No private vehicles on Market Street means more space for pedestrians and bikers. (Courtesy of @thomas_retout)

Market Street is officially car-free, La Folie bids adieu + more topics to discuss over brunch


Hop on your skateboards, bikes, and rollerblades for a totally safe and uninterrupted ride down officially car-free Market Street. (If some city officials get their way, Valencia Street could be next.)

Plus, the internet can't handle this insane job posting for a Silicon Valley nanny; celebrated psychedelic poster artist Wes Wilson died at 82; the Kansas City Chiefs head coach used to cook hot dogs in SF; and more food for thought before you cheer on the Niners this weekend.

French Fine Dining Institution La Folie Will Close After 32 Years, Eater SF

After 32 years in Russian Hill, Roland Passot is closing his famed, foie gras lovers' mecca and French fine dining restaurant, La Folie, on March 14th. Passot will retire—and write a book. Read more.

Ridiculous listing for most Silicon Valley job ever goes viral, New York Post

Wanna be a Silicon Valley nanny? All you have to do is be good at most sports, be an intermediate skier, an excellent accountant, organic chef, have high emotional intelligence, and the capacity to be loved deeply by the family. Read more (or better yet, read the original LinkedIn post).

Before coaching in the NFL, Andy Reid was selling hot dogs as an assistant at San Francisco State, SF Gate

While the Kansas City Chiefs head coach is preparing to face off with the 49ers on Sunday, he actually got his start coaching the San Francisco State Gators in the '80s—and selling hot dogs to increase the budget. Read more.

Wes Wilson, creator of psychedelic rock posters, dies at 82, Datebook SF

The celebrated poster artist and mastermind behind Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead's iconic Summer of Love era rock posters passed away on January 24th. Read more.

7 questions answered about Market Street going car-free in San Francisco, ABC7 News

Market Street said its officially farewell to vehicular traffic on Wednesday January 29th—and yes, that includes Uber and Lyft. Read more.

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