Golden Gate Park

22 Aug 2022

I Took Acid and Walked the Entirety of Golden Gate Park

Kayla, Alex, and I were standing in front of the Rideout Fountain in Golden Gate Park’s Music Concourse as the world vibrated around us. Children chased each other screaming, teenagers canoodled on park benches, dogs wore tuxedos for their peoples’ wedding photos, tourist families scuttled between museums — and we

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31 Jul 2022

12 San Francisco Secrets You Probably Don’t Know About

Think you know San Francisco? Think again. 1. Lincoln Park Golf Course used to be a cemetery and there are still bodies that remain on the premises. 2. There is a “Wood Line” installation piece, made of eucalyptus trunks and branches by artist Andy Goldsworthy, running near the Presidio’s oldest

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07 Sep 2022

What it’s Like Writing About San Francisco for 20 Years

In celebration of my 20th year in SF, I am extremely excited to announce Slouching Towards Neverland: 20 years of Writing About San Francisco. Here’s a quick rundown: – This limited edition, hand-signed, new zine covers my two decades of writing about this strange and beautiful city. – Besides well known

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03 May 2022

Riding Bikes and Searching for Bats on Permanent Car-Free JFK

By Kristin Tieche Something historic and extraordinary happened on Tuesday, April 26th at around 9pm. After an epic 12-hour Board of Supervisors meeting JFK Drive – once a high injury corridor in our city – became JFK Promenade permanently. After decades of mobilizing for a car-free space in San Francisco’s

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16 Mar 2022

Mayor Breed Introduces Legislation to Permanently Close JFK Drive

By Katy St. Clair A section of John F. Kennedy Drive in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park could be moving closer to being permanently closed to vehicle traffic after Mayor London Breed introduced legislation Tuesday to authorize the change. The proposal to close 1.5 miles of JFK Drive came before

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17 Dec 2021

Lawsuit Filed to Open the Great Highway & Other Streets in Golden Gate Park

A group of San Francisco residents filed a lawsuit on Thursday, seeking to force the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department to reopen streets within Golden Gate Park that were closed off to vehicles during the pandemic. In addition to the Recreation and Park Department, the lawsuit also names the

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27 Oct 2021

Meet The Bats Of Golden Gate Park

The official winged mammal of the Halloween season is bats, and yes, there are bats in Golden Gate Park. In fact, there are 16 different kinds of bats in Golden Gate Park. “The Bay Area currently has 16 native species of bats,” according to the Golden Gate Parks National Conservancy.

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20 Oct 2021

That Rad LED Forest ‘Entwined’ Is Returning to Golden Gate Park For The Holidays

Of all the ways that COVID-19 jobbed us out of a proper observation of the Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary, one of these is that many of us could not risk going to see the amazing interactive LED installation “Entwined” in the park’s Peacock Meadow. People even started a petition

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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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