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San Francisco Bay Area Outlet Malls
A directory of outlet malls in the San Francisco Bay Area. These California outlet malls and factory stores vary in size from 10 to almost 200 -- and are located around the Bay Area, including Vacaville, Napa, Gilroy and Milpitas.
Best Breakfasts in San Francisco
A Top 10 list of breakfast restaurants in the various neighborhoods San Francisco. Menus range from traditional omelettes and pancakes, to beignets and roasted banana French toast.
How to Get Into Museums for Free in San Francisco
Find out how to visit nearly all San Francisco museums for free. This comprehensive guide covers the free admission offers at Bay Area museums--including museums that are always free, that are free on designated days, and that have other deals for free admission.
Map of San Francisco Best Attractions - San...
Map of San Francisco attractions and landmarks. The map shows locations around the city where visitors can spend an hour or a day exploring San Francisco's history, culture and nature.
Map of San Francisco Outlet Malls - Outlet...
Map of San Francisco Bay Area outlet malls. The map includes a clickable sidebar and zoom functions for precise street locations.
Best San Francisco Attractions
A guide to favorite attractions in San Francisco. The attractions include landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge as well as San Francisco's historical sites and traditional visitor destinations.
10+ Great San Francisco Blogs
A list of 10 great San Francisco blogs, covering everything from restaurants and art, to news and photos.
Best Berkeley Lunch Spots
Favorite lunch spots in Berkeley, California. This list does not include West Berkeley -- just downtown and the North Berkeley/Gourmet Ghetto area.
California Congressional Representatives
Information on finding your California Congressional Representative, including a list of Northern California districts and their reps. Included are District 8, San Francisco (Nancy Pelosi), District 9 (Barbara Lee) and other counties around the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Golden Gate Bridge by the Numbers
Fun facts and info about the Golden Gate Bridge, that every self-respecting San Francisco resident should know.
Live Music Clubs in San Francisco
A list of live music clubs in San Francisco, including a brief description, address and link to each club's the live music calendar.
Guide to San Francisco Museums
Alphabetical directory of San Francisco museums. Museums range from the small and specialized, like MoAD, to the larger and better known venues such as the de Young and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This list also includes several museums outside San Francisco in the Bay Area.
Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Kits
Information on how to build emergency kits and how to prepare for disaster, natural or otherwise. Some of the resources are San Francisco and Bay Area specific. Others are just general information on disaster safety for you, your family and your pets. Page 3.
Great Parks in San Francisco
A selection of San Francisco best parks and green spaces, from the Presidio and Golden Gate Park, to Ocean Beach and Cayuga Park.
Frida, Fetishes, Jazz & Other Things to...
A guide to July 2015 festivals and other fun things to do and see in San Francisco, including jazz concerts and fetish and crafts fairs.
10 San Francisco Tea Rooms
Best tea rooms and tea houses in San Francisco, including Samovar Tea Lounge, Lovejoy's, Imperial Tea, and Modern Tea. These tea rooms in San Francisco are open all day, not just for high tea.
San Francisco Bay Area Animal Shelters
Animal shelters in the San Francisco Bay Area. This list includes official municipal and regional animal shelters.
FM Radio Stations - San Francisco
A list, including brief description of FM radio stations in the San Francisco area.
Top Things to Do & See in San Francisco in...
A guide to September 2014 festivals and cool events in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Opera in the Park, dragon boat races and the Folsom Street Fair.
Fine Dining Favorite in San Francisco
A favorites list of some fine dining restaurants in San Francisco. The list includes elegant venues like the Dining Room at the Ritz Carlton, as well as restaurants with a more laid back vibe like Town Hall and Aziza.
Catch Free Concerts, Theater & Dance...
Free festivals and fun during the summer in San Francisco include concerts, dance lessons, Shakespeare in the Park and circus shows.
Where to See Free Movies All Summer in San...
See movies for free this summer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Shown June-Oct. 2015 mostly outdoors, the films range from blockbusters to local indies.
Plant Zones in the San Francisco Bay Area
If you're starting a garden and deciding what to grow in it, you may want to find out your plant zone. The USDA and Sunset magazine have different zone systems and maps.
Where to Watch Fireworks & More July 4 Fun...
San Francisco's fireworks are the splashiest of the Bay Area's July 4 celebrations, but there's plenty of fun before dark and in other cities, too.
Best Cocktails in San Francisco
An initial primer on the best cocktails in San Francisco, with a place to review and add your own.
Bay Area Labyrinths
A short list of public labyrinths in the San Francisco Bay Area. The labyrinths are in a number of different styles, the most popular being the Chartres Cathedral plan, installed at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco
San Francisco Walking Tours
San Francisco walking tours are a wonderful way to learn about the if you're a visitor or a new resident, and a fun way to enhance your city knowledge if you're a local. San Francisco walking tours and guided walks offer a variety of schedules and themes -- some free, most for a charge.
Dungeness Crab Cracks at These San Francisco...
Dungeness crab season runs from November until June in Northern California, and San Francisco restaurants are offering the delicious crustacean in myriad forms.
San Francisco's Hottest Festivals, Fairs,...
August 2014 in the San Francisco Bay Area is a whirl of food feasts, music, fairs and other fun, including Outside Lands and Eat Drink SF.
Holiday Fun for Free in San Francisco
Free fun and celebrations around Christmas and the holidays abound in San Francisco, including concerts, ceremonies, parties and arts and crafts sessions.
Map of San Francisco Museums - Map of Museums...
Map showing locations of San Francisco museums, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Legion of Honor and the de Young, as well as various museums in the Yerba Buena Arts District and beyond.
Nights at San Francisco Museums
Nearly all of the San Francisco Bay Area's major museums host special museum nights of added programs, activities, and entertainment, which is included with museum admission.
San Francisco's Best Food Trucks
A guide to San Francisco's top food trucks and food carts, based on food quality and quantity, uniqueness, popularity and creativity.
Top Things to Do and See in San Francisco in...
Here are San Francisco's best bets for things to do in April 2015, including the SF International Film Festival, street fairs, art festivals and more.
Famous Grave Sites - San Francisco Bay Area
Where to location famous graves in the San Francisco Bay Area. Because most of San Francisco's cemeteries were moved out of the city in the 20th century, the famous grave sites are found primarily in Colma and in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland.
Top Attractions & Experiences in SF's...
San Francisco's Golden Gate Park offers museums, sports facilities, lakes, gardens and other attractions and experiences for all ages.
The Scoop - The Best Ice Cream in San Francisco
San Francisco is dotted with specialty shops scooping up fresh, smooth, house-made ice cream in classic, exotic, innovative and sometimes downright odd flavors.
Italy in San Francisco
Guide to enjoying Italy in San Francisco. Martha Bakerjian, About.com's Italy Travel Guide, shares her favorite places in town to enjoy Italian food, Italian coffee, and San Francisco Italian Culture.
Irish Pubs in San Francisco
Best Irish pubs in San Francisco, serving Guinness, Irish Whiskey and Irish Coffee, and Irish Breakfast in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Live Music Clubs in Berkeley & Oakland
A list of live music clubs in Berkeley and Oakland, with brief description, address, and links to each club's live music and event calendar. Page 2.
Noe Valley Neighborhood Profile
Noe Valley, the neighborhood smack in the middle of San Francisco, is a village of upper-middle class young families serviced by small shops and restaurants along 24th Street.
San Francisco's Best Attractions
Best attractions for visitors in San Francisco. A list of must-see destinations and landmarks around the city.
Golden Gate Park Map - San Francisco - Map of...
Map of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. This is a street map of the park and surrounding area in San Francisco -- with markers for attractions throughout the park. The markers have information and a photograph of each location..
Restaurants' Healthy San Francisco Surcharges...
San Francisco restaurants are increasingly adding surcharges to your bills, supposedly to cover paying for employee health care costs, as required by the Healthy San Francisco law. But they are profiting from it--instead of reimbursing employees for their medical care, the restaurants are holding onto lots of surplus cash, the San Francisco civil grand jury reports.
San Francisco Homes
When it comes to San Francisco homes, you're financially better off renting rather than buying, a study finds. San Francisco in fact is the best US city in which to rent, according to Rent.com.
10+ Restaurants and Cafes in the Mission
List of 10+ restaurants to try in the Mission District of San Francisco. A diverse selection of dining spots if you find yourself in the Mission.
October Festivals & Street Fairs -...
October festivals and annual festivals in San Francisco. This calendar includes film festivals, autumn festivals and street fairs and covers the month of October - with links to additional festival dates, calendars, events and monthly arts and entertainment in San Francisco.
Dance Clubs & Nightclubs in San Franci...
Alphabetical list of nightclubs, dance clubs and lounges in San Francisco. Brief descriptions, address, and website links.
San Francisco Muni Metro - Map of Muni Metro...
Map of the San Francisco Muni system, showing metro stops throughout the city. The Muni lines included are the F-Market, J-Church, K-Ingleside, L-Taraval, M-Ocean View, N-Judah, and T-Third.
San Francisco Civic Center Farmers' Market...
The farmers' market at San Francisco's Civic Center is now open on Fridays, Sundays and Wednesdays. In the Tenderloin, it has a wide array of produce, low prices, a community-service mission and a down-to-earth vibe.
Things To Do in San Mateo County - Map of...
Map of attractions and things to do in San Mateo County California. The points include museums like the Burlingame Pez Museum and Coyote Point Museum, Hiller Aviation Museum, as well as natural attractions like Fitzgerald Marine Reserve.
SF Chefs Challenge: If San Francisco Were a...
The 2012 SF Chefs food festival included a creative bake-off contest for professional pastry chefs and bakers: Make a cake that embodies San Francisco.
Find a Lost Pet in the San Francisco Bay A...
Information on San Francisco Bay Area animal shelters, and general tips on finding a lost dog or cat.
San Francisco Community Event Calendars
A compilation of community event calendars in San Francisco. The event calendars here represent a variety of activities in the city, including lectures and readings, as well as regular concerts and park activities, classes and programs.
Top Thanksgiving Activities in San Francisco...
Thanksgiving meals at restaurants, volunteer opportunities, turkey trots, shows and tree-lighting ceremonies are offered in San Francisco on turkey day and the Friday and weekend after.
San Francisco Weather Map - San Francisco and...
San Francisco and Bay Area weather, with map showing locations of Bay Area cities. This weather list also includes links to weather within individual neighborhoods in San Francisco.
Map of Irish Pubs in San Francisco
Map showing locations of some popular Irish pubs in San Francisco. Map includes address and links to further descriptions of the pubs and bars.
Concerts Outside of San Francisco - August&nbsp...
August concerts outside of San Francisco at venues in the Bay Area - in Berkeley, Oakland and on the Peninsula. Page 2.
Victorians, Harvey Milk, Guppies and Hot...
Visitors might expect only hard bodies and vampish transvestites, but the Castro is home to historic
Holiday Events and Activities in San Francisco
Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, San Francisco is buzzing with holiday events and activities. Check this guide for programs and things to do for kids and for adults--including ways to celebrate the season for free and to volunteer for good causes in the SF Bay Area.
SF's Best New Year's Eve Parties & Shows
A guide to New Year's Eve 2015 in San Francisco, including parties, performances, concerts and other entertainment.
May's Best Bets in San Francisco
San Francisco in May is packed with festivals, street fairs and activities, including Cinco de Mayo, Carnaval and the zany fun run known as Bay to Breakers.
Take a Chocolate Tour of San Francisco
San Francisco is a chocoholic's dream. Here's a guide to the city's best chocolate, created by local chocolate manufacturers and chocolatiers.
End-of-Summer Events Calendar
Take advantage of the last of summer's special events in San Francisco. Page 2.
San Francisco's Best Christmas Trees &...
Landmarks, major hotels and neighborhoods in SF display spectacular Christmas trees and lights during the holidays. Here are some of the most photo-worthy.
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Best Chocolate Shops in San Francisco...
Local chocolate shops and chocolatiers in the San Francisco and Berkeley areas. The focus is on locally-made chocolate, or San Francisco-based chocolate shops that offer a more international selection.
SF Chefs Reveal The Rebel Within & Other Secrets
At the 2013 SF Chefs festival, some of San Francisco's star chefs revealed how they created their signature foods--in one case, by accident--and their secret weapons.
Valencia Street Transforms
In recent years, the Mission District's Valencia Street has been undergoing a Cinderella makeover. Its $1 stores and produce shops have given way to art galleries and indie designer boutiques. Faded Victorians and dumpy structures have been overhauled or demolished to create condos. As it earns a reputation as a quality restaurant row, it's attracting locals from around the Bay Area and tourists from afar.
San Francisco Festivals and Fairs - March
San Francisco festivals and street fairs taking place throughout the Bay Area in March. The March festival calendar is updated annually.
SF Giants Host Singles, Star Wars & Other...
The San Francisco Giants' special events & promos in the last half of the 2015 season include singles and Grateful Dead parties and a Chewbacca bobblehead giveaway.
So You're Not Going to Burning Man. Here's What...
A guide to San Francisco Bay Area events during Labor Day weekend in 2014, including art and wine festivals and free outdoor performances.
Bay Area Railroad Museums and History
Information on California railroad history and Bay Area railroad museums
SF Giants Throw Slumber, Singles and Other...
The San Francisco Giants hosts a slumber party and games that celebrate the '80s and single, Jewish and peanut-allergic fans during July 2014.
Top 8 Gelato in San Francisco
A selection of favorite Italian gelato places in San Francisco. These gelato stops are located in a cross-section of neighborhoods around town.
iPhone Apps for San Francisco
iPhone apps for San Francisco navigation. A list of helpful iPhone applications to help navigate the streets (and restaurants) of San Francisco.
San Francisco Zip Code Map
A San Francisco Zip Code Map. Below the zip code map is a key showing zip codes and their corresponding neighborhoods (with links to additional maps).
Interview with Artist Zach Pine (Page 1)
Interview with Zach Pine, and environmental artist in the San Francisco Bay Area who creates both solo and public exhibitions of nature sculptures. Zach's public events are designed to encourage participation -- and an appreciation for nature and environment in a non-destructive way.
San Francisco Giants' 2014 Season - Special...
The San Francisco Giants' 2014 season starts with a home opener April 8 and includes games with activities and giveaways. Here are some of the special events in the Giants' spring schedule.
Cheer and Cry as Batkid Saves San Francisco
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Profile of California Academy of Sciences
A profile and preview of the new California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco -- the area's natural history museum and institution. The new Academy opened in September of 2008, after a multi-year rebuilding in Golden Gate Park. The emphasis of the new Academy is on sustainability and environment, integrating those principles into the design of the building and the themes of the scientific exhibits. Page 2.
San Francisco Live Music Clubs - Map of Live...
Map of live music clubs in San Francisco. The music venues listed here include mainstream venues which host national acts, as well as smaller showcases for local musicians
Best Wine Bars in San Francisco
A selection of wine bars in San Francisco, including a wine bar that serves only organic and sustainable wines.
Where to Ice Skate in the Bay Area, During the...
Here's where to ice skate in the San Francisco Bay Area, including holiday pop-up outdoor ice rinks and year-round indoor rinks.
Small Museums in the Yerba Buena Arts Dist...
An overview of small museums in the Yerba Buena Arts District and SoMa in San Francisco. SoMa museums include MoAD, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Cartoon Art Museum and the Craft and Folk Art Museum in San Francisco.
Bardot Parties, Gypsy Jazz and Other Bastille...
Bastille Day, France's National Day, is celebrated in San Francisco with French-accented parties, dancing and concerts.
Tilden Park Map - Map of Tilden Park in...
Map of Tilden Park area in Berkeley California. Tilden Park is part of the East Bay Parks system, located in the hills above Berkeley. Tilden Park is home to trails and family activities such as Little Farm. Trails range from more strenuous uphill climbs to kid-friendly loops like the trail around Jewel Lake.
Art Galleries in San Francisco - Neighborhoods...
A list of art galleries in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. Each gallery has contact information and a link to the gallery's website.
Art Galleries in San Francisco - Union Square...
A list of art galleries in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. This page contains galleries in the Union Square district of San Francisco. Page 4.
San Francisco Hotel Lounges
A primer on some of San Francisco's hotel lounges and bars.
San Francisco Bags - Locally Made Custom Bags
Bag shopping in San Francisco is relatively easy, with three local companies--Chrome, Rickshaw Bags and Timbuk2--producing messenger and laptop bags. Besides off-the-rack, pre-made ones, they also offer custom bags.
San Francisco Independent Bookstores
A listing of San Francisco independent bookstores -- from speciality stores to locally owned new and used booksellers. This guide to independent book stores in San Francisco also includes links to a location map as well as some links to store event pages.
Holiday Tea in San Francisco
Where to enjoy holiday tea in San Francisco.
Dec. 25 in San Francisco - Events and...
The shoppers have retreated and most buildings and offices are closed, but you don't have to be home alone with Chinese take-out on Dec. 25. San Francisco on Christmas Day offers several events and activities suitable for all ages.
Nutcracker to Scrooge: SF's Best Christmas...
A guide to Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol. Christmas concerts and other holiday shows in the Bay Area, ranging from traditional to modern to off-beat.
San Francisco's Most Romantic Restaurants
A guide to romantic and special-occasion restaurants in San Francisco, perfect for celebrating Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and other momentous events.
November's Best Bets: Cool Things to Do &...
Here are San Francisco's coolest shows and events in November 2014, including a hip hop fest, crafts fairs, a Burning Man fundraiser and concerts.
Stanford University - Visitor Attractions...
Guide to visiting Stanford University in California. Stanford University in Palo Alto has several notable attractions, including historic buildings, art installations and museum, as well as public walking tours.
San Francisco Jazz and Blues - February
A listing of San Francisco jazz and blues happening in May. This list includes some of the jazz and blues venues in town, as well as Yoshi's in Oakland's Jack London Square.
San Francisco & Bay Area Beekeepers
A directory of San Francisco beekeepers and Bay Area beekeeping associations and groups. Newcomers to beekeeping are welcome to attend meetings -- to learn more about starting a hive, an apiary, or just getting an education on bees in general. The resources here include beekeepers associations in San Francisco, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, San Mateo County and Santa Clara County.
Art Galleries in San Francisco - SoMa Neig...
A list of art galleries in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. This page contains galleries in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco. Page 3.
Yoga at SFO: Salute the Sun Mid-Layover
SFO has opened the first yoga room in any airport in the world, an oasis in the bustling, bright terminal. The San Francisco International Airport is a pioneer on several other fronts, too, and has many attractions and services that you might not know about.
San Francisco Theater
Directory of San Francisco theater and theater performances in the San Francisco Bay Area. The list includes mainstream San Francisco theater as well as alternative and smaller performance venues.
Italian Restaurants in San Francisco
A list of Italian restaurants in San Francisco. The restaurant information includes links to websites, menus and maps. Italian restaurants are listed by neighborhood.
Muni Metro Map
Map of the San Francisco Muni Metro system. This map does not include bus routes, just train and streetcar lines in San Francisco.
January's Best Bets - Top Things to Do &...
The holidays are over, but San Francisco in January still has many opportunities to eat, drink, dress up and be merry.
10 Things About Steve Wozniak
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Bay to Breakers Fun (without the sweat)
Bay to Breakers is San Francisco's mobile costume party claiming to be a foot race, but non-runners can get in on the action, too. This is a guide to fun and entertainment for spectators, including parties and the best places to watch Bay to Breakers.
Disaster Preparedness For Pets
Information on disaster preparedness for pets, including how to build a pet emergency kit, and what to be prepared for in the event of disaster or evacuation. Page 4.
New Phone Dialing Rules in San Francisco
The San Francisco Bay Area gets a new area code in early spring 2015, which means you have to dial extra digits to make local San Francisco calls.
San Francisco Emergency and Disaster Resou...
A resources list of local San Francisco and Bay Area emergency organzations, as well as national and California emergency services. There are links to help you build disaster preparedness and emergency kits to keep in the house. And includes information on pet emergency kits and preparing your companion animals for disaster.
Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75
The Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937. Its birthday party exactly 75 years later features entertainment, history, art, music and fireworks along the San Francisco waterfront.
February's Best Bets - Top Things to Do &...
February 2015 in San Francisco offers indie films and music, comedy, lots of beer and celebrations of the Pan Pacific Expo centennial and Black History Month.
Bay to Breakers Records & Trivia - What You...
A number-cruncher's guide to Bay to Breakers, San Francisco's century-old, running free-for-all, including course records, statistics and other facts.
Cakes & Parades to Honor the Autumn Moon
San Francisco Chinatown celebrates Moon Festival (or Mid-Autumn Festival) on Sept. 6-7, 2014, with parades, a street fair and moon cake.
Giants Sleepover & Other Parties at...
The San Francisco Giants offer a slew of parties and promos in late July 2015, including a sleepover and a Hunter Pence gnome giveaway.
San Francisco & California - New Laws in 2014
Higher minimum wages and rules covering driving, chefs, caregivers, abortions and guns are among the new laws in San Francisco and California in 2014.
San Francisco Parks are Best in US
A 2012 report by the Trust for Public Land finds that San Francisco has the best parks among 40 major US cities.
Dog Parks in San Francisco
A list of off-leash dog parks and dog-friendly areas in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Map of Outer Richmond Attractions - Attractions...
Map of attractions in the Outer Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco. Map markers include the Cliff House, the Legion of Honor and the Sutro Baths.
At the Exploratorium – Scott Weaver&#8217...
With just toothpicks and glue--and 3,000 spare hours over 34 years--Scott Weaver has created a ping-pong-ball labyrinth that's also a sculpture of San Francisco's skyline and icons. See how it works at the Exploratorium.
Photos to Drool Over: The San Francisco Street...
The San Francisco Street Food Festival lines up top San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, and talented, under-the-radar cooks to serve their specialty fare in the Mission District.
Top Things to Do in the Country's Oldest...
San Francisco Chinatown engages all of your senses, with food, culture, shopping and history all within a short walk.
Halloween 2013 Parties for Adults in San...
Find horror, costume parties and contests and other Halloween 2013 events for adults in San Francisco.
Nature Walk, Art and Animal Habitats in San...
The unusual Presidio Habitats exhibit consists of art installations--habitats made by designers, artists and architects for gray foxes, bats, robins and other wildlife in the Presidio.
Take Home a Piano from "La Traviata"
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Angel Island's Worldwide Immigrants
Angel Island is widely known as the entry point for Chinese emigrants in the early 1900s, but it also processed thousands of natives of Russia, Italy, Korea, Austria, India, Germany, Mexico and elsewhere.
Best Margaritas in San Francisco
2008 Update: The Chronicle ran a story in July about the nuances of what constitutes a great margarita.
San Francisco Concerts - April
A listing of San Francisco concerts happening in April. This list includes concerts at major San Francisco venues, as well as links to live music clubs and performances around town.
10+ Winter Birding Spots on San Francisco ...
Information on winter birding areas around San Francisco Bay, in wetland areas and nature preserves. These birding areas have an abundance of shorebirds and migrating water species during the winter.
Top Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year in the...
Colorful, boisterous Chinese New Year celebrations in the San Francisco Bay Area start in Feb. 2015 and culminate in a Chinatown parade with a 270-foot dragon.
Best San Francisco Parks Map - Map of Best...
Map of San Francisco parks. The map includes markers for Golden Gate Park, the Presidio, Dolores Park and other popular city parks.
SF Bay Area Strong in 2013 James Beard Awards...
The San Francisco Bay Area is looking strong in the finals of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards, also known as the food Oscars. For best new restaurant, rising star chef and outstanding service, we claim two of the five finalists. For best chef of the West, four of the five finalists are in the Bay Area.
Dance & Play on the Streets of San Francisco
San Francisco's Sunday Streets program closes streets to car traffic and offers free activities, entertainment and services to pedestrians, bicyclists and skaters.
Read for Warriors Tickets & Other Raffle...
San Francisco Giants and jazz tickets, museum passes, tote bags, entertainment and hands-on workshops are offered by the SF Public Library to readers and visitors.
Map of San Francisco Farmers Markets - Bay Area...
Map showing locations of farmers markets in San Francisco and the Bay Area. The farmer's markets listed here include those at the Ferry Plaza as well as markers farther afield in Point Reyes Station and Palo Alto.
All You Need to Know about SF Pride 2015
A guide to SF Pride, San Francisco's celebration and parade of gay power and community. The June 27-28, 2015 extravaganza is the largest LGBT gathering in the U.S.
Other-Than-Mexican Restaurants in the Mission
The Mission's restaurant revolution has brought cuisines from around the world to the burrito bastion.
San Francisco Fine Dining - Map of Fine Dining...
Map showing locations of some fine dining restaurants outside of the downtown area, in the San Francisco neighborhoods of the Mission, Noe Valley, Outer Richmond and Civic Center.
San Francisco's Columbarium - Final Resting...
For a twist on people watching, go to the San Francisco Columbarium. The historic building houses mementos, photos, and favorite knick-knacks of thousands of San Franciscans, along with their cremated remains.
A Non-Hunter's Perspective on Bay Area Hunting...
A brief exploration of the conflicts some of us non-hunters face during hunting season in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Top Picks for San Francisco Fun in June
June 2015 in San Francisco is full of festivals celebrating everything from documentaries and jazz to Juneteenth and LGBT pride.
Best Jazz Brunches in San Francisco
A list of places to enjoy jazz brunch in San Francisco. From the historical -- Palace Hotel -- to the stunning view -- Cityscape -- a Sunday jazz brunch is a great way to celebrate a special occasion with ambiance.
How & Where to Volunteer in SF at the...
Volunteer in the San Francisco Bay Area at Thanksgiving, Christmas and year-round. Nonprofits need help with everything from cooking to IT, and here's how and where to start.
Mexican Restaurants in San Francisco
List of Mexican restaurants in San Francisco, with links to menus and maps. Mexican restaurants are organized by neighborhood.
Cutting 8% - The Whys & Hows of San...
Under the first-ever California-wide mandatory water restrictions, San Francisco must cut its water consumption by 8% and other Bay Area cities by a lot more. Here are the rules and conservation tips.
Best Easter Brunches in San Francisco
For Easter, Bay Area restaurants offer specials, and San Francisco's top hotels present elaborate brunch buffets, often with live music, the Easter Bunny and activities for kids.
French Restaurants & Bistros in San Fr...
A list of French restaurants and French Bistros in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. The choices range from one of San Francisco's most elegant and expensive restaurants (Fleur de Lys) to casual French bistros and cafes.
Toffee to Tea: Top Bay Area Finds at Fancy Food...
From alfajores to tumeric tea, here are some great Bay-Area-made foods that were on display at the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco.
San Francisco Recycling & Trash Facts
In recycling and composting, San Francisco does more than any other US city--but we could do even better. A lot of San Francisco garbage could in fact go in the recycling or compost bins. Here's how to sort it out.

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