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Manhattan's Little Italy (Little Italy, Manhattan), due to a decrease in emigration from Italy and gentrification, the neighborhood has seen its native Italian American population rapidly shrink, while neighboring Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco) has been rapidly expanding north into the neighborhood east of Broadway and along Stockton Street causing a major demographic shift to a mix of mostly Chinese (overseas Chinese) and young professional (Yuppie) population, although some, albeit


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franchise by the state legislature but when the company was built and ready to deliver gas, it sold out to the San Francisco Gas Company. '''''Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon''''' is America's longest-running musical revue. The show began its run in 1974, at Club Savoy Tivoli and has since moved to the larger Club Fugazi in the North Beach district (North Beach, San Francisco) of San Francisco. The section of Green Street between Columbus Avenue (Columbus Avenue (San Francisco)) and Powell Street was renamed "Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard", in honor of the show. Go-go dancing in the 1960s On 19 June 1964, Carol Doda began go-go dancing topless (Toplessness) (after having had her breasts implanted (Breast implant) with silicone to enlarge them) at the Condor Club on Broadway and Columbus in the North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) neighborhood of San Francisco. She became the world's most famous go-go dancer, dancing at the Condor for 22 years. In 1961, the singer opened her own club, Sugar Hill: Home of the Blues, on San Francisco's Broadway in the North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) district, with the idea of creating a venue for the blues in a tourist district where a wider audience could hear it. There Dane performed regularly with her two most constant musical companions: Kenny "Good News" Whitson on piano and cornet and Wellman Braud, former Ellington bassist. Among her guest artists were Jimmy Rushing, Mose Allison, Mama Yancey, Tampa Red, Lonnie Johnson, Big Mama Thornton, Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry. Lee Hildebrand, liner notes "Brownie McGee, Live at the Sugar Hill" Torani dates back to 1925, when, with handwritten recipes from their hometown of Lucca, Italy, husband and wife Rinaldo and Ezilda Torre introduced Torani syrups to the North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) neighborhood of San Francisco. Mixing their syrup recipes with sparkling water, the Torres introduced the classic Italian soda to local cafes, and soon began mixing, blending and selling Torani Syrups from their Italian wholesale grocery. 'Firebelle Lil' Coit was one of the more eccentric characters in the history of North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) and Telegraph Hill (Telegraph Hill, San Francisco), smoking cigars and wearing trousers long before it was socially acceptable for women to do so. She was an avid gambler and often dressed like a man in order to gamble in the males-only establishments that dotted North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco, California). Coit was reputed to have shaved her head so her wigs would fit better. The 60s Mallory began performing for live audiences in San Francisco's North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) cafes, such as the Coffee Gallery and Coffee and Confusion. In 1963 he undertook a "self imposed" tour to New York and played in West Village folk clubs, including the Cafe Bizarre, the Night Owl, Cafe Wha? and the Four Winds. He later became a regular at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, where he was part of the experiment called The Men, some of whose members later formed The Association. As a performing musician in LA., Lee shared the bill with performers such as the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. - 3 Northern California *North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), San Francisco - baseball legend Joe DiMaggio grew up here. * Spaghetti Hill, Monterey (Monterey, California) - birthplace of current CIA director Leon Panetta. The Salinas Valley The '''Top of the Mark''' is a rooftop bar (Bar (establishment)) located at the top of the Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill at California- (California Street (San Francisco)) and Mason Streets in San Francisco, California. Located at the highest point of downtown San Francisco, on fog-free days the Top of the Mark features spectacular views of the financial district, Chinatown, North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), The San Francisco Bay, and especially of Grace Cathedral (Grace Cathedral, San Francisco) and Huntington Park. The bar was included in the original design of the Mark Hopkins Hotel, which is interesting because the hotel was designed and built during prohibition. The hotel itself was built on the site of the old Mark Hopkins (Mark Hopkins (railroad)) mansion, which burnt down after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. thumb right Telegraph Hill and the Coit Tower (Image:TelegraphHillByJuliusReque.jpg) after sunset as seen from the East Bay The ''San Francisco Chronicle'' defines the Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco), North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), and Telegraph Hill areas as bounded by Sacramento Street, Taylor Street, Bay Street, and the water. "North Beach Chinatown Telegraph Hill." ''San Francisco Chronicle''. Retrieved on February 1, 2009.


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, drugs (psychoactive drug), the Ku Klux Klan, and Jewishness. These albums were later compiled and re-released as ''The Lenny Bruce Originals.'' Two later records were produced and sold by Bruce himself, including a 10-inch album of the 1961 San Francisco performances that started his legal troubles. Starting in the late 1950s, other unissued Bruce material was released by Alan Douglas (Alan Douglas (record producer)), Frank Zappa and Phil Spector, as well as Fantasy. Bruce


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of San Francisco. Other relationships were with Marcia Pacaud, who appears on the cover of ''The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster''; Valerie Estes, who appears on the cover of ''Listening to Richard Brautigan''; and Sherry Vetter, who appears on the cover of ''Revenge of the Lawn''. right thumb City Lights Bookstore, 2010 (Image:City Lights Bookstore.jpg) '''City Lights''' is an independent bookstore-publisher combination that specializes in world literature, the arts


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(improv group) The Committee , an improvisational theatre (improvisational comedy) group founded by alumni of The Second City in Chicago. The Committee opened April 10, 1963 at 622 Broadway in a 300-seat cabaret theater. The Broadway area also created innovations for the strip club industry. The Condor Club, on the corner of Columbus and Broadway, was opened in 1964 as America's first topless bar, which it is again today. The Lusty Lady was the first striptease club to be structured as a worker cooperative, which meant that it was managed by the dancers who worked at that peep-show establishment. Broadway strip clubs owe their legacy to the Barbary Coast (Barbary_Coast,_San_Francisco), which was located just one block south on Pacific Street during the late 19th-century. In the 1970s and 1980s Broadway was the location of many live music clubs, like the Stone, and a punk rock club called the Mabuhay Gardens. Since the 1980s, and much like Manhattan's Little Italy (Little Italy, Manhattan), due to a decrease in emigration from Italy and gentrification, the neighborhood has seen its native Italian American population rapidly shrink, while neighboring Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco) has been rapidly expanding north into the neighborhood east of Broadway and along Stockton Street causing a major demographic shift to a mix of mostly Chinese (overseas Chinese) and young professional (Yuppie) population, although some, albeit very few, Italian Americans remain. Attractions and characteristics thumb Looking southeast from Columbus Avenue (on the left) and Stockton (on the right). The Transamerica Pyramid (Image:North Beach Columbus Avenu.jpg) is visible in the background on Columbus Avenue. The array of overhead wires supply power for the electric trolley buses such as the one seen on Stockton Street. thumb View of Green Street looking west towards Columbus Avenue. (File:Green Street, North Beach, San Francisco, looking west towards Columbus Avenue.JPG) Events * The North Beach street fair on Grant Avenue on Father's Day is one of the city's largest. Northern California *North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), San Francisco - baseball legend Joe DiMaggio grew up here. * Spaghetti Hill, Monterey (Monterey, California) - birthplace of current CIA director Leon Panetta. The Salinas Valley The '''Top of the Mark''' is a rooftop bar (Bar (establishment)) located at the top of the Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill at California- (California Street (San Francisco)) and Mason Streets in San Francisco, California. Located at the highest point of downtown San Francisco, on fog-free days the Top of the Mark features spectacular views of the financial district, Chinatown, North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), The San Francisco Bay, and especially of Grace Cathedral (Grace Cathedral, San Francisco) and Huntington Park. The bar was included in the original design of the Mark Hopkins Hotel, which is interesting because the hotel was designed and built during prohibition. The hotel itself was built on the site of the old Mark Hopkins (Mark Hopkins (railroad)) mansion, which burnt down after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. thumb right Telegraph Hill and the Coit Tower (Image:TelegraphHillByJuliusReque.jpg) after sunset as seen from the East Bay The ''San Francisco Chronicle'' defines the Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco), North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), and Telegraph Hill areas as bounded by Sacramento Street, Taylor Street, Bay Street, and the water. "North Beach Chinatown Telegraph Hill." ''San Francisco Chronicle''. Retrieved on February 1, 2009.


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at the Condor for 22 years. In 1961, the singer opened her own club, Sugar Hill: Home of the Blues, on San Francisco's Broadway in the North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) district, with the idea of creating a venue for the blues in a tourist district where a wider audience could hear it. There Dane performed regularly with her two most constant musical companions: Kenny "Good News" Whitson on piano and cornet and Wellman Braud, former Ellington bassist. Among her guest


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and 345 California Street, are located there. Early life and education He studied at the Pratt Institute, but left without graduating, and spent time painting and traveling in Europe before moving to California, where he lived in the North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) section of San Francisco with his first wife Mary Kathleen and his daughter Kalia. (Mary Kathleen was a talented artist who later also became a noted cartoonist in her own right as M.K. Brown, and chose


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and Columbus in the North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) neighborhood of San Francisco. She became the world's most famous go-go dancer, and a prototype for the modern stripper, while dancing at the Condor for 22 years. *Little Italy, San Diego, California *North Beach, San Francisco, in California *Little Italy, Schenectady (Schenectady, New York), in New York Lillie Coit was one of the more eccentric characters in the history of North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) and Telegraph Hill (Telegraph Hill, San Francisco), smoking cigars and wearing trousers long before it was socially acceptable for women to do so. She was an avid gambler and often dressed like a man in order to gamble in the males-only establishments that dotted North Beach. Coit was reputed to have shaved her head so her wigs would fit better. Location Chinatown has been traditionally defined by the neighborhoods of North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), and Telegraph Hill (Telegraph Hill, San Francisco) areas as bound by Bush Street, Taylor Street, Bay Street, and the water. "North Beach Chinatown Telegraph Hill." ''San Francisco Chronicle''. Retrieved on February 1, 2009. Officially, Chinatown is located in downtown San Francisco, covers 24 square blocks , and overlaps five Postal ZIP Codes. It is within an area of roughly 1 mile long by 1.34 miles wide. The current boundary is roughly Montgomery Street, Columbus Avenue (Columbus Avenue (San Francisco)) and The City's Financial District (Financial District, San Francisco, California) in the East, Union Street and North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco, California) in the North all the way to its Northernmost point from the intersection of Jones Street and Lombard Street in Russian Hill to Lombard Street and Grant Avenue (都板街) in Telegraph Hill. The Southeast is bounded by Bush Street with Union Square (Union Square, San Francisco, California). Location The actual peak of Nob Hill lies slightly to the northwest, approximately at the intersection of Jones and Sacramento Streets. South of Nob Hill is the shopping district of Union Square (Union Square, San Francisco), the Tenderloin (Tenderloin, San Francisco) neighborhood, and Market Street (Market Street (San Francisco)). To the east is San Francisco's Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco) and a little farther, the city's financial district (Financial District (San Francisco)). Northeast of Nob Hill is North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco) and Telegraph Hill (Telegraph Hill, San Francisco). North of Nob Hill is Russian Hill (Russian Hill, San Francisco), and eventually, the tourist-centered areas of the waterfront such as Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf (Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco). Ong is also memorialized on ''Gold Mountain'', a mural dedicated to Chinese contributions to American history on Romolo Place in North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), a street where she used to skateboard and play as a child, Northern California *North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), San Francisco - baseball legend Joe DiMaggio grew up here. * Spaghetti Hill, Monterey (Monterey, California) - birthplace of current CIA director Leon Panetta. The Salinas Valley The '''Top of the Mark''' is a rooftop bar (Bar (establishment)) located at the top of the Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill at California- (California Street (San Francisco)) and Mason Streets in San Francisco, California. Located at the highest point of downtown San Francisco, on fog-free days the Top of the Mark features spectacular views of the financial district, Chinatown, North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), The San Francisco Bay, and especially of Grace Cathedral (Grace Cathedral, San Francisco) and Huntington Park. The bar was included in the original design of the Mark Hopkins Hotel, which is interesting because the hotel was designed and built during prohibition. The hotel itself was built on the site of the old Mark Hopkins (Mark Hopkins (railroad)) mansion, which burnt down after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. thumb right Telegraph Hill and the Coit Tower (Image:TelegraphHillByJuliusReque.jpg) after sunset as seen from the East Bay The ''San Francisco Chronicle'' defines the Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco), North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), and Telegraph Hill areas as bounded by Sacramento Street, Taylor Street, Bay Street, and the water. "North Beach Chinatown Telegraph Hill." ''San Francisco Chronicle''. Retrieved on February 1, 2009.


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Romano's Italian Soda Company accessdate 2010-02-19 and the 2007 introduction of "The Sopranos Old Fashioned Italian Sodas" which come in three flavors: Limoncello, Amaretto and Chianti. <

North Beach, San Francisco

'''North Beach''' is a neighborhood in the northeast of San Francisco adjacent to Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco), Fisherman's Wharf (Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California) and Russian Hill. The neighborhood is San Francisco's Little Italy, and has historically been home to a large Italian American population. It is still home to many Italian restaurants today, though many other ethnic groups currently live in the neighborhood. It was also the historic center of the beatnik subculture. Today, North Beach is one of San Francisco's main nightlife districts as well as a residential neighborhood populated by a mix of young urban professionals, families and Chinese immigrants connected to the adjacent Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco).

The American Planning Association (APA) (American Planning Association) has named North Beach as one of ten "Great Neighborhoods in America". title North Beach: Authentic Character Is Intact 150 Years Later publisher American Planning Association date 2007-10-02 url http: www.planning.org greatplaces neighborhoods 2007 northbeach.htm doi accessdate 2007-10-16

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