This chalkboard is in my new neighborhood of Brookside in Indianapolis, across the street from the awesome food co-op. While I appreciate this as a platform for neighbors’ thoughts, I can’t help but feel that the issue is one of spelling more than anything else. Convenience stores may be nothing to brag about, but I believe that they have a place in an urban retail ecosystem.
Located at 950 Mason St. in San Francisco’s snooty Nob Hill neighborhood, The Fairmont Hotel was nearly completed before the 1906 earthquake that leveled much of the city, but needed extensive repairs due to a fire and did not open until 1907. Continue reading →