No one knows where Sutro Sam came from, but he’s living up to the legacy of his adopted space. The River Otter who somehow landed in the ruins of Sutro Baths late last year, is as much of a marvel as the baths itself. This one-time spectacle of 19th century swimming pools named after former […]Read more "Shrewd, Spirited and Social Sutro Sam"
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"
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 American Grilled Cheese Kitchen defines local, social, sustainable and the food is off the charts delectable. Food and Wine ranked them one of the best restaurant openings of 2010 and they’re about to open a second restaurant in the Mission. Down the street from AT&T park, this gourmet sandwich shop touting artisanal ingredients is truly […]Read more "Grilling up a Savory Sandwich for the Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary"
The Presidio’s famed Montgomery Row is evolving into a vibrant neighborhood for business, tourists and locals alike. Buildings once occupied by soldiers serving during a span of conflicts – from the Spanish-American War to the Vietnam War – are gradually being prepped for a new era. Revamped to accommodate 2012 telecommunications and LEED standards, one […]Read more "Presidio’s Old World Charm Retained with Renovation"
Flash Mob paid tribute to Rhythm Nation this weekend with dancers donning black leather and powerful moves. The Castro was their encore destination in a day of street dance that stopped trains on the tracks. The ‘F’ line had to pause for the four minute performance much to the delight of passengers. Who are these impromptu […]Read more "Flash Mob Moves in the Castro"