On a recent trip to the new Candlestick Park flea market, I came across some black and white photos of old San Francisco streetcars. Special thanks to Richmond District historian John Freeman and transportation history expert Jack Tillmany who provided… Continue Reading
This Thursday, the 4-Star will host a screening of “The Future of Food”, a documentary about the controversial topic of genetically engineered food. The film has been around since 2004, “widely acknowledged for its role in educating voters and the… Continue Reading
Just saw this in the Examiner. Did anyone receive notice of this meeting? As I wrote back in August, the Presidio Trust is considering closing Battery Caulfield Road to automobile traffic. It’s the road that runs from the 15th Avenue… Continue Reading
Thanks to RichmondSFBlog reader Jim, I was alerted to a nifty new map created by Mission Local that displays scores for inspections completed in the last 12 months by the Health department of places that serve food, be it restaurants,… Continue Reading
For a second year in a row, Rooftop Elementary School and Swinerton Builders took the top prize in the 27th annual LEAP Sandcastle Contest at Ocean Beach. Their Chinese dragon was the hit of the beach. This year’s theme was… Continue Reading
Photo by Allison from her 4.5 mile walk in the central Richmond District.
Weed through the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass lineup & park easily If you’re headed to the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival this weekend but are feeling overwhelmed by the voluminous lineup, check out this writeup from an HSB veteran attendee over at… Continue Reading
On Sunday, come out and enjoy the Taste of Russia Festival at the Holy Virgin Cathedral, 6210 Geary near 26th Avenue. The festival features homemade, traditional Russian food, including Prioshki, Pelmeni, Beef Stroganoff, Golubtsi and an endless assortment of Russian… Continue Reading