Photo essay: Lazy Friday afternoon at Dolores Park

Tyler Jones was enjoying his day off at Dolores Park on Friday by playing hacky sack. Jones has been living in the Mission district for three years and is originally from the East Bay. Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

Thomas Tran was busy selling photos from his mid-1970s vintage Polaroid camera at the park Friday. He came from Seattle to explore San Francisco’s art photography scene. Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

“I bought it on a deal for $40 at a shop in Chinatown,” Techa Nestor said. Originally from Merced, California, Nestor was enjoying the high winds at the northeast edge of Dolores Park with a brand-new kite he had purchased. Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

Or Barniv, a Sunnyvale resident, was meeting her coworkers for the first time on Friday as their company organized a national meet-up in San Francisco. She was buying a coconut drink from a Dolores Park local named “Coco Loco.” Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

Singing about the fires plaguing apartment buildings in the district, Max Johnson was reminiscing about all the changes in the Mission during the 18 years he’s spent in San Francisco. He called the song “Suspicion in the Mission.” Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

Jill Vincik and her daughter Summer were visiting San Francisco while visiting friends. They are originally from Half Moon Bay but now live in Bend, Oregon. Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

Christine Reynolds and her dog Honey moved to San Francisco three years ago from the southwest. They were enjoying a day off by playing catch. Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

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