Tag Archives: Burritt alley

Frisco Beat: Burritt Room + Tavern

Jim Dinan popped in a shot from the tour he took on September 8, 2013 — and he also sent along the moody pic of Burritt alley above. Black & white. Very noir. I bet Burritt has been photographed thousands … Continue reading

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Noir: Frisco Style — Per the New York Times

The New York Times just put up today Daniel Saltzstein’s on-the-ground-in-Frisco ruminations on noir — check it out. I’m interviewed, and photographed against a wall in Burritt alley. Plus Daniel gabs it up with other people and tracks down some off … Continue reading

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Tour: Fritz Leiber on Sunday October 28

I’m running late, White Rabbit-style, so let’s make this post all business and even skip the illos — if you want to see lots of cool shots of Fritz, hop over to Will Hart’s Flickr archive, especially nice for the annotated … Continue reading

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Frisco Beat: The Mystery of the Missing Logo

Oh yeah, I’ve been meaning to mention something I noticed toward the beginning of the September tours: They’ve had the Spade and Archer logo removed from the window of the Hotel Union Square, but so far haven’t had it replaced with … Continue reading

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Tour: Yeah, Every Sunday in September

Another September is on us, with a Hammett Tour set for each and every Sunday — yes, even Sunday September 2nd in the middle of the Labor Day Weekend. You want to walk the walk, then show up by noon, and be … Continue reading

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Tour: Every Sunday in September

Coming up fast: September 2012 — featuring a Hammett tour at noon each and every Sunday in the month. No reservations needed. Just show up. I can’t make taking the four hour, three mile walk any easier. . . .

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Frisco Beat: Burritt, Too

And when the big refurb on Bush Street and the alleys feeding into it was going down in the last week or two, Burritt got its name — after Judge Burritt, and his farm that used to exist on this … Continue reading

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Tour: Two More in May

Only two more Sundays left in May, two more chances to put your gumshoes on the mean streets before I jump over to other things in the month of June, and maybe July, as well. . . . For the … Continue reading

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Tour: Guest Stars

And on that tour by appointment for April 19 I was talking about, Charlie Morfin and Carrie-Anne of the Black Dahlia walks in Hollywood were up to check out the Frisco scene, get some tips about leading tours for film … Continue reading

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Tour: Every Sunday in May

I can’t make it any simpler: you’ll find a Dashiell Hammett Tour each and every Sunday in May. Four hours. Ten bucks. The usual. No reservations needed, just show up with your gumshoes polished, ready to walk.

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