Collectively, the beers create a tapestry: Each registers a different shade of black but is created with the same sense of purpose and unity. There’s no timeline that dictates when the breweries can release their beers; Weathered Souls released its stout on July 4, selling out of 425 four-packs in just 60 seconds, but others are slated for later in August. Nor does Baskerville dictate which organizations should receive the beers’ sales proceeds. Local breweries are donating to causes including the National Black Farmers Association, the Black Futures Lab and the Anti Police-Terror Project. … [Read more...] about Limited imperial stouts are selling out across the Bay Area in craft beer’s Black is Beautiful movement
Pre-COVID, Vogler had temporarily closed Obispo, which opened in late 2018 after five years of delays, in order to reconfigure it with a new concept. Obispo was ambitious, a rum bar that attempted to engage with the ugly, imperialist nature of the spirit’s history — a sort of rebuttal to the revisionist history that modern tiki bars have performed. The rum drinks at Obispo were simple and unadorned, with nary a mai tai in sight. Works by folk artist Bill Traylor hung on the walls. Some proceeds went to the Museum of the African Diaspora and the Calle 24 Community Council. … [Read more...] about SF bar star Thad Vogler permanently closes 3 of his 4 ambitious restaurants
“And the Washington Post, CNN, even Fox News claimed to have corroborated parts of the report, despite every news organization having not a single named source, nor any evidence whatsoever,” he continued. “What those unnamed sources did claim doesn’t stand up against the 21 Trump administration officials who are now on the record refuting the Atlantic’s horrible, horrible lies.” … [Read more...] about Lou Dobbs Seethes: ‘Even Fox News’ Is ‘Pushing the Lie’ That Trump Disparaged Military
Less than two weeks ago, even as he reported that the virus had infected 113,000 people in 111 countries and territories around the world, Dobbs was accusing the “national left-wing media” of “playing up fears of the coronavirus” in order to drive down the stock market. … [Read more...] about Lou Dobbs Said Media Hyped Coronavirus. Now He’s in Quarantine.
Hours before Dobbs took to air, audio recordings were released from legendary journalist Bob Woodward’s slate of interviews with Trump earlier this year for his upcoming book. In a Feb. 7 conversation, Trump acknowledged that the virus was airborne and deadlier than “even your strenuous flus,” even though the president would claim repeatedly to the public at the time that it would “disappear.” … [Read more...] about Lou Dobbs Ignores Woodward Tapes: Trump Had a ‘Great Day!’