Union Square, San Francisco

What is Union Square, San Francisco known for?


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San Francisco Police officers during a peaceful and lawful protest of the policies platform of then-candidate for president George H.W. Bush. The baton-beating caused significant internal injuries to her torso, resulting in several broken ribs and necessitating the removal of her spleen in emergency surgery. The beating was caught on videotape and broadcast widely on local television news, including the clear ramming of the butt end of a baton into Huerta's torso by one of the helmeted


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to conservative movements that attempt to shame members of the LGBT community or people with HIV AIDS. Sisters performed a public exorcism of anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafly that was deliberately timed to take place at Union Square (Union Square, San Francisco) during the 1984 Democratic National Convention, taking place in San Francisco. A Sister dressed as Schlafly was held down as another spoke to the crowd, and other Sisters pulled out rubber snakes from the mock-Schlafly's clothing. Also

taking place was Jerry Falwell's Family Forum, hosted by the Moral Majority whose major planks focused on condemning homosexuality, pornography, and abortion. A Sister dressed as Falwell was undressed during the performance to reveal fishnet stockings and a corset in front of an audience of 2,000. Shilts 1987, p. 467. url http: www.sfgate.com cgi-bin article.cgi?f c a 2006 05 25 EDGCOJ1G931.DTL&hw sarria&sn 001&sc 1000 accessdate June 23


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External links *Union Square's official website *360 degree panoramic photographs of San Francisco's Union Square, from Don Bain's 360° Panoramas * "Bitter


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by Mayor Gavin Newsom. PR Web, Oct. 4th, 2004. The network remains in place today. Today, Union Square retains its role as the ceremonial "heart" of San Francisco, serving as the site of many public concerts & events, art shows, impromptu protests, private parties and events, winter ice rink and the annual Christmas tree and Menorah


sculptures

; ref Public art thumb Union Square in San Francisco (File:Union Square in San Francisco.jpg) Beginning in 2009, painted heart sculptures from the ''Hearts in San Francisco'' public art installation have been installed in each of the four corners of the square. Each year, the sculptures are auctioned off to benefit the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and new sculptures painted by various artists are installed in their place. Many of the sculptures are permanently


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; ref Public art thumb Union Square in San Francisco (File:Union Square in San Francisco.jpg) Beginning in 2009, painted heart sculptures from the ''Hearts in San Francisco'' public art installation have been installed in each of the four corners of the square. Each year, the sculptures are auctioned off to benefit the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and new sculptures painted by various artists are installed in their place. Many of the sculptures are permanently


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, 2008 Initially he focused on singing parodies (parody) of popular torch songs. Soon, however, Sarria was performing full-blown parodic operas in his natural high tenor. His specialty was a re-working of ''Carmen'' set in modern-day San Francisco. Sarria as Carmen would prowl through the popular cruising (Cruising for sex) area Union Square (Union Square, San Francisco). The audience cheered "Carmen" on as she dodged the vice squad (Vice unit) and made her


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Beach 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). Outlined as one of the Sisters' missions "to promulgate universal joy and to expiate stigmatic guilt", the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have a history of bringing attention


television news

San Francisco Police officers during a peaceful and lawful protest of the policies platform of then-candidate for president George H.W. Bush. The baton-beating caused significant internal injuries to her torso, resulting in several broken ribs and necessitating the removal of her spleen in emergency surgery. The beating was caught on videotape and broadcast widely on local television news, including the clear ramming of the butt end of a baton into Huerta's torso by one of the helmeted officers. Later, Huerta won a large judgment against the SFPD and the City of San Francisco, the proceeds of which were used for the benefit of farm workers. 38 Geary Transbay Terminal (San Francisco Transbay Terminal) Point Lobos and 48th Ave. Financial District (Financial District, San Francisco), Union Square (Union Square, San Francisco), Japantown (Japantown, San Francisco, California), Western Addition (Western Addition, San Francisco, California), Richmond (Richmond District, San Francisco), Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California) Schedule Route map (PDF) - Utopia Ben relocates to San Francisco along with the other X-Men. ''X-Men: Manifest Destiny'' #2 He reappears putting out fires started by rioting over Proposition X, an anti-mutant reproductive legislation being pushed by the anti-mutant organization "Humanity Now!" ''Dark X-Men Dark Avengers: Utopia'' After the riots subside, the Dark X-Men along with Norman Osborn declare a city-wide curfew for all citizens prohibiting public activity after dark. In Avalanche's (Avalanche (comics)) bar, Match, along with fellow student Hellion (Hellion (comics)) and other mutants angrily decide to cause a scene after curfew hours for all the world to see as a warning against the "fascism" of the Dark X-Men. As Match spreads fire throughout Union Square (Union Square, San Francisco), the Dark X-Men come to arrest the troublemaking mutants. ''Uncanny X-Men'' #513 After a battle, they are taken into custody by the Dark X-Men. ''Dark Avengers'' #7 Eventually Match and the other imprisoned mutants are freed by the X-Force and teleported to the island of Utopia (Asteroid M). ''Dark Avengers Uncanny X-Men: Exodus'' #1

Union Square, San Francisco

thumb right Union Square as seen from Macy's. (File:Union Square, SF from Macy's 1.JPG) right thumb The Macy's flagship store at Union Square. (File:San Francisco Macys.jpg) right thumb Macy's West Macy's (File:Christmas Tree Union Square.JPG) Christmas Tree in Union Square with the Dewey Monument (Admiral Dewey) in the background. '''Union Square''' is a Grand hotels and small inns, as well as repertory, off-Broadway, and single-act theaters also contribute to the area's dynamic, 24-hour character.

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