Laurie Jo Miller Farr
The Orpheum, Golden Gate and Curran theatres have filled their schedules chock-a-block with a lineup of top Broadway musical hits for San Francisco audiences. It’s the 20th century all over again with terrific revivals and television throwbacks.
We really don’t want to bring up the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals, but we do want to add a few suggestions to this list of the South Bay’s best places for watching and cheering on the Sharks, the 49ers and other great Bay Area teams.
As the city’s signature summer fog considers rolling away, it’s time once again for thoughts of back to school. San Francisco neighborhoods are sprinkled with small business retailers, children’s consignment shops and mom-and-pop boutiques stocking clothing and shoes just for kids.
San Francisco’s performance scene is certainly diverse. One venue that is not to be missed is the iconic Castro Theatre.
Catch every minute of the U.S. Open action at one of these bars throughout the Bay Area. It’s a busy time of year for sports, but these bars will be tuned to the action from Queens, whether Nadal, Federer, Murray, Djokovic or someone else is acing it.
If you need to supplement your personal shopping trips with online shopping, here are some tips to keep in mind before that parcel arrives at your front door.
Next time you visit your favorite San Francisco museum or stop in at one you haven’t been to lately, take a moment to see their docent tour offerings. From a former isolation cell in a maximum security prison to a 4th century treasure, we’ve got you and your curiosity covered.
Not every city has neighborhood shopping streets of Victorian terraced buildings, doors swung open wide to welcome passersby and sweet little patios with seasonal blooms. It’s so not the mall. Here we take a look at independent Union Street shops: what’s born of a vision, what’s recycled, what’s organic, what’s handmade and even what’s sexy.
One of the things that makes a great science exhibit deserving of that tag is its enduring appeal for everyone. Go with a kindergartener or a grandmother and you’ll see just what we mean.
Sometimes you just feel like dancing. And sometimes, you really want to catch your favorite DJ in action. Get out your dancing shoes, take cash over plastic and plan for a late night at these EDM spots around town.