A 4-page article on Rooky Ricardo’s Dick Vivian hit the virtual pages of GQ magazine yesterday.
Needless to say, it’s always been a dream of ours to have a cocktail named after us. Ideally it would be a great cocktail, on the menu at a bar we love, served up by a dear friend of ours. … Continue reading
It’s the 6th annual international Record Store Day, that celebration of independent vinyl vendors around the globe. Luckily, we have no fewer than four standout shops right here in the Lower Haight.
“It’s a complete surprise. It kind of caught me offguard that it’s been that long. There have been so many time periods in this world here…” So says Dick Vivian, owner of Rooky Ricardo’s Records, about yesterday’s milestone — the … Continue reading
Facebook/Pete Doolittle We’ve got some new details on tomorrow’s Lower Haight block party, which is aiming to be a great new monthly tradition in the neighborhood.
The 400 block was abuzz yesterday afternoon, as rock star Lenny Kravitz and his entourage made a brief stop in the neighborhood.
Santa? Is that you?
Did you know the Lower Haight has more record stores than Indian restaurants? Hard to believe, we know — but true! Tomorrow, several of our local music shops will be taking part in Record Store Day 2011, an annual celebration … Continue reading
Today, deal-slinging site Scoutmob brings us a fantastic 50% discount at Lower Haight record store Rooky Ricardo’s.
Yesterday, reader Laurel G. tipped us to some new bike racks being installed in a parking space in front of Rooky Ricardo’s Records. Naturally we interrupted whatever extremely important thing we were doing and scurried on over to peep the … Continue reading