Rum Balloon

We Built This City peeped this bit of nonsense at 23rd and Guerrero.  What is it about sticking a pen into a sidewalk that makes people’s minds melt and put together two awesome yet completely unrelated words?

5 Responses to “Rum Balloon”

  1. Cindy says:

    it’s not in the mission, but there is some sidewalk engraving on parnassus near stanyan that says fuck teeth or maybe it says teeth fuck. Each time I walk by I wonder which way I’m supposed to read it.

  2. Glenparker says:

    This has been there forever. Right next to the “I Love Ben” scribbling.

  3. Robby Virus says:

    Apparently there was a local band in the mid-90s called “Rum Balloon”. My guess is that this refers to them, but who knows, maybe they got their name from this inscription.

  4. Glenparker says:

    Shoot, my memory is failing as I get closer to 100. It’s, “I Remember Ben,” not ” I Love Ben.”

  5. Riley says:

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