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 …Continue Reading
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. Related articles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to Perform a Trash Exorcism on Dolores Park for Easter Easter Egg Hunts, …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
Rick Laubscher is a 4th generation San Franciscan (and Silver Spur award winner) with a passion for trolleys, cable cars, street cars and all things transit. He is a powerful presence in our transportation community and his slogan — “Keeping the Past Present in the Future” – is well received. …Continue Reading
From Union Square, to Golden Gate Park, to Fisherman’s Wharf, you never know where you’ll find street dance in San Francisco. But every October, there’s a unique experience to board a trolley and uncover some truly original performances. Trolley Dances is in it’s 9th year and some of the finest performers in …Continue Reading
San Francisco is best appreciated when you let fate be your compass. On a Sunday morning during the peak of Oracle OpenWorld, I was returning from a run when I stumbled on the massive Chevys Fresh Mex sign being lowered onto the street at 3rd and Howard in SoMa. The …Continue Reading
Table tennis and competitive sailing really aren’t strange bedfellows. Both are made up of team spirit, enthusiasm, cultural bonding and can easily go down big on the same day as a spectator sport in San Francisco. Just as San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee celebrated the second annual Chinatown Sunday Streets …Continue Reading
The title of Allen Ginsberg’s noted poem – once considered too obscene by authorities to sell at City Lights – is now celebrated on baby onesies in the window of the famed bookstore in San Francisco’s North Beach. Some 57 years after the beat scene dawned, the era is remembered …Continue Reading
Woody Allen is filming in San Francisco after a 40-year hiatus and Twitter is lighting up daily with crew sightings. I had the good fortune of catching up with them on Saturday as they set up shop for another day of shooting at 14th and Van Ness in the Mission …Continue Reading
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