One last shout out for the SF Giants Fans!

We may not be dancing in the streets this week, but the SF Giants World Series win can still be felt everywhere you go.  There’s just a certain sparkle in the eyes of everyone.  This morning I was doing laundry with a neighbor and we were showing off our Giants T-shirts.  She watched the final…

SF Giants Fan Vehicle is Curbed on Victory Day

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…

San Francisco Goes Wild with World Series Win

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…

Argentine Tango – Outside in the Open Air

The Bay Area Argentine Tango Association encourages everyone to grab a partner and learn to dance.  And they’ll teach you for free in the open air – whether it’s near the ocean or in the heart of Union Square!  They’re hoofing it everywhere and bringing in incredibly talented performers to boot.  I had the privilege…

Jerry Day — Influence of the Grateful Dead in San Francisco Lives On

Every August 1st in San Francisco’s Excelsior District fans celebrate the sounds of their hero – Jerry Garcia – with music, tie-dyed t-shirts, posters, peace signs and endless paraphernalia to mark his birthday (this would have been his 68th).  But what makes it special to buy your hippie gear here is that it goes to…