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This is BART's "Unicorn" TrainThis is BART’s “Unicorn” Train
By - posted 5/17/2022
Transportation, Wow

Did you know BART has subway-like seating? In just one car only, BART has longitudinal seating. Alexander Hirji spotted the “unicorn” train car and shared his photo of the unique car on Twitter. BART replied announcing, it’s their unicorn: train car 3042. According to comments in the Twitter thread, this car more...

Rare Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Over SF (May 15)Rare Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Over SF (May 15)
By - posted 5/12/2022
Wow

On May 16, 2022 (the night of May 15 in the Western Hemisphere), the Moon enters the Earth’s shadow, creating a total lunar eclipse, the first since May 2021. The next full moon is the Flower Moon, the Corn, or Milk Moon, and the Buddha Purnima. There will be a total more...

Check Out SF's Absolutely Wild Sand Dunes at Ocean BeachCheck Out SF’s Absolutely Wild Sand Dunes at Ocean Beach
By - posted 5/5/2022
Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco, Wow

Local hip hop artist Richie Cunning was out for a walk on Ocean Beach on Tuesday morning this week around 7am and caught this amazing site of the Ocean Beach sign almost completely covered by sand dunes right near Lincoln and the Great Highway. 📷 @RichieCunning And if you look closely, you’ll more...

Oldest National Park Service Ranger Retires at 100-Years-OldOldest National Park Service Ranger Retires at 100-Years-Old
By - posted 4/4/2022
Celebrations, Goodbye, Parks & Beaches, Uplifting, Wow

By Keith Burbank Bay City News Betty Reid Soskin, the oldest active National Park Service ranger, retired Thursday following more than 15 years sharing stories of her life and those of other working women during World War II at Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historic Park in Richmond. Soskin, more...

BART's New Map Uses Colorful Names for Its LinesBART’s New Map Uses Colorful Names for Its Lines
By - posted 2/15/2022
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Transportation, Wow

BART recently took to Twitter to announce the change to its BART system map. BART will transition to identify its lines by a new color-coded system. You’ll notice the new map has a legend for the color lines. BART will still use both the original starting and endpoints system and the more...

SF's Glorious 180° Rainbow This MorningSF’s Glorious 180° Rainbow This Morning
By - posted 1/17/2022
LGBTQ+, San Francisco, Wow

Did you see the amazing full rainbow on Monday morning in SF? It’s a great start to MLK Day. One of our favorite local photographers @stuinsf captured this shot from his apartment in Russian Hill and it’s got our hearts singing.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Stu Berman 📷 more...

Bay Area's Stunning Sunsets Likely to ContinueBay Area’s Stunning Sunsets Likely to Continue
By - posted 1/16/2022
Wow

By Janis Mara Bay City News Foundation Blazing red, soft pink, golden and glowing sunsets have filled Bay Area skies recently, and the factors that produced them – high pressure, light winds and moisture high in the sky – are likely to continue for the next few days if not longer, more...

Take SF's Self-Guided "The Matrix Resurrections" TourTake SF’s Self-Guided “The Matrix Resurrections” Tour
By - posted 12/15/2021
Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Wow

Thanks to SF Travel for putting together this fun self-guided tour of The Matrix Resurrections filming locations in San Francisco including spots in Chinatown, Embarcadero and the Financial District. The movie, which had tons of scenes filmed in San Francisco back in early 2020, opens in theaters on December 22, 2021 U.S. more...

SF's Castro Theatre Hosts U.S. Premiere for Matrix 4 (Dec. 18)SF’s Castro Theatre Hosts U.S. Premiere for Matrix 4 (Dec. 18)
By - posted 12/3/2021
Only in San Francisco, Wow

Thanks to Audacy for sharing the exciting news that the highly anticipated fourth Matrix film, The Matrix Resurrections, will have its U.S. premiere at the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Enter to win tickets to the U.S. Premiere from Funcheap! Enter to win by Dec. 15. – Contest Ended BONUS CONTEST – more...

SF's Brand New Huge Downtown Holiday Light Show (2021)SF’s Brand New Huge Downtown Holiday Light Show (2021)
By - posted 12/2/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Holiday Lights, Only in San Francisco, Wow

Downtown SF, the community benefit district which serves the Financial District and Jackson Square announced today the inaugural holiday projection mapping event, Let’s Glow SF, running December 3-12, 2021 in downtown San Francisco to generate economic recovery. Let’s Glow SF Dates: December 3-12, 2021 Time: 5:30 PM -10:00 PM nightly Location: Downtown San Francisco FREE Let’s more...

SF's Spectacular Upside Down 50-Foot Crystal Tree Is BackSF’s Spectacular Upside Down 50-Foot Crystal Tree Is Back
By - posted 12/1/2021
Christmas, Holiday Lights, Holidays, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Wow

Westfield Centre is bringing back their famous 50-foot upside down Christmas tree for 2021 The famous Inverted Christmas Tree is back for the holidays on Level 4 Under The Dome.  It is the perfect picture opportunity in the shopping center while you shop. See it shine from December 1-31, 2021. Holiday Tree more...

Stunning New Immersive Light Art Show Coming to SF's JapantownStunning New Immersive Light Art Show Coming to SF’s Japantown
By - posted 11/29/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Holiday Lights, Holidays, San Francisco, Uplifting, Wow

A brand new immersive light art experience is coming to San Francisco’s Japantown for an 8 week limited run this winter. The Japantown Community Benefit District in partnership with Ryotaro Muramatsu and NAKED, Inc. is excited to present the U.S. premier of the Dandelion Project to San Francisco’s Japantown. Follow @japantowncbd and more...

SF's 22-Foot Tall Gingerbread House is Back for 2021 (Fairmont)SF’s 22-Foot Tall Gingerbread House is Back for 2021 (Fairmont)
By - posted 11/21/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Christmas, Holidays, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

What is 22 feet high, 23 feet wide and full of thousands of bricks, a ton of royal icing and candy décor? It’s the Fairmont’s famed and much beloved two-story-high Victorian Gingerbread House which will be back this year in our lobby. Debuting Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 11:00 am at more...

Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse for 1,000 Years (Nov. 18)Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse for 1,000 Years (Nov. 18)
By - posted 11/16/2021
Outdoorsy, Wow

A partial lunar eclipse is on the way, taking place overnight on November 18th and 19th, when the Moon slips into Earth’s shadow for a couple of hours. Weather permitting, the eclipse will be visible from any location where the Moon appears above the horizon during the eclipse. For observers on more...

Couple Has Wedding Reception at Beachside Taco Bell in PacificaCouple Has Wedding Reception at Beachside Taco Bell in Pacifica
By - posted 10/31/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Wow

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know about a couple got married at San Francisco City Hall last week and then decided to have their wedding reception at the “coolest Taco Bell in the world“ a Taco Bell Cantina in Pacifica right on the beach. This unique Taco Bell is more...