Golden Gate Park

08 Sep 2021

Flower Piano Announces 2021 Schedule

We learned in June that the beloved Golden Gate Park Flower Piano concerts would return after a two-year COVID absence, and that it would be a shortened five-day festival compared to its usual “two weeks in July” format. We didn’t know who was playing and when, though, but now we

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21 Jun 2021

Meet The 350 New Statues Replacing SF’s Racist Statue at Golden Gate Park

Back in 2016 at the height of the Colin Kaepernick National Anthem controversy, this website broke the news of a racist “slave” reference on the Francis Scott Key statue in Golden Gate Park. We didn’t actually “break” the news, the inscription had been sitting there in plain sight for more

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07 Oct 2021

BAS is Looking for a Couple New Writer/Editors

Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and

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09 Jun 2021

Flower Piano Announces Its Return For 2021

The beloved annual pianos in Golden Gate Park recital series known as Flower Piano has been quiet nearly two full years since the COVID-19 pandemic. But in a little-noticed Monday announcement, the San Francisco Botanical Garden tweeted, “Flower Piano is Back! September 17-21, 2021!” 🎉🌼🎹 Flower Piano is Back! September

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16 Mar 2021

Looks Like Outside Lands is Happening This Year

Kid you not, Outside Lands is not only scheduled to make its return this August, but three-day tickets are already on sale. This is the first major festival return in the Bay Area after a year of pandemic restrictions. If all goes well, the show will go on October 29th-31st in

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15 Feb 2021

There’s a Fight Brewing Over Golden Gate Park’s Ferris Wheel

The proposed four-year extension of 150-foot SkyStar Observation Wheel in Golden Gate Park faces another hurdle Wednesday, when the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission will review the Recreation and Park Department’s request for a certificate of appropriateness. Installed last fall to honor the park’s 150th anniversary, the Ferris wheel is

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21 Jul 2020

The Baby Bison in Golden Gate Park Have A Live Webcam

You probably haven’t seen the baby bison that arrived in Golden Gate Park in March, because they arrived right when everything went straight to hell. But there’s a little bit of baby bison joy available via the magic of the internet, as Golden Gate Park now has a bison livestream

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23 Jun 2020

Ulysses Grant Statue — Unfairly Toppled, Or Totally Had It Coming?

We were delighted to see the Golden Gate Park statue of Francis Scott Key torn down this weekend, we’ve been complaining about that thing for years. Same goes for that Junipero Serra statue, because that guy oversaw a genocide of hundreds of thousands of Native Americans. But Friday’s Juneteenth statue-toppling

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03 Mar 2020

Five New Baby Bison Are Coming to Golden Gate Park!

The Buffalo Paddock at the far west end of Golden Gate Park is getting set to add a little more cute overload, in the form of five little itty-bitty bison joining the herd! OK they are not actually “baby” bison, San Francisco Recreation & Parks describes them in a tweet

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