A few years ago I saw Gillian Welch in Golden Gate Park. When she did I Had A Real Good Mother & Father, her voice was so lonesome and pleading it sucked the warmth out of a sunny summer day in the meadow. The temperature hadn’t changed, but people started shivering. Pharis Romero took me […]
San Francisco, 1923. "Stutz sedan in Golden Gate Park." Ready to motor forth into the Jazz Age. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
Elton John, Mumford & Sons and the Black Keys will headline this summer's Outside Lands Festival, set to invade San Francisco's Golden Gate Park August 7th through 9th. Filling out the impressive bill at the eighth annual fest are Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, Wilco, Tame Impala, D'Angelo and the Vanguard, St. Vincent,...
San Francisco's foggy though wonderful, and wonderfully bougie August music festival in Golden Gate Park just dropped this year's lineup, along with an accompanying VHS-style Funny Or Die promo that is worth a chuckle. [ more › ]
Tweet Here’s the Word on the Street: “Attached you can find a PDF with Jadwin’s emails about the project, and I have attached a few JPEGs for your convenience. It is unbelievably stupid to move these N Judah stops (especially given how important these loading spots are for restaurants, etc.), but this “Streetscaping” in an […]
Software developer Anand Sharma ate sushi and went on a 2.6-mile run in the middle of the day on Saturday. He was quietly coding at his home near Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California yesterday afternoon. No, we’re not Facebook friends. Show More Summary
San Francisco, 1920. "Franklin touring car at Golden Gate Park Conservatory." The air-cooled Franklin's styling hallmark was a radiatorless hood that was said to resemble a coal scuttle. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
TweetSee? Just some good ol’ boys Never meanin’ no harm. Beats all you never saw Been in trouble with their drones Since the day they was born Peepin’ through your windows Crashin’ on your head Someday the mountain might get ‘em But the law never will
TweetThis is arresting: It’s at the famed half-million-dollar Honorable Gavin Chrsitopher Newsom Toilet Building in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle. (Learn about the building itself from SF Weekly’s Joe Eskenazi here – “Class For Your Ass.”) Anyway, yes, our drinking water comes from the Yosemite area, from a thousand li away. So, you’re oll korrect […]
TweetAs seen on Lincoln out west in San Francisco County: Somebody might have been using this mattress to sleep on in Golden Gate Park – I can’t tell. This might be the RPD parks and recreation people – I can’t tell. (The Recology garbage monopoly people use hydraulics for a streetside summary execution of the […]
TweetWell, actually, I don’t know what these people did to earn a citation from the SFPD and I don’t what else they’ve done lately, you know, that might have escaped notice of the popo: So maybe they’re not dirtbags IRL, IDK. Perhaps I’ll get called for jury duty on one of these citations, and then I’ll […]
Some people like sleeping in when the weekend hits, but my favorite thing to do on Saturday morning is head out for a long run, usually through Golden Gate Park. The weather is always perfect, the scenery is gorgeous, and there's something...Show More Summary
Park service spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet said the men got stuck on a cliff at the waterfront of Fort Baker in Golden Gate National Recreation Area
San Francisco's Golden Gate Park circa 1939. "Woman demonstrating use of luggage compartment lock on Pontiac sedan." Also a nice bumper-selfie of the photographer. 8x10 Eastman Kodak acetate negative. View full size.
TweetAnimals Riding Animals is hot in 2015 – it’s the latest thing. I’m the King of the World! YOLO!
San Francisco, 1925. "California State Automobile Association. Setting sign for Golden Gate Park Conservatory." Before there were state or federal highway departments to do the job, it was the auto clubs that put up road signs. 8x10 film negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.
TweetOf course, you gotta have rules: Strybing used to be free but now there’s a paywall, except the place still takes up our tax money, which doesn’t really make sense. The crew that runs this place wants the former Strybing to be a “world-class” facility, whatever that means. The crew that runs this place likes […]
January 14, 1992: Tens of thousands of artists, techies, politicians, and counterculture icons converged in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for a Silicon Valley event unlike anything the industry has seen, before or since. Organizers...Show More Summary
TweetA wild boid will come over and land on your hand to grab the nut and fly away.