Category: Embarcadero

Armistead Maupin and His Tales: San Francisco’s Original Travel Sage

Armistead Maupin and His Tales: San Francisco’s Original Travel Sage

[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

, The man I went to see read live at the Book Passage in the Embarcadero Ferry Building truly changed my life. Before my eyes, I was finally seeing Armistead Maupin, one of San Francisco’s most revered literary figures, for his decades-long series of San Francisco residents within Tales of the City. As this series of […]

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The Truth About Fitting In in San Francisco

The Truth About Fitting In in San Francisco

[ 0 ] January 13, 2014 |

When visiting or moving to a new city, it’s easy to feel like you don’t belong—especially when that city is associated with uber-liberal free-loving hippies who throw fetish festivals, gay pride parades, and generally outrageous/clothing-optional events that would drop most of the country’s jaws to the red-faced floor. And for the most part, it’s all […]

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San Francisco: Public Transit 101

San Francisco: Public Transit 101

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

Westbound travelers rejoice: San Francisco has an extensive and inexpensive public transportation network that makes getting around without a burdensome car the preferred method of sightseeing. The star intra-city player? San Francisco Municipal Railway, locally known as “Muni.” Muni operates all buses, streetcars, and cable lines within city limits and can deliver you just about […]

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The Mystical Fog of San Francisco

The Mystical Fog of San Francisco

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013 |

A winter on the West Coast isn’t idyllic with snow, dim lights and holiday cheer. Here, it will just get colder– and wet. It’s not too pretty. But as a San Franciscan, it’s a blur with the seasons. Sometimes that wet winter can last a whole year. Given the city’s infamous fog–the marina layer–this chill and […]

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