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NYC's Milk Bar Comes to SF for Two Days Only (July 31 - Aug. 1)NYC’s Milk Bar Comes to SF for Two Days Only (July 31 – Aug. 1)
By - posted 7/27/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know that the famed NYC dessert shop “Milk Bar” is hosting a weekend pop-up in San Francisco on July 31-Aug 1 as 2020 “Birthday Do Over” party. Milk Bar Birthday Do Over Tour: San Francisco Saturday & Sunday, July 31 – Aug 1, 2021 | more...

SF Might Start Charging $6.50 to Drive Downtown in 2024SF Might Start Charging $6.50 to Drive Downtown in 2024
By - posted 7/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New

Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle and the Daily Mail for giving us the full details on San Francisco’s exploration of “congestion pricing” for downtown. Sign up to get involved and have your say This is still the early stages of researching whether or not San Francisco will follow models of other more...

Chase Center's Free Outdoor Comedy Night is July 23Chase Center’s Free Outdoor Comedy Night is July 23
By - posted 7/21/2021
Brand New, Get Out: Events

One-night-only outdoor comedy takeover of Chase Center’s Thrive City w/ SF’s top comics Get ready for Friday night laughs as the team behind the Bay Area’s popular HellaSecret comedy shows comes to Thrive City, the plaza surrounding Chase Center, for the first time ever for a big comedy show featuring an outdoor beer garden more...

SF Adopts New Climate Action Goals to Become "Net Zero" by 2040SF Adopts New Climate Action Goals to Become “Net Zero” by 2040
By - posted 7/21/2021
Brand New, Green, Only in San Francisco

The City of San Francisco adopted new climate action goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address the urgent threat of climate change. San Francisco has made significant progress on its climate action goals to-date, including a 41% reduction in emissions six years ahead of schedule. Building on that success, more...

Brand New Arts Center Coming to SF's Chinatown in 2024Brand New Arts Center Coming to SF’s Chinatown in 2024
By - posted 7/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco

Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, on Thursday announced he was able to secure $26.5 million in state funding for a new arts and media center in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood. Ting, chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, said the new center, to be called Edge on the Square, would be a more...

SF Unveils New "Shine" Plan to Clean Streets & SidewalksSF Unveils New “Shine” Plan to Clean Streets & Sidewalks
By - posted 7/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Insight

San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday announced a new partnership between the city and several organizations and businesses to launch Shine On SF — a new initiative encouraging cleanliness along city streets. Shine On SF brings together more than 40 neighborhood groups, benefit districts, nonprofit organizations, and businesses to engage more...

CA Kicks Off $1.1 Billion Effort to Beautify Streets & Clean Up TrashCA Kicks Off $1.1 Billion Effort to Beautify Streets & Clean Up Trash
By - posted 7/14/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation State and local officials gathered in Richmond to kick off a $1.1 billion effort to beautify and clean up garbage in communities across the state. The three-year effort is expected to generate as many as 11,000 jobs, according to state officials, including for formerly more...

GG Bridge's Historic Round House Will Reopen As Equator Coffees CafeGG Bridge’s Historic Round House Will Reopen As Equator Coffees Cafe
By - posted 7/13/2021
Brand New, Parks & Beaches, Reopening

The historic Round House Cafe at the Golden Gate Bridge will reopen at Equator Coffees‘ newest cafe, offering nearly 360 degree views. With a spectacular vantage point of the Golden Gate Bridge, the gateway connecting the Pacific Ocean with the San Francisco Bay, the Round House Cafe will soon be Equator more...

Free Muni for Everyone 19 and Under Kicks Off August 15Free Muni for Everyone 19 and Under Kicks Off August 15
By - posted 7/12/2021
Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

San Francisco just announced that it will be expanding the Free Muni for Youth Program to include all youth starting August 15, 2021, in conjunction with the full-in-person-return of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) 2021-2022 school year. The expansion will now allow all youth under the age of 19 to ride Muni, more...

New 20,000 Sqft Food Hall w/ Star Chefs Opening in PennisulaNew 20,000 Sqft Food Hall w/ Star Chefs Opening in Pennisula
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate and Eater SF for sharing the news that after several years in the works, a brand new food hall is opening up in August in Los Altos. State Street Market, Los Altos’ first food hall, will be a massive 20,000 sqft space with several full service sit down more...

SF's Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate HeightsSF’s Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate Heights
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Celebrations, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Join in for the reopening celebration for Golden Gate Heights Playground at 12th Avenue and Rockridge on July 20 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Golden Gate Heights Playground is one of 13 playgrounds being transformed into dynamic hubs for creativity and family life by Recreation and Park Department and the Parks Alliance’s LetsPlaySF! initiative. The more...

LA's Iconic Canter's Deli Now Available in Bay AreaLA’s Iconic Canter’s Deli Now Available in Bay Area
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink

Now you can get signature dishes from Los Angeles’ famous Canter’s Deli here in the Bay. Canter’s Deli has been a Los Angeles landmark since 1931. Thanks to Hoodline for sharing the news that the iconic deli has partnered with DoorDash, so you can get deli’s most popular dishes delivered to cities more...

SF's Filipino Ube Festival is July 11thSF’s Filipino Ube Festival is July 11th
By - posted 7/10/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining

Ube, baby, baby! Get psyched for the very first ube festival at Kapwa Gardens. Ube is one of those distinct Filipino flavors—a purple yam originally from the Philippines that’s slightly nutty with hints of vanilla. We have an amazing lineup of food and retail vendors, ranging from ube cheesecake to more...

World's Largest Immersive Exhibit "Monet By The Water" Debuting in SFWorld’s Largest Immersive Exhibit “Monet By The Water” Debuting in SF
By - posted 7/9/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions

Monet by the Water, a new groundbreaking traveling exhibit, will connect audiences to the timeless beauty of Claude Monet’s art, utilizing 21st-century technology. Commemorating the 180th anniversary of Monet’s birth, this novel traveling exhibition has been over 2-years in the making. It will make its initial debut in San Francisco this December at a secret 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...