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Monday, July 12, 2010

Sunday Streets in the Mission Pretty Much Ruled

Posted By on Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 12:59 PM

Photo by Amy Benziger
  • Photo by Amy Benziger
We were just out for a walk in the Mish on Sunday, and somehow we ended up surrounded cooing at children and puppies, side-stepping ostentatious bicycles, and even donning a pair of early '90s roller skates. It all happened because of a little thing called Sunday Streets, a monthly(ish) event involving the blocking off of streets in varying neighborhoods so people can just sort of hang out.

This kid was thoroughly enjoying his reign over 24th Street.

Photo by Amy Benziger
  • Photo by Amy Benziger

This troupe of roller-bladers performed a surprisingly agile rendition of Michael Jackson's "Thriller."
click to enlarge Photo by Amy Benziger
  • Photo by Amy Benziger
Photo by Amy Benziger
  • Photo by Amy Benziger
Photo by Amy Benziger
  • Photo by Amy Benziger
On some street corners, people were playing music. On others, people were mounted on weird bikes. Then there were the people mounted on weird bikes that happened to also be playing music.
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 Super cute dog.
Super cute kids.
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Super cute girl fixing her bike.
No San Francisco event is complete without foofy pink clothing and a political statement.
The next Sunday Streets will be Aug. 22 in the Outer Sunset.

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