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Golden Gate Park's Tiny Door-in-a-Tree

Spring revealed yet another of life's mysteries as a mysterious, tiny door, expertly crafted, appeared in a tree in Golden Gate Park's Concourse. Whether art project or public statement or another sad escapee from UCSF's Super-Intelligent Squirrel Development Lab, the door attracted national attention before it got filled with trash, at which point the city intervened, citing (as always) some permitting thing. Officials removed the door, which caused a public outcry. The city then re-installed another door, this one far inferior in craftsmanship, which means that most likely the mysterious little portal is now marking the city's continuing weirdness on some Rec and Park desk.

Photo by Erica Reh,

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