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Off the Grid's Goodbye to Presidio & Fort MasonOff the Grid’s Goodbye to Presidio & Fort Mason
By - posted 10/21/2016
Eat & Drink

Off the Grid via Facebook Off the Grid bids farewell to good weather with the season finales of two of its most awesome food and fun gatherings – the Friday Night Food Truck Party at Fort Mason (October 21) and the Sunday Presidio Picnic (October 23). Grab your friends and come out to enjoy the more...

The Guardian is Back The Guardian is Back “Best of the Bay” 2016
By - posted 10/20/2016
Only in San Francisco

Diego Gomez, Antonia J. Lopez, Aaron Joseph The Bay Guardian is back! For one issue, at least. After shutting down in October of 2014, former editors of the Guardian who now work at 48hills.org have put together a revivial print issue, the first one to hit the streets in over two years. Where more...

Wharf FestWharf Fest
By - posted 10/19/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Wharf Fest returns to San Francisco’s iconic waterfront neighborhood. For the fourth year in a row, Fisherman’s Wharf invites Bay Area locals to come enjoy the neighborhood after the crowds of visitors have subsided but before the fabulous fall weather fades away. 2016 Wharf Fest Saturday, October 22, 2016 | 11 am more...

Where to Watch the DebateWhere to Watch the Debate
By - posted 10/19/2016
Get Out : Events

Donkey Hotey via Flickr It’s alllmost over. Trump and Clinton have blasted away at each other and now it’s the final time they’ll step toe to toe. Funcheap’s Big Debate Watch Party Join Funcheap at SoMa StrEat Food Park on October 19th at 6pm for one of SF’s biggest debate watch parties.  There’s happy hour more...

Salesforce Tower is Now SF's Tallest BuildingSalesforce Tower is Now SF’s Tallest Building
By - posted 10/18/2016
City Insight

salesforcetower.com Does size really matter? In the realm of skyscraper architecture, perhaps. Although there was initially some confusion as to when exactly this happened, ABC7 News says the Salesforce Tower is now SF’s tallest building, having finally surpassed the height of the Transamerica Pyramid, which stands at a static 853 feet. This makes more...

SF's 77-Year Ban on New Liquor Licenses is Finally OverSF’s 77-Year Ban on New Liquor Licenses is Finally Over
By - posted 10/17/2016
City Discoveries

If there is something that San Francisco needs more of, it’s not tourists and food– okay, new restaurants won’t be bad — but liquor, liquor, and more liquor! While there’s lots of beer/wine licenses in The City, new full “liquor” licenses have on hold since 1939, scarcer and hard to find more...

Meet BART's New Meet BART’s New “Fleet of the Future”
By - posted 10/16/2016
City Discoveries

BARTThe Fleet of the Future is closer than ever to becoming a reality for BART riders. Your chance to get an up close look at a test train for the new fleet is coming. BART will hold a series of free open house events in October. The first 200 visitors each day will more...

Red Bull's Epic SUP Race Under the GG BridgeRed Bull’s Epic SUP Race Under the GG Bridge
By - posted 10/16/2016
Only in San Francisco

Photo | via surfersvillage.comRed Bull Heavy Water, the most extreme race in the sport of stand up paddling, is the opening event of the 2016 World Championship Series, taking place Tuesday, October 18th with a +1 day window into Wednesday, October 19th to ensure optimal and safe conditions. The location will more...

Funny or Die Comes to SF with Demetri MartinFunny or Die Comes to SF with Demetri Martin
By - posted 10/15/2016
Get Out : Events

Funny or Die Funny or Die and NextGen Climate bring you the Jokes for Votes Tour headlined by Demetri Martin (The Daily Show / Comedy Central). It’s a free comedy show and voter registration drive at the Cesar Chavez Student Center at SF State. You do not need to be a more...

Sunday Streets: SF's Huge Free Block PartySunday Streets: SF’s Huge Free Block Party
By - posted 10/15/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Sunday Streets (April – November 2016) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for an afternoon. Plus there’s an opening more...

2016 Trolley Dances2016 Trolley Dances
By - posted 10/15/2016
Artsy Fartsy

epiphanydance.org Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. For the price of a Muni ticket, you’ll get a “hop-on, hop-off” Muni tour to experience an extraordinary lineup of Bay Area dance luminaries performing 8- more...

The World's Largest Lit Crawl Comes to SFThe World’s Largest Lit Crawl Comes to SF
By - posted 10/15/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Litquake The 12th annual Lit Crawl will span over three hours in the Mission District’s Valencia Street corridor, featuring dozens of literary readings and events, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comedy and more, in bookstores, bars, galleries, restaurants, stores, cafés, community spaces, a bookmobile, a vibrator store, and a police station. It’s 99 events, more...

Criminal Comedy at an SF Police StationCriminal Comedy at an SF Police Station
By - posted 10/14/2016
Only in San Francisco

HellaFunny A storytelling event perfect for a police station: Comedians tell real-life tales of how they got arrested. #HellaFunny’s Comedians with Criminal Records is a unique comedy showcase of established comedians who’ve had trouble with the law in the past. This may be the only show in America where if you don’t more...

SF's Biggest Sand Castle PartySF’s Biggest Sand Castle Party
By - posted 10/14/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Mooncricket FilmsNorthern California’s largest sandcastle building event, the 34th annual Leap Sandcastle Contest is a spirited competition between teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers and local elementary school students at Ocean Beach (just below the Cliff House). There’s also a community castle for everyone to join in to build. leaparts.org Leap’s 34th Annual Sandcastle Contest Saturday, October more...

New Hidden Room Discovered at Winchester Mystery HouseNew Hidden Room Discovered at Winchester Mystery House
By - posted 10/14/2016
Halloween

Seriously, what better month to find a new haunted room? Just in time for the season of screams and scares, a long-lost room has been discovered in the all-time eerie Winchester Mystery House in San Jose. The 161st Room The new “room” is an attic space that had been boarded up and was more...