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Blog Archive for the ‘The Interval’ Category

The Interval: Long Now’s Challenge Coin

by Austin Brown on June 27th, 02013

As part of Long Now’s ‘brickstarter’ campaign”, which ends on October 1, 02014, we’ve created our own Challenge Coin which is only available to those who have helped us build The Interval at Long Now. The tradition (and mythos) of Challenge Coins goes back farther than reliable records can determine. Wikipedia tells an evocative (but […]

Long Now Salon: Membership Offer for Flask Level Donors (Tuesday)

by Mikl Em on June 25th, 02013

Long Now is in the process of founding a 21st Century Salon: a social venue that celebrates long-term thinking, showcases our projects, serves delicious beverages, and inspires amazing conversations. Today you can support that effort and Long Now will give you a year’s membership as thanks. All day Tuesday, if you donate to the Salon […]

Long Now Salon Funding Update

by Mikl Em on June 19th, 02013

A week ago we announced that construction of the Long Now Salon has begun along with a new phase of fundraising to support the project. The salon is a venue for small events and big ideas, contemplation and conversation about long-term thinking, deep thoughts and inspiring beverages. We wanted to give you an update on […]

Long Now Salon: Founders Tea Club

by Austin Brown on June 12th, 02013

There’s no reason long-term drinking has to be limited to handcrafted spirits. For our Long Now Salon we will serve artisan coffee and tea during the day, but we were looking for something really special, ideally with a relation to time. Neither coffee nor tea tend to improve with age. Jesse Jacobs, creator of San […]

Long Now Salon Begins Construction

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on June 9th, 02013

With your help construction will be starting soon! Our new Long Now Salon Page now features six additional giving options starting at $10.  We’ve also added gifts and recognitions to show our appreciation to all contributors in a distinctive Long Now style. You can see all the new stuff at:  Please consider supporting the […]

A taste of the mountain: The Interval’s Craft Gin made by St George Spirits

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on December 18th, 02012

Please join us for a special tasting of the Bristlecone Gin and help support The Interval at the same time.  We have just received the first bottles of the hand crafted Bristlecone Gin from St George Spirits, and it is incredible.  My favorite quote from an early taster: “It tastes like I’m drinking the mountain.” […]

The Interval at Long Now: the Juniper Makes the Gin

by Mikl Em on December 3rd, 02012

For the Long Now Salon project artisan distillers St George Spirits helped us create a pair of distinctive spirits inspired by long-term thinking. Our gin features juniper berries we harvested from the peaks of our property on Mount Washington in eastern Nevada. In this video Lance Winters, St. George’s Master Distiller, extolls the myriad flavors […]

Long Now Salon: Not A Typical Bar

by Mikl Em on November 29th, 02012

Jillian Northrup is one half of the design-build team Because We Can who are leading the design for the Long Now Salon. She told us how designing the Salon for Long Now is different from a typical commercial bar project. See more of their design on the Because We Can site (links below).

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The Interval at Long Now Bottle Keep: Time in a Bottle

by Mikl Em on November 28th, 02012

Lance Winters, Master Distiller of St. George Spirits, says the nature of his craft is to archive the essence of a time and place. Lance has helped us make an aromatic gin featuring Juniper berries harvested amongst the 5,000 year-old Bristlecone Pines on Long Now’s Nevada site. Our gin will only be served at the […]

Help Long Now build a new space for long-term thinking

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on November 15th, 02012

The Long Now Foundation is creating a new place for ideas, and it will serve great cocktails! We have begun a campaign to transform our space in Fort Mason into a salon, museum, cafe and bar.  We invite you to check out the video and if you can, please support us by reserving a Founders […]

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