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July 15, 2009

Penguin about town

The Academy’s “Chief Penguin” Dr. Greg Farrington is one of a handful of San Franciscans selected to participate in Google’s new Favorite Places campaign, which launches today. Unlike his cousins in African Hall, this “penguin” needs a dry cleaner’s help to keep his tux looking tidy…via the map below, you can check out his favorite spots in San Francisco (restaurants, venues, local businesses, etc.), all marked with custom penguin pins.


View Greg Farrington’s Favorite Places in San Francisco in a larger map

Filed under: Other News — Helen @ 1:01 pm


  1. this map is too small to be of any use.

    Comment by pat — December 1, 2009 @ 9:45 am

  2. To see a larger version of the map, you can click on the link below the small version (http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&gl=us&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=102529205837619973879.00046610c26fce911f098&ll=37.788353,-122.447433&spn=0.06783,0.085831&z=12&source=embed).

    Comment by Helen — December 1, 2009 @ 10:14 am

  3. I am still grumbling about not having the magazine in my hands. My family has a cabin in the mountains- great for star gazing- no electricity and no computer connections. I tried to print out the stargazers page and it prints part of it. the part of the planets- when they rise and set and what they are in conjunction with etc doesn’t print. Is this on line magazine an experimental thing-is there a chance that you will do back to the magazine format? Please tell me there is hope. I know some people who don’t “do” computers so you have left them out in the cold. How do you satisfy them?

    Comment by robin kling — March 2, 2010 @ 9:58 pm

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