Monarch the Grizzly lived in a Golden Gate Park bear pit which was situated on the knoll between today’s California Academy of Sciences and the AIDS Memorial Grove.
Editor: A gem of the Inner Sunset is gone, never to be seen again. The demonstration gardens, a lovely and secluded area, could once be entered to the right ftom the main […]
For the 26th year, great blue herons have returned to Stow Lake. They currently occupy six nests.
Behind the Garden Bookstore in Golden Gate Park’s Botanical Garden, crews creating a new Exhibition Garden due to open in the summer of 2019.
Editor: Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. Played on half a tennis court with a lightweight solid paddle, it is fast moving yet easy to learn, with several […]
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department unveiled its new main trail through the Oak Woodlands in Golden Gate Park on Feb 22. The scenic path was dedicated to Phil Arnold, a longtime advocate for local parks, open space and recreational trail opportunities.
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department unveiled its new main trail through the Oak Woodlands in Golden Gate Park on Feb 22, 2019. The scenic path was dedicated to Phil Arnold, a longtime advocate for local parks, open space and recreational trail opportunities.
This photograph, circa 1907, shows Sweeney’s observatory on the top of Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park after it was destroyed by the massive earthquake that hit the City in April, 1906. The observatory was constructed as a part of the 1894 Mid-winter Exposition that was held in the park. Strawberry Hill, located in the middle of Stow Lake, is the tallest point in the park.
This photograph, circa 1900, shows four children standing in the Music Concourse located in front of the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in Golden Gate Park. The museum and the surrounding area was developed for the 1894 Mid-winter Fair.
An arrest related to several arson fires in Golden Gate Park has been made, although as of press time charges tied directly to those fires have not been filed. Police say the investigation is ongoing.
The City’s contract with the Outside Lands Art and Music Festival expires in 2021, but an extension of that contract is going before the SF Recreation and Park Commission on Jan. 17. If approved, it then goes to the SF Board of Supervisors (BOS).
Photos from the San Francisco Old Car Picnic at Speedway Meadow/Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.
Photo of Stow Lake in Golden gate Park, circa 1900.
The non-profit SF Veg Society presents its 19th annual World Veg Fest in honor of its 50th anniversary and World Vegetarian Day. The festival features lectures, creative plant-based cooking demos, vegan cuisine and vegan-friendly merchandise. The event will […]
Historical photo of Ocean Beach in the 1940s.