Five. That is the number of people who were arrested at Burning Man last year, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal.
Five people out of a population of 54,000. That makes Burning Man just about the safest, most civilized festival in history. Imagine a Super Bowl going that smoothly. More people will be arrested at next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., and not just for political demonstrations. Read More
The minds behind Burning Man are melding with the minds behind City Hall as Mayor Ed Lee is helping the organizers of the annual gathering in the Nevada desert launch a new nonprofit today. Read More
The organizers of the Burning Man festival have committed to a lease on mid-Market Street, joining Twitter in taking advantage of a new payroll tax exclusion in the area. Read More