Archive for January 7th, 2005

7th January

First Published in The New York Sun, January 7, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

When did San Francisco turn into the New York of the pre-Giuliani years? I got that old feeling walking around the city by the bay last week as I gingerly stepped over the sleeping homeless folks on the sidewalks and dodged the panhandlers who accosted me wherever I went during a short holiday week vacation.Was this a step back into the past, or a glimpse into the future?

Don’t get me wrong. I loved San Francisco, I loved the views, the cable cars (a ride worth every penny of the $3 fare), and I loved the fabulous food. (more…)