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Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 7 November 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

The World Series victory night celebration in San Francisco.

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Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Looks like they are ready for an all night party!
I'm struck by the "public house" sign, something I'd be more used to seeing in the UK. Is the "pub" enjoying a revival in the States? I'd be more expecting a "saloon bar" for the fervent fans.

7 Nov 2010 1:48pm

@Curly: Good morning, Curly - from a gray and rainy San Francisco. Pubs have been popular here for at least 40 years. We have a large UK population - especially the Irish - who had an 'underground railroad' network established here in the construction trades during the troubled political times.

Until this year - this was a premier steak restaurant, 'The Acme Chop House' - which seems to have been a victim of the recession. The place was huge and suffered attendance during the 'off season'. I can only imagine what their debt load must have been - it was a class act. The space has been cut up and this 'Public House' now sits alongside a Mexican restaurant. And so it goes...

Formerly Known as MontereyJohn from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

That's even better than the previous one. Nice work.

I remember the Chop House. It was a class act.

7 Nov 2010 7:30pm

Liang Ge from San Francisco, United States

hoping for another WS win next year, GO GIANTS!!!

7 Nov 2010 10:48pm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

happy, happy people...

8 Nov 2010 1:49am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States


8 Nov 2010 3:05am