Saturday, December 12 was the now-annual Santa Con.
|Crowds along Polk Street|
All the bars and restaurants along Polk Street from Post to California and beyond were busy with happy customers.
Everyone looked like they were having a good time, although
|Larkin Street traffic|
I doubt the same can be said for the people sitting in the surrounding traffic jams.
Not all the revelers were rich young techies.
While waiting on a corner for a light to change, I overheard one santa-woman ask a santa-man what he did for a living. “I install custom glass," he said, "for all the places I can't afford to live in,” which brought nods and sounds agreement from many others.
|Pop-up outdoor santa seating, Bush Street|
|Pop-up outdoor santa seating the following day|
Copyright © by Chris Enquist 12/14/15