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Golden Gate Transit Resumes SF Ferry ServiceGolden Gate Transit Resumes SF Ferry Service
By - posted 6/24/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Reopening, Travel

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s ferry service to and from Sausalito resumed Wednesday after completing maintenance and repairs to the Sausalito float. Golden Gate Transit suspended Sausalito ferry service in March to temporarily remove and complete necessary maintenance on the float, which more...

SF's New Free Adaptive Bike Share Comes to Golden Gate ParkSF’s New Free Adaptive Bike Share Comes to Golden Gate Park
By - posted 6/24/2021
Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

Take a ride with Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program’s (BORP) adaptive bike share in Golden Gate Park, sponsored by Lyft Bay Wheels. People with mobility-related disabilities can ride on a variety of three-wheelers, hand-cycles and side-by-side tandem bikes on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with bikes available more...

Watch the "Strawberry Supermoon" Illuminate the Night Sky on June 24Watch the “Strawberry Supermoon” Illuminate the Night Sky on June 24
By - posted 6/24/2021
Outdoorsy

See the “Strawberry Supermoon,” the last supermoon of the year on June 24. NASA says, “The Strawberry Moon marks the last full Moon of spring or the first full Moon of summer. Towards the end of June, the Moon usually sits in a lower position in the sky and shines through more...

SF's Historic Tiki "Tonga Room" Reopens July 9SF’s Historic Tiki “Tonga Room” Reopens July 9
By - posted 6/24/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s historic tiki bar and restaurant, Tonga Room, reopens on July 9, on Friday and Saturday nights. Located at the iconic Fairmont San Francisco hotel, Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar has delighted guests with its tropical décor, decadent libations and Polynesian-fusion cuisine and family-style meals since 1945. Tonga Room features The Island more...

SF's Very First "Book Scavenger Hunt" is Coming June 27SF’s Very First “Book Scavenger Hunt” is Coming June 27
By - posted 6/24/2021
Brand New, City Discoveries, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

A Book Scavenger Hunt is coming to San Francisco on June 27th and yes, you can keep any books you find. The concept originated in Los Angles 6 months ago, but now it’s coming to San Francisco for the first time. “We’re excited to be starting The S.F. Book Scavenger Hunt. more...

SF Giants Give Away Free Tickets for VaccinesSF Giants Give Away Free Tickets for Vaccines
By - posted 6/23/2021
Brand New, Freebies, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines

The Department of Public Health and COVID Command Center announced a partnership today with the San Francisco Giants to get as many residents vaccinated against COVID-19 as possible. Beginning this Friday, June 25, people who get vaccinated at one of San Francisco’s designated vaccination sites will receive two complimentary tickets for more...

SF is Getting an Amazing New Immersive Art ShowSF is Getting an Amazing New Immersive Art Show
By - posted 6/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Deals

Step into an experience like no other: at teamLab: Continuity, you become part of an interactive landscape of blooming flowers, darting fish, and soaring crows. At teamLab: Continuity, you will find yourself immersed in a wondrous ecosystem of lush imagery drawn from nature and East Asian art that dynamically evolves around more...

SF's Free "Yerba Buena Gardens Festival" 2021 (June 26 - Aug 28)SF’s Free “Yerba Buena Gardens Festival” 2021 (June 26 – Aug 28)
By - posted 6/23/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces a special 2021 summer season that will kickoff on Saturday, June 26 at 1:00pm with a free concert from Bobi Céspedes, the Bay Area’s matriarch of Cuban Music and with 23 free outdoor events throughout the summer. In 2020, the Festival was poised to celebrate its more...

See Diego Rivera's Rare 30-Ton Fresco at SFMOMA for FreeSee Diego Rivera’s Rare 30-Ton Fresco at SFMOMA for Free
By - posted 6/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Murals, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco

Diego Rivera’s rarely seen fresco will be on view for free at SFMOMA opening at 1pm on June 28th. It’ll be on view until 2023. Ten years after his first stay,  Diego Rivera (1886–1957) returned to San Francisco in June 1940 to headline the main  fine arts exhibition of the  Golden  Gate more...

Bay Area Summer Festival Guide 2021 (Updated)Bay Area Summer Festival Guide 2021 (Updated)
By - posted 6/23/2021
4th of July, Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Things are feeling close to back to normal, so that means that many traditional summer fairs and festivals are returning for the first time in more than a year. Here’s our upcoming list big fun events to look forward to! 2021 Summer Festivals / Bay Area Updated 6/23/21 June 2021 San Mateo County Fair more...

CA Launches Digital COVID-19 Vaccine RecordsCA Launches Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Records
By - posted 6/23/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation Vaccinated state residents can now access their vaccine record digitally through a tool introduced Friday by the state’s Department of Public Health and Department of Technology. The access your digital record residents will need to input their name, date of birth, phone number or email more...

East Oakland May Become Home to WNBA TeamEast Oakland May Become Home to WNBA Team
By - posted 6/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New

By Keith Burbank, Bay City News Professional basketball and soccer may be coming to East Oakland and college basketball is already on its way, city and civic leaders said at a news conference Friday afternoon. The news conference at noon at Everett & Jones BBQ in Oakland involved city and county elected more...

SF Named 2021’s Best City for Your Summer "Vaxcation"SF Named 2021’s Best City for Your Summer “Vaxcation”
By - posted 6/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Travel

Thanks to KTVU for sharing the news that Lawnstarter ranked San Francisco as the best city in America to have a summer vaxcation. What’s a “vaxcation”? Lawnstarter states “Just what it sounds like: a vacation for the COVID-vaccinated.” Lawnstarter compared the 200 biggest U.S. cities based on 30 key metrics. They factored more...

Green Day Members Play Surprise Gig to Celebrate Reopened Oakland Dive BarGreen Day Members Play Surprise Gig to Celebrate Reopened Oakland Dive Bar
By - posted 6/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Celebrations, Reopening

The Golden Bull in Oakland held an invite-only party celebrate their reopening with a surprise set from The Coverups, a side project from Green Day members. Don’t feel bad you missed out because the party was guest list only to ensure everyone was vaccinated. Thanks to SFGate for sharing the backstory. more...

SF Plans to Reopen All Libraries This Fall (Before School Begins)SF Plans to Reopen All Libraries This Fall (Before School Begins)
By - posted 6/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

After a handful of San Francisco public libraries reopened last month for indoor service, city officials announced on Monday plans to reopen more libraries throughout the summer. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city halted indoor service at all of its libraries and redirected hundreds of library staff more...