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Tony Nik’s, San Francisco: Update

I received this comment on last year’s post on the Tony Nik’s sign in San Francisco I have the answers to all your questions (at least the ones posed above). Tony Nik was actually Antonio Nicco, my grandfather. When prohibition … Continue reading

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Tony Nik’s Cafe: San Francisco 2008

  A neon sign lit at night is glorious, but often there are stories hidden behind the lights. The sign lit shouts the sign maker’s intention. The daylight sign tells other stories: the story of an aging neighborhood, the stories … Continue reading

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