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GG Park's Gorgeous "Lighted Forest" Extended Until April 4thGG Park’s Gorgeous “Lighted Forest” Extended Until April 4th
By - posted 2/26/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Golden Gate Park’s beautiful “lighted forest” that’s transformed Peacock Meadow into an enchanted forest of otherworldly shapes and ever-changing light, has been extended. You can now view the whimsical wonderland through April 4th. “Entwined,” by San Francisco artist Charles Gadeken, honors Golden Gate Park’s 150th Anniversary. The lighting takes place every night more...

See 139-Year-Old Victorian SF Home Move 6 BlocksSee 139-Year-Old Victorian SF Home Move 6 Blocks
By - posted 2/23/2021
City Insight, Housing, Only in San Francisco, Wow

Whoa… A 139-year old Victorian house rolled through the streets of San Francisco on Sunday morning, February 21, 2021. Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the video of the epic move. The historic home, known as the Englander House, was moved only a few streets away from 807 Franklin to 635 Fulton, more...

SF City Hall Lit Up Red for the Mars LanderSF City Hall Lit Up Red for the Mars Lander
By - posted 2/19/2021
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In honor of NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover landing 127+ million miles away, San Francisco’s City Hall lit up red yesterday. 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 more...

Highway 1's Gorgeous Wildflower SuperbloomHighway 1’s Gorgeous Wildflower Superbloom
By - posted 2/18/2021
Outdoorsy, Wow

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing that there’s beautiful wildflowers blooming along Highway 1. You can find this massive field of wildflowers blooming in Davenport, in a field that’s just south of Bonny Doon Road, north of Santa Cruz.

Huge Chunk of Big Sur's Highway 1 Falls Into OceanHuge Chunk of Big Sur’s Highway 1 Falls Into Ocean
By - posted 1/29/2021
Bay Area Updates, Storm Watch, Travel, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Sadly, a massive chunk of Highway 1 fell into the ocean during this week’s stormy weather. California Highway Patrol noted that the landslide occurred near Rat Creek, by Mile Marker 30 near the Big Creek Bridge, according to KTVU. Thankfully, no one was injured as there were no cars on the road more...

Napa Family Builds Insane Disney Matterhorn Ride in BackyardNapa Family Builds Insane Disney Matterhorn Ride in Backyard
By - posted 1/29/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Wow

Wow… some people baked break during the pandemic, or took on some home improvement projects, but one Napa family took their pandemic hobby to whole new level. Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the story of brothers Sean and Michael LaRochelle who built their own backyard coaster modeled after Disneyland’s Matterhorn. The more...

Bay Area Sees Rare Snow: Photos & Videos Around The BayBay Area Sees Rare Snow: Photos & Videos Around The Bay
By - posted 1/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Storm Watch, Wow

Thanks to SFGate, NBC Bay Area, and KRON4 for sharing the news that snow can be seen all around the Bay Area at elevations as low as 1,300 feet. While most of the Bay Area has felt the effects of the “Atmospheric River,” some locations around The Bay have reported snow. more...

SF Temps Dipped Into the 30s This MorningSF Temps Dipped Into the 30s This Morning
By - posted 1/26/2021
Storm Watch, Wow

Yes, it really was that cold this morning in advance of the big “atmospheric river” storm that’s expected this evening. According to weather.com, certain parts of San Francisco (at least where we are in Duboce Triangle) dipped as low as 39° Fahrenheit on Tuesday morning with a wind chill making it more...

See Pro Surfer Catch an Insane Monster Barrel Wave at MavericksSee Pro Surfer Catch an Insane Monster Barrel Wave at Mavericks
By - posted 1/16/2021
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Thanks to KQED for sharing the awesome aerial footage by Ari Kapoor on Surfline of the homogenous waves this year at Mavericks, the famous surfing spot just north of Half Moon Bay. This winter has produced some of the best surf conditions in the past 30 years at surf spots all more...

SF Man's Christmas Tree Trick Shot Goes ViralSF Man’s Christmas Tree Trick Shot Goes Viral
By - posted 1/14/2021
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With over 1.5 million views on YouTube, one local resident has gone viral for his Christmas tree trick shot. Instead of lugging his Christmas tree down several flights of stairs, he decided to chuck his Christmas tree out of his third story window where it landed perfectly on the ground.

Check Out Tahoe's New Majestic Outdoor NHL Ice RinkCheck Out Tahoe’s New Majestic Outdoor NHL Ice Rink
By - posted 1/12/2021
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NHL finally released a rendering of the new ice rink on the 18th hole at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort golf course in Lake Tahoe. The League announced the two-game series, NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe, which will feature two regular-season games against the backdrop of the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains. Although there more...

California Has Best View of First Meteor Shower of 2021California Has Best View of First Meteor Shower of 2021
By - posted 1/2/2021
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The “Quadrantids” is 2021’s first major meteor shower. Unfortunately for 2021 a bright moon close to the radiant of the shower will light up the sky on the expected peak night (late January 2 until dawn January 3) Read more at earthsky and timeanddate Typically this meteor shows can produce 50-100 meteors more...

SF's Mysterious "Gingerbread Monolith" CollapsesSF’s Mysterious “Gingerbread Monolith” Collapses
By - posted 12/28/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Goodbye, Wow

The nearly 7-foot tall gingerbread “monolith” that mysteriously appeared near the top of Corona Heights Park above the Castro in San Francisco has finally crumbled. Photo credit: Anand Sharma / @aprilzero Discovered on Christmas morning and first reported by KQED, the tower with icing for the welding and gumdrops as joints, was more...

SF's Huge Magical Christmas RainbowSF’s Huge Magical Christmas Rainbow
By - posted 12/28/2020
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In a challenging year, it was wonderful to wake up Christmas morning to see a gorgeous sunrise and huge magical rainbow over the Bay. One of our favorites photos of the rainbow was from Stu Berman who took this amazing 7:30am shot from Aquatic Park pier looking back at the Golden more...

SF Woman Scores $10 Million Lottery Jackpot at Gas StationSF Woman Scores $10 Million Lottery Jackpot at Gas Station
By - posted 12/23/2020
Uplifting, Wow

The California Lottery announced yesterday that Arminda Villafuerte scored a whopping $10 million on a $30 Ultimate Millions Scratchers she bought at the Quality Gas for Your Cash Arco station located at 5898 Mission Street in the Outer Mission in San Francisco. The odds of winning a $10 million prize on more...