Articles Tagged ‘outdoors’

I left my heart in San Francisco

I left my heart in San Francisco February 13, 2012 | What's New | Read More
Anyone who has been to San Francisco over the past 5 years or so has probably seen one of the over 130 heart sculptures placed around the city. The Hearts in San Francisco Project is a public art installation benefiting San Francisco General Hospital. Most of the heart sculptures have been auctioned...

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower September 21, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
One of the most prominent features on the San Francisco skyline is the Sutro Tower. Built in 1973 and topping out at 981 feet (299m), it can be seen from all around the bay. It dominates any other building around it and is often poking out above the fog layer. I personally have been able to see the tower...

Windmills in Golden Gate Park

Windmills in Golden Gate Park September 20, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are many curiosities in Golden Gate Park. One that has always peaked my interest are the two Dutch Windmills that flank the northwest and southwest corners of the park at Ocean Beach. It might be hard to imagine Golden Gate Park as a barren wasteland of sand dunes, but that’s what it was...

Get Oysters by the Bay this Weekend

Get Oysters by the Bay this Weekend May 14, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Sunny and warm weather this weekend in San Francisco means the Bay to Breakers Sunday will be a blast. But what to do Saturday? If you’re into Guinness, oysters, and/or Cake (the band), then happily drop the $30 bucks to get into the 11th annual San Francisco Oyster Fest at Fort Mason. The West...

Escape from SF: 5 Reasons to Leave the City this Spring

Escape from SF: 5 Reasons to Leave the City this Spring April 6, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
After a week of rainy, foggy weather, San Francisco has finally opened up to spring in its full glory. With clear, bright skies, hours and hours of sunlight, and a breeze to keep things cool, right now is a perfect time to get out and spend a day among the trees, grass, and everything else green and...