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    marye
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    By request from one of the Dead.net locals who's planning a trip to the city by the Bay. People to meet, things to see, and any other cool stuff you'd like to mention.

    Notwithstanding the title, flowers in your hair are not quite the fashion statement they once were, but in the springtime...

    ,By request from one of the Dead.net locals who's planning a trip to the city by the Bay. People to meet, things to see, and any other cool stuff you'd like to mention. Notwithstanding the title, flowers in your hair are not quite the fashion statement they once were, but in the springtime...

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  • February 15, 2013 - 9:58am
    marye
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    Jerry art in Healdsburg
    If you're up in Napa County this weekend, head to Healdsburg tomorrow to check out a rare exhibition of Jerry art and a talk about same by Roberta Weir. At the Just for You Gallery, up through early March.
  • July 23, 2012 - 2:25am
    chilly1214
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    No way
    Say it ain't so Fluff. I havn't been gone that long. Have I?
  • July 22, 2012 - 6:14am
    fluffanutter
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    bad news chilli
    it's all the hollywood version
  • July 22, 2012 - 3:24am
    Deadicated
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    'Fraid
    we'll be there ahead of the Jerry activities. Got to get them to reschedule the 1/2 m next time!
  • July 21, 2012 - 6:41pm
    chilly1214
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    3 more weeks
    I grew up in Ohio, lived in Colorado for 15 years, and now live in Adelaide, South Australia. In 3 weeks my wife, three step kids(15,14,10), mother/ father-in-law and I will be in San Francisco starting a nine week holiday taking us all over the U.S. San Fran is my favorite city in the states. This will be the first trip for my family. We just have 4 days there, but have much planned. After that we head to Vegas, Denver, South Carolina, Atlanta, Orlando, back north to D.C., New York, Niagra Falls, Ohio, Tennesse, then back to S.C. to fly back here to Adelaide. A trip of a lfetime for the kids and hopefully they will see the real America rather than the hollywood version. See ya soon.
  • July 20, 2012 - 7:14pm
    marye
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    hey welcome
    have a great time while you're here! Catching the Jerry festivities?
  • July 20, 2012 - 2:37pm
    Deadicated
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    I'm on my way ...
    a week from today. A bud and I are going to do the SF 1/2 maraton - his 1st, my 3rd. Of course, I'll be making a stop or two at Amoeba and marauding the streets of North Beach and the Missions. I love the two hour time-zone thing - I'm from St. Louis - and the feeeel of the pristine skies and cooool temps. Oh, lawdy! The coolest thing is my family and I (and daughter's boyfriends - more than one daughter) were very recently in Hilton Head, S.C. Two different universes in a month!!!So if you see a bald Italian and a tan Irishman, be sure to say hola, y'all!
  • July 12, 2012 - 4:04pm
    Mike Edwards
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    If You're Going to San Francisco...
    Be sure to wear some trousers, don't go bare.
  • July 12, 2012 - 10:39am
    Anna rRxia
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    Who needs a fax machine?
    Pretty interesting plot though! Enjoy!
  • July 12, 2012 - 9:10am
    marye
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    Box of Rain, a play... July 19 in SF
    FINAL FAX Special Project @ the Main Gallery! Box of Rain      Thursday, July 19 at 7pm Renowned playwright Kevin Killian's new play will be performed at the Gallery for one night only! When a San Francisco gallery installs a new fax machine, the astounded staff is confronted with the possibility of regular communication between the living and the dead.   Free, open to the public @ SFAC Main Gallery. For more information, please contact SFAC Main Gallery or visit our website, http://www.sfartscommission.org/. Location: SFAC Main Gallery, 401 Van Ness Avenue Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 12 - 5 p.m.
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By request from one of the Dead.net locals who's planning a trip to the city by the Bay. People to meet, things to see, and any other cool stuff you'd like to mention.

Notwithstanding the title, flowers in your hair are not quite the fashion statement they once were, but in the springtime...

,By request from one of the Dead.net locals who's planning a trip to the city by the Bay. People to meet, things to see, and any other cool stuff you'd like to mention. Notwithstanding the title, flowers in your hair are not quite the fashion statement they once were, but in the springtime...
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i work at a hotel and have a little bit of advice always call the hotel before booking online to check rates....constantly i deal with very irate guest who thought they where getting a deal on-line and who are paying $50 to $100 more than booking directly with us. one good place online is booking.com they usual are cheaper than the hotel. ..
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It's gonna be Rodeway Inn on Eddy st.Any comments?
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Well, you'll be just a few minutes walk to the south of Little Osaka (a.k.a. Japantown) and maybe a 15 minute walk north of the City Hall and the Opera House. There are plenty of restaurants in Little Osaka, the best of which is a place called Bushi-Tei. This is a very cool French/Japanese fusion restaurant. You sit family style at long tables with other diners and you'll eat dishes that you honestly won't find anywhere else. Good wine list too! The Web site is: http://bushi-tei.com/ I'd also save a few bucks for a visit to Indigo. This place is located near the Opera House at 687 McAllister Street. Good food, great wine selection and you'll be in one of the prettiest parts of the city. The Web site can be found here: http://indigorestaurant.com/ "When it comes to humility, I'm the greatest!" - Bullwinkle Moose
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you go down to the ocean......& have fun
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looks good for us.Anything else?
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Is Eddy street pretty close to the venue? Within walking distance? "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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The park starts in the Haight, I would use JFKennedy Drive thru the park as it passes so many places to stop and enjoy. Almost to the Polo Field where the Human Be In was held is a herd of buffalo that have been in the park for 60 yrs or more. I think they have over 20 acres but they feed near JFK drive and are good to see. You will pass the meadows where many concerts were held. When you get to the Pacific you will be close to where Playland and the Family Dog at the Beach was. It is all gone now, replaced by condos but you are at the base of a rise where the Cliff House is with its grand views of the Pacific. There is a nice park up there on the inland side of the street, Sutro Heights, again with good views. Just past the Cliff House and on the ocean side are the ruins of Sutro Baths from probably the 20's or before. It's fun to hike around the ruins. There is a large dirt parking lot above the Cliff House and paths from there leading down into the ruins. The viewpoints at each end of the Golden Gate Bridge are wonderful. On the SF side the cutoff may be called Fort Mason but I get mixed up. It is right before you start across the bridge so stay in the right hand lane so you don't miss the cutoff. From there you get a view from under the bridge. The viewpoint on the Sausalito or Marin Co. side is bridge height and you see the bay and the city. San Francisco is beautiful. Enjoy. I think anywhere you go you will be pleased. It is a city of hills, vista upon vista. Ride the cablecar for sure.
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wich venue are you talking about?And thanks Dock.
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The dirt parking lot (of our youth) was paved over within the last 5 or 10 years (unfortunately) The ruins of Sutro Baths are still there-nice to hike down to....I think JackStraw is referring to Bill Graham Civic Center, which is near city hall, probably within 10 blocks of Eddy st.when yall coming out again?
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Actually I see there are some hotels really close to the civic auditorium. I am working hard on trying to get back out there. Had such a fantastic time over new years plus it feels like I need to be there to celebrate with Phil. "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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We will be in town april30-may10.
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Oh I assumed you were heading to San Fran in March for Phil's birthday "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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it's not too late to change the dates, Richard (???)
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Will you be there Mar 12? "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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March 12 I goona rest from a 10 days (and nights) Verdi' opera set-up that will open on the 13.BTW, 14 is MY birthday.
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Mar 11 is mine!! Another reason why I need to get to San Fran for the bday bash! "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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know yet JackstrawfromCo......
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looking for show to see in town beginning of may. Will be grateful of every information.See you there, Marjelaine et Richard.
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you might check the Zvents site for events, though I don't know how much is listed two months out. Good resource though!
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there is bound to be something good there during your stay, and you oughta check out the venue. Whether you want to check out the Mitchell Bros. Porn Palace next door, your call...
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Great American Music Hall looks good to. And I don't think we gonna meet the Mitchell bros. LOL
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Hey Now Hey now, Just got back from my 'B b Lizzard tour ' lol OO drove down to Mohegan Sun last Thursday but still got caught in the Blizzard, OO But- I made it to Furthur on Friday night and The Atlantic City Show Saturday - just as the show was starting, what a great show ! Just loved it ! They sound better and better every show, The show is up on the archives, take a listen ! just wonderful energy and that casino is beautiful, Its more like a beautiful museum of Nature and Indian culture just a Beautiful magical place - amaing sculptures and art, architecture=Mohegan Sun ! Loved it, and Phil and Bobby were just sooo tight with John too !, Perfection ! from the whole band ! Im still blown away from the setlist, I was exhausted from driving, that whole thing- went away- as soon as they came out onstage ! I am going to hils Birthday bash and cant wait to see everyone, I haven't been to SF since the Oakland shows, Im sure the whole Bay area will be poppin with energy again ! :) and Im hoping its nice and warm too- more in a minute- play on keep listening and GO FURTHUR Love Liz Kemp
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both the Mitchell Bros are now dead, one of them having been shot to death by his brother. But I could be misremembering this colorful bit of local history.
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hearing that in the news...but i dunno if the surviving brother is still alive
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he passed on a few years back. The porn palace lives on, however.
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After a 14 hours of work you make my day. Something else I should know? Still LMAO.
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the Great American Music Hall is a beautiful really old building-probably built in the 1890's...check out the ceiling-everything.....& don't forget to go out to the ocean :))) congrats on the Canadian Hockey Olympic team winning btwYeh-the porn palace, as Mary E calls it lives on-I've never been there
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Driving down Oregon, is it worth it to cut over to Hwy 101 and drive through the Redwoods down to San Fran or is it advisable to just stay on I-5? According to Google Maps it takes almost 3 extra hours to drive down 101 rather than I-5. It's been a good 20 years since I have been through the Redwoods and I'd like to check it out again but wont if it is a driving nightmare. Thanks for any advice! "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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Weather conditions permitting, come down one way and go back the other.
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go to Macy's. Honest. It's MS Awareness month this month, and a whole bunch of the area's best rock photographers have donated incredible photos for sale to benefit the cause. Many of the pix are on display at Macy's Union Square. If you've REALLY got money to burn, you can buy your own, too! But you can at least admire the images here.
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are some of the famous Herbie Greene pics of the boys. Also lots of Jim Marshall stuff. Etc.
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Thanks Marye for the info.. "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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the weather & if ya got time to go 101- go 4 it....say hi to the Redwoods for me, too......xox have fun
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Wow, jackstraw, that sounds like a really cool ride, Drive thru the redwoods on the way to a furthur show. Man, that would be great. If ya go that way, can you get some pics? I haven't been thru there since the 60's, and I was just a kid then. Hey, is that one redwood you could drive thru still there? I seem to remember that they had to cut that one down. Anyway, have lotta fun.
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Its a great drive for sure..one of the best anywhere..have done it a few times; it makes your arms tired but it's worth it. But the one time I hitch-hiked it I ended up trapped in the back of a car by two crazies with a gun and a bottle of Southern Comfort debating whether they were going to kill me or not. Maybe I'll tell the full story some time..needless to say I escaped.
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Holy moly cosmicbadger,if you can connect that story with "Going to San Francisco"don't keep us in suspense.I thumbed through the redwoods on 101 many times.There are some scary ol' "redbillies" in them thar hills.... P.S. I'll look around the forums to see if there is a more appropriate topic to share our "times we were scared s**tless and thought we had seen our last show "stories....
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we should call it "tales from Humboldt County"....?
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Willits is my particular" vortex of darkspirit ".I would hesitate to single out Humboldt County(in spite of it's reputation),I lived there in Fortuna and attended 'The College of the Redwoods'.It's a long road from Cabrillo to Crescent City,along that road you will encounter redneck hairbillies,green meanies,happy heads and snoopy feds,the full spectrum of college students and summer tourists....Yet above it all and in the matted roots of the groves the spirit of the Redwoods supercedes all,the Turtle abides....
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I put it in my favorites. Thanks, Richard.
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Hey Richard, GC, Mary, et al... We're hopping on the "band" wagon too... My partner Brent & I are planning a trip to San Fran, hopefully for summer 2011. We're from Peterborough, Ontario, and have never had a chance to go further south than Vancouver. I'm so glad to find this thread and grateful for all the good advice. My partner is a prof/Dead scholar and we'll be looking at the city from an historic GDead lens. Is there still a GD productions office or has it all moved to Rhino? Richard - j'espère que toi et Marjelaine passent de très bonnes vacances! Un peu de reportage ici après ton voyage sera beaucoup apprécié. Merci!
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there's an official presence up here, except maybe GDTSTOO which springs into life periodically, but I don't think you'll have any shortage of spots worth checking out and folks worth seeing...