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Bernal Heights Park: San Francisco’s Roof

Bernal Heights Park: San Francisco’s Roof March 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Golden Gate Park, the Presidio, Twin Peaks, even our otherwise infamous Alcatraz Island — San Francisco is certainly not lacking in scenic spots. It’s a city of hills, after all, and what better way to see a city than to get above it? As a native Bay Arean, I was surprised to find a green...

Shopping on Haight Street

Shopping on Haight Street March 11, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Though the Upper Haight has been getting kind of a bad rap lately with the street kids peddling bad weed to tourists, the as of now neglected Sit/Lie law, and the neighborhood’s perpetual image as a sad parody of its former hippie 60’s heyday, it’s impossible to ignore its appeal as a trendy shopping...

Best Places to Lick Your Wounds on Valentine’s Day

Best Places to Lick Your Wounds on Valentine’s Day February 10, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
I once had a guy break up with me a week before Valentine’s Day and I was convinced it was because he was such a loser he couldn’t deal with planning anything. Not surprisingly, a month later, he wanted to “reconnect” but I had already started dating my rebound. Another year, my building manager...

Weekend in San Francisco – Free Museum Days and More…

Weekend in San Francisco – Free Museum Days and More… February 4, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The first week of the month means free museum days in San Francisco. Here’s a few you can check out this weekend – Asian Art Museum – free Sunday San Francisco Maritime Museum – free Sunday Museum of the African Diaspora – free Saturday and Sunday (for Bank of America cardholders) Contemporary...

Coffee Shop…or Office?

Coffee Shop…or Office? January 27, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The sunny and warm (almost hot!) weather this week has made San Francisco the envy of our friends on the east coast. Everyone who wonders why San Franciscan’s are so laid back need only to spend a week here in the middle of winter. It can be downright balmy. This week, the streets are filled with...

Favorite open spaces in San Francisco

Favorite open spaces in San Francisco January 14, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Need some peace and quiet? Craving space for contemplation? Even laid back San Francisco can feel like a zoo. Traffic, honking taxis, and hustle-bustle common to every city is no stranger in California. Fortunately, it’s easy to escape without ever leaving the concrete jungle. Disappear behind the...

Shape up! Unique workouts in San Francisco

Shape up! Unique workouts in San Francisco January 7, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The debauchery of the holidays is over. Time to get out of sloth-mode and move, just a little bit. Shed that fruitcake! San Francisco is not only home to one yoga studio per block (kidding…well, not really), but also an array of unique workouts, which one-up the standard New Year’s joining-of-the-gym ...

San Francisco New Year’s Eve on the Cheap

San Francisco New Year’s Eve on the Cheap December 31, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Don’t get suckered into paying big bucks to ring in 2011. There are plenty of options to spend the night out in San Francisco without the hefty $100 price tag. If you want to shake your booty, don’t miss the party at Shine (Mission St between 9th & 10th). For $20 (presale) or $25 at the door,...

Where to Watch the Giants’ Push to the Playoffs

Where to Watch the Giants’ Push to the Playoffs September 19, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The San Francisco Giants are in the playoff hunt for the first time in 5 years, and the local faithful have fully embraced the pennant race. If you’re a fan of the national pastime, now’s a great time to be visiting San Francisco. Courtesy flickr user eviltomthai Most every bar with a TV...

Foodie Festivals Take It to the Streets

Foodie Festivals Take It to the Streets August 12, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re not aware of the street food trend in San Francisco, you either live under a rock or simply don’t eat. Would-be street eaters are enduring waits comparable to those at the hottest indoor eateries in town. There are, after all, no reservations for street carts.   Carts pepper the...