The Secret Sauce of North Beach

Celbrate Italia – The Italian Heritage Parade is a buffet of beauty — and it’s been a celebration of wine, song, chefs and fraternal organizations for going on 150 years (back when the average lunch was 25 cents).  What other parade would you catch a pepperoni roll flying through the air in lieu of bubble gum? […]

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Cityscape in the Sand

Imaginations ran wild this year with San Francisco as the theme of the LEAP Sandcastle Contest (now 27 years strong).  Architects pair up with kids to build extraordinary designs and the creativity kicks up as high as the waves down at Ocean Beach.  Future innovators are born here.  But what really impressed me is the […]

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On any given Sunday

San Francisco is always a celebration — and this is just a taste of what one weekend day can bring.  Blues, kazoos, artful dance, rising musicians, even an event that brings out 400,000 to showcase leather-clad accessories — it’s all a brilliant blend of all that makes the city shine.  This day brought me to […]

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