I have always thought of this church as "Our Lady of the Mohawks" because of the ridiculous pigeon-spikes on top of all the statues' heads, giving them all aluminum mohawks.
Even the cow with wings. That's right. The cow. with wings.
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The first batch of 2009 SXSW torrents are up! Very few seeders so far.
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DNA Lounge update, wherein I swallow my pride and grovel for money.
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Plans call for deconstructing the [Fairmont] tower and replacing its rooms with as many as 160 condos [...] The plan does not include retaining the Tonga Room. Please join me in emailing the planning department (instructions below) TODAY expressing how you feel the Tonga Room is a historic site that is worth saving.
Update: There is a much longer article about this, with some history of the place and photos, over at Laughing Squid.
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