Cirrus Woods

17 Apr 2020

The Heartbreaking Ways COVID is Impacting Food Service Workers

In 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated that the food service industry employed 5.4 million workers. That number was almost certainly higher at the start of 2020, but has greatly diminished since restaurants, bars, cafes, caterers, and school lunch programs across the country have reduced service or

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25 Apr 2016

How Delivery Apps Exploit Bike Messengers

Video killed the radio star. Fax machine killed the bike messenger. Then Internet killed the fax machine and smartphones brought the messengers back. We still work on bikes, and we still do delivery, but it’s more general these days. Less paper, more sandwich. The need for delivery didn’t go away,

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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11 Mar 2016

10 Plot Suggestions That Would Make Full House More San Franciscan

In response to the recent revival of the show ‘Full House’ here are some plot suggestions to make the show more San Franciscan. 1. Danny raises rent on Uncle Joey’s basement apartment. Financially strapped Joey begins work as an Uber driver. 2. Michelle starts a YouTube channel featuring weekly episodes of

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10 Mar 2016

How to Decode CraigsList ‘Housing Wanted’

The housing ads and conversations threaded with pitfalls and traps to catch you out and prove you are not worthy of this apartment/room/sublet.

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17 Feb 2016

Bike Messenger Stereotypes …They’re Not All True

That we’re a collection of recklessly tattooed, semi-sociopathic violators of traffic regulation and the social contract. Whole Foods checkout clerks on bikes…

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09 Feb 2016

Working on a Bike During the Super Bowl

if there’s one sunday a year when you can be guaranteed customers in the home and fewer drivers on the road, it’s Super Bowl.

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02 Feb 2016

How SF Bike Messengers Do It

What’s more lucrative? Delivering crates of wine or Ipads? And how to get that elusive tip on the streets and hills of San Francisco

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25 Jan 2016

A Day in the Life of a Bike Messenger

Courier: Notes from a Modern Day Bike Messenger Usually, when I tell people I’m a courier, they are too polite to correct me. ‘A career what?’ they ask. I restate that I am a cuhr-EE-yuhr, and they nod, then ask after my weekend plans. To the average San Franciscan, ‘courier’

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