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Big Basin State Park Plans for Limited Reopening by Memorial DayBig Basin State Park Plans for Limited Reopening by Memorial Day
By - posted 4/27/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Causes, Fire Updates, Getting Help, Healing, Outdoorsy, Reopening

By Julie Cart – CalMatters In the annals of California history, no one has ever had to put a broken state park back together. There’s no guidebook, no rules. So now state officials and conservationists are attempting a complex and extraordinary Humpty Dumpty project: The reawakening of Big Basin Redwoods State more...

North Beach "Specs' Bar" Plans to Reopen Mid-MayNorth Beach “Specs’ Bar” Plans to Reopen Mid-May
By - posted 4/27/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart for letting us know that the beloved Specs’ Bar in North Beach will be reopening in “mid May.” The 53-year-old bar at 12 William Saroyan Place, tucked away on an alley just off of Columbus Ave (across from City Lights), had been open periodically for to-go drinks more...

"Outside Lands" Daily Lineups + Single Day Tix on Sale 4/29“Outside Lands” Daily Lineups + Single Day Tix on Sale 4/29
By - posted 4/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Outside Lands, the largest independent music festival in the country, will now take place October 29-31 on Halloween weekend. The festival organizers announced that 3-day GA and VIP tickets are sold out, with only a “handful” of 3-Day Golden Gate Club tickets (at a whopping $3,995 each) still remaining. Single Day more...

Missing 150-Foot Section of Big Sur's Highway 1 Reopens TodayMissing 150-Foot Section of Big Sur’s Highway 1 Reopens Today
By - posted 4/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

After being closed for nearly 3 months, a 150-foot section of Highway 1 in Big Sur is set to reopen Friday, April 23rd at Noon.  The roadway at Rat Creek (about 50 miles south of Monterey) was washed away during heavy rains on January 28th. Related Stories Big Sur’s Highway 1 Set more...

San Francisco's Main Library Reopens May 3San Francisco’s Main Library Reopens May 3
By - posted 4/22/2021
Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

After being closed for more than a year, the San Francisco Public Library will reopen three of its branches in May 2021 for limited indoor service, city officials said Tuesday. The city’s libraries have been closed for indoor service since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, and since then, librarians have more...

SF's "F" Market Street Car is Back in MaySF’s “F” Market Street Car is Back in May
By - posted 4/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Just announced, San Francisco’s “F-Market & Wharves” historic street car line returns in May. But the F may only run its full route for a couple of months. It will run from the Castro to Fisherman’s Wharf until September, when “Better Market Street” construction begins which might disrupt service around Powell more...

San Francisco to Reopen Libraries After 1+ Year ClosedSan Francisco to Reopen Libraries After 1+ Year Closed
By - posted 4/20/2021
Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Mayor London N. Breed and City Librarian Michael Lambert have set up a press conference for Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 10am to announce the timeline and plan for reopening San Francisco’s public libraries. UPDATE: San Francisco’s Main Library will reopen its first floor on May 3, 2021 with other branches more...

SFMOMA Announces Four Free Days for 2021SFMOMA Announces Four Free Days for 2021
By - posted 4/19/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

SFMOMA has announced free access to the museum for four days in 2021. Join them at an upcoming Free Day for our entire community or spread the love of art with the young people in your life at Free Family Day. Read full details. Tickets are free and reserving online is more...

Muni's Subway Comes Back May 15thMuni’s Subway Comes Back May 15th
By - posted 4/17/2021
Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

City officials on Friday announced the return of subway rail service along San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s K-Ingleside and N-Judah lines beginning next month. On May 15, Muni will fully reopen the two lines after having halted all underground service back in August due to an equipment malfunction — just three more...

SF's Thai New Year & Outdoor Food Fest is Back for 2021SF’s Thai New Year & Outdoor Food Fest is Back for 2021
By - posted 4/17/2021
Fairs & Festivals, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

In what seems to be the first street fair to return since the begin of COVID, the Thai New Year celebration is on Larkin in 2021 after a hiatus last year. This Saturday April 17th, we will be celebrating Thai New Year (Songkran) and Southeast Asian culture. Stand together with us more...

SJ Sharks Welcome Back Fans on April 26SJ Sharks Welcome Back Fans on April 26
By - posted 4/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

By Jana Kadah – Bay City News Foundation The San Jose Sharks will be welcoming a limited number of fans back to the SAP Center to see them face off against the Arizona Coyotes on April 26. “On behalf of the entire Sharks organization, I am elated to welcome fans back to more...

Alameda County Fair Returns October 22-31Alameda County Fair Returns October 22-31
By - posted 4/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The Alameda County Fairgrounds, known for hosting the annual Fair every June, will reschedule its traditional celebration to October. The Fairgrounds continues to support the community by serving as the host site for COVID-19 vaccines and County food distribution in eastern Alameda County. Both operations are expected to run through the more...

SF's Indoor Concerts Are Back + 11p Dining Curfew EndsSF’s Indoor Concerts Are Back + 11p Dining Curfew Ends
By - posted 4/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Festival Updates, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Reopening

Beginning Thursday, April 15, San Francisco will resume indoor live-audience events, performances, meetings, and receptions with capacity limits and following other protocols, and will expand existing guidelines for outdoor live-audience events, performances, and other activities. San Francisco will reopen and expand additional activities that are allowed by the State for counties more...

SF's First Indoor Pools Re-Open April 20SF’s First Indoor Pools Re-Open April 20
By - posted 4/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco just announced that the first of its indoor pools are set to reopen. Plus, SF Rec and Park intends to reopen all pools citywide by summer.  Two of San Francisco’s indoor pools are poised to welcome back lap swimmers with reservations and all pools will re-open by mid-June, the San more...

Late-Night BART Trains Coming Back This FallLate-Night BART Trains Coming Back This Fall
By - posted 4/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation BART will re-expand its train schedules later this year, offering more frequent trips and later service as riders are expected return to public transit as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, agency officials said Thursday. Since March of last year, the agency stopped both weekday and weekend more...