San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a new column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. We write on history
Many people say they want to die doing something that they love. 49ers co-owner Anthony J. Morabito did just that, after having first given us our beloved football team. But before we get into all that, let’s meet Tony.
Ah yes, football season is almost upon us. It’s that special time of year where bets are placed blindly on guessing which teams will make the Super Bowl, jerseys are called up from the disabled list (the drawer where you keep your “seasonal clothing”), and fantasy teams are cobbled together with players ranging from “Hell yeah!” to “Ah hell, I’m stuck with this guy since Jeremy got the QB I wanted.” Some people call this part of the year preseason; to real football fanatics, though, it’s called “Jesus Christ, is it September 5th yet?”
Hunter Pence, the beautiful weirdo right fielder for the San Francisco Giants. This Texas native has given the world so many awkward amazing moments it was truly hard to narrow them down. But this lovable nerd certainly makes the National League West more interesting. With 201 career home runs he’s
On Easter Sunday the hipsters, techsters, youngsters, oldsters, hip-hoppers, cross dressers, selfie takers & merrymakers all converged on San Francisco’s most curviest crookedest street – Vermont Street– for the 16th annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race (BYOBW).
We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. The Local Legend series is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and give them the character that people from around the world have come to love. Meet history maker & local legend Kimberley Chambers.
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Hunter Pence has become a goddamn legend here in San Francisco. He’s easily one of the most popular players on the Giants and he consistently kicks ass on the field. The folks over at Mode were able to catch up with him for this awesome candid interview. If you’re a Giants fan, you’re gonna love it.