Go ahead and at killer frog to the list of bewitching things you might find in Golden Gate Park. Researchers at Stanford University tested 23 African clawed frogs and identified three that are carrying a deadly infection, including one found in Golden Gate Park. The other two that tested positive ... More >>
It's one disappointment after another when dealing with the city. After flustering the masses by removing the adorable tree house door from Golden Gate Park, city officials promised they'd replace it, and replace it they did. As richmondsfblog.com astutely noted, the city screwed in an untreated i ... More >>
Naturally, it was city bureaucracy that resulted in the sad and abrupt departure of the beloved teeny tiny tree house in Golden Gate Park. According to ABC, it was the rigid folks over a the Recreation and Parks Department who removed the small door hinged to a tree in the park; city leaders claim ... More >>
Readers have been amused (as were we) by the extra small, possibly rent-controlled, tree house in Golden Gate Park. So who's living behind this mystery door, you ask? A compulsive hoarder, that's who. Richmondsfblog.com revealed some disturbing images of what life is like inside this teeny tiny tr ... More >>
We believe we might have located the proud owner/renter of the teeny tiny tree house in Golden Gate Park. We spotted this lil' Mini over the weekend on Fillmore and Haight and couldn't resist snapping a shot of its adorableness, which included a giant speedometer, just like a regular Mini. Ala ... More >>
While you were working hard this week, this local buffalo was hardly working. On Wednesday, this shaggy-haired bison -- which, by the way, are known to be active in daylight hours -- decided to forgo Hump Day altogether and instead take a generous snooze in Golden Gate Park.
Everyone, don't even think of bringing your motor-powered metal sled to San Francisco this weekend for the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival. Just please don't. Because not only is Hardly Strictly going to draw untold thousands of people to Golden Gate Park, but there are about nine major events ha ... More >>
It looks like we're due for another sunny weekend, a perfect time to slooooow down a bit and spend an afternoon in Golden Gate Park. And while you're there, be sure to stop and smell the beer.On Saturday, the SF Brewer's Guild collaborates with Slow Food San Francisco to bring you a Slow Beer celebr ... More >>
"If you had a problem with the stench of marijuana smoke, San Francisco probably wasn't the place for you then. Because of the low cloud covering, it was like someone had Saran-wrapped the City. The smell of weed had enclosed the City from the ocean to the Embarcadero. No one was safe from its od ... More >>
It's illegal to smoke marijuana in Golden Gate Park -- and the Park Patrol will cite you for this "major issue."Tell yourself this, the next time you stroll into the park at Stanyan and Haight near the McDonald's, past the touts offering marijuana for sale, heading through the tunnel toward Hippi ... More >>
It's great to know the crippled Red-tailed Hawk that suffered for nearly two weeks after apparently being shot in the head with a nail gun is flying high again. The bird was released back into the wild today during a peaceful event at Golden Gate Park -- in the same location where it was found.Rescu ... More >>
That basically covers it We've already regaled you with enough stories of men who like to beat off on the bus, which is why we are going to spare you today. Instead, we're going to today tell you about a meditating man who liked to talk dirty in the park.On Monday afternoon, a woman was in ... More >>
Flickr/handsongourmetSutton Cellars Chili Cook-Off Where: Golden Gate Park (exact location revealed after RSVP) When: Sun., June 26, 2-5 p.m. Cost: $30 The rundown: Carl Sutton's got the right kind of friends. Every year the vermouth impresario stages a chili cook-off in Golden Gate Park, ... More >>
While this year's Bay to Breakers may have ostensibly seen a pushback against public intoxication, when we sent a camera to Golden Gate Park on Sunday we found no shortage of those who had already been enjoying themselves. The best thing we can say: we're glad these folks were walking, because we're ... More >>
A severed arm discovered yesterday afternoon in Golden Gate Park appears to be that of a dead body also found in the park Sunday. The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office told SF Weekly that this was a "decomp case" -- as in "decomposition."
Parks hold other wonders besides waterfowlThe California Academy of Sciences has just launched a new app that serves as a guide to Golden Gate Park, according to richmondsfblog.com. The app offers a few different functions, including a "field guide" to the park's flora and fauna; a map; an "adven ... More >>
A crime against golfYesterday we noted that the city's Golden Gate Park Golf Course had been vandalized to the tune of $75,000 by off-roading miscreants who reduced holes six, seven, and eight to a morass of mud and tire tracks. While city crews spotted the vandalism on Friday and worked over the ... More >>
The rough is now extremely roughAn off-roading driver or drivers -- who may or may not have shouted "fore!" -- left several holes of the Golden Gate Park Golf Course resembling the starting line of a motocross. The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department reported on its official blog that "t ... More >>
Go ahead, punk: Make my day.Killer frogs lurk in the dark waters of Golden Gate Park's Lily Pond, awaiting the moment when a visiting youngster totes a few tadpoles home to Auburn and lets them loose in a stream -- thus threatening aquatic ecosystems in the Sacramento River Delta and beyond.Notwi ... More >>
If you're about to head out to Golden Gate Park for an early morning walk or jog -- either pack a suit of armor or think again. KTVU-TV is reporting that a pair of vicious pit bulls roaming the area have attacked several people, triggering a police response.
Leading the skate skate revolution... San Francisco's GodFather of Skating, David Miles, Jr., has been one of the main supporters of Sunday Streets, the city's new series of events in which avenues are closed off to traffic to give bikers, skaters, and strol ... More >>
Give your ears — and your wallet— a summer treat.
On Saturday at noon, Justin Herman Plaza was sun-drenched and buzzing with the activity of particularly open-minded crowd, and passersby were beginning to take notice. "What the hell are all these people doing half-naked and shit?" one man cried.He was obviously not familiar with the way t ... More >>
City rules draw a fine line between manure and crap.
Jim HerdFoxes in Golden Gate park: You keep an eye on your kids and they'll do the sameThe menagerie of cute-but-keep-an-eye-on-the-children animals at Golden Gate Park appears to have expanded, as the good folks at SFCitizen noticed the re-emergence of the above little red predators in the bush. Wh ... More >>
Around 7 p.m. Wednesday, police evening cordoned off several blocks around the wooded area north of Kezar Stadium after an explosion rocked the neighborhoods surrounding eastern Golden Gate Park.An official accompanying two bomb squad trucks that had been called to the scene said the blast, which co ... More >>
City officials, Examiner hassle local promoter that created music fest.
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