• Great portrait snapped in the back courtyard of the now in SoMa DWNTWN store [Caliber]
  • After months of remodeling, Brenda’s French Soul Food expansion is finally complete in the ex-laundromat next door. Since the new side is all done, guests will be served in it while they completely overhaul the “old” side, which will be complete in about a month, bringing it to 72 seats total. [Tablehopper]
  • Did you know that Many early film exchanges were located in Tenderloin buildings because of their proximity to Market Street cinemas? [Up from the Deep]
  • San Francisco saw a 41 percent increase in people asking for help feeding themselves and their families this year compared to last year, according to a new survey of homelessness and hunger [City Insider]
  • The Senate hotel at 567 Turk street (built in 1913 by architect Charles J. Rousseau and also known as Crescent Manor) to get face-lift [SF Chronicle]
  • Civic Center to be renamed Ronald M. George State Office Comple [ABC7]
  • San Francisco named 3rd drunkest city, after Milwaukee and Fargo. We have to wonder if there’s a specific neighborhood with a higher average than the rest of the ciy, ahem… [NBC Bay Area]
  • Analog missed connections [The Tenderloin Geographic Society]

Big Tits photo by Thomas Hawk, from The Tender’s Flickr pool