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Bruce Lee History Exhibition Coming to SF in 2021Bruce Lee History Exhibition Coming to SF in 2021
By - posted 11/25/2020
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco getting a brand new Bruce Lee History exhibit which will debut in fall 2021 at the Chinese Historical Society of America in San Francisco. The exhibit, We Are Bruce Lee: Under The Sky, One Family celebrates the remarkable life of a Chinese American icon, who transcended race, geography, and more...

SF SPCA's Adorable Festive Holiday Puppy & Kitty CamsSF SPCA’s Adorable Festive Holiday Puppy & Kitty Cams
By - posted 11/25/2020
Adorable, Brand New, Uplifting, Virtual Events

Get your dose of cuteness and find your new best friend with San Francisco SPCA and Macy’s Holiday Kitten & Puppy Cams.  Unfortunately, this year, you can’t sneak a peek of the sweet, adoptable animals in person at Macy’s annual Holiday Windows (cancelled for 2020), but you can watch the cuteness more...

Ocean Beach is Getting a New Walking Trail (& Parking Lot)Ocean Beach is Getting a New Walking Trail (& Parking Lot)
By - posted 11/21/2020
Brand New, City Insight, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

Ocean Beach is getting a new walking and cycling trail with a new parking lot, restroom and a plaza. The new project will also provide pedestrian access to the shore­­ and connect up with the existing trail network.  The Ocean Beach Climate Adaptation Project is situated along the Great Highway south more...

Golden Gate Park Gardens Now Free for Low Income FamiliesGolden Gate Park Gardens Now Free for Low Income Families
By - posted 11/21/2020
Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do

San Francisco just announced that San Francisco Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, and the Japanese Tea Garden will offer year-round, free admission to any visitors receiving government food assistance benefits. Free admission of up to four people will be granted at all three Golden Gate Park gardens with an electronic benefit more...

SF is Getting a New 20-Ft. "Star" Light Sculpture for the HolidaysSF is Getting a New 20-Ft. “Star” Light Sculpture for the Holidays
By - posted 11/19/2020
Brand New

Beginning the second week of December, a series of light sculptures will pop up in succession in San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, and Los Angeles. Illuminating the West Coast throughout the months of December and January, four outdoor installations have been commissioned by North America’s leader in sustainable real estate more...

SF Will Pay Artists $1250 for Pop-Up Murals on Boarded Up StoresSF Will Pay Artists $1250 for Pop-Up Murals on Boarded Up Stores
By - posted 11/19/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals, Only in San Francisco

Artists have a unique opportunity to help keep our communities’ spirit up in challenging times and to advocate for best practices of keeping each other safe during a pandemic. Paint the Void received a grant from the city of San Francisco to facilitate 30 new murals on boarded up storefronts more...

SF Hiring 60 Artists to Cheer You Up Over the HolidaysSF Hiring 60 Artists to Cheer You Up Over the Holidays
By - posted 11/19/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Only in San Francisco

The San Francisco Creative Corps pilot program will provide economic opportunities for 60 visual and performance artists, who are underemployed due to COVID-19, while also promoting public health during global COVID-19 pandemic. This holiday season, performing artists, including actors, musicians, and dancers, will be deployed as Community Health Ambassadors to creatively more...

Mission Bay Gets a New 140-Unit Building for HomelessMission Bay Gets a New 140-Unit Building for Homeless
By - posted 11/17/2020
Brand New, Uplifting

Mayor London Breed Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Permanent Supportive Housing in Mission Bay Tuesday, November 17, 2020 The development will provide wraparound supportive services and stable housing for 140 adults exiting homelessness Mayor London N. Breed today announced the groundbreaking of a new housing complex at Mission Bay Block 9 (Block 9), a more...

Rainbow Grocery's New Late Night "Reservations" for Thanksgiving ShoppingRainbow Grocery’s New Late Night “Reservations” for Thanksgiving Shopping
By - posted 11/14/2020
Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets, Only in San Francisco

Rainbow Grocery has just launched their new After Hours Reserved Shopping in advance of Thanksgiving. Reserve your time slot in advance online to shop after hours. You’ll enjoy a much quieter shopping experience as they’re reducing capacity to only 35 shoppers. Select days include November 14, and November 21-25. Rainbow Shopping Reservations more...

POSTPONED: Oakland Museum of California's Brand New GardensPOSTPONED: Oakland Museum of California’s Brand New Gardens
By - posted 11/13/2020
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

UPDATE: On Monday, November 16, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement indicating that several California counties, including Alameda County, have moved from the “Orange” Tier to the “Purple” Tier due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Due to this shift, the Oakland Museum of California’s plans more...

$1 Ferry Rides in SF: "Dollar Days on The Bay"$1 Ferry Rides in SF: “Dollar Days on The Bay”
By - posted 11/13/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Cheap Tips, Deals, Travel

San Francisco Bay Ferry wants to thank essential workers and welcome new riders on board with $1 fares through the months of November and December. Current Destinations / Schedules They are currently running only weekday ferry service. Vallejo to SF Ferry Bldg.  | SF Ferry Bldg. to Vallejo Alameda/Oakland to SF Ferry Bldg. | more...

SF Park Gets Awesome New Dino-Slide (Or is it Jar Jar Binks?)SF Park Gets Awesome New Dino-Slide (Or is it Jar Jar Binks?)
By - posted 11/12/2020
Adorable, Brand New, City Discoveries, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

SF just debuted its $3.5 million makeover for the West Portal Playground which includes a super cool dinosaur slide, or is it Jar Jar Binks? The renovation of West Portal Playground is part of the Let’sPlaySF! Initiative, a partnership between the Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Parks Alliance more...

SF Gets $239 Million For Its ParksSF Gets $239 Million For Its Parks
By - posted 11/11/2020
Brand New, City Insight, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

San Francisco’s parks are getting some love. The newly passed 2020 Health and Recovery Bond will fund priority investments in mental health and homelessness, parks and recreation spaces, and essential public infrastructure including street resurfacing, curb ramps, and street structures and plazas, all with the goal of supporting economic recovery and more...

SF Halts Indoor Dining (Again) Starting Nov. 14SF Halts Indoor Dining (Again) Starting Nov. 14
By - posted 11/10/2020
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Outdoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, San Francisco will roll back the reopening of indoor dining, reduce capacity of fitness centers and movie theaters, and will pause approval of plans for indoor instruction for high schools. The City will adjust its reopening due to a significant and rapid increase in more...

Double Rainbow Ice Cream Returns to SFDouble Rainbow Ice Cream Returns to SF
By - posted 11/9/2020
Brand New, Eat & Drink, What's Closed / What's Open

Once dubbed the “official ice cream of San Francisco” by former mayor Willie Brown, the iconic ’70s family-owned ice cream shop Double Rainbow is returning to San Francisco. Thanks to SF Chronicle for letting us know that their brand new scoop shop is opening on Thursday, Nov. 12. at 415 Castro more...