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Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 11-25)Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 11-25)
By - posted 5/13/2022
Adorable, Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink

The adorable roving Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning to the Bay Area. There will have tasty treats and super cute merch. Fans of Hello Kitty can look forward to new exclusive goodies and limited-edition collectibles. In the past, the truck has sold Hello Kitty cakes, donuts, macarons and other sweets, and of course more...

Crissy Field's 20th Anniversary + Free Kite Day (May 7)Crissy Field’s 20th Anniversary + Free Kite Day (May 7)
By - posted 5/5/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

Let’s fly a kite together! Join San Francisco in celebrating 20 years of Crissy Field on May 7 from 1-3 p.m. The first 1,500 people to meet us on Crissy Airfield will receive a free, beautifully designed kite to commemorate 20 years of Crissy Field. Kites will be distributed from the Golden more...

The Castro's Sing-A-Long Movies are Back!The Castro’s Sing-A-Long Movies are Back!
By - posted 5/4/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Fun & Games, Get Out: Events, San Francisco

The Castro Theatre is bringing back a beloved tradition, sing-alongs. The fun, interactive sing-alongs return with their illustrious hosts Laurie Bushman and Sara Toby Moore. The hills are alive as the original Sing-a-Long-a is back more than 20 years since it revolutionized how we interact with the world’s favorite musical. For those of more...

Stern Grove Festival 2022 RSVP Dates AnnouncedStern Grove Festival 2022 RSVP Dates Announced
By - posted 5/3/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Festival Updates

Stern Grove Festival is returning in 2022 to celebrate its 85th season of hosting free concerts in the park. The festival kicks off June 12, with concerts every Sunday through August 14. RSVPs for 2022 open up 12 days prior to every show – always at Tuesdays at 2pm Unfortunately, the Grove more...

Stern Grove 2022 Lineup Leaks... And it's AwesomeStern Grove 2022 Lineup Leaks… And it’s Awesome
By - posted 4/22/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, San Francisco

The 2022 lineup for the Stern Grove Festival wasn’t supposed to get revealed until May 3rd, but thanks to Muni apparently getting ahead of itself and putting up ads up more than a week in advance, we can see who’s coming to the Grove. We’ve got a glimpse at (what appears more...

SF's NY-Style Pizza Spot in Danger of Closing After 33 YearsSF’s NY-Style Pizza Spot in Danger of Closing After 33 Years
By - posted 4/19/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

Sadly, SF Gate shared the news that Arinell Pizza, located at 509 Valencia Street, may have to shut down its restaurant after 33 years, if business doesn’t pick up. Unfortunately, the New York-style pizza restaurant which first opened its doors in 1975 at 2119 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, says business has slowed more...

$45k Damage Caused by Burglaries of SF's Historic Castro Theatre$45k Damage Caused by Burglaries of SF’s Historic Castro Theatre
By - posted 4/4/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Crime, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

A spokesperson for San Francisco’s historic Castro Theatre said Sunday that it was broken into twice in the same week by the same person. “This is both heartbreaking and galling,” said Mary Conde, Vice President for Bay Area small business Another Planet Entertainment, in a press release. “Why this individual was more...

"Brides of March" Wedding Dress Pub Crawl is Back in SF“Brides of March” Wedding Dress Pub Crawl is Back in SF
By - posted 3/10/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco

Don a wedding dress and join the Brides for this annual San Francisco tradition at the 22nd annual Brides of March.  Join in to parade through the heart of North Beach, strolling up Columbus Avenue and drinking in local parklets along Grant Ave. with your fellow brides. All you need for this event is a white wedding more...

SF's "Lighted Forest" in Golden Gate Park Closes March 6SF’s “Lighted Forest” in Golden Gate Park Closes March 6
By - posted 3/3/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, Outdoorsy, San Francisco

No, really…. After multiple extensions, the San Francisco Parks Alliance assures us that Sunday, March 6th is the final night that you can experience “Entwined,” Golden Gate Park’s interactive lighted forest. Could it come back again later this year? We hope so! But as of now, this is your last more...

SF's Outdoor Roller Rink Has ReopenedSF’s Outdoor Roller Rink Has Reopened
By - posted 2/28/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, San Francisco

Golden Gate Park’s Skatin’ Place has been recently been repaved and has now reopened. More upgrades are coming soon though. Phase two of the renovations will begin in May when the outdoor skating rink gets repainted with a brand new mural. We’re excited to announce that the Skatin’ Place repaving is more...

SF's "Sunday Streets" Block Parties Are Back for 2022 (April-October)SF’s “Sunday Streets” Block Parties Are Back for 2022 (April-October)
By - posted 2/24/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Outdoorsy, San Francisco

Sunday Streets SF will be returning in 2022 with the program’s big, beautiful mile plus long routes running from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in six historic neighborhoods between April and September. And the second annual “Phoenix Day” will be celebrated citywide on October 16th, 2022. Inspired by the Ciclovía in more...

SF's Magnolia Brewing Closing Dogpatch LocationSF’s Magnolia Brewing Closing Dogpatch Location
By - posted 2/15/2022
Bars, Bay Area Favorites, Goodbye, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Eater SF for sharing the sad news that Magnolia Brewing is closing its Dogpatch location, located at 2505 3rd St, San Francisco. The Brewery took to Instagram to announce its departure. They cite COVID as a factor in their decision to close, plus Eater notes that they had been more...

SF's 420 Celebration at Hippie Hill is Back for 2022SF’s 420 Celebration at Hippie Hill is Back for 2022
By - posted 2/11/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco

According to their post on Instagram, 420 at Hippie Hill plans to return for 2022 after being canceled for the past two years. They will have on-site cannabis sales and a special Hippie Hill menu. 420 at Hippie Hill is a well-known San Francisco tradition, bringing tens of thousands of people from more...

GG Park's "Lighted Forest" Special Valentine's Display (Feb. 11-14)GG Park’s “Lighted Forest” Special Valentine’s Display (Feb. 11-14)
By - posted 2/10/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, San Francisco, Valentine's Day

Golden Gate Park’s Entwined will feature a special Valentine’s Day display from Friday, February 11 to Monday, February 14. Take a walk with your loved ones and stop by Peacock Meadow to enjoy this illuminated art exhibit. An illuminating art installation in Golden Gate Park transforms Peacock Meadow into an enchanted forest of more...

SF's Easter In the Park & Hunky Jesus Contest is Back for 2022SF’s Easter In the Park & Hunky Jesus Contest is Back for 2022
By - posted 2/3/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Easter, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, San Francisco

For the first time in two years, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, are planning a comeback of their annual Easter Sunday in the Park at Dolores Park for 2022. The Sisters Easter Celebration at Dolores Park Sunday, April 17, 2022 | 10 to 4pm Mission Dolores Park, 19th & Dolores more...