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SF's Spectacular Upside Down 50-Foot Crystal Tree Is BackSF’s Spectacular Upside Down 50-Foot Crystal Tree Is Back
By - posted 12/1/2021
Christmas, Holiday Lights, Holidays, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Wow

Westfield Centre is bringing back their famous 50-foot upside down Christmas tree for 2021 The famous Inverted Christmas Tree is back for the holidays on Level 4 Under The Dome.  It is the perfect picture opportunity in the shopping center while you shop. See it shine from December 1-31, 2021. Holiday Tree more...

$9 Bay Area Lunch Deals This Week$9 Bay Area Lunch Deals This Week
By - posted 12/1/2021
Deals, East Bay, Freebies, Oakland, Partner, San Francisco, Sponsored, Takeout / Delivery

If you’re looking to up your weekly lunch game and discover lots of new local restaurants (but not go broke), ClubFeast might be your favorite new food delivery app. And it’s now in San Francisco, South Bay, East Bay (and NYC). ClubFeast is a sponsored partner of Funcheap – but we more...

SF Has the Very First Confirmed Case of Omicron in U.S.SF Has the Very First Confirmed Case of Omicron in U.S.
By - posted 12/1/2021
COVID-19 Updates, San Francisco

First Confirmed Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In The United States  The California and San Francisco Departments of Public Health have confirmed that a recent case of COVID-19 among an individual in California was caused by the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).  The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on November 22, 2021. The individual, more...

Stunning New Immersive Light Art Show Coming to SF's JapantownStunning New Immersive Light Art Show Coming to SF’s Japantown
By - posted 11/29/2021
Brand New, San Francisco, Wow

A brand new immersive light art experience is coming to San Francisco’s Japantown. The Japantown Community Benefit District in partnership with Ryotaro Muramatsu and NAKED, Inc. is excited to present the U.S. premier of the Dandelion Project to San Francisco’s Japantown. Created and conceived by artist Ryotaro Muramatsu, the Dandelion art pieces more...

Check Out 20+ SF Fire Stations Decked Out for the HolidaysCheck Out 20+ SF Fire Stations Decked Out for the Holidays
By - posted 11/29/2021
Holiday Lights, San Francisco

San Francisco Fire announces the 2nd annual Fire Station Community Holiday Decorations Competition. During the 1940s, stations would compete for the best decorations and best-decorated stations for the Holiday seasons. This tradition was lost in the 1950s, and last year we brought it back. Firefighters and their respective stations are encouraged more...

SF Now Has 464 Miles of BikewaysSF Now Has 464 Miles of Bikeways
By - posted 11/29/2021
Bay Area Updates, Green, San Francisco, Transportation

By Eillie Anzilotti, SFMTA From just a few stretches of scattered lanes in 2013, San Francisco’s protected bike network now stretches like a green web connecting more and more of the city. See how much has changed over the last eight years: In just the blink of an eye, San Francisco has more...

IKEA Hosts Free "Julbord" Winter Food Festival in Emeryville (Dec. 4 + 11)IKEA Hosts Free “Julbord” Winter Food Festival in Emeryville (Dec. 4 + 11)
By - posted 11/29/2021
Eat & Drink

IKEA Emeryville is hosting the JULBORD Food Festival on December 4th and 11th. Join in for a variety of complimentary food samplings, activities, and workshops around this magical time of the year. Sample festive foods and recipes to inspire your next holiday gathering or a quiet evening at home. To participate in more...

East Bay BART Station Adds 850 New Parking SpacesEast Bay BART Station Adds 850 New Parking Spaces
By - posted 11/29/2021
Transportation

By Victoria Hsieh, Bay City News Foundation BART’s Antioch station will open 850 additional parking spaces with contactless parking payment, BART officials said Monday. “BART has made a series of improvements at Antioch during the pandemic that many residents who have been working from home may not know about,” said Board President more...

Bay Bridge Tolls are Rising to $7 on January 1, 2022Bay Bridge Tolls are Rising to $7 on January 1, 2022
By - posted 11/29/2021
Bay Area Updates, Transportation

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the unfortunate news that starting January 1, 2022, it’ll now cost $7 to cross the Bay Bridge. The toll fee is increasing $1 as part of a ballot measure that was approved in 2018. Apparently, 55% voted for Regional Measure 3 which stated: “Toll revenues will more...

Cyber Monday Deal: 35% Off EazeCyber Monday Deal: 35% Off Eaze
By - posted 11/29/2021
Deals, Holidays, Sponsored

A big thank you to Eaze. Their generous support helps keep Funcheap going. So we’d love to share with you their Cyber Monday deal to help you get the best blaze for your buck 35% Off Stiiizy Special Monday 11/29/21 Only Cyber Monday, 35% Off Stiizy Special use the promo code STIIZY Add any specially more...

Pliny the Younger Returns with In-Person Sales Again in 2022Pliny the Younger Returns with In-Person Sales Again in 2022
By - posted 11/28/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink

Thanks to KTVU for sharing the news that Russian River Brewing Company’s extremely popular, limited edition Pliny the Younger beer will be sold in person at its brewpubs in Santa Rosa and Windsor. Available for just two weeks only, beer lovers can get the exclusive Tiple IPA on tap or also more...

SF's Glorious Nob Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony Returns for 2021 (11/29)SF’s Glorious Nob Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony Returns for 2021 (11/29)
By - posted 11/28/2021
Celebrations, Christmas, San Francisco

The Nob Hill Association will host its 50th consecutive Tree Lighting Ceremony in its traditional format this year, in person at Huntington Park. The French American Jazz Quartet will play live music, and refreshments are provided by the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, Fairmont San Francisco, and The Ritz-Carlton. Nob Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony Monday, more...

This Epic "World Hope Tree" in SF Has 17,000 Origami CranesThis Epic “World Hope Tree” in SF Has 17,000 Origami Cranes
By - posted 11/28/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Christmas, Only in San Francisco

See the world’s most unique holiday tree at Grace Cathedral. The Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope is the largest origami holiday tree in the world, standing over 23 feet tall and decorated with over 17,000 origami cranes and stars, each hand folded and inscribed with wishes for the more...

Oakland Hosting New Free Festivals in 2022Oakland Hosting New Free Festivals in 2022
By - posted 11/28/2021
Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, Oakland

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation In an effort to encourage cultural celebrations and foster festival culture, Oakland will distribute $234,500 in funds to local nonprofits hosting community events next year. The application period is open from Dec. 1 to Jan. 13. “After more than 18 months of pandemic restrictions, Oaklanders more...

2021 Tree Lightings & Holiday Lights (San Francisco + Bay Area)2021 Tree Lightings & Holiday Lights (San Francisco + Bay Area)
By - posted 11/27/2021
Christmas, Fairs & Festivals, Holidays