IMAGE OF THE WEEKBarroom politics: Mayor Ed Lee tells a joke to patrons at the Toronado, a popular bar in the Lower Haight, on Thursday. Tired of the political bickering, Lee skipped a mayoral candidate debate to “hang out with people.”SOMETHING TO READMiss New IndiaBy Bharati Mukherjee ($25) Read More
Blowing off a mayoral debate in the Fillmore was an easy choice for Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday night: It gave him a chance to be closer to the people.
Lee hit up happy hour at Toronado, Mad Dog in the Fog and Naan -N- Curry before heading off to a meeting with the business community. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee perplexed the Lower Haight on Thursday night in his quest for a little face time with the community, and a beer or two.
And while his pub crawl was aimed at meeting San Francisco residents, he encountered plenty of folks who just aren't going to vote for him -- because they don't live here. Such is the case with a global town like San Francisco. Read More