-- Those rectangular glassy lofts on Folsom and Fourth Streets are, in fact, award-winning rectangular glassy lofts. Also, love the windows. [Curbed]

-- What to do in SF when it pours. [Gridskipper]

-- Democrats having a spine? What a novel idea! [BeyondChron]

-- Behold! Tinkerman's top 10 musical experiences and releases of 2007. [SFBG]

-- Matt Gonzalez caught shopping at Community Thrift on Valencia. Dude, we also l-o-v-e Community Thrift! Why, it's where we bought our Ionic Breeze. [Spotswood]

-- Resume rules. [The Snitch]

-- It's Nutcracker time. [Civic Center Blog]

-- Yesterday's flame-ravished building at 7th/Mission to be torn town. [FCJ]

-- And your Word of the Year choices are... [Culture Blog]

"A Long Row of Rectangles" courtesy of Flickr photog Eric in SF, via Curbed.