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I'm sitting in the vast beer hall Schroeder's, drinking an absurd amount of dark German ale from a glass boot, the way San Franciscans have done since the place opened in I'm not here to describe it to you; I'm here to say goodbye. Schroeder's is closing Jan. That, too, is nothing new. The bar has had a number of owners — and locations — in its years, and will be reopening this spring under new management.
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Quentin Kopp , Supervisor Tom Ammiano and Treasurer-elect Susan Leal occasionally will speak their minds about the emperor - about his extravagant ways, his big talk, his lack of judgment and his lack, metaphorically speaking, of clothes. But no one has been able to put any real hurt on Mayor Brown or merely compel him to acknowledge that San Francisco isn't his personal playground. In the past, City Hall was a highly functional beehive of activity. Taxpayers got real value for whatever they paid to keep the building operating.
Hopkins wants people who went to SF nightclubs like Pleasuredome, the I-Beam, and the EndUp back in the day to be able to hear some of these multi-hour mixes that they may only have the haziest memories of, and he wants to introduce a new generation of DJs and nightlife mavens to the talents of their forebears. Hopkins is also trying to preserve San Francisco's place in disco history. He recalled for SF Weekly how he saw his first DJ, in a mirrored, octagon-shaped booth, at a disco in Roseville, California called Marmalade Max, when he was 13 in From there, he convinced his dad to buy him two turntables and a mixer from Radioshack, and soon he'd be spinning in and haunting the clubs in San Francisco.