Why have a giant vase in Golden Gate Park depicting bugs attacking cherubs?
Photos: “Light Up the Night” Bicycle Parade in GG Park, Jan. 29, 2022
Photos from the “Light Up the Night” event – a bicycle parade – in Golden Gate Park, Jan.m 29, 2022. Photos by John Oppenheimer.
Commentary: In Support of Car-Free JFK Drive
“Be kind, say hello, ride slow, and enjoy shared spaces.”
Work Begins to Repair Stow Lake Paths
SF Recreation and Park Department workers removed eight trees. While several of these trees were downed because they hung over the road, most were removed because they have upended the asphalt path east of the Boat House …
Historical Photo: Once Upon a Time in Golden Gate Park
Once upon a time, a streetcar ran through Golden Gate Park. The photographer was standing on the tracks looking north toward what is now the JFK Drive overpass and the Dutch Windmill.
Press Release: Sup. Chan’s Statement on the Future of Pandemic Road Measures
At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Connie Chan asked Mayor London Breed about her vision for post-pandemic road measures in San Francisco, specifically Great Highway, JFK Drive, and Slow Streets.
Commentary: A Disabled Senior Appreciates Car-Free JFK Drive
I discovered Golden Gate Park’s car-free JFK Drive. More accurately, car-free JFK let this longtime San Franciscan discover the old park in a magical new way.
Letter to the Editor: City’s Disingenuous Offers for Dahlia Dell Access
I am so upset with the disingenuousness of Park/government officials. They claim they have offered us all kinds of solutions, but the only one I know of for sure is the 24-hour valet service.
Letter to the Editor: Help Those With Disabilities – End Car Ban in GG Park
For the second year in a row, banning cars from (the eastern part of) JFK Drive made it impossible for many people with mobility disabilities, seniors, those who live far from Golden Gate Park and others to see the Winter Lights shows.
GG Park’s Road Closures Having Negative Impact on Dahlia Society’s Efforts
While plans to overhaul the Dahlia Dell in Golden Gate Park normally might be welcome and supported, the closure of John F. Kennedy Drive has raised questions about equity and access for the Dahlia Society members who traditionally take care of the plants there.
Letter to the Editor: SF’s Shady Pay-to-Play Politics
Today we are reaping what was sown when Gavin Newsom became mayor. Newsom appointed Mark Buell to run the Rec. and Park Commission and Phil Ginsburg to head the RPD.
Letter to the Editor: Do Not Privatize GG Park’s Gardens
The past decade or so has been dismal for anyone who values Golden Gate Park as a sanctuary filled with natural wonders.
Press Release: New Mural Proposed for GG Park’s Roller Skating Rink
Psychedelic Roller Skate Mural Approved by Rec. and Park Commission
Press Release: Tree Lighting Ceremony in Golden Gate Park Dec. 2, 2021
Tree Lighting to Kick Off Golden Gate Park’s Winter Lights Season, 2021.
Merger Proposed for GG Park’s Popular Garden Attractions
A proposal by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department recommends merging the Conservatory of Flowers, the Japanese Tea Garden and the Botanical Garden into a new entity to be known as “The Gardens of Golden Gate Park.”