Classic San Francisco

Popsickle-stick San Francisco

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Watch this enchanting video showing ping-pong balls touring Scott Weaver’s popsickle-stick rendition of San Francisco. You’ll see Golden Gate Bridge, the Ferry Building clock tower, AT&T Park’s Coke bottle and mitt, Steiner Street’s painted ladies, Coit Tower, the Transamerica Pyramid, Humphrey the Whale, the Castro, the Haight, Golden Gate Park, the windmill, Ghirardelli Square, and […]

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Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival

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Participate in a most worthwhile and delicious community event: Ghirardelli Square will host the 16th Annual Chocolate Festival on Saturday and Sunday, September 10-11, 2011. The festival benefits Project Open Hand, a San Francisco-based organization that provides meals for people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as senior citizens and homebound critically ill persons. 15 Samples […]

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Barbary Coast Trail

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The Barbary Coast was a red-light district in old San Francisco, which rose from the massive infusion of treasure-seeking argonauts during the Gold Rush. Miners, sailors, and sojourners hungry for female companionship and bawdy entertainment streamed into San Francisco in the 1850s and 1860s, becoming the Barbary Coast’s primary clientele. The neighborhood acquired its name […]

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