.”
How To Conduct Yourself At The Grocery Store [SFist]

“she’s still a little wide-eyed about our tech- and food-happy paradise, and she has not gotten the memo about the overuse of the term ‘hipster.'”
Indian ‘Vogue’ Discovers Hipsters In San Francisco [SFist]

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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