There’s a magical place on a rugged cliff at the northwest corner of San Francisco with stunning views of the ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge. The scent of cypress and fresh sea air sweeps you off your feet as you walk the trail to the memorial honoring the men who died on the battleship USS […]Read more "On the Record From the Front Lines"
I didn’t know Bridget Klecker, but I wholeheartedly connected with her San Francisco spirit. San Francisco was her magical place. She thrived living in the Haight, in the Outer Sunset, attending street fests, always willing to talk to local bloggers — and in sports — rooting in the stands for the Giants to score another […]Read more "Momentum Builds for #SFGiants to Give Home Opener Recognition to Fan Killed in Hit and Run"
December saw a historic micro-moment down at Pier 45 in Fisherman’s Wharf when for the first time someone from outside the U.S. received the highest honor for his volunteer service on board the historic SS Jeremiah O’Brien Liberty Ship. I documented Emmanuel (Manu) Alteirac’s three month journey from the time he arrived here from Brittany, France […]Read more "San Francisco’s French Connection and the Artist down at Pier 45"
UDATE – Jenni’s map is now available for purchase – CLICK HERE Jenni Sparks is an urban storyteller with an eye for the offbeat, fantastic and slightly eccentric experience. Her fresh approach to visual maps – hand drawn and custom tailored – make the past come alive while embracing new discoveries. The young artist […]Read more "Exploring San Francisco in Hand-Drawn Detail"
Italian born Lucia Gonnella is an amazing San Francisco artist who adores North Beach. Her brilliant paintings make you want to spend endless hours at an outdoor cafe savoring the sights of this historic neighborhood. I met her on San Francisco’s oldest block – Grant Street – where she was painting the outside of a […]Read more "Lucia Gonnella"
It’s finally going to happen. San Francisco veterans have waited nearly 80 years for sacred ground outside Civic Center to house a long promised memorial. But as Veterans Day neared in 2013, the San Francisco Veterans Memorial project announced it is is actively progressing, and posted to its website that,…”we’re planning the dedication for […]Read more "Long Held Promise to Veterans Nears Reality in San Francisco"
America’s Cup is in full swing and it’s also an artist’s gateway to creative expression . Sketch artists and live painters were invited to tap into their genius as San Francisco hosts a premier sailing competition which dates back to 1851. Cityscape Impressionist Michael Rodman was among 50 artists toting a canvas and easel to a vantage […]Read more "Impressionists at America’s Cup"