Many locals whine that tech has killed the creative vibe in San Francisco but don't bury it just yet. A merry group of urban pranksters -- who call themselves Swing Bomb SF -- have surreptitiously placed over 50 swings around the city, as a way of turning it into an all-ages "pop-up playground"!
They've marked the bottom of each of these "swing bombs" with both the #SwingBombSF hashtag and a number from one to ??. They encourage folks to try and find all of their swings. However, since the project started a few weeks ago, some have already been removed. But don't let that stop you from searching them out.
Head to their Instagram for clues:
photo by Christie Aurélio
The summer solstice is important to the Burning Man community, as its when the first Burning Man event happened on San Francisco’s Baker some 34 years ago. For this year’s anniversary, Larry: the Burning Man Story, a new film about its Stetson-wearing founder Larry Harvey, will premiere through three live online screenings held in three […]
View this post on Instagram ✊🏽✊🏿✊🏻✊🏾✊🏼 A post shared by Pablo Rochat (@pablo.rochat) on Jun 9, 2020 at 7:39am PDT Amazing what can be made with some gaffers tape, a pair of scissors, and a step ladder. San Francisco Artist Pablo Rochat shows how’s it done. (Nag on the Lake) screengrab via Pablo Rochat
EXCLUSIVE | An underground nightclub in SF’s Bayview was shut down Saturday for illegally operating during the coronavirus outbreak, The Chronicle has learned.Story by @ctuan: https://t.co/cF9pGsCoIm pic.twitter.com/qYphlp7BRA — San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) April 13, 2020 San Francisco Police busted an alleged speakeasy operating in an industrial part of the Bayview neighborhood. Above is a clip […]
A guy on the Apple discussion forum started a thread titled, “Why do your Charger Cables have the lifespan of a housefly?” That question is probably enough to elicit a whole bunch of head nods from virtually everyone reading this, whether you’re an iPhone user, an Android owner or have virtually any device that needs […]
For all their power and capabilities, image editing software isn’t like sitting down to play a video game. You aren’t there to have fun. You’re likely looking to make a few minor tweaks to an image to make it ready to be shared, then you move on with satisfaction in a job well done. If […]
This is truly a golden age for fans of a big ginormous TV screen. Not too long ago, to buy a television over 40 inches usually meant wheeling one of those massive Mitsubishi or Toshiba projection monoliths into your home, consuming a vast portion of any room at a cost of potentially $7,000 to $8,000. […]