One of the benefits of living in San Francisco, is that each season brings a fresh roster of innovative new beers. To help keep you hydrated this spring and summer, local craft brewers are finishing up refreshing batches of citrusy lagers, tropical witbiers, tangy IPAs and more. Crack one open and cheer on the Giants for a perfect summer afternoon.
When the dust settled after a busy offseason, it became clear that Tim Lincecum would not be part of the 2016 Giants’ rotation. When the ribbon was cut on renovations at AT&T Park, Timmy was waiting awkwardly from an undisclosed location in Arizona. For the first time since 2007, Opening Day had arrived and #55 wasn't wearing the orange and black. He wasn't wearing any uniform. So, I sat down to write about what it meant to me to grow up in the Era of Timmy.
"My best memory is right now," says San Francisco Giants star hitter Hunter Pence, as he gets down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend, Alexis Cozombolidis, at Disney World.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon Appetit!
When I was assigned to interview noted hitter Hunter Pence, in person for an entire day, I was thrown off guard. First, I like the guy. A lot. And second, unlike so many a glorified chef or socialite, he's an actual celebrity in San Francisco—not only famous, he's a hero. I had my fears.
This spring, we spent a full day in San Francisco with Giants World Series champion Hunter Pence for this story, "He Might Be Giant: A Day in the Life of Hunter Pence." Turns out the man is as photogenic as he is talented at baseball and gaming, and we have a slew of fantastic photos, shot by Matt Edge, of the rightfielder to share with you.
For those of you who live by AT&T Park, like me, you'll be pleased or terrified to learn that the home of your San Francisco Giants is the second most expensive ballpark to reside by, coming right behind Boston's Fenway Park. It's surprising news, as the Mission Bay/South Beah/SoMa neighborhood turns into a drunken, bro-tastic mess after night games.
MadBum, the nickname given to MVP and local hero Madison Bumgarner, who, in part, helped the San Francisco Giants clinch their third World Series in just five years, appeared on The Tonight Show last night. Also making an appearance? His underwear on Jimmy Fallon's derrière.
For the third time in five years, your San Francisco Giants won the World Series. Tonight's 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals cemented the team's status as a sports dynasty. All hail the Giants.