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Litquake 2021: SF's Literature Festival (October 7-23)Litquake 2021: SF’s Literature Festival (October 7-23)
By - posted 10/7/2021
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Get Out: Events, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s literary festival with author events, poets, activists and performers – 300+ authors at 80+ online and in-person events, with many of the events being free. Litquake, San Francisco’s annual literary festival, was founded by Bay Area writers in order to put on a week-long literary spectacle for book lovers, more...

Beloved SF Bar Comstock Saloon is Reopening Finally!Beloved SF Bar Comstock Saloon is Reopening Finally!
By - posted 10/5/2021
Eat & Drink, Reopening, San Francisco

Welcome back Comstock Saloon. Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that North Beach’s historic drinking hole Comstock Saloon is finally reopening on Tuesday, October 19. The bat has been closed since March 2020 when the shelter-in-place mandate was enacted. The bar did not reopen for outdoor service or takeaway like more...

SF's Friday Night Outdoor Movie Night is Back (Oct. 1-29)SF’s Friday Night Outdoor Movie Night is Back (Oct. 1-29)
By - posted 10/1/2021
Get Out: Events, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

The Proxy Fall Film Festival is back for 2021 with free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater in Hayes Valley. Presented by HERE FOR NOW, the FREE, Friday evening film screenings at the PROXY Walk-In Theater begin at sundown (7:15) with ‘doors’ opening at 6:00pm. Come early to claim a good spot and enjoy a frosty Fort Point more...

SF's Open Air Muni "Boat Tram" Is Back October 7-11SF’s Open Air Muni “Boat Tram” Is Back October 7-11
By - posted 10/1/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Transportation, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Bold Italic for sharing the news that Muni’s adorable Boat Tram will be back in action from October 7-11 during Fleet Week 2021 SFMTA Youth Transportation Advisory Board Member Alexander announced on Twitter that the iconic boat tram is making its return. Maybe you were lucky enough to spot the more...

"Oakland First Fridays" is Finally Back on October 1“Oakland First Fridays” is Finally Back on October 1
By - posted 9/30/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Festival Updates, Reopening

Oakland First Fridays is finally back after an 18-month hiatus with over 50 vendors, three live bands, a fashion show, and a car show. Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm, for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue more...

SF's Immersive Art Museum Reopens for First Time in 2 YearsSF’s Immersive Art Museum Reopens for First Time in 2 Years
By - posted 9/27/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

For the first time in two years, San Francisco’s Gregangelo Museum has reopened. The Gregangelo Museum is the private home of the acclaimed native San Francisco artist. It is an impassioned multi-faceted immersive experience created over a span of 40 years and continuing. The house is a labyrinth of ornate rooms, each more...

SF's Folsom Street Fair Returns as "Megahood" for 2021SF’s Folsom Street Fair Returns as “Megahood” for 2021
By - posted 9/25/2021
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

We’re taking you back to basics. Bringing you into the future. Giving you a vision of where we were and where we’re going on this journey of sexual liberation for ALL. The first Folsom Street Fair in 1984 was called MEGAHOOD. Megahood / Folsom Street Fair 2021 Sunday, September 26, 2021 | more...

First Look: "Dear San Francisco" Circus at SF's Historic Club FugaziFirst Look: “Dear San Francisco” Circus at SF’s Historic Club Fugazi
By - posted 9/24/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s your first look at the brand-new production from Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story, the ew theatrical experience debuting at San Francisco’s historic Club Fugazi. Specially-priced preview performance tickets (September 22–October 10) are available for $25–$39. Out of the fog of 2020, Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story emerges more...

SF's Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Reopens After $1.45 Million in UpgradesSF’s Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Reopens After $1.45 Million in Upgrades
By - posted 9/19/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, San Francisco

San Francisco city officials on Saturday held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the newly renovated Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, located at John McLaren Park in the city’s Portola District. The amphitheater’s reopening comes after $1.45 million worth of renovations have been completed, including an expanded area for food trucks and portable more...

SF Resumes Peak Hour Tow-Aways on Sept. 20SF Resumes Peak Hour Tow-Aways on Sept. 20
By - posted 9/17/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Transportation

The SFMTA’s towing programs were temporarily suspended in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the city has reopened and traffic has returned, the SFMTA will resume enforcement of peak hour commuter tow-away zones starting September 20. Vehicles parked at tow-away zones during restricted peak hours will be subject to citation more...

Cable Cars Are Back After 9 Day Shutdown on Sat. 9/18Cable Cars Are Back After 9 Day Shutdown on Sat. 9/18
By - posted 9/17/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, Transportation

SFMTA just announced the good news on Twitter. Thankfully, San Francisco’s iconic cable cars are finally returning after a 9 day shut down. SFMTA’s Cable Car Shutdown Update – September 13, 20221 On Thursday, September 9 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the fire suppression system in the electrical room at the Cable Car more...

SF's Free "PresidiGo" Shuttle Restarts Weekend ServiceSF’s Free “PresidiGo” Shuttle Restarts Weekend Service
By - posted 9/17/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, San Francisco, Transportation

Starting September 11, PresidiGo will operate on weekends. The Downtown Route operates every hour and the Presidio Hills Route operates between 11am and 6pm. Given greatly reduced ridership and ongoing budget constraints, we’ve made the difficult decision to permanently suspend the Crissy Field Route. However, with new Muni 30 service to Crissy Field and more...

SF's "Flower Piano" Festival is Back September 17-21SF’s “Flower Piano” Festival is Back September 17-21
By - posted 9/17/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Reopening

San Francisco Botanical Garden and Sunset Piano are excited to present one of the most unique, creative, and innovative events in the Bay Area. 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 more...

SF's Hilltop "Randall Museum" Reopens Oct. 2SF’s Hilltop “Randall Museum” Reopens Oct. 2
By - posted 9/16/2021
Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Reopening

San Francisco’s free-of-charge nature and culture museum, located in Corona Heights Park, is reopening to the public on Saturday, October 2, 2021. To celebrate the reopening of the Randall Museum, after 18 months of virtual programs and a summer of children’s camps, RePurposeful, The Art of Collage and Assemblage is on display more...

Goodbye "Squaw Valley," Hello "Palisades Tahoe"Goodbye “Squaw Valley,” Hello “Palisades Tahoe”
By - posted 9/13/2021
Healing, Outdoorsy, Reopening, Tahoe

In an effort to ditch its offensive name, Tahoe’s Squaw Valley has officially changed its name to Palisades Tahoe. Today, Palisades Tahoe introduced its new name and logo that honor the resort’s history as a land of legends—home to freeskiing pioneers, Winter Olympians and cultural icons across more than seven decades of ski more...