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Check Out SF’s Brand New “Alcatraz” Escape Room
By - posted 6/10/2018
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This Monday marks the 56th anniversary since three Alcatraz criminals – Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Frank Morris – escaped from America’s most notorious prison. Themed after the infamous 1962 escape, “Alcatraz – The Breakout” is Madame Tussauds’ first escape room and just one mere mile from where it all took place – more...

Anthony Bourdian’s Favorite SF Restaurants
By - posted 6/8/2018
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We were sad to hear about the death of Anthony Bourdain who died Friday in France of an apparent suicide. Feeling lonely, or know someone in a crisis? San Francisco Suicide Prevention is here for you 24/7. We wish him bon voyage and wanted to look back at some of his favorite restaurants more...

Memorial Day Guided Walking Tours
By - posted 5/27/2018
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If you have the day off on Memorial Day, why not spend part of your day learning something new about the city you love. San Francisco City Guides will be offering thirteen free guided walking tours on Memorial Day Monday. All tours are free and open to the public, but donations are welcome. Memorial Day more...

Check Out the Castro’s Brand New Harvey Milk Mural
By - posted 5/24/2018
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Look who now greets everyone at Castro and Market! As long as you can get past the fact that this mural is basically a big ad for Stoli Vodka, this is a pretty cool new addition to the Castro that popped up this week. In celebration of Harvey Milk Day 2018, more...

Dolores Park History Day
By - posted 5/22/2018
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The “Love Dolores” initiative of the city’s Rec & Park Department and the Dolores Park Ambassadors are organizing a History Day. Come learn about the parks original inhabitants, the Ohlone people; hear stories of the 1906 and the Golden Fire Hydrant. Dolores Park History Day Saturday, May 26, 2018 | 2 to more...

Check Out SF’s Brand New Swings
By - posted 2/22/2018
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Thanks to Broke Ass Stuart who tipped us off, San Francisco is now a massive pop-up playground! A group called “SwingBombSF” has installed 50 brand new swings around the city for you to enjoy this weekend thanks to it being “Random Acts of Kindness Day.” They told Stuart that the swings are more...

SF’s Most Slobbery Doggy Meetups
By - posted 2/21/2018
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From CorgiCon to Pug Sunday to Oodles of Doodles… it’s “Year of the Dog” according to the Chinese Zodiac calendar. So we thought it was a great excuse to wrassle up a list of some of SF’s biggest and most adorable dog meetup groups so we can wub our pups. (but more...

Check Out BART’s Insane New Courtesy Posters
By - posted 2/8/2018
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BART is trying to curb some bad behavior with some really fun cleverly-designed posters that will be featured on trains and in stations throughout 2018. BART has enlisted graphic designers from CCA to create a dozen poster designs to help stop icky behavior like peeing on the elevators, leaving trash on the train, more...

Shake Shack Comes to Marin in 2018
By - posted 1/31/2018
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A few weeks ago, Shake Shack announced it was coming to the SF Bay and announced its first location finalized for Palo Alto with other “future locations” to be announced soon. Yesterday, they finally put their stake in the ground in the North Bay when Eater SF reported that Shake Shack announced more...

Shake Shack is Coming to the Bay
By - posted 1/16/2018
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It was announced Tuesday that the first-ever Bay Area Shake Shack will open in Palo Alto at Stanford Shopping Center (180 El Camino Real) in the fall of 2018 – with future locations considered for Marin and SF’s Marina District hopefully in 2019. Shake Shack is a well-loved East Coast “roadside” more...

Where to Buy (Legal) Marijuana in SF
By - posted 1/5/2018
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It took a few days longer than San Jose, Berkeley and Oakland, but San Francisco is finally ready to join the pot party with recreational sales for anyone 21+ on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Here are all the adult-use permits issued by the Bureau of Cannabis Control as of January 5th – more...

Speakeasy Brewery’s Tap Room is Back
By - posted 12/14/2017
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On December 15th, almost exactly 9 months since it was abruptly closed, The Tap Room at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers will once again open its doors – no password required. The remodel is complete, the permits have been signed off, and they can’t wait to open their doors. With a brand more...

Illuminate SF’s Free Guided Light Art Tours
By - posted 12/11/2017
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Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2017 through New Year’s Day 2018 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, artist talks and participatory experiences.

See The Castro’s Brand New Light Art
By - posted 10/27/2017
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Join in for the unveiling of “The Seed,” a new art light installation with changing colors from Aphidoidea in Jane Warner Plaza at Castro and Market. Music by Daphne Gooch String Quartet. “The Seed” Art Unveiling Friday, October 27, 2017 | 8pm Castro and Market, SF FREE Music starts at 7:30pm. Unveiling will be at 8pm. About more...

SF’s First Ever Bike Park Opens
By - posted 10/20/2017
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Strap on your helmets. You’re invited to the opening of San Francisco’s first bike park, McLaren Bike Park, on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. McLaren Bike Park Grand Opening Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 10a-2p 2050 Sunnydale Ave., SF FREE The brand new park is located in McLaren Park at more...