The Richmond district is a massive neighborhood of parallel and perpendicular streets with its southern border meeting Golden Gate Park and the Presidio to its north. With the Pacific Ocean at its west, the area is known for its heavy fog and brisk weather with a wind chill factor unique to its location. [ more › ]
All these spots, taken as a whole, from the Skatin' Place in Golden Gate Park to the benches along the Embarcadero, could give any newcomer/amateur anthropologist a well-rounded sense of the various characters who call this city home, and those who pass through it just for a spell. [ more › ]
TweetThis was on a “Healthy Sunday,” or a Shut Down Sunday, or a Car-Free Sunday, or whatever you call it when the eastern part of JFK gets shut down on a Sunday. Deets from the RPD: GOLDEN GATE PARK ROAD CLOSURES. Anyway, I assume that was the trouble here: “On Sundays and all holidays, John […]
San Francisco, 1925. "Ajax Six sedan at Golden Gate Park Conservatory." The Ajax, manufactured by Nash Motors in Racine, Wisconsin, survived just two model years before expiring in 1926. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
A very lit 4/20 celebration in Golden Gate Park let people ignore all announced restrictions and pretty much do whatever they wanted. [ more › ]
SAN FRANCISCO — April 20th, also known as 4/20 day, has been an unofficial holiday for marijuana users. Every year, thousands of pot enthusiasts gather in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to celebrate an event called "4/20 at HippieShow More Summary
Just as it was striking 4:20 on 4/20, KTVU Fox 2 posted this live copter shot of crowds filling Sharon Meadow and Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park. The sun is out, the joints have been sparked, and it looks like quite a crowd. [ more...
Cough, cough Billed as the first-ever permitted cannabis party in Golden Gate Park, tens of thousands of people gathered on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park today to celebrate April 20—4/20, for short—the calendar day of the year when...Show More Summary
From Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to Hippie Hill in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals … Click to Continue »
Angry shouts of “It’s everybody’s park” and “It’s 9:30 already” began to echo from the line. Unlike before, when revelers had free reign of Golden Gate Park’s Hippie Hill on the unofficial pot holiday, this year the city issued an official...Show More Summary
Now that 4/20 is a semi-sanctioned affair in Golden Gate Park, there will be fences, and more rules. [ more › ]
In past years, the unpermitted event created traffic headaches, tons of litter and public safety issues like robberies and fights. Event organizers have shelled out tens of thousands of dollars for fencing, security, concessions, and...Show More Summary
Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park might be the Bay Area epicenter of today’s 4/20 celebrations, but the Haight does not actually have the most dispensaries in San Francisco. In fact, that title goes to SOMA, where there are seven dispensaries in the 94103 zip code, according to marijuana directory and discovery service Weedmaps. That’s
When Audrey Carey met Morrison Lampley, Sean Angold, and Lila Alligood in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park in October 2015, the Canadian backpacker thought she'd found new friends. "She trusted you, you three unspeakable monsters … And you stole her from me," her mother said in a statement read out...
TweetSo these lines are new, that’s the news. I’ve never seen this kind of thing. I guess people were getting surprised by the bumps? Frisco remains on the cutting edge of paint engineering, it would seem. I’ll tell you, I go over these things at a steady 25 MPH, but others slow down to about […]
He is risen again on Sunday, and lo, he is hunky. [ more › ]
You'd have to be stoned to — oh, yeah, this is a decent scam. [ more › ]
TweetHere it is, at America’s fifth busiest museum: Walk from the pouring sun of Golden Gate Park through the entrance to see the now-decorated front doors. It’s The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll at our de Young Museum. April 8th to August 20th from 9:30 AM to 5:15 PM on Tuesdays through […]
TweetThis could be you, Gentle Reader: Beats yet another bouncy house, non? This is what it looks like non-birthday situations:
There's only the briefest glimpse of the Golden Gate, but we know they also shot in Alamo Square, at the Castro Theatre, and at Billy Goat Hill Park in Glen Park. [ more › ]