Even larger than New York's Central Park, Golden Gate Park is iconic for its 1,000-plus acres of hidden meadows, waterfalls, lakes, redwood trees, gardens, museums and more. Here's your comprehensive to-do list in SF's beloved green oasis.
It’s a mellow Friday afternoon in the rugged hills of Oakland. Water trickles in the koi pond on a tree-shaded deck, and a Wheaten terrier chills at our feet. Could this day get any better? Well, there are also six grams of organic cannabis, fresh from a farm in the Emerald Triangle, en route via courier to our front door. An email confirmation says, “We hope it puts a smile on your face.”
For bigtime festival-phobes among us, here are some Outside Lands alternatives to spice up the weekend.
Need a breather from Outside Lands, or are you avoiding the hubbub altogether? Whether it's catching a beautiful sunset or strolling through the Presidio, here are five outdoor adventures for weekend agenda.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s your neighbor’s drone flying down the street. As the number of drones in the skies has increased over the last few years, so has concern about air traffic congestion and safety. Enter NASA, Google, Amazon, and, of course, the U.S. Government, whose top-clearance nerds are now working on solutions.
As recently as two decades ago, Hayes Valley was hardly known as the home to some of San Francisco’s best restaurants and boutiques. When the Central Freeway was damaged in the 1989 earthquake and later moved to ground level, however, Hayes Valley became one of the most desirable spots to live in the city. As the neighborhood turned into a weekend destination for window shopping and Bloody Marys, the community has grown right alongside it.
It's hard to imagine a time when the image of Marilyn Monroe was not synonymous with glamour, but in 1949 the burgeoning starlet was just another struggling actress trying to make it in Hollywood.
Celebration of San Francisco City Hall's 100th year continues, with the recent announcement that the Beaux-Arts landmark has welcomed its first artist in residence. And we have to hand it to the sometimes-too-safe SF Arts Commission—they've selected quite the interesting character.