Nina Thorsen's Latest Posts
Crowd-funded cafes are poised to copy successful establishments in Asia, particularly Japan.
A common problem: What do you do if the new place isn’t ready the day you have to leave the old one?
Bill’s author says the law hasn’t worked out as he intended. He wants to scrap it and try again.
Inspired by the Olympics, people are drawn to a sport that looks deceptively like light housekeeping.
2013 was a year in sports for Bay Area fans much like 2012, except that the Giants did not prevail.
A surprise claim from baseball lawyers: A’s proposed relocation was officially rejected in June.
Chefs move beyond restaurants to reach diners 24/7 online, and through social media and video.
It may only be the middle of August, but the World Series is coming to the Bay Area this weekend. The 2013 Legends of Baseball Vintage World Series, that is. It’s a trip back to 1886 when baseball was written as two words, umpires wore top hats, players wore woolen knickerbockers and the fans, or “cranks” […]
There’s an acronym popular among baseball fans on social media, TOOTBLAN. It stands for Thrown Out On The Basepaths Like A Nincompoop — what happens when a runner misjudges the amount of time he has to scramble onto a base before the opposing team sees what he’s doing and tags him out. If Major League […]
I first met Kevin Fippin in February, in the parking lot of Sleep Train Arena. He was making the rounds at a tailgate party before a Kings game. That was about three weeks after word had come that the Maloof family, the team’s majority owners, had made a deal to sell their share to a […]