The Crossroads of the Aether
I would like to propose a "Scarf & Scavenge" Meet in San Francisco. We could meet at a coffee shop or cafe (hopefully an economically prudent one), then run amok through the thrift stores, surplus stores, junk yards and garbage bins. Perhaps even rampage through that cool art supply store on Market?
I suppose any day of the week would work, if we could get at least a few people together for it. Unfortunately for our werewolf and vampire brethren, store hours would require this to be done during daylight hours.
The current suggestion is for Saturday September 10th, or a weekday in September if that is more amenable. Please weigh in with your availability!
I realize that some other locales in the Bay Area have suitable venues as well, but I am not familiar with them. Therefore, my ability to organize such a meet would be, at best, limited.
The Church and Duboce Out of the Closet is not that great, since they reduced the size to put in the pharmacy. I had a much better experience at the one on Folsom, which is much larger and the staff are much nicer. Plus I saw lots of items there last time which were dying to be repurposed.
Odd that when I posted the above, Google was showing the Mission store. Now it is not.
I wish I could, but my transit is no more sophisticated than MUNI and my feet...
Oddly enough, the stuff in the Bayview is close enough together for an easy walk (or a single parking place and then an easy walk) and it's not far off the 9 line. The 9 line also goes right by a Fabric Outlet in SOMA to which I've never been, and the big Goodwill - from which General Bead is about 4 blocks and Out of the Closet another 2(I think). So quite a bit of it actually could be done by bus...
Depends on how much is purchased, and how large it is, I suppose.
I'm looking for the Fabric Outlet.
Here is the tentative map for the expedition:
And we are still taking suggestions.
I've added those to the map. Discount Fabrics was already on it.
Too bad you can't make it, we'd love to have you.