Happy Mother’s Day, Mission!

Hopefully you’re firing up the grill or heading out to treat Mom out to a lovely champagne brunch — or at least rushing out to get her some flowers because you forgot to make reservations.

I’m not sure if any places still have any seats available, but 7×7’s Bits + Bites blog found a few spots a few days ago. Maverick made the list.

And in the same spirit of asking for forgiveness, 7×7’s Buzzed blog also has the recipes for some “mom-proof” cocktails.

Hipster Bird?

Speaking of cocktails — err, cockatiels — one was found last week at Dolores and 22nd streets. It may have gotten sidetracked en route to Dolores Park, possibly to set up camp for yesterday’s Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Street Art Losing Its Edge in the Mission?

No, this has nothing to do with Banksy. A New York Times article came out a couple days ago about how art is moving out the Mission, but this gaining popularity is making the Mission street art, well, less popular.

First 48 Hours Over

48 Hour Magazine, a self-described “raucous experiment in using new tools to erase media’s old limits,” is shipping out their first issue today. The theme for Issue Zero, “Hustle,” was unveiled Friday and contributors hustled to get their submissions in within 24 hours, while the creators spent the next 24 hours editing and designing away. If you’re still not sure what I’m talking about, Gizmodo posted a 48-minute conversation with the creators a few days ago.

Gear Up For Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day isn’t until Thursday, so you still have some time. But if your bike is a bit rusty, you can’t remember where you stashed it in the garage or you just never got around to buying one, now’s a good time to make sure you’ve got your own pair of wheels in top shape. Plus, commuter convoys start rolling out on Tuesday, so you’ll have some friends to help you get back in shape.

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Kimberly is currently a journalism major and business minor at San Francisco State University. Come May 2010, she will be moving on to bigger and better things, i.e. living and breathing journalism, not just studying it. But for now you can usually find her at City Hall every Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors meetings. Having lived her entire life in San Francisco, she itches to travel far and wide, most likely to be convinced that every other city and town pales in comparison.

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