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Flat-Hatting, 94129 – Flying So Close to the Presidio, People Could Read Your Registration Number, Except You Don’t Have One

TweetFlat-hatting. “Altitude Restrictions – Over Congested Areas – when over any city, town or settlement, a pilot shall maintain 1000’ above the highest obstacle within a horizontal distance of 2000’ Over other than congested areas – 500 AGL is the minimum altitude and must not get within 500 feet to any person, vessel or vehicle […]

A Silent Protest at the Toll Plaza in Our Presidio: “SF GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS”

TweetOr at least I think it’s a protest: When you’re weary, feeling small, When tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all; I’m on your side. When times get rough And friends just can’t be found, Like a bridge over troubled water I will lay me down. Like a bridge over troubled water […]

Our PRESIDIO THEATRE in the Presidio is CLOSED FOREVER, Apparently. – Another Wasted, Shut-Down Building in Frisco

TweetHere it is, the Presidio Theatre, Building 99, 99 Moraga, The Presidio, 94129: It’s been shut down for a while. Here’s how the moribund lobby looked in 2008: There was a plan to open it up again, from back in aught-ten for instance: …but that plan failed, in part, due to concerns over it competing with other movie […]

Savoring the all-American food at Presidio Social Club

One of the best things about my job as a critic, is not just doing the initial review of a brand-new restaurant, but being able to check back with previously reviewed restaurants. Sometimes restaurants improve with age, other times not so much. It’s also interesting to see how all the restaurants deal with their age

Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together: “Disney and Dali: Architects of the Imagination” Runs Through 1/3/2016 in the Presidio

TweetAll the deets on the improbable bond between the mastermind of Disneyland and the Spanish painter of reality-bending images: “Disney and Dali: Architects of the Imagination: July 10-Jan. 3 at Walt Disney Family Museum, 104 Montgomery St., the Presidio, San Francisco, 413-345-6800 or www.waltdisney.org. Show More Summary

Saving the Planet -- One Lake at a Time

Every now and then you can go home again... at least, home to a better planet. Here is another story -- to add to the stories of new baby Mallards and other recent wonders -- from Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio National Park. Recently...Show More Summary

The five most-expensive San Francisco sales so far this year

With the first half of the year now behind us, its a good time to look back at the top-five most-expensive sales in San Francisco this year, all of which were over $10 million, are located in Pacific Heights or Presidio Heights and went into contract during the always-heated spring and summer selling season. By

Video: Rush To Open Presidio Parkway Leads To Dangerously Messed Up Lanes

"Someone, in the rush to get this open, made an error," says a Parkway architect. [ more › ]

Presidio Parkway Is Set To Open Tonight At 10 P.M. (R.I.P. Doyle Drive)

The new Presidio Parkway—née Doyle Drive—is set to open at 10 p.m., Sunday night, seven hours ahead of schedule. [ more › ]

Video: What It Will Be Like To Drive To The Golden Gate Bridge, On Doyle Drive, As Of Monday

Begun in 2009, the Presidio Parkways project is finally nearing completion, but first we'll have to contend with a major traffic nightmare and road closure this weekend. [ more › ]

AM Linkage: Kilroy Nabs SoMa's 100 Hooper; Mountain Lion Sightings in SF

Harry Street steps, Glen Park. Photo via Lamar Anderson. · Real estate giant Kilroy nabs 100 Hooper in SoMa · BART announces timetable for Transbay Tube repairs · Korean War Memorial set to break ground in Presidio · The real...

The SFist To-Do List: 12 Cool Things To Check Out This Week

A guided tour of environmental art in the Presidio, a one-day music festival, and more. [ more › ]

Shapeways Snags Another $30M In Funding To Expand Its 3D Printing Ecosystem

Shapeways, a 3D printing service and marketplace, announced a $30 million Series D round led by INKEF Capital. The round was supported by new investors like Hewlett Packard Ventures and Presidio Ventures, as well as existing investors...Show More Summary

The Story Behind the First Adoption Museum in the U.S.

Over 1,500 children were transferred to the Presidio, a former army base in San Francisco, before being placed with families during Operation babylift. This image depicts a baby being tended to at Harmon Hall in the Presidio, San Francisco. Show More Summary

Our Changing Presidio: A Military Observation Tower Located Just North of the Richmond Replaced by a Communications Tower

TweetFirst, it was all like this:   Get all the deets here. You see I’m six-foot-one and a ton of fun, so things were a bit wobbly on the staircase going up, back in the day. Empty beer cans are what you’d find up there. But now the Presidio isn’t a military base – there’s no […]

Sinister Summer Travels: Texas Missions

When one thinks of colonial Spanish missions, we often picture those famous churches and presidios of California, but truth is the Spanish had missions all over New Spain. Many of these were located in the vast expanse of present-day...Show More Summary

San Francisco's newest charms are sure to lure you back: How about a round of boozy mini-golf?

Miniature golf and alcohol, together at last. New lights on the Ferry Building. Fire pits and picnickers on the Presidio's parade lawn. Screaming scarlet walls on Nob Hill. A clamorous neo-Hawaiian feast on Sutter Street and a muted neo-Mexican repast in the Mission District. These things are happening...

$9 million for 1899 Presidio Heights mansion with no parking

Back in 1899, when 3636 Clay Street in Presidio Heights was built, most people got around San Francisco via cable car or horse and buggy, so it’s not that surprising that the 8,000-square-foot home was designed without a garage. What’s more surprising is that, in the last 116 years, none of the previous owners saw fit

Real Estate Sold: Last Week's Biggest Sales: Presidio Terrace House Nabs $8M

Listed for: $6.5M Received: $8M Size: 6-bed, 4.5-bath, 5,188-square-foot single-family home Location: 24 Presidio Ter, Presidio Heights The skinny: The former home of paper company executive Stephen Zellerbach and his wife, writer Merla Zellerbach, came on the market a month...

Golden Gate Bridge builders ate special meals to prevent dizziness

1935 A man standing on the first cables during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, with the Presidio and San Francisco in the background. Image: Underwood Archives/Getty Images A perpetual monument that will make this city's name ring around the world and renew the magical fame which the Golden Gate enjoyed in the days of '49. Show More Summary

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