When a San Francisco police horse is retired, the ceremony happens at Lefty’s. Each summer, Bovis takes 150 children to a Giants game, a ritual started by O’Doul. This year, its annual Christmas toy drive gave 20,000 toys to 13,000 children. The Irish Newsboys, a traditional Celtic band made up partly of San Francisco Chronicle reporters, plays on the first Friday of the month. The house piano player, Irish former police officer Frank O’Connor, is enough of a draw that tourists come back year after year to drink and sing along. … [Read more...] about Union Square hofbrau Lefty O’Doul’s to close in landlord dispute
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Bovis and his attorney did not immediately return requests for comment. Citing trademarks he filed in 2009 for the Lefty O’Doul’s restaurant and bar name, as well as a host of other products, including hot dogs and Bloody Mary mix, Bovis last week asserted his own ownership of the bar. … [Read more...] about Lefty O’Doul’s dispute lands in court
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Donald has hired a lot of people and given them more responsibility and more reward faster than, I think, any other major executive ever would, so if you go into his organization as a gifted young person and you show that you can handle an assignment, he'll give you a tougher one and a tougher one, and he'll reward you if you succeed. I even think that if you fail and he understands why you failed and the circumstances around that failure he'll give you a second chance, and this is contrary to the "you're fired" image that people get from "The Apprentice." … [Read more...] about Who is Donald Trump?
For Rose, the hardest part of living at the Star was the feeling of isolation. Rose's co-workers across the street at the Taco Bell wouldn't go near the motel. Nor would her ex-girlfriend, who had broken up with her right before the pandemic hit. Some days Rose blamed her life at the motel and her inability to afford "nice things" for the failed relationship. … [Read more...] about A pandemic, a motel without power and a potentially terrifying glimpse of Orlando’s future