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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 more...

SF's "Boom Boom Room" is Back August 13thSF’s “Boom Boom Room” is Back August 13th
By - posted 8/5/2021
Bars, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s funkiest little music venue, opened by legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker, the Boom Boom Room on Fillmore and Geary finally reopens its doors after a year and half. The Grand Reopening show features Billy Iuso & Friends on August 13, with members from Radiators, Brides, Cleary Band, and Lesh. more...

Fox Theater's Welcome Back Block Party (August 7)Fox Theater’s Welcome Back Block Party (August 7)
By - posted 8/4/2021
Get Out: Events, Oakland, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Oaklandside for sharing the news that the Fox Theater has paired up with Red Bull to host a Welcome Back Block Party called Red Bull Skate Our Stages Oakland on August 7 from noon to 6 pm. In an opportunity to support the local Oakland community including music venues, more...

Muni's 31-Balboa and M-Ocean View are Back August 14Muni’s 31-Balboa and M-Ocean View are Back August 14
By - posted 8/3/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Transportation, What's Closed / What's Open

On Saturday, August 14, the SFMTA will launch another COVID-19 Muni Service Change, adding several connector routes and bridging service gaps in hill neighborhoods. 18 routes will be restored, expanded or modified, including the M Ocean View Metro rail, 28 19th Avenue, 31 Balboa, 52 Excelsior and 66 Quintara. These service more...

SF's Free Arcade Game Night is Back August 3SF’s Free Arcade Game Night is Back August 3
By - posted 8/2/2021
Freebies, Fun & Games, Get Out: Events, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying delicious craft beer & cocktails. Free more...

SFs Cable Cars are Officially Back (and Free) for AugustSFs Cable Cars are Officially Back (and Free) for August
By - posted 8/2/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Freebies, Reopening, Transportation, Travel, What's Closed / What's Open

The SFMTA will run mock service and will solicit the public’s help and feedback ahead of the official return to revenue service Mayor London N. Breed and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) today welcomed back cable car service to San Francisco streets. Following the successful completion of operator training more...

Midnight BART Service Returns August 2Midnight BART Service Returns August 2
By - posted 7/31/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Transportation, What's Closed / What's Open

BART returns to near-regular service starting August 2, 2021 BART is ready to serve the region with the return of near-regular service starting Monday, August 2, 2021. The schedule change includes increased frequencies and extending closing times to midnight Mondays through Saturdays along with a dramatic increase in direct trips to SFO more...

Live Nation's "$20 All-In" Concert Ticket Sale (July 28-Aug. 1)Live Nation’s “$20 All-In” Concert Ticket Sale (July 28-Aug. 1)
By - posted 7/28/2021
Deals, Get Out: Events, Reopening

$20 Tickets Available To General Public Starting Wednesday, July 28th at 9am PT at LiveNation.com – including Bay Area concerts by KISS, Jonas Brothers, Pitbull, Maroon 5, Kings of Leon, Willie Nelson, Megadeath, KORN and many more. Live Nation is celebrating the Return to Live concerts this summer by offering fans more...

SF Dive Bar Zeitgeist is Finally Fully OpenSF Dive Bar Zeitgeist is Finally Fully Open
By - posted 7/22/2021
Bars, Bay Area Favorites, Reopening

Cheers to Zeitgist... In case you missed it, SF dive bar Zeitgeist finally fully reopened including their indoor bar on July 13. Now, you’ll finally be able to enter through their normal front doors. Zeigeist’s New Extended Hours:  Monday 2 – 11 pm Tuesday 2 – 11 pm Wednesday 2 – 11 pm Thursday 2 pm 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...

9 More SF Libraries Just Reopened This Week (July 19-20)9 More SF Libraries Just Reopened This Week (July 19-20)
By - posted 7/20/2021
Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

This July 19-20, the San Francisco Public Library re-launched in-person services at Eureka Valley, Bayview, Western Addition, Bernal Heights, Ocean View, Noe Valley, Parkside, Presidio and Glen Park. This also means that book drops are now 24/7. In person you can: Open a library account and get a physical library card Browse library materials Use more...

SF Parks Reopens Eight Rec Centers on July 17thSF Parks Reopens Eight Rec Centers on July 17th
By - posted 7/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Things to Do

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is excited to share that they will reopen a limited number our recreation facilities for drop-in activities on Saturdays, beginning on July 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the summer. Certain recreation facilities will also continue to be open on weeknights for specific more...

SF's Nihonmachi Street Fair is Back (July 17-Aug 8)SF’s Nihonmachi Street Fair is Back (July 17-Aug 8)
By - posted 7/16/2021
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order to support the local Japantown restaurant 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...