Message coming through loud and clear Earlier this week, San Francisco officials used the Golden Gate Park Conservatory of Flowers’ sterling white exterior as a canvas for a psychedelic light show. Meanwhile, in Oakland, local blogger...Show More Summary
Something compelled the man to ignore the warning signs in order to touch the smelliest plant in San Francisco, which reeks of rotten flesh at full bloom at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. In a YouTube video titled “Jerk...Show More Summary
Fifty years on, San Francisco’s Summer of Love has become a glossy flashback to the time young people came to the city’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to start a cultural revolution. A new kind of flower power tribute begins Wednesday in Golden Gate Park when the plain white Conservatory of Flowers...
Groovy light show dazzles in Golden Gate Park The San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers is lighting up for the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the 1967 social movement that brought thousands of flower children—high on life and...Show More Summary
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com It’s the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. What better place to celebrate than that fabled era’s epicenter, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, where the DeYoung Museum has mounted a dazzling exhibition,...Show More Summary
TweetHere’s Sunday Streets 2017 on JFK in the western reaches of Golden Gate Park: What’s missing is a bunch of parked cars on both sides of the street. The result is this, relatively “people-free” meadows on a weekend day what would normally contain thousands, plus the concomitant bouncy houses and whatnot: Of course you can “frame” […]
The 405-acre site will be the city’s largest development of open space since Golden Gate Park in 1871.
“Corpse flower” takes years to bloom in bizarre spectacle that less than two days The Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park now has a live feed on YouTube starring its titan arum—aka the “corpse flower—so that watchers can track...Show More Summary
Bay Area political events: Political events The Sierra Club is seeking volunteers to recruit new members and educate people on environmental issues at Sunday Streets, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Golden Gate Park. Marchers to mobilize and call...Show More Summary
Flower Piano, a sort of avant-garde art project-slash-concert series, will be returning to Golden Gate Park for its third season this summer. For twelve days, from July 13-24, a dozen artistically-embellished pianos will be placed in scenic spots around the garden, available for anyone to play.
Nearly two dozen horses escaped from a stable and hoofed it through Golden Gate Park in San Francisco early Wednesday, sending park rangers on an impromptu roundup. Twenty-three horses bolted about 5 a.m. from a corral at the BercutShow More Summary
Their taste of freedom was glorious but all too brief San Francisco park rangers and SFPD officers had to put on their cowboy hats early Wednesday morning after dozens of horses escaped from a stable in Golden Gate Park. “It's unclear what led to this morning's jailbreak, or who all the horses belong to,” reports SFist. Show More Summary
More than two dozen horses got loose from a stable in Golden Gate Park early Wednesday morning, and park rangers and SFPD officers had to scramble like actual cowboys to wrangle and corral them all. [ more › ]
A rollover crash in Golden Gate Park, Jerry Brown is off cutting his own climate deals with China, and the city says it's cleared 11 homeless encampments, and only three of those have returned. [ more › ]
The magical 12-day event, now in its third year, brings a dozen pianos to the SF Botanical Garden for anyone to play. [ more › ]
Look like it's (beaded) curtains for the effort for a Summer of Love golden anniversary concert in Golden Gate Park. [ more › ]
San Francisco, 1937. "Policeman and Pontiac at Golden Gate Park." 8x10 negative, late of the Marilyn Blaisdell and Wyland Stanley collections. View full size.
TweetBefore: After: Well there we go. Thanks, RPD! While you’re at it, why not fix the walking path along Oak? I don’t think this is a money issue, it’s a something-else issue. It has to do with your priorities, RPD…
TweetI’ll tell you, our Rec and Park (rated at just 2.5 stars) is SICK AND TIRED of taking care of the ocean of sand that makes up our perfectly fine, 4 star-rated Kid’s Kingdom Panhandle Playground, so it wants to spend millions of dollars on a replacement. So here’s the ad for the next step, for a […]
TweetDoes that make sense? Mom is in the left there and her adopted fledgling is the big one on the right. Brood parasitism they call it.