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SF's Pier 80 Gets Brand New "Portola" Music Festival w/ Flume, The Chemical Brothers, M.I.A.SF’s Pier 80 Gets Brand New “Portola” Music Festival w/ Flume, The Chemical Brothers, M.I.A.
By - posted 5/17/2022
Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, San Francisco

San Francisco has a brand new music festival. Portola will be taking over Pier 80 for the two-day festival on September 24-25, 2022. Flume headlines on Saturday with The Chemical Brothers headlining Sunday. Additional performers include Fatboy Slim, M.I.A., Jungle, Toro y Moi, James Blake, Kaytranada, Jamie XX, Charli XCX, Four more...

SF May Pay for Businesses' Graffiti RemovalSF May Pay for Businesses’ Graffiti Removal
By - posted 5/12/2022
Brand New, Getting Help, San Francisco

Help may be on its way soon for San Francisco businesses tagged with graffiti. Supervisor Myrna Melgar introduced legislation that will allow property owners on business corridors to opt-in and allow the Department of Public Works to address graffiti for no charge. Co-sponsored by Supervisor Catherine Stefani, the ordinance would create more...

Juneteenth Now a Holiday for SF School DistrictJuneteenth Now a Holiday for SF School District
By - posted 5/12/2022
Brand New, San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Education approved a resolution Wednesday making Juneteenth – June 19 – a district holiday. Juneteenth celebrates the day in 1865 that African Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that President Abraham Lincoln had declared them free more than two years earlier in the Emancipation Proclamation, which more...

Giant 8-Story Car Vending Machine Opens in the Bay AreaGiant 8-Story Car Vending Machine Opens in the Bay Area
By - posted 5/9/2022
Brand New

Carvana, the e-commerce used car dealer, just opened a Car Vending Machine in Daly City, the fourth of its kind in California. The new Daly City Car Vending Machine is eight stories tall and houses up to 27 vehicles, which are available for customers who purchase a vehicle online from more...

72 City Blocks in SF Might Light Up For the First Time Ever72 City Blocks in SF Might Light Up For the First Time Ever
By - posted 5/9/2022
Brand New, Outdoorsy, San Francisco

Thanks to the San Francisco Examiner for sharing the news that San Francisco could soon be lighting up with charming string lights all over the city. After successfully lighting up Valencia Street with 8,000 cafe lights back in May of 2021, Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s cafe in the Mission, is spearheading more...

World's First "Meta" Store Opens in Bay Area May 9World’s First “Meta” Store Opens in Bay Area May 9
By - posted 5/5/2022
Brand New, Geeks

Bay Area is home to the very first Meta Store...because of course it is. The first physical retail space, opens May 9 on the Facebook…err…Meta campus in Burlingame, California. In the Meta Store, you’ll be able to get hands-on experience with all their hardware products. Through interactive demos, you can make more...

SF Celebrates Grand Opening of 100% Affordable Housing in the MissionSF Celebrates Grand Opening of 100% Affordable Housing in the Mission
By - posted 5/5/2022
Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

San Francisco celebrated the grand opening of Casa Adelante—2828 16th Street, a 143 unit, 100% affordable housing development in the Mission District. Formerly known as 1990 Folsom, the development designates 36 units for public housing residents relocating from Potrero Hill and Sunnydale HOPE SF sites. The remaining 107 units are more...

Brand New Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Shop Coming to EmeryvilleBrand New Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Shop Coming to Emeryville
By - posted 5/5/2022
Brand New, East Bay, Eat & Drink

Popular San Francisco ice cream shop Humphry Slocombe is opening a brand new location in Emeryville.  Their newest shop will be located at Bay Street Emeryville. An opening date has yet to be announced, but the store hours are already published. The scoop shop hours will be Monday through Saturday, 10am-7pm, more...

Santa Cruz is Getting a $5.4 Million Wildlife Tunnel Crossing by 2023Santa Cruz is Getting a $5.4 Million Wildlife Tunnel Crossing by 2023
By - posted 5/2/2022
Brand New, Getting Help, Outdoorsy

A project is now underway that will create a wildlife undercrossing beneath state Highway 17 to provide a route for mountain lions and other wildlife to travel safely between two large areas of habitat — both of which are separated by four lanes of the busy traffic corridor. The tunnel more...

Dolores Park's Pedestrian Bridge Got a Rainbow MakeoverDolores Park’s Pedestrian Bridge Got a Rainbow Makeover
By - posted 5/2/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Pride, San Francisco

San Francisco has a brand new rainbow bridge! And even occasional graffiti from a**holes can’t stop the bridge from showing off its pride. The pedestrian bridge, which connects Church St. (at 19th St.) to Dolores Park, has gotten a colorful makeover. The bridge’s new nickname (and accompanying hashtag, but of course…), more...

SF is the First in USA to Give Free Diapers to All Low-Income FamiliesSF is the First in USA to Give Free Diapers to All Low-Income Families
By - posted 4/29/2022
Brand New, Only in San Francisco

Today, Mayor London N. Breed and the San Francisco Human Services Agency (SFHSA) announced the expansion of the San Francisco Diaper Bank, the nation’s first city-funded program that provides diapers for low-income families on public benefits. Today’s announcement expands the City’s Diaper Bank program eligibility to any family that receives more...

SF is Getting a Huge New "Campfire Circle" in the PresidioSF is Getting a Huge New “Campfire Circle” in the Presidio
By - posted 4/29/2022
Brand New, New Parks, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

San Francisco’s most anticipated park, Tunnel Tops, is getting a huge new campfire circle. The Presidio Tunnel Tops bridges over the newly tunneled Presidio Parkway (formerly Doyle Drive), which for years has separated the historic Main Post from the highly popular waterfront below, including Crissy Field and Crissy Marsh. The Tunnel more...

This is the Bay Area's New $2 On-Demand ShuttleThis is the Bay Area’s New $2 On-Demand Shuttle
By - posted 4/26/2022
Brand New, East Bay, Transportation

Richmond Moves, which is made possible through new grant funding from California Climate Investments, will bring equitable, sustainable, and tech-enabled transit to the city‍. On April 25, the City of Richmond and Via, the global leader in TransitTech, will officially launch Richmond Moves, the city’s first on-demand public shuttle service, expanding more...

SF's Brand New Dog Run Opens at Civic Center's UN PlazaSF’s Brand New Dog Run Opens at Civic Center’s UN Plaza
By - posted 4/26/2022
Brand New, New Parks, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

San Francisco has just opened a brand new dog run in Civic Center. The UN Plaza Dog Run is open 7 days a week from 7 am to 7 pm. Bring your pup down for some off-leash fun. You can find it in UN Plaza at McAllister St., adjacent to Arsicault more...

SF's New 4.5 Acre Park w/ Amazing Views "Francisco Park" Opens (April 27)SF’s New 4.5 Acre Park w/ Amazing Views “Francisco Park” Opens (April 27)
By - posted 4/24/2022
Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

Every week it seems like San Francisco is getting a brand new park, and this week is no exception. The brand new 4.5 acre Francisco Park peers over the hillside above Aquatic Park and is one of the few privately-funded parks (along with Stern Grove and South Park) that has more...