The fan truck that was all the rage this Giants season didn’t get to strut her stuff in the victory parade — much to the disappointment of followers. “Nellie” as her fans call her, is a ’55 Chevy pickup that is decked out bumper to bumper in Giants colors, flags and paraphernalia. Before the parade […]Read more "SF Giants Fan Vehicle is Curbed on Victory Day"
History was made on this night as the SF Giants scored World Series Victory and the city is crazy with excitement. Because the team was playing in Texas, San Francisco put up a jumbo screen outside City Hall and thousands upon thousands turned out. As people got off work, the crowd became unbelievable. Perhaps it […]Read more "San Francisco Goes Wild with World Series Win"
Nature, wildlife and rails are the backdrop and inspiration behind an amazing dance journey down San Francisco’s backroads. “Trolley Dances” is a mix of artful performances designed to both delight and inspire. San Francisco’s MUNI escorts the curious down hidden paths into a mystical musical awakening. There’s even a political statement or two along the […]Read more "Rail Journey to Seven Secret Dance Destinations"
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? […]Read more "The Secret Sauce of North Beach"
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 […]Read more "Cityscape in the Sand"
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 […]Read more "On any given Sunday"
Author Ken Winkler’s 40 year journey is richly shared in his latest book, “The Winter Line”. Here he talks to fellow writers and fans about his work, his inspiration, and his steps to success as part of the EEO office series “Spoken Words” in San Francisco, California. Winkler served in the Peace Corps twice – […]Read more "Writer of the Asian experience shares pearls of wisdom in SF"