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Scenes of the City: Black Tie Ocean Beach Party

For this week's Scenes of the City, we headed out to Ocean Beach on Sunday for the annual Black Tie Beach Party.

Scenes of the City: Suisun Bay's Mothball Fleet

For this week's Scenes of the City, we escaped to the northwest side of Suisun Bay, just outside San Francisco, where a fleet of ships from the U.S.'s naval past is slowly disappearing.

Scenes of the City: Abandoned Anchor Glass Company

For this week's Scenes of the City, we visited a spooky old glass factory in the delta town of Antioch. Anchor Glass Factory (1400 W 4th Street) was demolished recently, but for some time it was a photographer's and explorer's haven. Like most abandoned industrial sites, it almost seems like everyone clocked out one Friday and just never came back, leaving behind magazines, boots, and tools.

Scenes of the City: Inside the Central Subway Project

For this week's Scenes of the City we caught up with the SFMTA Central Subway Project to bring you an update from the other end of the tunnel in North Beach.

Scenes of the City: The New SoMa West Skate Park

For this week's Scenes of the City we stopped by the newest park in the city—SoMa West Skate Park and Dog Play area.

Escape from SF: The East Brother Light Station Dinner + B&B

Have you ever crossed over the Richmond Bridge and wondered what that old Victorian home is doing atop a craggy rock in the bay? 

Scenes of the City: SF Police Athletic Club Decays in Hunters Point Shipyard

Behind the loosely guarded fences of Hunters Point Shipyard sits the old San Francisco Police Athletic Club, also known as Building 120, among the decaying relics of the old shipyard.

Scenes of the City: Homegrown Artist Stephen Namara Shares His Studio

For this week's Scenes of the City we spent some time with San Francisco artist Stephen Namara, a member of the Hunters Point Shipyard Artist group. Namara is an oil painter who uses a variety of techniques – including a cotton sock – to apply dry pigments.

World Class Athletes Brave SF's Elements for Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon

Early Sunday morning, in the pea-soup thick fog that shrouded SF Bay, more than 2,000 athletes took the plunge from the paddle wheel SF Belle off the Alcatraz shoreline into the 58-degree open water of the Pacific. 

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