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SF's New "Vax to You" Program Offers Free Vaccines in Your HomeSF’s New “Vax to You” Program Offers Free Vaccines in Your Home
By - posted 8/4/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines

Mayor London N. Breed and the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) recently announced that the City’s Mobile Vaccine Unit will vaccinate small groups of five to 12 people in their homes and workplaces by appointment when they organize groups of interested individuals. “Our COVID response continues to lead with more...

11 Installations to See on the Illuminate SF Light Art Trail11 Installations to See on the Illuminate SF Light Art Trail
By - posted 8/3/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

San Francisco has a dazzling Light Art Trail, and thanks to a map released by Illuminate on Instagram, you can plan a night out to visit 11 light installations, part of  Illuminate SF™. Along the trail which runs from the Ferry Building to Castro Street, you’ll see: 1. The Bay Lights, Leo more...

SF's Newest Waterfront Park Opens August 25SF’s Newest Waterfront Park Opens August 25
By - posted 8/3/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know that Black Point Historic Gardens, SF’s newest waterfront park with amazing views, is set to open to the public for the first time ever on August 25, 2021. Once the 1-acre park and terraced native gardens opens, you’ll be able to access it more...

Check Out This Amazing Satellite Photo of San FranciscoCheck Out This Amazing Satellite Photo of San Francisco
By - posted 8/2/2021
Only in San Francisco, Wow

Yes, the color of the water looks a little unnatural, but this low angle photo has to be one of the coolest satellite shots we’ve seen of the Bay Area ever.  @dailyoverview shared this image of the Bay yesterday and it’s already racked up 60,000+ likes on Instagram You can marvel at more...

500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof
By - posted 7/22/2021
Bars, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines

Thanks to SFGate for sharing the news that a group of more than 500 bars in San Francisco are considering requiring proof of vaccine before entry. Amid the surge in recent COVID-19 cases spurred by the persistent Delta variant and the recent indoor mask recommendations, the San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance more...

Iconic SF Nightclub AsiaSF Reopens July 29Iconic SF Nightclub AsiaSF Reopens July 29
By - posted 7/21/2021
LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco, Reopening

It takes more than the worst pandemic in 102 years to wipe out a legendary, internationally-known entertainment icon and nightclub. Celebrating 23 years of sold out spectacles, AsiaSF, the storied San Francisco dinner theatre and cabaret featuring the world-famous transgender Ladies of AsiaSF, is set to welcome back its first paying more...

SF Adopts New Climate Action Goals to Become "Net Zero" by 2040SF Adopts New Climate Action Goals to Become “Net Zero” by 2040
By - posted 7/21/2021
Brand New, Green, Only in San Francisco

The City of San Francisco adopted new climate action goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address the urgent threat of climate change. San Francisco has made significant progress on its climate action goals to-date, including a 41% reduction in emissions six years ahead of schedule. Building on that success, more...

SF's New Central Subway Is Now Testing Trains (Finally!)SF’s New Central Subway Is Now Testing Trains (Finally!)
By - posted 7/21/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

San Francisco’s Central Subway, a public transportation project criticized for being delayed and over budget, started testing trains in the underground tunnels last week, transit officials said Tuesday. The project, which began construction in 2012, is slated to open for public use by the spring of 2022, according to the San more...

SF City Parks Say Goodbye to Gas-Powered Leaf BlowersSF City Parks Say Goodbye to Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers
By - posted 7/16/2021
Green, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Gardeners maintaining the City’s parks, open spaces and public plazas will soon turn over a new leaf—trading gas-powered blowers with two-stroke engines for electric battery pack models instead, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department just announced. Beginning next month, Rec and Park will cease purchasing gas-powered backpack blowers with two-stroke more...

Brand New Arts Center Coming to SF's Chinatown in 2024Brand New Arts Center Coming to SF’s Chinatown in 2024
By - posted 7/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco

Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, on Thursday announced he was able to secure $26.5 million in state funding for a new arts and media center in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood. Ting, chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, said the new center, to be called Edge on the Square, would be a more...

SF's "Flower Piano" Festival is Back for 2021 (Sept. 17-21)SF’s “Flower Piano” Festival is Back for 2021 (Sept. 17-21)
By - posted 7/15/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Reopening

After five successful years, and a pause in 2020 due to the pandemic, we are excited to bring back Flower Piano to transform San Francisco Botanical Garden once again into the city’s own alfresco concert hall where everyone is invited to play and listen. In 2021, Flower Piano will be especially more...

Golden Gate Park Band's Free Sunday Concerts Return for 2021 SeasonGolden Gate Park Band’s Free Sunday Concerts Return for 2021 Season
By - posted 7/15/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 139th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and 2:45 pm. The concerts more...

Free World Music Concert in Historic Golden Gate Park Bandshell (July 15)Free World Music Concert in Historic Golden Gate Park Bandshell (July 15)
By - posted 7/14/2021
Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do

You’re invited to a free all ages concert in the historic bandshell in Golden Gate Park to celebrate live music, peace, diverse cultures, yourselves and San Francisco on July 15 from 5-8pm. Headlining the show is world music legend Pato Banton and special guests. Other performers include Estrella, Swathi Ravichandran, Tony Kaye more...

Free Muni for Everyone 19 and Under Kicks Off August 15Free Muni for Everyone 19 and Under Kicks Off August 15
By - posted 7/12/2021
Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

San Francisco just announced that it will be expanding the Free Muni for Youth Program to include all youth starting August 15, 2021, in conjunction with the full-in-person-return of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) 2021-2022 school year. The expansion will now allow all youth under the age of 19 to ride Muni, more...

New 20,000 Sqft Food Hall w/ Star Chefs Opening in PennisulaNew 20,000 Sqft Food Hall w/ Star Chefs Opening in Pennisula
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate and Eater SF for sharing the news that after several years in the works, a brand new food hall is opening up in August in Los Altos. State Street Market, Los Altos’ first food hall, will be a massive 20,000 sqft space with several full service sit down more...