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SF's Regal Grand Opening: $3 Movies (May 21-26)SF’s Regal Grand Opening: $3 Movies (May 21-26)
By - posted 5/18/2021
Brand New, Deals, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Regal is proud to announce the grand opening for the all new Regal Stonestown Galleria ScreenX, 4DX & RPX theatre in San Francisco, CA. The official opening will be Friday, May 21, with first-run movies including Spiral, followed by A Quiet Place Part II and Cruella on Thursday, May 27. In celebration of opening the more...

SF Aims To Expand The City's Recycled Water SupplySF Aims To Expand The City’s Recycled Water Supply
By - posted 5/18/2021
Bay Area Updates, Green, Only in San Francisco

As California continues to face drought conditions, a San Francisco supervisor on Tuesday proposed legislation that would not only conserve water but would also expand the city’s recycled water supply. The ordinance, drafted by Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, would require all new large buildings in San Francisco to double the amount of more...

North Beach “Specs’ Bar” Reopens May 20North Beach “Specs’ Bar” Reopens May 20
By - posted 5/17/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart for sharing the news that beloved Specs’ Bar in North Beach will be reopening on May 20, 2021. 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 and as a bottle more...

The Exploratorium Reopens July 1The Exploratorium Reopens July 1
By - posted 5/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The Exploratorium will reopen its museum doors to the public on July 1, 2021, after more than 15 months of closure. Before reopening to the public the museum will welcome members only to attend June 24-27, in gratitude for their support and engagement during the pandemic. Timed tickets for members more...

SF High Schools Try to "Reopen" for Just 1 Day to Get $12 MillionSF High Schools Try to “Reopen” for Just 1 Day to Get $12 Million
By - posted 5/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to SF Chronicle and Fox News for sharing that San Francisco Unified School District is being criticized for their plan to open schools for just one day in order to qualify for $12 million in state reopening funds. Just two of the city’s 15 high schools will reopen for “in more...

You Can Finally Book a Wedding Again at SF's City HallYou Can Finally Book a Wedding Again at SF’s City Hall
By - posted 5/12/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

How to book an in-person civil marriage ceremony According to a press release by Mayor London Breed today, the County Clerk will begin to accept online appointments for in-person marriage ceremonies today (May 12) and marriage ceremonies (no more than six guests) will resume after City Hall reopens with the first more...

San Francisco City Hall Reopens to the Public (June 7)San Francisco City Hall Reopens to the Public (June 7)
By - posted 5/12/2021
Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Announces Plan to Reopen City Hall to Public Starting June 7, City Hall will be open for in-person services and general public access Today, Mayor London N. Breed and City Administrator Carmen Chu announced the schedule for reopening City Hall to the public. City Hall was shut down in March more...

SF's Subway Stations Reopen & Historic Streetcars Return May 15SF’s Subway Stations Reopen & Historic Streetcars Return May 15
By - posted 5/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, Travel, What's Closed / What's Open

All San Francisco subway stations are scheduled to reopen Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced drastic cutbacks in service more than a year ago, according to city officials. In addition, Muni’s full F Market and Wharves route from Fisherman’s Wharf to Market and Castro streets will return more...

Two Major SF Streets Are Getting Carpool LanesTwo Major SF Streets Are Getting Carpool Lanes
By - posted 5/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Travel

Temporary HOV lanes have just been approved for a historic pilot program in San Francisco. Muni buses and private vehicles with two or more occupants will soon see an innovative solution for San Francisco: High Occupancy Vehicle lanes (HOV) on city streets, approved by a 5-1 vote on April 20 by the more...

Free COVID-19 Vaccines at SFO (May 11-13)Free COVID-19 Vaccines at SFO (May 11-13)
By - posted 5/7/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Travel, Vaccines

SFO just announced that they are offering free COVID-19 vaccinations in-terminal to anyone 16+, May 11-13. Yep, this is for anyone who books an appointment, even international travelers. SFO is partnering with Safeway Pharmacy to provide onsite vaccinations to anyone age 16 and older.* The public, including departing or arriving passengers, more...

Comic of Stereotypical SF Headlines Goes Big on RedditComic of Stereotypical SF Headlines Goes Big on Reddit
By - posted 5/7/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

A humorous tweet by Armand Domalewski which portrays satirical SF headlines spliced with cartoonist Randall Munroe’s webcomic xkcd has made it to the front page of Reddit on the r/sanfrancisco subReddit with 1,4000 upvotes. San Franciscan Domelewski hits the nail on the head with riffs on the San Francisco School Board, homelessness, Golden more...

Historic Home of Lesbian Rights Movement Will Be SF LandmarkHistoric Home of Lesbian Rights Movement Will Be SF Landmark
By - posted 5/6/2021
Brand New, City Insight, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to CBS News for sharing the story that San Francisco will have a new historical landmark. The first lesbian couple to legally wed in San Francisco, late lesbian activists Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin formed the Daughters of Bilitis, a political and social organization for lesbians in 1955. Their home located more...

"Nash Bridges" Reboot Filming in SF“Nash Bridges” Reboot Filming in SF
By - posted 5/6/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Insight, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to JR Stone at ABC 7 News and KTVU for sharing that a reboot of “Nash Bridges” has started filming in San Francisco. USA Network’s former police procedural TV show “Nash Bridges” is getting the movie treatment with Don Johnson and Cheech Marin reprising their original roles. The revival has been more...

SF Launches 1st Ever African American Reparations Advisory CommitteeSF Launches 1st Ever African American Reparations Advisory Committee
By - posted 5/5/2021
Brand New, Healing, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously appointed 15 people to the city’s African American Reparations Advisory Committee — touted as the first body of its kind to create a comprehensive reparations plan for African Americans. The newly created committee is the result of efforts by Board of Supervisors President Shamann Walton, more...

SF's Lighted Pink Triangle Coming Back June 1SF’s Lighted Pink Triangle Coming Back June 1
By - posted 5/4/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

On June 1, Illuminate will again light the Pink Triangle. One year after creating a sensation in San Francisco with a full acre of pink light above the city, Illuminate will again bring (night) life to Patrick Carney’s epic canvas triangle on Twin Peaks. And this year, the Triangle will remain more...