statues

05 Nov 2021

The Story Behind the Creepiest Statues in San Francisco

I may still be hungover from the year plus lockdown in San Francisco, but I love taking the MUNI downtown. I’m a bit romantic when it comes to walking down my block, unconcerned if I’m going to catch it or miss it. Granted, I’m not doing it every day, and

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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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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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22 Feb 2021

SF Arts Commission Seeks People to Fill Advisory Committee on Monuments and Memorials

The San Francisco Arts Commission is seeking qualified candidates to participate in the Monuments and Memorials Advisory Committee, a body that will host public hearings and establish criteria and guidelines to determine the future of historic monuments in the city’s art collection. The creation of the committee of 11 to

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30 Jun 2020

The Case Against Mount Rushmore

Trump is going to Mount Rushmore this week, so you know something terrible is going to happen. His visit will be accompanied by fighter jets and a fireworks display, even though fireworks have been banned there since 2010 over wildfire concerns. The governor of South Dakota has bizarrely said there

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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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10 Jun 2020

And They All Came Tumbling Down: Activists Target Racist Statues and Symbols

Confederate flags and statues that honor historical racist figures are under attack in cities across the nation and abroad. Calls to have the memorials removed, especially from public and civic spaces, are not new but have intensified since George Floyd was killed by a former Minneapolis police officer on Memorial

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30 Jun 2017

Someone is Putting Googly Eyes on Statues in Golden Gate Park

While out wandering around Golden Gate Park with my friend Kayla the other afternoon I came across a brilliant little art project. Somebody is putting googly eyes on statues in the park and it is absolutely incredible. The first one we found was in the Shakespeare Garden. Walking into the

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