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SF's New Waterfront Park Opens to Public For First Time EverSF’s New Waterfront Park Opens to Public For First Time Ever
By - posted 8/24/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Black Point Historic Gardens is the San Francisco Bay Area’s newest national park site, a one-acre hillside that connects San Francisco’s Aquatic Park to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) at Fort Mason. At Black Point Historic Gardens, an outdoor staircase connects to newly restored pathways, budding gardens and terraced more...

SF School District Aims to Spend $2.9 Million for Air PurifiersSF School District Aims to Spend $2.9 Million for Air Purifiers
By - posted 8/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fire Updates, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco Unified School District officials are looking into spending $2.9 million on portable air purifiers to combat poor air quality from wildfires, district officials said on Monday. Most classrooms rely open windows to prevent the spread of COVID-19 — a main concern as in-person learning resumed just last week — more...

SF's Cliff House to Reopen as a New Restaurant in 2022SF’s Cliff House to Reopen as a New Restaurant in 2022
By - posted 8/20/2021
Bay Area Updates, Eat & Drink, Only in San Francisco, Reopening

The National Park Service is looking for a new tenant to open up a restaurant at the iconic Cliff House, which will tentatively open in late 2022. In a News Release, the National Park Service noted: In an effort to find a new food and beverage provider for the Lands End Restaurant more...

Big Rally to Keep the Great Highway Car-Free Planned for Sunday, Aug. 15Big Rally to Keep the Great Highway Car-Free Planned for Sunday, Aug. 15
By - posted 8/14/2021
Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation Residents, community groups and policymakers will be taking part in a rally to keep the Great Highway car-free on Sunday. On August 5, Mayor London Breed and other city officials announced that the Great Highway will partially reopen car use, and the pedestrian and bicycle-only more...

SF's Bus Arrival Predictions Getting a Big Upgrade in 2022SF’s Bus Arrival Predictions Getting a Big Upgrade in 2022
By - posted 8/14/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

By Mariana Maguire, SFMTA When the SFMTA first partnered with NextBus more than twenty years ago to create NextMuni, the real-time transit vehicle arrival predictions system was state-of-the-art and revolutionary for its time. As technology has advanced and our transit system has grown, we are moving to a new system that more...

A Pop-Up Museum is Coming to SF's Cliff HouseA Pop-Up Museum is Coming to SF’s Cliff House
By - posted 8/14/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Only in San Francisco

Sadly, San Francisco’s famous 157-year old Cliff House sadly closed its doors on December 31, 2020. Thankfully, the historic memorabilia has been preserved and will be on display in the Cliff House once again in a new pop-up museum.  Thanks to KQED for sharing the news that the collection will be more...

SF's Epic 100+ Lowrider Cruise of the Mission (Aug 14)SF’s Epic 100+ Lowrider Cruise of the Mission (Aug 14)
By - posted 8/12/2021
Celebrations, Only in San Francisco

No matter where you are in the Mission, you’ll probably be able to catch a glimpse of over San Francisco’s most decked out lowriders cruising after the King of the Streets car show at the Cow Palace. The numbers can vary, but typically there are over 100 cars participating in more...

SF Requires Vaccine Proof for Indoor Businesses Starting Aug 20SF Requires Vaccine Proof for Indoor Businesses Starting Aug 20
By - posted 8/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines

People entering a wide range of indoor businesses in San Francisco will have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon entering starting on Aug. 20, Mayor London Breed announced Thursday. Under the new citywide health order, patrons and employees at indoor bars, restaurants, nightclubs, theaters, entertainment venues, and gyms will have more...

SF's Central Subway Testing Anticipates 2022 Start of ServiceSF’s Central Subway Testing Anticipates 2022 Start of Service
By - posted 8/6/2021
Brand New, City Insight, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

The Central Subway Project is moving toward our goal of “substantial completion,” paving the way for the start of critical testing and certification of project elements such as station escalators, elevators, trackwork and radio communications. The next project stage will include rail activation to begin testing train operations, train control and more...

"The Great Dickens Christmas Fair" Postpones Until 2022“The Great Dickens Christmas Fair” Postpones Until 2022
By - posted 8/6/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party is the first major event of 2021 we’re aware of to officially cancel in person and postpone until 2022. 2021 Great Dickens Christmas Fair Cancelled It is with heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of this year’s in-person Great Dickens Christmas Fair. more...

SF Gives $6 Million for 24-Hour Bathrooms Around the CitySF Gives $6 Million for 24-Hour Bathrooms Around the City
By - posted 8/6/2021
Brand New, City Insight, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney on Thursday celebrated new funding that will allow for the city’s Pit Stop program to continue providing 24-hour access to public bathrooms throughout the city. Back in 2019, the city’s Department of Public Works, which operates the Pit Stop program, moved to make three of its more...

11 More SF Library Branches Fully Reopening By August 1711 More SF Library Branches Fully Reopening By August 17
By - posted 8/6/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Mayor London N. Breed and City Librarian Michael Lambert today announced that San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) will reopen 11 neighborhood branches for full in-person service by August 17, beginning today with the Park and West Portal locations. After the Labor Day holiday, the Main Library will also resume its pre-pandemic hours, more...

Zeitgeist Shuts Down Drinking Indoors AgainZeitgeist Shuts Down Drinking Indoors Again
By - posted 8/6/2021
Bars, Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco dive bar Zeitgeist recently announced that it’s shut down its indoor seating again which only fully opened a few weeks back on July 13. Could this be a sign of things to come for other bars? Thankfully, Zeitgeist has a big outdoor beer garden that remains opens. However, they announced more...

SF's Great Highway Reopens for Cars August 16SF’s Great Highway Reopens for Cars August 16
By - posted 8/5/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, Transportation, What's Closed / What's Open

Starting Monday, August 16th, the Great Highway will have an adjusted operational plan tied to the pandemic emergency closure. The Great Highway between Lincoln Way and Sloat Blvd will be open for weekends and holidays for pedestrian and bicycle use only, and open to car traffic on weekdays. The timing of more...

SF's Opera at the Ballpark Returns Sept. 10SF’s Opera at the Ballpark Returns Sept. 10
By - posted 8/4/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco

The city is open, live opera is back and it’s time to celebrate. San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Giants invite you to join in for Opera at the Ballpark, the free simulcast of Live and in Concert: The Homecoming will be transmitted in high definition live from the more...