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SF's New Self-Guided Walking Tour of Pacific Heights' Historic HomesSF’s New Self-Guided Walking Tour of Pacific Heights’ Historic Homes
By - posted 3/1/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, City Discoveries, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Go on a self-guided walking tour to explore Pac Heights and see the beautiful Victorian architecture and how the neighborhood has changed over time. San Francisco Heritage just released their second self-guided walking tour, which covers approximately 15 blocks of the neighborhood of Pacific Heights centered on Broadway. The walk, created by more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (March 2021)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (March 2021)
By - posted 3/1/2021
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...

Outdoor Team Sports Leagues Return to SFOutdoor Team Sports Leagues Return to SF
By - posted 2/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

The San Francisco Department of Public Health and Recreation and Park Department today announced the expansion of youth sports in San Francisco. The City’s anticipated reassignment to the red tier next week will allow outdoor contact sports, organized and supervised through youth sports leagues, all with safety protocols. In order more...

SF's Brand New State-of-the-Art Tennis Center Opens March 3SF’s Brand New State-of-the-Art Tennis Center Opens March 3
By - posted 2/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s brand new Lisa & Douglas Goldman Tennis Center in Golden Gate Park will open on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. The $27 million renovation has transformed the legendary Golden Gate Park facility into a state-of-the-art public tennis center accessible to first-time players and seasoned athletes alike. Online court reservations can more...

Camping Reservations in The Presidio Open March 1stCamping Reservations in The Presidio Open March 1st
By - posted 2/26/2021
Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, What's Closed / What's Open

Perched on four wooded acres above Baker Beach at the Presidio’s highest point, Rob Hill is one of just two campgrounds in San Francisco. It offers a national park camping experience just minutes from the city. Here, you can see the lights of Sutro Tower, smell the ocean, and hear the owls more...

SF's Brand New "Tunnel Tops" Park Coming This WinterSF’s Brand New “Tunnel Tops” Park Coming This Winter
By - posted 2/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco

In addition to Presidio Tunnel Tops, there’s more good news on the horizon. Battery Tunnel Tops, located along Lincoln Boulevard across from National Cemetery, is set to open in winter 2021. Visitors will enjoy sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge, picnic tables, grills, benches, trails, and room to roam. Battery Tunnel Tops In more...

GG Park's Gorgeous "Lighted Forest" Extended Until April 4thGG Park’s Gorgeous “Lighted Forest” Extended Until April 4th
By - posted 2/26/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Golden Gate Park’s beautiful “lighted forest” that’s transformed Peacock Meadow into an enchanted forest of otherworldly shapes and ever-changing light, has been extended. You can now view the whimsical wonderland through April 4th. “Entwined,” by San Francisco artist Charles Gadeken, honors Golden Gate Park’s 150th Anniversary. Related Story: An Amazing “Lighted Forest” more...

SF's 167-Year Old Church Risks ClosureSF’s 167-Year Old Church Risks Closure
By - posted 2/26/2021
Causes, Getting Help, Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay

Sadly, SFGate shared the news that Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco’s oldest church (and California’s oldest cathedral), is in danger of closing. The church as stood at the corner of Grant and California for the past 167 years, but soon may have to shut its doors. As a result of the more...

Berkeley Approves Groundbreaking Police Reform MeasuresBerkeley Approves Groundbreaking Police Reform Measures
By - posted 2/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Police Reform

Thanks to CBSN Bay Area and KTVU for sharing the news that Berkeley’s city council voted to enact sweeping changes to the police with the goal of reducing racial disparities. The city council voted unanimously to approve a package of reforms including stricter protocols and more thorough background checks for officers. New protocols more...

SF Might Reopen Indoor Dining & Museums March 3SF Might Reopen Indoor Dining & Museums March 3
By - posted 2/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco might be moving to the less restrictive “Red Tier” as early as next week on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. When The City enters the new tier, indoor dining, museums, and movie theaters all allowed at a maximum of 25% capacity. Plus, San Francisco’s 10 pm curfew will be lifted. Here’s what more...

Watch Sea Otter Get a Brain Freeze at Monterey Bay AquariumWatch Sea Otter Get a Brain Freeze at Monterey Bay Aquarium
By - posted 2/24/2021
Adorable

Thanks to Reddit user oneloop for sharing this video of an adorable sea otter from the Monterey Bay Aquarium noshing on an ice cube. See the moment the sea otter sucked on the ice cube a little too quickly and got a brain freeze.

SF's Moscone Center Resumes COVID Vaccines on Feb. 25SF’s Moscone Center Resumes COVID Vaccines on Feb. 25
By - posted 2/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Thanks KRON4 for sharing the news that San Francisco’s Moscone Center is resuming vaccinations this week. After a two week closure due to a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines, Moscone Center is reopening for vaccinations beginning Thursday, February 25, 2021. The mass vaccination center was only open 10 days before it had more...

SF Zoo Threw a Lisa Frank Birthday Party for ChimpanzeeSF Zoo Threw a Lisa Frank Birthday Party for Chimpanzee
By - posted 2/23/2021
Adorable, Celebrations

This week, the San Francisco Zoo celebrated the birthday of Gombus the chimpanzee in a unique way. The Zoo surprised the male chimp with a Lisa Frank birthday party to celebrate his 36th birthday, complete with neon colored decorations, festive sunglasses and of course, delicious treats. The Zoo tends to go all more...

Palace of Fine Arts is Getting a Mini MakeoverPalace of Fine Arts is Getting a Mini Makeover
By - posted 2/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Only in San Francisco

The Palace of Fine Arts is getting a mini makeover. Thanks to the Maybeck Foundation, the 11 iconic green doors at the Palace of Fine Arts are getting much needed attention. Other improvements include repairing existing benches, installing new benches, and repairing 9 interpretive panels. Thanks to the Maybeck Foundation, the 11 more...

Oakland Zoo Helps Cold-Stunned Texas Sea TurtlesOakland Zoo Helps Cold-Stunned Texas Sea Turtles
By - posted 2/23/2021
Getting Help, Healing

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that Oakland Zoo has joined the the efforts to aid the rescue efforts for the cold-stunned sea turtles affected by the recent freezing temperatures in Texas. The Zoo donated to The Association of Zoos and Aquariums Save Animals From Extinction fund to help the more...