#SanFrancisco #CityLights turns 60 and supporters are dancing in the streets of Jack Kerouac Alley as 94-year old Lawrence Ferlinghetti autographs books upstairs. The author, activist and bookstore co-founder published many works by the Beats including Ginsberg, and Kerouac. The year long celebration has just begun — click here for a series of upcoming events: http://bit.ly/143GSms […]Read more "City Lights Books #SanFrancisco Celebrates Diamond Anniversary"
Motorists rev up your engines as the California Mille heads to the open road. A spirited 4-day 1,000 mile journey down some of the best scenic back roads Northern California has to offer is about to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 29th. Co-Director David Swig set the pace by showing off dozens of […]Read more "Fabulous Sports Cars and a Taste of Italy in #SF"
From men racing trikes in Potrero Hill to dancing in the rain in Dolores Park — San Francisco delivered a brilliant Easter set to the tunes of the TrashKan Marchink Band. By: Diane Harrigan Related articles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to Perform a Trash Exorcism on Dolores Park for Easter Easter Egg Hunts, Parades, Celebrations […]Read more "Brilliant Easter in #SanFrancisco"
The Sunday Drive is always in vogue in San Francisco and one favorite path is also sure to feed the ego. The famous crooked road of Lombard Street is elegantly paved in brick, set against pristine real estate, only has a speed limit of 5 mph to show off your Ferrari gloves and Porsche shades, […]Read more "Lombard Love Affair"
As Actor and Activist Peter Coyote enters his seventh decade, he looks back on the movements of the 60’s and the impact made by groups like “The Diggers” of which he was a integral part. During the Summer of Love, they stood for social, cultural and political change — only some of that was truly […]Read more "Peter Coyote at 71 — Reflections of the World We Imagined"
No one knows where Sutro Sam came from, but he’s living up to the legacy of his adopted space. The River Otter who somehow landed in the ruins of Sutro Baths late last year, is as much of a marvel as the baths itself. This one-time spectacle of 19th century swimming pools named after former […]Read more "Shrewd, Spirited and Social Sutro Sam"
The Connecticut school tragedy truly impacts the nation. The theater community is just one sector wanting to express their support to the families of the victims. I was so touched Tuesday night when I came upon the cast and crew of the hit musical, “The Book of Mormon” standing outside the Curran Theater holding candles […]Read more "Theater Community Honors Victims in San Francisco"