November 3, 2010

San Francisco Parties Like Only It Can

Lisa Olson, FanHouse

AP Photo

Everywhere you went, from the Castro over to the orange-bathed Civic Center, from Nob Hill to China Basin, it was impossible not to get a contact high. Sure, the sweet smelling wafts from unchecked imbibers intensified the rush – San Franciscans party exactly like you think they would, no matter how Proposition 19 fares -- but this buzz was all natural, born out of the magical ride the Giants took their fans on these last few nutty weeks.

It didn't end in Arlington, Texas, with a 3-1 San Francisco win, the Giants wrapping up the title with unpredicted dominance over the Rangers in just five games. Oh, no, this ride figures to last quite awhile, because...

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TAGGED: mlb postseason 2010, World Series 2010, San Francisco Giants


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