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Flashback Friday: Rope swing over Mountain Lake

Dennis R. shared these photos on Facebook group recently of the infamous rope swing that used to be on the east shore of Mountain Lake. It was a popular hang out for adventurous kids in the 1970’s and 80’s. Looks… Continue Reading

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Local links: Flower Piano starts Thursday at Botanical Garden, Murder mystery at the Conservatory, Avenue 12’s Summer of Love exhibit, The fate of Aziza, Toy Boat’s 35 years profiled in video, 368 #FewerPotholes

Here are some local links to kick off your Wednesday! Thursday marks the beginning of the 3rd annual Flower Piano event at the San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park. From July 13 – 24, several pianos will be… Continue Reading

Saturday: Give your feedback on ideas for a new mural at McCoppin Elementary

This summer, a new mural is being painted at McCoppin Elementary School (651 6th Ave between Balboa and Cabrillo). This Saturday, July 15, the creators of the mural – the Asian American Women Artists Association – are hosting a community… Continue Reading

5th Annual Jog in the Fog 5k presented by Kaiser Permanente is on September 10 – register today!

Hard to believe, but it’s year 5 for the Richmond District Jog in the Fog 5k, presented by Kaiser Permanente! This year’s race takes place on Sunday, September 10 with an 8am start time in Mountain Lake Park. Last year,… Continue Reading

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Green Apple, Joe’s Ice Cream, Boudin Bakery & Hamburger Haven named legacy businesses by City

In 2015, the Board of Supervisors created the San Francisco Legacy Business Registry. The registry is open to San Francisco businesses that are 30 years or older, have been nominated by a member of the Board of Supervisors or Mayor,… Continue Reading

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Presidio Middle School’s benefactor – Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff – to fund construction of new student-inspired playground

The New York Times recently ran an article about Presidio Middle School. Back in 2015, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, a billionaire well known for his local philanthropy, decided to adopt the school as a sort of personal volunteer project. At… Continue Reading

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“Demand Responsive Pricing” coming to Clement Street parking meters, July 1

This week, the SFMTA reached out to Clement Street merchants to let them know that beginning July 1, 2017, SFpark, the city’s demand-responsive pricing program, will take effect at meters along Clement Street. Currently, meter parking is charged at a… Continue Reading

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Sneak peek: #SummerofLove illuminations at the Conservatory of Flowers; premiere Wednesday night with throwback concert

On Monday night we got a sneak peek of the city’s latest light installation which is right in our own backyard at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Starting this Wednesday night, the Conservatory of Flowers will be… Continue Reading