Motorists rev up your engines as the California Mille heads to the open road. A spirited 4-day 1,000 mile journey down some of the best scenic back roads Northern California has to offer is about to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 29th. Co-Director David Swig set the pace by showing off dozens of […]Read more "Fabulous Sports Cars and a Taste of Italy in #SF"
The Sunday Drive is always in vogue in San Francisco and one favorite path is also sure to feed the ego. The famous crooked road of Lombard Street is elegantly paved in brick, set against pristine real estate, only has a speed limit of 5 mph to show off your Ferrari gloves and Porsche shades, […]Read more "Lombard Love Affair"
Rick Laubscher is a 4th generation San Franciscan (and Silver Spur award winner) with a passion for trolleys, cable cars, street cars and all things transit. He is a powerful presence in our transportation community and his slogan — “Keeping the Past Present in the Future” – is well received. Laubscher is also well known […]Read more "Cable Car Renaissance in San Francisco"
San Francisco is best appreciated when you let fate be your compass. On a Sunday morning during the peak of Oracle OpenWorld, I was returning from a run when I stumbled on the massive Chevys Fresh Mex sign being lowered onto the street at 3rd and Howard in SoMa. The landmark symbol was coming down, […]Read more "San Francisco’s Neon Cowboy steals the spotlight in SoMa"
Table tennis and competitive sailing really aren’t strange bedfellows. Both are made up of team spirit, enthusiasm, cultural bonding and can easily go down big on the same day as a spectator sport in San Francisco. Just as San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee celebrated the second annual Chinatown Sunday Streets and Ping Pong tournament, he […]Read more "America’s Cup on the Bay connects with Ping Pong in Chinatown"
The title of Allen Ginsberg’s noted poem – once considered too obscene by authorities to sell at City Lights – is now celebrated on baby onesies in the window of the famed bookstore in San Francisco’s North Beach. Some 57 years after the beat scene dawned, the era is remembered and revered on every corner. […]Read more "The Eternal Flame of San Francisco’s Beat Generation"
Woody Allen is filming in San Francisco after a 40-year hiatus and Twitter is lighting up daily with crew sightings. I had the good fortune of catching up with them on Saturday as they set up shop for another day of shooting at 14th and Van Ness in the Mission to film scenes that included […]Read more "Woody Allen blends into the beat of San Francisco"