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The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn is the U.S.'s longest suspension bridge, surpassing even the Golden Gate Bridge. Since 1976, it's served as the starting point of the New York City Marathon, which hosted over 50,000 competitors on November 3rd. Watch them all in this gorgeous time-lapse. Read more...
There are 148 apartment listings on Craigslist right now that mention the Golden Gate Bridge, and even more that name-drop the Bay Bridge (230). Golden Gate Park is mentioned in 267 listings and AT&T Park is mentioned 114 times.
TweetThese tourist choppers sometimes conk out near the Golden Gate Bridge and when that happens then only thing for the pilot to do is pop open the compressed gas container you can see there in order to inflate the six airbags you can also see there. Then a call to the Coast Guard, which will [...]
Of the estimated 1,500 people to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge, only thirty-four are known to have survived. Kevin Hines is one of them.
The Golden Gate Bridge with the San Francisco skyline in the background shown on January 24, 2012 [AP FIle Photo] In the Kurdistan region of Iraq, I knew a security officer who searched far and wide for second-hand American movies.Show More Summary
· Golden Gate Bridge toll could go up to $7 · No bright future for overnight parking and campers, as parking ban is hailed as a success · Cathedral Hill hotel demo begins, making way for CPMC medical center...
Tonight, “NBC Nightly News” profiles Sgt. Kevin Briggs, who has been stationed at the Golden Gate Bridge for more nearly two decades. He is one of the many police, bridge staff, and volunteers who have encountered people contemplating suicide. Now, after helping more …
During a two week stay in Napa, California where one can immerse one’s self in the excellent wine and cuisine, a pleasant diversion can be a drive into San Francisco. Of course, on that drive, be sure to stop on the way to look at the Golden Gate Bridge. It is worth the brief detour [...]Show More Summary
I think the folks at Mother Jones setting out for the Golden Gate Bridge to take a leap because they’re so anguished their beloved Obama is sinking fast. This latest piece is a desperate piece of COVER OBAMA’s ASS AT ALL COSTS journalism. Nice...Show More Summary
Nan Palmero, Flickr Today's featured photo comes from frequent Gadling Flickr Pool contributor Nan Palmero. Did you ever think a bridge could look so stunning? We'd love to feature your photos and videos on Gadling, so please add them...Show More Summary
· $10 million house: Did Zuck overpay for SF home? · Thousands come out for first Sunday Streets in the Richmond District · $7 to cross the Golden Gate Bridge? It could happen next spring · You know you're...
Even amid frigid winds and fog so thick it was visibly streaming sideways, I felt a tinge of disappointment when Leah suggested we skip crossing the Golden Gate Bridge and instead keep our Wednesday evening ride on trails within San Francisco city limits. Show More Summary
Two recent articles in the LA Times and Slate caught my eye, as they discussed the progress — or lack thereof — of the suicide barrier to be installed on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. While I found the articles covered eerily similar ground, I also found they didn’t answer the questions I […]
[One of a series of beautiful and dangerous photos taken from the top of the Golden Gate Bridge. The photos were sent anonymously to The Bold Italic as part of their week of scandalous and anonymous stories.] Read more...
Don't look if you're afraid of heights.
San Francisco has a very mild climate. There are seasons -- it's colder and rainier in the winter, and it's warmest in the spring and fall -- but temperatures fluctuate much less than in other parts of the country. To take full advantage of the lovely weather,
In May 1987, as part of the 50th anniversary celebration, the Golden Gate Bridge district again closed the bridge to automobile traffic and allowed pedestrians to cross the bridge. However, this celebration attracted 750,000 to 1,000,000...Show More Summary
· Larry Ellison's house flag-bombed by kiwi ninjas · Forget Lombard Street, try these steps instead · Thanks from Fire Station #34 · Golden Gate Bridge barrier approved by board · Ellis Act evictions changing landscape of San Francisco...
A toll increase on the Golden Gate Bridge will be studied in the coming weeks as bridge officials find themselves grappling with a growing deficit and dwindling reserves.