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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...

Golden Gate Park Band's Free Sunday Concerts Return for 2021 SeasonGolden Gate Park Band’s Free Sunday Concerts Return for 2021 Season
By - posted 7/15/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 139th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and 2:45 pm. The concerts more...

Bay Area Summer Festival Guide 2021 (Updated)Bay Area Summer Festival Guide 2021 (Updated)
By - posted 7/12/2021
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 7/22/21 June 2021 San Mateo County Fair more...

Oakland's "First Fridays" Street Festival May Not ReturnOakland’s “First Fridays” Street Festival May Not Return
By - posted 7/11/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates

Thanks to NBC Bay Area for shedding light on the upsetting news that Oakland’s First Fridays may not return. Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm, spanning five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Thousands more...

Drone Flies Through One of SF's Painted LadiesDrone Flies Through One of SF’s Painted Ladies
By - posted 7/9/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Reopening, Things to Do

Wow… take a tour like you’ve never seen before inside one of San Francisco’s Painted Ladies. Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the fun story about drone pilot Reza Kurniawan’s unique flight through the Victorian home. Check out the video below.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Reza Kurniawan (@inspirefpv)

Golden Gate Park's Outdoor Dance Party "Lindy in the Park" is BackGolden Gate Park’s Outdoor Dance Party “Lindy in the Park” is Back
By - posted 7/9/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Reopening, Things to Do

San Francisco’s favorite place to dance al fresco, Lindy in the Park, is back.  Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed more...

New $5 Shuttle to Russian River Beaches Starts July 10New $5 Shuttle to Russian River Beaches Starts July 10
By - posted 7/8/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Parks & Beaches, Swimming / Waterparks

Visitors of two Russian River beaches will have more options to get there beginning Saturday, when a shuttle bus begins providing weekend service from Santa Rosa. The Sonoma County Regional Parks River Shuttle will take passengers from Top Schopflin Fields to Steelhead Beach Regional Park and to Sunset Beach River Park more...

Berkeley's Free Outdoor Movies in the Park Are BackBerkeley’s Free Outdoor Movies in the Park Are Back
By - posted 7/7/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Get Out: Events, Reopening

Free movies in Berkeley parks return this summer. Berkeley’s Friday night outdoor movie series kicks off July 9, with Trolls at Codornices Park. The series continues through September 24 with 6 evenings of beloved family films, new and old, in parks across Berkeley. Free Movies in Berkley Parks: July 9, 8:45pm: Trolls – Codornices more...

SF's "Palace of Fine Arts" Reopens October 3SF’s “Palace of Fine Arts” Reopens October 3
By - posted 7/5/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

After being closed for more than a year during the COVID pandemic, San Francisco’s historic Palace of Fine Arts has finally announced the resumption of concerts and performances in their theater for 2021 and 2022. The first performance listed on the theater’s upcoming calendar is comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race more...

Corgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty ReturnsCorgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty Returns
By - posted 7/2/2021
Adorable, Bay Area Favorites, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, October 16, more...

SF's Huge New 'Sports Basement' Opens July 14SF’s Huge New ‘Sports Basement’ Opens July 14
By - posted 6/24/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Outdoorsy

San Francisco is getting a brand new Sports Basement store, taking over the old Macy’s located in the newly-renovated wing of Stonestown Galleria. It’ll mark the 3rd location in The City. We started out in Mission Bay in 1998. Then in 2003, we moved to our flagship store in the Presidio. 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, Tiki Bars, 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 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...

Bay Area Comic Kabir Singh Slays on America's Got TalentBay Area Comic Kabir Singh Slays on America’s Got Talent
By - posted 6/17/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Support the Bay, Wow

Bay Area comedian Kabir Singh, who hails from Fremont, CA, is on this season’s of America’s Got Talent. Check out his hilarious audition below, where he got a standing ovation from judges. Judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell all voted “Yes”, sending him to the next round of season 16 more...

Oakland Zoo Voted Top 10 Exhibits in the USAOakland Zoo Voted Top 10 Exhibits in the USA
By - posted 6/17/2021
Bay Area Favorites

Congrats to the Oakland Zoo, whose popular “California Trail” exhibit made the Top 10 list of Best Zoo Exhibits in the country. The nominees were selected by USA TODAY 10Best editors and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. The California Trail, one of the newest exhibits at Oakland more...