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NYC's Milk Bar Comes to SF for Two Days Only (July 31 - Aug. 1)NYC’s Milk Bar Comes to SF for Two Days Only (July 31 – Aug. 1)
By - posted 7/27/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know that the famed NYC dessert shop “Milk Bar” is hosting a weekend pop-up in San Francisco on July 31-Aug 1 as 2020 “Birthday Do Over” party. Milk Bar Birthday Do Over Tour: San Francisco Saturday & Sunday, July 31 – Aug 1, 2021 | more...

SF Might Start Charging $6.50 to Drive Downtown in 2024SF Might Start Charging $6.50 to Drive Downtown in 2024
By - posted 7/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New

Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle and the Daily Mail for giving us the full details on San Francisco’s exploration of “congestion pricing” for downtown. Sign up to get involved and have your say This is still the early stages of researching whether or not San Francisco will follow models of other more...

Former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer Robbed in OaklandFormer U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer Robbed in Oakland
By - posted 7/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Crime, Jerk Alert

Former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer said on social media that she was assaulted and robbed Monday afternoon near Oakland’s Jack London Square. The 80-year-old Boxer was pushed in the back by an assailant who took her cell phone and then jumped into a waiting car, according to a post on her more...

COVID Testing: All 19 Free Testing Sites in San FranciscoCOVID Testing: All 19 Free Testing Sites in San Francisco
By - posted 7/26/2021
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

Anyone living or working in San Francisco can get tested for coronavirus at various locations in the City. As of December 23, 2020, there are currently 18 sites in San Francisco where you can get tested for no charge. Updated July 26, 2021 – Please note this list can change rapidly. more...

300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29
By - posted 7/26/2021
Bars, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Vaccines

If you go out to drink indoors this weekend, you might want to bring a copy of your vaccine card. Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that on Monday the SF Bar Owners Alliance, which represents over 300 bars in San Francisco, has officially stated its position that a vaccine more...

Bay Area Has 20% Chance of Thunderstroms Monday & TuesdayBay Area Has 20% Chance of Thunderstroms Monday & Tuesday
By - posted 7/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fire Updates

Strong winds from the south may blow in some thunderstorms Monday and Tuesday, sparking a higher risk of wildfires in the greater Bay Area, according to the National Weather Service. As of 11am on July 26, the National Weather Service said there was a 20% chance of Thunderstorms either on Monday more...

Amazing Photos of Last Night's Full MoonAmazing Photos of Last Night’s Full Moon
By - posted 7/24/2021
Wow

That moon last night was amazing! The “buck moon” looked especially orange thanks to the smoke from wildfires. After scouring Instagram, our favorite photo by far was by photographer Vincent James who took this shot in Oakland. The photo was perfectly placed with the moon right underneath one of Oakland’s cranes more...

SF Getting 26 More Police Officers for Tourist SeasonSF Getting 26 More Police Officers for Tourist Season
By - posted 7/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Travel

Mayor London Breed Announces SFPD Tourism Deployment Plan As San Francisco Readies For Reemerging Travel Season SFPD continues showcasing community policing reforms in deployment of 26 additional officers on bicycle and foot patrols to City’s high-traffic, iconic travel destinations Mayor London N. Breed last week announced details from San Francisco’s new community more...

GG Bridge Commute Traffic Down 40% From Pre-Pandemic LevelsGG Bridge Commute Traffic Down 40% From Pre-Pandemic Levels
By - posted 7/23/2021
What's Closed / What's Open

By Megan Munce Bay City News Foundation Though California has been officially reopened for more than a month, travel over and under the Golden Gate Bridge by bus and ferry is still lagging far behind its pre-pandemic levels. In a Friday meeting of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District more...

SF to Get 400 New Drug & Mental Health Treatment BedsSF to Get 400 New Drug & Mental Health Treatment Beds
By - posted 7/22/2021
Causes, Community, Uplifting

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Thursday that the city will create 400 new treatment beds, 140 of which will open this year, for people experiencing mental health issues or substance abuse. Read the full details at sfmayor.org The beds, which will increase San Francisco’s residential treatment capacity by 20 percent, allow more...

500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof
By - posted 7/22/2021
Bars, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines

Thanks to SFGate for sharing the news that a group of more than 500 bars in San Francisco are considering requiring proof of vaccine before entry. Amid the surge in recent COVID-19 cases spurred by the persistent Delta variant and the recent indoor mask recommendations, the San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance more...

SF Dive Bar Zeitgeist is Finally Fully OpenSF Dive Bar Zeitgeist is Finally Fully Open
By - posted 7/22/2021
Bars, Bay Area Favorites, Reopening

Cheers to Zeitgist... In case you missed it, SF dive bar Zeitgeist finally fully reopened including their indoor bar on July 13. Now, you’ll finally be able to enter through their normal front doors. Zeigeist’s New Extended Hours:  Monday 2 – 11 pm Tuesday 2 – 11 pm Wednesday 2 – 11 pm Thursday 2 pm more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (July 2021)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (July 2021)
By - posted 7/22/2021
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...

SF's Comedy Day in the Park is Back Sept. 19SF’s Comedy Day in the Park is Back Sept. 19
By - posted 7/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Things to Do

San Francisco’s original, longest-running, free, outdoor comedy concert in the world, Comedy Day in the Park is back to celebrate its 40th anniversary. If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off, then the 40th Anniversary Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The more...

Chase Center's Free Outdoor Comedy Night is July 23Chase Center’s Free Outdoor Comedy Night is July 23
By - posted 7/21/2021
Brand New, Get Out: Events

One-night-only outdoor comedy takeover of Chase Center’s Thrive City w/ SF’s top comics Get ready for Friday night laughs as the team behind the Bay Area’s popular HellaSecret comedy shows comes to Thrive City, the plaza surrounding Chase Center, for the first time ever for a big comedy show featuring an outdoor beer garden more...