great highway

16 Aug 2021

Great Highway Reopens To Cars, Hardly Any Cars Show Up

One of the more contentious San Francisco debates during the pandemic period has been whether or not to let cars back on the Great Highway. Mayor Breed ordered a “compromise measure” that would allow cars to use the thoroughfare on weekdays, but keep the Great Highway car-free on the weekends.

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 1
01 Apr 2021

Historic Victorian to be Moved to Middle of Great Highway

Not long after an 1880 Italianate Victorian home moved seven blocks in San Francisco, a historic apartment building in Pacific Heights is now being relocated to the Sunset district.  And the move is not without controversy. The 110-year-old Pallesen Apartment building is crawling its way to Ocean Beach to be placed in

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

BAS Editorial Team 2
04 Jan 2021

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2020

2020 was not the year we planned for, but it was the year we got. It was a hard year for those considered “non essential” … however, these bands still managed to create and release new music during a pandemic.

Stefan Aronsen 5
20 Jan 2020

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2019

I have a love-hate relationship with creating TOP 20 playlists of local bands. On one hand, the playlist becomes my favorite thing to listen to for the next year. Additionally, it makes it super easy for me to recommend bands to friends. I also love posting a link to the playlist in my friend’s Facebook feeds when they say, “tired of my music, I need a new playlist.”

Stefan Aronsen 0
19 Sep 2019

40 Bands in 4 Days, Balanced BreakFEST Proves There are Still Musicians Living in San Francisco

Join us to see live music by Ellisa Sun, Adam Brookes, Kingsley Music, Sam Johnson, California State Flower, Fellow Vessel, HATE DRUGS, Your Fearless Leader, ScruffyPup, Great Highway, Life Size Models, The Go Ahead, Trace Repeat, Californicorns, The Urban Renewal Project, and Night Animals.

Stefan Aronsen 1
25 Jan 2019

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2018 vs 2009

Have your listening habits changed from 2009 to 2019? Following in the trend of 2009 vs 2019, I’ve created a playlist that documents the San Francisco bands I was listening to when I started writing about the Bay Area music scene compared to the bands I just eat breakfast with now.

Stefan Aronsen 0
12 May 2016

Why is Great Highway Closed?

Why is the Great Highway closed from Lincoln Way to Sloat Blvd? The Great Highway has been closed since February and was scheduled to be through mid-March.   “Southbound traffic on Great Highway will be detoured on weekdays through mid-March while work crews shift excess sand from the northern end

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