Haight-Ashbury love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A section of central San Francisco. In the 1960s it was a famous gathering place for hippies and followers of the drug culture.

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Examples

  • Watching the show made me feel like I had been transported back to the Haight, Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco to be exact.

    Mary Hall: NYFW: Nicole Miller Fall 2012 From the Haight to the Runway

  • "We do phoned-in deliveries, so they don't bother us," said Alexandra DeFaria , manager of a North Beach Pizza outlet in the Haight-Ashbury, which sits across the street from a weekly gathering of food trucks called Off the Grid.

    Restaurants, Food Trucks in Turf War

  • GONZALES: San Francisco supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, who represents the Haight-Ashbury district, says police already have the authority to deal with transients and aggressive panhandling.

    S.F. Ballot Measure Targets City's Homeless

  • (Soundbite of music) RICHARD GONZALES: It's been more than 40 years since the Summer of Love, but the San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district is still the home of the hip with its cafes, boutiques and head shops.

    S.F. Ballot Measure Targets City's Homeless

  • In many ways, it still is today: Think Haight-Ashbury, if the 60s had never ended.

    St. Pauli on the Other Side of 'Otherness'

  • Actually, the Haight-Ashbury poster designers were not negligent or lazy so much as defiant, at times distributing material that was so flagrantly in breach of the relevant copyright regulations that they fully expected to be closed down by the police, or to have to leave town in a hurry.

    Psychedelic Denver

  • The nineteenth century seems to have held a particular grip on the Haight-Ashbury imagination.

    Psychedelic Denver

  • Quote from the future: "What does it profit a man to gain the whole world but lose the chance to update Tannhäuser to hippie-era Haight-Ashbury?"

    The last patient I gave one of those to won the Kentucky Derby

  • In 1967 100,000 or so idealists decided to occupy love – in Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco.

    The money has gone, so make love our alternative currency

  • The Whole Foods "has become an anchor business in a short time for this section of the city," says Ross Mirkarimi, who represented Haight-Ashbury on San Francisco's board of supervisors before recently being elected the city's sheriff.

    Hopes Dim for a Haight Street Lift

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