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BART Will Be 50% Off in SeptemberBART Will Be 50% Off in September
By - posted 5/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Deals, Reopening

In an effort to get people back on the train gang, BART announced on Tuesday that they will offer a special promotion of 50% off all fares on Clipper for the entire month of September 2021. The discount applies to all BART fares including the already-discounted Clipper cards such as Youth, 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...

San Mateo County in Yellow Tier on May 12San Mateo County in Yellow Tier on May 12
By - posted 5/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Reopening, Uplifting

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation San Mateo County moved into the state’s yellow COVID-19 reopening tier Tuesday, allowing the county to reopen almost all businesses indoors with capacity limits. The tier change will allow San Mateo County to reopen bars indoors at 25 percent capacity or 100 people, whichever is more...

Mayor Breed: SF May Not "Fully" Reopen on June 15Mayor Breed: SF May Not “Fully” Reopen on June 15
By - posted 5/6/2021
Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to SF Gate for their interview with London Breed where the mayor responded to a question about the whether or not San Francisco would follow the state’s plans of fully reopening on June 15th. Although the Mayor praised the city’s progress and high vaccination rate, she said that data will more...

SF's Historic Roxie Theater Reopens May 21SF’s Historic Roxie Theater Reopens May 21
By - posted 5/4/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s historic Roxie Theater is finally reopening. In March 2020, our doors closed to the public and we’ve spent the past year and nine weeks waiting to finally make this announcement. The Roxie will reopen Friday, May 21st with limited showtimes and seating capacity. For the reopening day, Roxie Theater is more...

SF Officially in Yellow Tier on May 6SF Officially in Yellow Tier on May 6
By - posted 5/4/2021
Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

As expected, San Francisco entered the “Yellow Tier” today which allows for many expanded reopenings. Originally, San Francisco had planned to wait until May 7 to allow further reopenings, but today Mayor London Breed announced the timeline would be moved up a day to May 6. San Francisco Reopens and Expands more...

SF Library Reopens to a Standing Ovation (Sound On)SF Library Reopens to a Standing Ovation (Sound On)
By - posted 5/4/2021
Adorable, Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, Uplifting, What's Closed / What's Open

The San Francisco Main Library reopened yesterday for the first time in 14 months. A big thanks to journalist Peter Hartlaub for filming the heartwarming scene as library staff gave a standing ovation to the patrons who had lined up outside and first first to enter around 10am. Omg the library just more...

Cal Academy's "NightLife" is Back May 13Cal Academy’s “NightLife” is Back May 13
By - posted 5/4/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The California Academy of Sciences announced today that their evening event series, Nightlife resumes starting Thursday, May 13th. From basking in the glow of one of the largest living coral reef displays in the world to taking in the interstellar views from the Living Roof, guests can explore the nocturnal side more...

Family Amusement Park "Gilroy Gardens" Reopens May 22Family Amusement Park “Gilroy Gardens” Reopens May 22
By - posted 5/4/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

After being closed since January 5, 2020, Gilroy Gardens is finally reopening on May 22. Unfortunately, the park would have celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2020, but had to postpone its birthday celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The park never reopened in 2020. Gilroy Gardens is excited to announce our 2021 Opening more...

SF Officially Adopts New Relaxed Outdoor Mask RulesSF Officially Adopts New Relaxed Outdoor Mask Rules
By - posted 5/3/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Outdoorsy, Reopening

The California Department of Public Health today announced new outdoor masking rules which the city of San Francisco has adopted according to a press release issued by the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (SFDEM). These changes mean fully vaccinated and unvaccinated people can forgo mask-wearing while engaging in outdoor activities more...

SF's Alamo Drafthouse to Reopen in July 2021SF’s Alamo Drafthouse to Reopen in July 2021
By - posted 5/3/2021
Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Mission Local for letting us know that San Francisco’s Alamo Drafthouse plans to reopen in July. The historic theater, located on Mission near 22nd, has been closed for more than a year. According to a blog post on the Alamo Drafthouse website posted on April 29, the theater chain more...

Berkeley Art Museum Reopens May 2Berkeley Art Museum Reopens May 2
By - posted 5/1/2021
Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) announced today that it will reopen its galleries to the public on a three-day weekly schedule, beginning on Sunday, May 2. See the BAMPFA reopening updates After a thirteen-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BAMPFA will operate under a comprehensive safety more...

Sushi Boats & Buffets Can Return in SF on May 6Sushi Boats & Buffets Can Return in SF on May 6
By - posted 4/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Reopening

San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney announced on Twitter that the City will enter the least restrictive Yellow Tier on May 7, 2021. May 6, 2021 – UPDATE – San Francisco is allowing Yellow Tier reopenings a day earlier, on May 6. He notes that “Under state guidelines, in the yellow tier: Restaurants, movie theaters, more...

SF Indoor Bars Can Open May 6SF Indoor Bars Can Open May 6
By - posted 4/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney announced on Twitter that the City will enter the least restrictive Yellow Tier on May 7, 2021. May 6, 2021 – UPDATE – San Francisco is allowing Yellow Tier reopenings a day earlier, on May 6. He notes that “Under state guidelines, in the yellow tier: more...

Giant 9-Foot Floral "Butterflies" Are Coming to SF's StreetsGiant 9-Foot Floral “Butterflies” Are Coming to SF’s Streets
By - posted 4/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Reopening, Uplifting, Wow

Ever wanted to become a butterfly? You’ll get a chance to spread your wings in May. On Saturday, May 1st 13 large floral Instagramable butterflies are landing in the streets of San Francisco for a weeklong promotion. The giant butterflies, which range from 6-9 feet tall are made from natural materials and more...