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SF's Very First "Book Scavenger Hunt" is Coming June 27SF’s Very First “Book Scavenger Hunt” is Coming June 27
By - posted 6/24/2021
Brand New, City Discoveries, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

A Book Scavenger Hunt is coming to San Francisco on June 27th and yes, you can keep any books you find. The concept originated in Los Angles 6 months ago, but now it’s coming to San Francisco for the first time. “We’re excited to be starting The S.F. Book Scavenger Hunt. more...

New 10-Foot-Tall "Bayview" Greeting in SFNew 10-Foot-Tall “Bayview” Greeting in SF
By - posted 4/26/2021
Brand New, City Discoveries, Community

Installation began this morning for a new greeting to the Bayview. 10-foot tall* letters that will spell out “Bayview” as part of the community-designed “Bayview Parks Project” at Meade and Third will be visible from the northbound 101 Bayshore Freeway near the Third Street exit. The letters went up on April more...

SOMA's New Park + Secret Oasis Opens This WeekendSOMA’s New Park + Secret Oasis Opens This Weekend
By - posted 4/15/2021
Brand New, City Discoveries, Community, New Parks, What's Closed / What's Open

Once a parking lot, this brand new Filipino-inspired art & wellness pop-up and free garden for the community opened on April 14th and celebrates is grand opening weekend on April 16-17. Built by 350 volunteers during the depths of the pandemic, Kapwa Gardens is the newest attraction in San Francisco’s Filipino more...

SoMa's New Filipino "Kapwa Gardens" Opens April 14SoMa’s New Filipino “Kapwa Gardens” Opens April 14
By - posted 3/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Discoveries, COVID Testing, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

SoMA’s brand new Filipino-inspired community space designed for social distancing, complete with a garden of Philippine calamansi fruit trees that are free for taking, is opening in April.  Kapwa Gardens — a city-owned parking lot turned art & wellness pop-up and healing space for the community — will open to the public on more...

Should SF Keep GG Park's "Entwined" Lighted Forest Forever?Should SF Keep GG Park’s “Entwined” Lighted Forest Forever?
By - posted 3/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, City Discoveries, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

A petition has started, with over 1,200 signatures so far, to keep Entwined in Golden Gate Park. The Entwined installation creates a whimsical wonderland where visitors can explore paths and sit under a grove of three entwined sculptural trees while practicing social distancing. Want Entwined to Stay? Sign the Petition The trees range from more...

SF Cable Car Dresses Up for St. Paddy's DaySF Cable Car Dresses Up for St. Paddy’s Day
By - posted 3/17/2021
Adorable, City Discoveries, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Cable Car 13 is dressing up with the luck of the Irish for St. Patrick’s Day. See the iconic cable car will be on display at the Powell/Market turntable on Thursday, March 18 & Saturday, March 20 from 10 am to 3 pm. Please note the route is not actually more...

50 Ft. Humpback Whale Seen in SF Bay50 Ft. Humpback Whale Seen in SF Bay
By - posted 3/17/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Discoveries, Outdoorsy, Wow

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that there’s a whale in the San Francisco Bay right now. Experts at the Marine Mammal Center spotted the first humpback whale of the season in the San Francisco Bay. The 50 foot whale has been seen swimming in the area over the more...

SF's 1st Black, Woman-owned Dispensary OpensSF’s 1st Black, Woman-owned Dispensary Opens
By - posted 3/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Discoveries, Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce for sharing the news the the first Black, woman-owned cannabis dispensary has opened in The City. Posh Green Cannabis Boutique, located in Bayview-Hunters Point at at 828 Innes Ave #110, was founded by San Francisco native Reese Benton. Reese created her own CBD more...

SF's New Self-Guided Walking Tour of Pacific Heights' Historic HomesSF’s New Self-Guided Walking Tour of Pacific Heights’ Historic Homes
By - posted 3/1/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, City Discoveries, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Go on a self-guided walking tour to explore Pac Heights and see the beautiful Victorian architecture and how the neighborhood has changed over time. San Francisco Heritage just released their second self-guided walking tour, which covers approximately 15 blocks of the neighborhood of Pacific Heights centered on Broadway. The walk, created by more...

Four Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day in the PresidioFour Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day in the Presidio
By - posted 2/11/2021
City Discoveries, Outdoorsy, Valentine's Day

Pack a picnic and take your sweetie to the Presidio for romantic outdoorsy Valentine’s Day. Explore Lover’s Lane So-called for connecting love-struck soldiers with their sweethearts in town, the Presidio’s oldest footpath slopes between the stately Presidio Gate and the Main Post. Come take a walk with your love and be a more...

SF's Brand New Mural for Poet Amanda GormanSF’s Brand New Mural for Poet Amanda Gorman
By - posted 2/4/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, City Discoveries, Only in San Francisco

The San Francisco Zen Center just debuted their brand new mural for the country’s first ever National Youth Poet Laureate. Poet Amanda Gorman entered the public eye’s when she recited her moving poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Biden’s inauguration. Now, San Francisco honors her with a colorful mural at more...

14 Hours of The Bay Lights (Longest Night of 2020)14 Hours of The Bay Lights (Longest Night of 2020)
By - posted 12/21/2020
City Discoveries, Holiday Lights

Many people view the winter solstice grimly as the shortest day of the year, but The Bay Lights, the world’s largest LED light sculpture, offers us a brighter outlook. We can now relish winter solstice as the longest night of the year because The Bay Lights will shimmer for more than 14 more...

SF’s Newest Beach & Waterfront Park Now OpenSF’s Newest Beach & Waterfront Park Now Open
By - posted 12/13/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Discoveries, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

A brand new park has opened in San Francisco. Linking the Mission Bay and Dogpatch neighborhoods, Crane Cove Park is a 7-acre bayfront park in the Port’s Southern Waterfront that’s transformed an inaccessible industrial shoreline into a stunning vista. The park is part of the Blue Greenway, a necklace of waterfront public 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...

Big "Heart" Grass Art Spotted in Balboa ParkBig “Heart” Grass Art Spotted in Balboa Park
By - posted 9/25/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, City Discoveries

Thanks to the San Francisco Parks Alliance who showed off this pretty cool grass art that popped up in Balboa Park. This is a tribute to the “Heart Your Parks” campaign to help raise money to support our local parks for as little as $25. Shout out to San Francisco Recreation and more...