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SF's "Terror Vault" 1874 Halloween Haunt is Back ($10 Off Tix)SF’s “Terror Vault” 1874 Halloween Haunt is Back ($10 Off Tix)
By - posted 9/21/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Deals, Get Out: Events, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Sponsored

San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2022 with “The Summoning” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying theatrical and immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. Brand new for 2022: Guests will participate in a real live seance that rips a hole into the supernatural world and takes them on more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Drops Full Stage ScheduleHardly Strictly Bluegrass Drops Full Stage Schedule
By - posted 9/20/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, one of the largest, free-est, and beloved music festivals in the country, is back for 2022 – the first in-person version of this event since 2019. Just announced, check out the full stage schedule, so you can start planning your festival weekend. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over more...

SF Cancels $50 Million in Late Fees for Traffic FinesSF Cancels $50 Million in Late Fees for Traffic Fines
By - posted 9/20/2022
Brand New, Getting Help, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

By Thomas Hughes, BCN Foundation Tens of thousands of San Francisco residents are having debt from late fees for traffic fines wiped from the books. The San Francisco Superior Court eliminated $50 million in outstanding fees last week, according to a statement from the city treasurer’s office. The move cancelled 180,000 more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Drops 2022 Lineup AdditionsHardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Drops 2022 Lineup Additions
By - posted 9/8/2022
Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass just announced the fourth round of additions to their highly anticipated live return to San Francisco, CA’s Golden Gate Park on September 30-October 2. The three-day, multi-stage, free music festival today adds Elvis Costello, Steve Earle & The Dukes, The Travelin’ Mccourys, Bob Schneider, Moonalice, Cymande, Arooj Aftab, more...

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is Back for 2022The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is Back for 2022
By - posted 9/7/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Christmas, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco

After two years, The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is finally back in person. Now in its 38th season, this is your chance to visit old-timey London, at the historic Cow Palace Exhibition Halls. The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is a one-of-a-kind immersive adventure into Victorian London ~ an elaborate holiday party with more...

SF's Free Swim Days Across The City (Sept. 6-7)SF’s Free Swim Days Across The City (Sept. 6-7)
By - posted 9/6/2022
Health & Wellness, Only in San Francisco, Swimming / Waterparks

As summer continues to sizzle, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department will offer free afternoon admission at many of its neighborhood pools on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 6-7, 2022. Free family swim hours and locations: Today (Tuesday): Balboa: 2:30-4 p.m. Coffman: 3-4:30 p.m. MLK: 4-5:30 p.m. Sava: 2:30-5 p.m. Rossi: 2:00-3:30 p.m. Mission: 2:30-3:45 p.m. North Beach: 2:15-3:15 more...

USA's Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant is in SFUSA’s Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant is in SF
By - posted 9/4/2022
Eat & Drink, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that San Francisco is home to America’s oldest dim sum restaurant. Hidden in an off-the-beaten-path alleyway in Chinatown, at 1 Pagoda Place, is Hang Ah Tea Room, which opened in 1920. The 102-year old restaurant serves handmade dumplings and even bottles up its own more...

World's First Fully Autonomous Restaurant Opens in SFWorld’s First Fully Autonomous Restaurant Opens in SF
By - posted 9/1/2022
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Only in San Francisco, Outdoor Dining

Thanks to CNBC for sharing the news about Mezli, the world’s first fully autonomous restaurant. The first fully-robotic restaurant just opened on August 28, 2022 in San Francisco’s Spark Social food park, 601 Mission Bay Boulevard North, in the Mission Bay neighborhood. The Mezli founders thought of the idea as grad students more...

SF's Castro AIDS Mural Is Back (and Gorgeous) After Graffiti AttackSF’s Castro AIDS Mural Is Back (and Gorgeous) After Graffiti Attack
By - posted 8/21/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Causes, Murals, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

After some jerkwad defaced the “Hope for the World Cure” Mural in the Castro with graffiti back in late December 2021, artists helped restore the mural back to its original glory and gave it a bright and colorful update. In addition to getting covered in graffiti, the mural, originally painted in more...

Señor Sisig Coming to SF's Ferry Building (August 24)Señor Sisig Coming to SF’s Ferry Building (August 24)
By - posted 8/19/2022
Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Outdoor Dining, San Francisco

San Francisco favorite slightly overpriced (but still f*cking delicious) filipino fusion street food Senor Sisig is opening up a new brick and mortar location in the Ferry Building on August 24, 2022! You’ll get all your yummy sisig favs, with a new menu of shareable bites plus sisig tortas, bite-sized ube more...

SF's "Wu Tang Flan" Gets Brick-and-Mortar Spot in 2023SF’s “Wu Tang Flan” Gets Brick-and-Mortar Spot in 2023
By - posted 8/15/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Takeout / Delivery, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to EaterSF and SF Gate for letting us know that after years of doing pop-ups throughout San Francisco, “Chicano Nuevo,” a Baja-inspired restaurant will finally open up a brick-and-mortar location in Bernal Heights in 2023. Chef and owner Abraham Nuñez, brought his family recipes from Chula Vista to Excelsior trying more...

One Minute of Stunning Drone Footage of Giant Ocean Beach WavesOne Minute of Stunning Drone Footage of Giant Ocean Beach Waves
By - posted 8/10/2022
Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

San Francisco’s Ocean Beach is an iconic surf spot. Thanks to The Inertia for showcasing Solomon Fragakis’s stunning drone footage over the picture-perfect swells. The one-minute edited video shows just how big Ocean Beach is and how lucky we are to have some of the best waves in the world. This video more...

SF's New Rooftop Club w/ $300k Memberships Opens in 2023SF’s New Rooftop Club w/ $300k Memberships Opens in 2023
By - posted 8/10/2022
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Only in San Francisco

A super spendy new Japanese restaurant and private club is launching right in the middle of Salesforce Park, the 5.4 acre rooftop park located in the heart of SoMa. In a move that’s sure to raise eyebrows, although technically a public park, Salesforce Park does allow for private leasing of restaurants more...

The Nation's First Transgender History Month Begins in SFThe Nation’s First Transgender History Month Begins in SF
By - posted 8/2/2022
Only in San Francisco, Pride, San Francisco

San Francisco’s Transgender History Month started Monday with a flag-raising ceremony at City Hall and Mayor London Breed extolling the city’s financial investments in the trans community. August is the month in which the city’s famed Compton’s Cafeteria Riot erupted in 1966 as a response to police harassment of transgender residents more...

SF's Newest 10-Acre Waterfont Park Coming in 2025SF’s Newest 10-Acre Waterfont Park Coming in 2025
By - posted 7/24/2022
Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission on Thursday approved construction firm Swinerton to build the first portion of India Basin Waterfront Park, a community-led project that will train and hire Bayview-Hunters Point residents. The proposed plan combines the existing India Basin Shoreline Park area and 900 Innes property into one more...