Hayes Valley — From Under the Shadow

In the not too distant past, the intersection of Hayes and Octavia was darkened by the monstrosity that was the Central Freeway—a raised freeway that cut the Hayes Valley neighborhood in half, keepi...

Hiking San Francisco

San Francisco is one of few U.S. cities that offers such a variety of hiking options within its city limits. With its myriad hills and valleys, sea cliffs and beaches, and city and state parks, all wi...

Amasia Hide’s Sushi Bar

I hope that every dining experience will be a delectable treat. That I will leave the restaurant and immediately text/Facebook message/Tweet all my friends to tell them where they absolutely must go f...

Vintage Paper Fair–San Francisco

The Vintage Paper Fair returns to San Francisco this weekend, and if you’ve never been, let me fill you in on what you can expect: boxes and boxes and boxes filled with vintage postcards, greeting c...

Friday Nights at de Young–Feb 25 thru Mar 18

The Friday Nights at the de Young series runs through November, offering a variety of programs, including live music, tours, talks and more. In conjunction with the Olmec exhibit, the next three Frid...

Sunday Streets–Penguins to Penguins

Sunday Streets kicked off last month, along the Embarcadero, to a slightly soggy start. However, this month’s event, Penguins to Penguins–the route of roads blocked to car traffic stretches from t...

Golden Gate Park Dahlia Garden—In Full Bloom

Taking advantage of the warm weather we had in San Francisco this weekend, I went for a stroll through the Botanical Gardens and around Stow Lake out in Golden Gate Park. The slow and steady beats of ...

5 Hot Spots to Soak Up the Sun

Spring has finally sprung. The sun is out and it’s going be a hot one!  This heat wave got me thinking about places to sit outside and soak up some sun.  So if you can, play hooky, grab a blanket ...

Western Addition/Fillmore Sunday Streets

Looks like a comfortable way to enjoy Sunday Streets. The Western Addition/Fillmore Sunday Streets was held on Sunday, September 11, 2011 and is part of an ongoing series of monthly Sunday Streets e...

Writer’s With Drinks–March Edition

This month’s Writer’s With Drinks includes the creator of NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, wherein participants are challenged to complete at least 50,000 words of a novel. The event ha...