“Randy Rooster, billed as ‘San Francisco’s first gay burlesque style establishment,’ hasn’t gone down too well with some residents of the Castro district, where the club was planned.” (second item) [Chron]

“After 50 years, the Wax Museum at Fisherman’s Wharf is calling it quits and shutting down — only to reemerge as Madame Tussauds.”
Wax figures on move: Madame Tussauds moves in at S.F. Wax Museum [Biz Times]

“In September, Levi’s was forced to pull the brand from Asia, resulting in a yearlong phaseout that cost the company $25 million in gross profit. “
Levi’s tries on troubled Denizen jeans in Canada [Biz Times]

“Later, with a few cookies in hand, we stumbled back to our bedroom, plugged in the laptop (free wifi, which should be mandatory at all hotels), drew a searing-red hot bath in the marble-surrounded tub, and ended the night meeting our friendly but concerned next-door neighbor.”
One Night Stand: The Ritz-Carlton’s Magical Club Level [SFist]

“I recently returned to my parents’ house in Urbana, Illinois, where I moved after failing—for nearly three years—to find full-time employment in San Francisco.”
Young, Multi-Employed, And Looking for Full-time Work in San Francisco [Billfold]

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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