There’s a new place of solace within the National AIDS Memorial Grove: a memorial circle devoted to victims of the disease who were hemophiliacs. Around 300 people attended a ceremony Saturday morning in Golden Gate Park to dedicate the space, which has several benches inscribed the names of victims, most of whom died between 1983 and the mid-90s. Show More Summary
TweetThis is what it could look like – this is my Photoshopped version to duplicate what somebody described to me: Anyway, the message is to leave this path to sk8trboies, one assumes…
Site of annual comedy day in the park In honor of late comedian and San Francisco resident Robin Williams, the city of San Francisco will officially rename Sharon Meadow after the Academy Award-winning comedian. The city selected this...Show More Summary
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department has given its nod of support to a renaming of Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park after Robin Williams. The effort to rename Sharon Meadow — a wide, grassy lawn at the east end of the park...Show More Summary
Political events in the Bay Area Sunday Picnic in the park: Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, hosts a picnic in Golden Gate Park’s Marx Meadow picnic area, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. RSVP: http://chiuassembly.ngpvanhost.com/form/-1081566039410473216 DACA march: Pro-DACA march in Petaluma from noon to 1:30 p.m. Show More Summary
TweetThese steps were fenced off for a couple months over the summer – here’s what it looks like now: Things get expensive and complicated what with sacrificial anti-graffiti coatings and whatnot. Real estate interests in the area thought they had a solution by proposing a big-ass fence to keep the hippies off of the steps, […]
TweetHere it is, this installation what went in a few days back, in time for Labor Day Weekend 2917 Stencils, shrubbery, cones and safe-hit posts: I’m guessing RPD won’t put up with this but IDK. As of yesterday AM, it was still there. Anyway, sometimes I can’t tell, but this was the handiwork of the […]
In San Francisco, a group of union members decided to celebrate Labor Day by, well, working. They were the 30-odd musicians with the Golden Gate Park Band who came out, as they do every Sunday and holiday during the spring and summer,...Show More Summary
The Abundas were just in Hawaii last month, but they wanted a taste of the island again. So the family of four headed out to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday, where they joined a host of revelers to celebrate Pacific Island Culture at Aloha Poly Fest. “We like the whole Aloha Polynesian culture,” said Wendy Abunda, 41. Show More Summary
San Francisco circa 1918. "Haynes 'Fourdore' four-passenger roadster at Golden Gate Park." The De Young Museum and Museum of Antiquities forming the backdrop. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
Most of San Francisco’s Presidio will open to the public on Saturday, the National Park Service said after a right-wing group canceled plans for a rally at Crissy Field. Officials at Golden Gate National Recreation Area said late Friday that the organizer of the Patriot Prayer rally had relinquished his permit. Show More Summary
TweetThat’s quite a wingspan – longer than yours, Gentle Reader:
Tuffy Tuffington was wrestling last week with how to civilly protest the upcoming conservative “Patriot Prayer” rally in San Francisco when his two dogs began “doing their business” in Golden Gate Park. That gave him an idea. “I suddenly had this image in my head of a bunch of alt-right protesters...
The National Park Service said Wednesday that a controversial right-wing rally will be allowed to go forward Saturday at San Francisco’s Crissy Field. Golden Gate National Recreation Area Acting General Superintendent Cicely MuldoonShow More Summary
Local David Duke supporters, new Instagram features, no protected bike lanes for Golden Gate Park. [ more › ]
The annual (free) celebration of all things bluegrass and folksy (and rock-y and various other things) is happening this year on October 6, 7, and 8 in Golden Gate Park. [ more › ]
TweetHere it is, your overwhelmed Golden Gate Park Panhandle Path along Fell betwixt Stanyan and Baker: It used to be narrower. I remember. Anyway, now it’s twelve feet wide. Inadequate, non? Compare that width with the much wider, low-volume connector paths that take people to the Panhandle Path. (Yeah, this driver was confused. Sometimes people […]
San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is bumpin' with more than 200,000 guests this weekend as Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival marks its 10th year. Read more...