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Secret Gardens of San FranciscoSecret Gardens of San Francisco
By - posted 7/21/2014
City Discoveries

Do you need a break from seeing hipsters slacklining at Dolores Park? (That sport that’s kind of like tight rope walking except without the immediate danger of falling 1,000 feet to your death). Well, these secret garden getaways hidden in the city will give you an escape from those hipsters more...

$1 Dinner Party$1 Dinner Party
By - posted 7/20/2014
Eat & Drink

Hey San Francisco – you are invited to the biggest “virtual” dinner party in the city’s history hosted by SpoonRocket on a curb near you. (Seriously, they won’t come to your door… you have to meet them at the curb). At this party your dinner will cost just $1. From 5-9 more...

Free Chromeo DJ SetFree Chromeo DJ Set
By - posted 7/20/2014
Get Out : Events

Infusion Lounge is doing it up big for a legendary night featuring a DJ set by Chromeo on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Chromeo DJ Set Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – 10:00 pm to 2:00 am Infusion Lounge | 124 Ellis St, SF Free, but an RSVP is required. Guest list closes at 8 pm on 7/23. Also featuring sounds more...

Free Symphony in the ParkFree Symphony in the Park
By - posted 7/20/2014
Get Out : Events

Surrounded by the city’s landmarks, enjoy an inspiring afternoon of classics, culture, and fun. On Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 2 pm, the SF Symphony performs at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza with conductor Edwin Outwater. Free San Francisco Symphony Concert in the Park Sunday, July 27, 2014 – 2:00 pm Civic Center Plaza more...

Ramen Fest 2014Ramen Fest 2014
By - posted 7/19/2014
Fairs & Festivals

You can’t get much better than a steaming bowl of Japanese ramen noodles. Whether you take yours with a meat or veggie broth, soy sauce or miso, egg or gyoza… or if you prefer the vulgar deliciousness of the ramen burger – it’s all here for you at the Ramen Festival more...

Free See's Candies Lollypop DayFree See’s Candies Lollypop Day
By - posted 7/19/2014
Freebies

Celebrate National Lollypop Day with See’s Candies by stopping by any See’s Candies shop on Sunday, July 20, 2014 for a free lollypop. No purchase necessary. Free Lollypop Day Sunday, July 20, 2014 See’s Candies FREE There are four See’s in San Francisco including locations in Embarcadero Center, on Market Street, in Stonestown, and in the more...

Fenton's Ice Cream CelebrationFenton’s Ice Cream Celebration
By - posted 7/19/2014
Deals

Ready to fall into an ice cream coma? Get ready to climb the chocolate and vanilla mountains of Fenton’s famous black and tan ice cream. If not, you can always share your junior size with a friend. On Sunday, July 20, 2014, Fenton’s in Oakland and Vacaville will be celebrating their more...

Free Kick-Ass Shakespeare in the ParkFree Kick-Ass Shakespeare in the Park
By - posted 7/18/2014
Get Out : Events

A gang of Bay Area theatre makers got together and decided they wanted to do some ass-kicking bare bones Shakespeare this summer: just bodies and words and the great outdoors, and you. Cut down to just one hour and packed with baller actors, this is a Caesar that will leave you more...

J-Pop FestivalJ-Pop Festival
By - posted 7/16/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Japantown hosts one of the country’s biggest J-Pop culture events of the year with the 2014 J-Pop Summit Festival, a two-day event taking place  for more than 80,000 people. J-Pop Summit Festival Sat & Sun, July 19-20, 2014 | 11 am-6 pm - Japantown Peace Plaza, SF Sat, July 19, 2014 | Noon – 8:30pm more...

Graffiti Arts FestivalGraffiti Arts Festival
By - posted 7/16/2014
Get Out : Events

Each year, the Urban Youth Arts Festival sets up about 1,000 square feet of portable wall space in Precita Park  for artists of all ages to express themselves. And for 2014 it’s BYOP – “bring your own paint.” The Urban Youth Arts Festival is in its 18th year of bringing out the walls, more...

$1 Awesome Beer Week$1 Awesome Beer Week
By - posted 7/15/2014
Deals

One of our favorite SoMa bars finally has draft beer. They’ve got a brand new state-of-the-art glycol chilled keg system with frosty solid brass cobra head taps. To kick off this exciting new development in beer technology, Monarch is offering $1 drafts (yes even the good micro brews) every day during more...

Save the Bay LightsSave the Bay Lights
By - posted 7/15/2014
Artsy Fartsy

Last year, artist Leo Villareal and organizers from The Bay Light Project envisioned and installed 25,000 lightbulbs on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and created the world’s largest light show. The lights are energy-efficient and costs a meager $30 a day to operate. The show is set to end on March 5th, more...

A A “Bacon Bacon” Reality TV Battle
By - posted 7/15/2014
City Insight

You may have heard of (or better yet, smelled) Bacon Bacon cooking up their bacon-inspired dishes around the city in their food trucks. Thanks to SFist for tipping us off they they went on a reality TV show to try to pitch their porky expansion plans to potential investors. Bacon Bacon as a more...

Urban Art TakeoverUrban Art Takeover
By - posted 7/14/2014
Artsy Fartsy

If you find yourself taking a stroll down the Mission District from now until Aug. 17, you may come across your favorite advertising billboard defaced by a local mission artist. That’s right, because of the ongoing gentrification of the Mission district, a public organization called Art City is coordinating with advertising companies more...

Bastille Day Party GuideBastille Day Party Guide
By - posted 7/13/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Although San Francisco may not be known specifically  for its French culture (Italian, Irish and Chinese, maybe…), don’t tell that the francophiles that pack the streets of downtown for block parties each Bastille Day weekend. Bastille Day is sort of like France’s equivalent July 4th – an historical day commemorating more...