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A Mission Harmonium Lands at Burning Man

How does a harmonium end up at Burning Man – twice? It all began with a phone call to long time Mission resident, Jim Tyler’s Harmonium and reed organ shop.  Robert Hoehn had found a dusty, inoperable, but adorable 100 year old Chicago Cottage harmonium.  He asked Jim if the instrument could be operable in time for Burning Man.  Jim said, “yes” and...

Businesses See Drop in Traffic During Burning Man Exodus

It’s long been held in San Francisco that during the Burning Man art festival residents can enjoy their favorite bars and restaurants free of crowds. The week-long cultural campout ending Monday, Sept. 3, in Black Rock City, Nev., has always drawn its share of San Franciscans, a city that embraces the bohemians, hipsters and techies who make up its audience. Indeed, for its...