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"Black Laughs Matter" Comedy Night“Black Laughs Matter” Comedy Night
By - posted 5/15/2021
Causes

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs Matter” online comedy show live from San Francisco. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret more...

San Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What's OpenSan Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What’s Open
By - posted 5/15/2021
Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s a list of all of the Bay Area museums, historical sites, zoos and gardens we could find and their current status and when they may open. Every county is moving at its own pace. Who did we miss? Know of any museums, zoos or gardens we missed? – email us more...

BART Increases Service & Reopens Station Entrances in JuneBART Increases Service & Reopens Station Entrances in June
By - posted 5/14/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Travel, What's Closed / What's Open

Riders are returning to BART. BART says its planning to increase service in June and then return to near pre-pandemic service and hours in September. Between June 1st and June 15th we will add 26 new weekday trips. This will expand 15-minute frequencies on the lines with the highest ridership: Yellow, more...

Pay-By-Plate Coming to 50% of SF's Parking MetersPay-By-Plate Coming to 50% of SF’s Parking Meters
By - posted 5/14/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New

A change from pay-by-space to pay-by-license plate is coming to half of all parking meters in San Francisco on the heels of a four-month pay-by-plate parking meter pilot focused on Indiana Street in the Dogpatch that ended in March 2021. How it Works Instead of entering your space number to pay for more...

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Reopens May 29Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Reopens May 29
By - posted 5/14/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Starting May 29, you can now cool down in the East Bay and splish splash down the waterslides or relax in the lazy river. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Concord is finally reopening after being closed for 19 months. They were last open in October 2019, when they closed down more...

SF's AAPI Comedy Night "Crazy Funny Asians"SF’s AAPI Comedy Night “Crazy Funny Asians”
By - posted 5/14/2021
Virtual Events

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret Zoom link right before the show “Crazy Funny Asians” more...

3,000 Hungry Goats Take Over Oakland Hillside3,000 Hungry Goats Take Over Oakland Hillside
By - posted 5/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy, Wow

Thanks to the Oakland Fire Department for sharing their video of 3,000 hungry goats on the King Estates Open Space in Oakland. They were released as part of Oakland Fire’s annual vegetation management program. 3000 very lucky and hungry goats were released into the King Estates Open Space this week as part more...

SF is Not Yet Following CDC's New Mask RulesSF is Not Yet Following CDC’s New Mask Rules
By - posted 5/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates

Although the CDC just announced that fully vaccinated people will no longer be required to wear face masks under most conditions, San Francisco is not yet following the new mask rules. The San Francisco Department of Public Health has stated that “we must wait for the state to adopt the updated more...

Oakland's "Miracle Village" Under the 880 FreewayOakland’s “Miracle Village” Under the 880 Freeway
By - posted 5/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Getting Help

Thanks to The Guardian for letting us know about the new artist-built community built under the 880 freeway overpass in West Oakland. The “Cob on Wood” community broke ground in December to provide amenities for the nearby homeless encampment, one of the largest in the city. Made out of foraged materials, more...

The Exploratorium Reopens July 1The Exploratorium Reopens July 1
By - posted 5/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The Exploratorium will reopen its museum doors to the public on July 1, 2021, after more than 15 months of closure. Before reopening to the public the museum will welcome members only to attend June 24-27, in gratitude for their support and engagement during the pandemic. Timed tickets for members more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (May 14-29)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (May 14-29)
By - posted 5/13/2021
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard

We know it’s hard to stay connected sometimes as a community. We’re doing our best to compile a list of as many upcoming protests, rallies, vigils, activism, community outreach and clean-up events as possible. Did we miss any events? Please email us at events_crew@funcheap.com with the date/time, details and any links more...

Meet BART's Unofficial Ambassador: BART-Man!Meet BART’s Unofficial Ambassador: BART-Man!
By - posted 5/13/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Community, Support the Bay

Thanks SFGate for spotlighting BART-Man, a local luchador wrestler whos serves as the unofficial wrestling ambassador to BART. If you’re wondering what his origin story is, BART-Man says, “When a radioactive train hit mild mannered Bartleby Leight, he turned into your friendly, neighborhood BART-Man. Vigilante superhero wrestler!” BART-Man wrestles with Hoodslam in more...

SF High Schools Try to "Reopen" for Just 1 Day to Get $12 MillionSF High Schools Try to “Reopen” for Just 1 Day to Get $12 Million
By - posted 5/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to SF Chronicle and Fox News for sharing that San Francisco Unified School District is being criticized for their plan to open schools for just one day in order to qualify for $12 million in state reopening funds. Just two of the city’s 15 high schools will reopen for “in more...

Oakland's I-980 Freeway Might Get Torn DownOakland’s I-980 Freeway Might Get Torn Down
By - posted 5/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Goodbye

Thanks to SFGate for sharing the news that the Oakland’s controversial I-980 freeway that divides the city could be removed, thanks to a new infrastructure bill. The 2 mile highway, built in 1985, was originally planned as the eastern approach to the San Francisco Bay Southern Crossing, a second Bay Bridge more...

SF's Harmonic Brewing Opens Huge New Waterfront TaproomSF’s Harmonic Brewing Opens Huge New Waterfront Taproom
By - posted 5/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink

Thanks to SF Eater for sharing that San Francisco’s Harmonic Brewing just opened its newest taproom, with a massive 2,000 square foot waterfront patio near the Chase Center. It’s the second location for the brewery whose original location is about a mile away in the Dogpatch. Their new taproom features dramatic views more...