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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...

Free Museum Tix if You Get Vaccinated This Weekend (Sept. 24-26)Free Museum Tix if You Get Vaccinated This Weekend (Sept. 24-26)
By - posted 9/24/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Freebies, San Francisco, Vaccines

Thanks to Mission Local for letting us know about this promotion by the California Academy of Sciences which is offering free tickets to people who get vaccinated. You can choose either daytime admission or Nightlife (21+) admission. Tickets are while supplies last, of course. Learn More: PDF Flyer | Link Get more...

Pranksters Turn Empty SF Google Office into Spirit Halloween StorePranksters Turn Empty SF Google Office into Spirit Halloween Store
By - posted 9/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate and KRON4 for letting us know how prank artist Danielle Baskin converted an empty Google Office in SoMa in SF into what looked like a brand new “Spirit Halloween” store on Monday afternoon. Led by prank artist Danielle Baskin, a group of 11 set out to make 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...

Where (and Why) SF Marathon Runners Will Need to Wear MasksWhere (and Why) SF Marathon Runners Will Need to Wear Masks
By - posted 9/18/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Thanks to KCBS for letting us know that for some portions of the San Francisco Marathon which takes place on Sunday, September 19, 2021, runners will need to wear masks. The race’s health protocols state that National Park property requires all runners to wear masks – there are two sections where more...

Video from Metallica's Surprise Tiny Gig in SF This WeekVideo from Metallica’s Surprise Tiny Gig in SF This Week
By - posted 9/17/2021
San Francisco, Wow

Metallica surprised fans on Thursday, September 16 with a rare intimate club show at The Independent. Tickets were announced on Thursday afternoon and sold out in minutes to fans with $20 cash in hand (and proof of vaccination). 500 lucky fans were treated to a full set from the band who 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 Arcade Bar "Emporium" Now Has Weekly Free Game Token NightSF Arcade Bar “Emporium” Now Has Weekly Free Game Token Night
By - posted 9/14/2021
Brand New, Freebies, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a valid California I.D. during locals’ night every Monday. Emporium Arcade Bar offers guests a variety of games, including classic arcade more...

US Navy's Brand New USS Tripoli Sails Under Golden Gate BridgeUS Navy’s Brand New USS Tripoli Sails Under Golden Gate Bridge
By - posted 9/14/2021
Brand New, San Francisco

The Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, USS Tripoli (LHA 7), arrived in San Francisco in support of San Francisco Fleet Week 2021 on Sept. 11. The ship and her crew are set to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week’s annual Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) exercise being held Sept. 12-14. “The more...

Epic "Night Watch" Film Night on a Barge Cruises SF Bay (Sept. 17-19)Epic “Night Watch” Film Night on a Barge Cruises SF Bay (Sept. 17-19)
By - posted 9/13/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, San Francisco

Join in for the West Coast debut of Shimon Attie’s Night Watch, a floating media arts installation. Night Watch will travel San Francisco Bay and the Oakland Estuary on the evenings of September 17 – 19 from 6:15pm – 9pm. During these three nights in September, onshore activations — exhibitions, panels, more...

SF's North Beach Festival Postponed (Again) to 2022SF’s North Beach Festival Postponed (Again) to 2022
By - posted 9/13/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

After being canceled in 2020 and rescheduled for September 18-19, 2021, San Francisco’s North Beach Festival has ben postponed again, now with the 66th edition of the street fair set to take place June 18-19, 2022. Out of an abundance of caution, we are sad to announce that the 2021 North more...

The Presidio Hosts SF's Brand New Outdoor Photo ShowThe Presidio Hosts SF’s Brand New Outdoor Photo Show
By - posted 9/11/2021
Artsy Fartsy, San Francisco

Parks belong to all of us – they are where we gather to play, celebrate, and spend time with those we love. The free My Park Moment photo show features people from all backgrounds across the U.S. loving their favorite parks. More than 400 images are on view outdoors at four more...

SF Opens New Treatment Center for Alternative SentencingSF Opens New Treatment Center for Alternative Sentencing
By - posted 9/10/2021
Brand New, Getting Help, San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and other city officials this week celebrated the opening of a new facility that will serve as an alternative to incarceration and provide counseling, career development and other services for more than 80 people. The Treatment, Recovery and Prevention Academy, located at 630 Geary St., is more...

"Ticket to Ride" SF's Epic New Muni Transfer Art Show“Ticket to Ride” SF’s Epic New Muni Transfer Art Show
By - posted 9/10/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, San Francisco

Thanks to HereSay for letting us know and this really cool art show for any Muni lovers out there who miss the old colorful paper transfers. TICKET TO RIDE New works by Tim Williams @optimistwilliams Opening night Friday 9/10/21 (Reception 7 – 11pm) RVCA | VASF Clothing Store 1485 Haight st. San Francisco, CA 94117 Exhibit more...