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Fog Seeping Through the Golden Gate Bridge

Fog Seeping Through the Golden Gate Bridge September 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
San Francisco’s Mediterranean climate is mild (the temperature nearly always hovers between 55 – 75 degrees F year-round), but when the fog invades, be prepared for the massive chill down. Most prominent in the summer months, the natural air-conditioning is both loved and hated by locals. Yes, we...

Huntington Park, Nob Hill

Huntington Park, Nob Hill September 12, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Perched atop Nob Hill, Huntington Park  is not usually listed on a visitor’s agenda, but it should be. Resplendent Grace Cathedral flanks the west side of the park. Go up close to check out its impressively detailed Ghiberti doors (modern replicas and one of the few copies of Lorenzo Ghiberti’s...

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry With Your Out-of-Town Guests

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry With Your Out-of-Town Guests September 8, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
I’ve had quite a few friends from my hometown of Boston cruise through the city recently. One of my favorite things to do with out-of-town guests is show off San Francisco’s eclectic mix of cuisine and cocktails. No knock on Boston at all (and I say that having just spent the majority of a week gorging...

Japantown’s Peace Pagoda

Japantown’s Peace Pagoda August 25, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Can you imagine bobcats, quail and rabbits roaming the land that is now Japantown? It’s true, Japantown (also referred to as Nihonmachi or Little Osaka) was once sandy and barren. The Japanese first arrived in San Francisco in the 1860′s. They initially settled in Chinatown and SOMA, but...
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