Mostly local. Sometimes farther, two–wheels + public transportation.

Ever heard of The Grand Cru?!

Back in February 13, 2011, the first Tour de Bière: East Bay Brewery Bike Crawl was launched, ridden, and refreshingly drank while we meandered to several brasseries sampling bières. All the money raised was donated to the East Bay Bike Coalition. This was timed with the the annual San Francisco Beer week in February.

  • Muriel’s Red Room

    Séance Lounge Portrait

    Honky-tonk music roared as tourists and locals clamored for the bartender’s attention. Her clarion call moved the blonde woman to echo the song’s pithy, southern mourning. I elbow my way in as another staccato twang reverberates the after work milieu. In between verses, the mahogany-hued bartender asks what I want. Another verse shouts out as…


  • Baseball épique

    A tit-for-tat, seesaw barrage with seven home runs ended with the Dodgers closer, Kenley Jansen relenting a single to the Astros, Alex Bregman in the 10th inning scoring pinch-runner Derek Fisher from first base. Bedlam Indeed! Between late innings laying in bed, I thought from a San Francisco Giants fan perspective, “Is this going 15?”…


  • Un samedi soir brumeux

    A raucous, costumed Friday evening of testosterone led urban two wheelers foreshadowed tempestuous games of world series baseball and our, Golden State Warriors against the Wizards of Washington. A taunting racial gesture—fingers pulling eye corners taut—caught on camera by Cuban born Astros player, Yuli Gurriel after a home run on Dodgers pitcher, Yu Darvish, an…


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