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SF's Downtown French Art Bar Closing PartySF’s Downtown French Art Bar Closing Party
By - posted 7/1/2022
Bars, Goodbye, San Francisco, Sponsored

Bar Fluxus has been one of our favorite tucked-away bars in San Francisco. Accessed from a hidden alley with a fun parklet. As colorful as a box of crayons you’ll discover one of SF’s most vibrant and authentic French art bars with a craft cocktails, amazing French wine selection, murals and a rotating more...

SF Approves $114 Million for More Affordable HousingSF Approves $114 Million for More Affordable Housing
By - posted 6/30/2022
Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation The San Francisco Board of Supervisors and Mayor London Breed came to an agreement late Monday on a spending package to acquire, construct and repair more affordable housing projects in the city. If approved, the $114 million in spending will include $40 million for land more...

SF Hosts "Tamale Lady" Celebration in Dolores ParkSF Hosts “Tamale Lady” Celebration in Dolores Park
By - posted 6/26/2022
Local Icons, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Thanks to the SF Gate for letting us know about the 4th Annual “Tamale Lady Day” celebration at Dolores Park on June 26, 2022. We are gathering to celebrate the life of Virginia Ramos The Tamale Lady at 4pm on Sunday June 26, 2022 at Dolores Park near the playground. Music and more...

Ani DiFranco Replaces Liz Phair at Stern Grove Festival + More Tix Available (6/26)Ani DiFranco Replaces Liz Phair at Stern Grove Festival + More Tix Available (6/26)
By - posted 6/24/2022
Bay Area Updates, Festival Updates, San Francisco

Before the weekend hits, I wanted to share some exciting news – Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco will be now headlining this Sunday’s Stern Grove Festival concert on June 26. She will be joined on-stage by previously announced Bay Area-based acts Peaches Christ and DJ LadyRyan. Widely considered a feminist icon, more...

SF's Response to Roe v. Wade Being OverturnedSF’s Response to Roe v. Wade Being Overturned
By - posted 6/24/2022
Causes, San Francisco

 In response to the Supreme Court’s decision that has resulted in the loss of the constitutional right to abortion, San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed announced initial steps being taken to prepare for impacts locally and to ensure that San Francisco continues to stand as a place that proudly protects more...

"Save the Castro Theatre" Non-Profit Fights to Preserve Historic Interior“Save the Castro Theatre” Non-Profit Fights to Preserve Historic Interior
By - posted 6/24/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Causes, San Francisco

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation Though San Francisco deemed the structure of the iconic Castro Theatre a historical landmark back in 1977, the Castro Theatre Conservancy wants to ensure the venue space’s interior is protected, too. The non-profit organization launched its “Save the Castro Theatre” campaign on Wednesday to prevent more...

SF's Black Trans Lives Matter Mural May Soon Be a Historic LandmarkSF’s Black Trans Lives Matter Mural May Soon Be a Historic Landmark
By - posted 6/23/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Murals, Pride, San Francisco

Thanks to San Francisco Heritage for sharing the news that San Francisco’s Black Trans Lives Matter Mural is on its way to becoming a historic landmark. Since August 2020, Turk & Taylor has been the site of the Black Trans Lives Matter Mural, a visual demonstration calling for awareness of the more...

SF's 17th Annual Total Wellness Health FairSF’s 17th Annual Total Wellness Health Fair
By - posted 6/19/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Get Out: Events, San Francisco, Sponsored

On the first day of summer, Embarcadero Center will be hosting the 17th Annual Total Wellness Health Fair on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 11:00am – 1:30pm! Join us in Two Embarcadero Center and enjoy free giveaways, health screenings, and a live DJ to celebrate World Music Day! 17th Annual Total more...

San Francisco's 2022 Pride Festival & ParadeSan Francisco’s 2022 Pride Festival & Parade
By - posted 6/19/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. San Francisco Pride Board of Directors announced that music legend and two-time Grammy more...

SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride 2022SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride 2022
By - posted 6/19/2022
LGBTQ+, San Francisco

Every evening at sunset, over 220 state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures illuminate City Hall’s exterior. Normally, a soft white glow shows off the play of light and shadow on the full façade and dome. Frequently, special plaza façade lighting schemes honor or celebrate events, seasons, and holidays. City Hall will be lit more...

Golden Gate Bridge Tolls Increase on July 1Golden Gate Bridge Tolls Increase on July 1
By - posted 6/19/2022
Bay Area Updates, San Francisco, Transportation

By Rya Jetha, Bay City News Foundation Tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge will increase July 1, the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District announced Monday. Tolls will increase by $0.20 or $0.35 for most drivers, depending on their method of payment. The District will use the revenue from toll increases more...

SF Hosting its Biggest Juneteenth Celebration EverSF Hosting its Biggest Juneteenth Celebration Ever
By - posted 6/18/2022
Causes, Community, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Sponsored

Once deemed the “Harlem of the West,” the historic Fillmore District was an epicenter of black music and culture for years. Now that Juneteenth is a federal holiday, San Francisco is looking to celebrate. The city has put on Juneteenth events before, but nothing of this scale. Eight blocks of more...

SF's "Obama Portraits Tour" at de Young is Free This Weekend Only (June 18-19)SF’s “Obama Portraits Tour” at de Young is Free This Weekend Only (June 18-19)
By - posted 6/18/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Join us for the public opening day celebration of The Obama Portraits Tour exhibition with live musical performances by cellist and vocalist Mia Pixley and ensemble, dance performances by Kimberly Marie Olivier, and a portrait photography session with First Exposures alumni. Free admission to The Obama Portraits Tour on June 18 and 19 more...

SF's Rare Stinky "Corpse Flower" is About to BloomSF’s Rare Stinky “Corpse Flower” is About to Bloom
By - posted 6/16/2022
Museums / Cultural Institutions, San Francisco, Wow

The Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park has announced that one their super smelly “corpse flowers” is just about ready to bloom. And that means it’s going to start smelling like rotting flesh. Nice! UPDATE! The Bloom (and stink) has started! The Conservatory is opening late on Friday, June 17th more...

Warriors Game 5 Courtside Seats Going for "Only" $35,000 EachWarriors Game 5 Courtside Seats Going for “Only” $35,000 Each
By - posted 6/12/2022
San Francisco, Worth the Splurge, Wow

Yes, there are still tickets for sale for the Warriors vs. Celtics NBA Finals Game 5 on Monday, June 13th at Chase Center, but it’s going to cost you. If you’d rather have front row courtside seats than a brand new Honda Accord, then you can get tickets for a more...