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Your Thursday afternoon lunch break link bait.

As Mid-Market Develops, so do Problems Nearby: A story in which the first quote is: "The odor of urine is so bad you can barely breathe some days" needs a much better headline. Local Man Fights Tide of Excrement on Front Doorstep? Toxic Avenger? Let's get a little loose here. [H/t:SFGate]

A Guide to SF Architecture: What kind of house do you live in? (We sleep under our desks, to better cover breaking news.) [H/t: The Bold Italic]

The 26 High Rises Changing SF's Skyline: We feel like we might have read this story before, not too long ago. But this one is great too. [H/t: Curbed SF]

2013 Grape Harvest Comes to a Close: Harvesting began on August 1st, one of the earliest dates in memory. [H/t: 7x7]

SF Hotels Generate $6.6 Billion in Economic Activity: The industry supports 62,000 jobs, according to the report. [H/t: SF Business Times]

James Franco to Appear in Castro on Saturday: The doe-eyed actor/writer/Dadaist is here to discuss his newest book. [H/t: The Castro Biscuit]


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