The Presidio is an artistic landscape of wilderness and historic military hallmarks taking on new dimensions. The one-time homes of Army Officers are now $4,000 a month rentals for young families looking for that classically simple lifestyle within the boundaries of the big city. And as the onslaught of entrepreneurs and technology workers converges on San […]Read more "Secrets of the Presidio"
Anthony Holdsworth is a well-known San Francisco/Oakland artist who’s been commissioned to take part in an exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. SFMOMA Gallery will present a collection of tributes to this iconic structure in May. I had the good fortune of catching up with him as he embarked on the […]Read more "On location with Artist Anthony Holdsworth — at The Golden Gate Bridge"
What better way to start off 2012 than to reflect on the pearls of wisdom from brilliant minds of centuries past? In the words of Emerson, …”then in a moment, and unannounced, the truth appears.” I embraced the first day of the New Year with a walk along Crissy Field and felt so much creative […]Read more "Dare to Soar in 2012"
The Occupy SF camp is like one big storefront window this holiday season. There’s mixed reaction as to whether it’s helping or hurting retailers. Demonstrators spent one of the busiest shopping days halting cable cars and busses down Market Street on two occasions for 20 minute stretches. That irritated some to the point of public […]Read more "The Drama and the Draw of Occupy SF"
Donald Kinney uncovers the timeless splendor of this majestic body of water one ripple at a time. He has spent years studying Lagunitas Creek in West Marin from just about every angle — yet each time he returns, a new luminous pattern emerges right before his lens. Multiple elements have to align in order for Donald […]Read more "The Alluring Shades of Lagunitas Creek"
Julie Michelle records San Francisco history by embracing the stories of strangers and bringing their words to life through inventive imagery. Her photos celebrate the city spirit against cultural murals, vintage doorways, turn-of-the-century glass, and tile stairwells dripping with coral, indigo and parrot green. She is in love with color, nature, design and all San […]Read more "The Visual Artistry of Julie Michelle – Inside City Hall"
It didn’t seem like it should happen so soon. SF Station still shows Three Heads Six Arms will be in place through the end of the year. But last week the forklift came in and dismantled our precious Three Heads Six Arms and carried him out of the Civic Center Plaza. The crews on the […]Read more "Buddha you were the Bomb – Tribute to Three Heads Six Arms"