SF Holiday Shopping – Local, Social, Imaginative

San Francisco custom made gifts are the buzz this holiday season, as independent marketplaces sprout up across the city.  This weekend SFMade‘s Holiday Gift Fair, the Lower Haight Holiday Art walk, Remodelista Holiday Market, the Crucible’s Holiday Gifty Fair and Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party are just a few venues where shoppers can grab original designs. One destination […]

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Dolores Park Daydream

Dolores Park — one of the greatest people watching spots in San Francisco — has slowly been “loved to death” according to Parks and Rec.   This magnetic space is scheduled to undergo a multi-million dollar facelift starting this Fall with sections closed off to the public for a two-year span. An occasional celebrity site:  Mark […]

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On location with Artist Anthony Holdsworth — at The Golden Gate Bridge

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 […]

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The Allure of John Vicino

John Vicino is an enchanting and memorable gift to tourists winding down their San Francisco holiday. As 2011 comes to a close, all the streets are wet and the skies are gray, but that only enhances the atmosphere as one soaks up the soothing sounds of this compelling musician — especially against a backdrop of […]

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