Things to Do
Happy Black History Month!
What's happening: We've rounded up some events in San Francisco to celebrate the occasion.
February is approaching, which means it's time to head to the San Francisco Botanical Garden.
What's happening: The magnolias are starting to bloom!
San Francisco's comedy festival Sketchfest kicked off over the weekend.
- But if you didn't catch a show, don't worry. Plenty of the 200+ acts are still appearing ahead.
Northern California has a handful of options for those wanting to take a quick trip to the mountains.
Sierra-at-Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe
Madonna announced plans for her upcoming “Celebration Tour” Tuesday, and San Francisco is among the pop icon's 35 stops across North America and Europe.
Details: The tour kicks off July 15 in Vancouver, Canada, and heads to the Chase Center on Oct. 4.
Before the storm hit, I took some time to walk up into McLaren Park to the blue tower formally known as La Grande Tank, and the view was amazing.
State of play: The 80-foot-tall tank, perched upon McLaren Park in the Excelsior, was originally built in 1956.
Heavier-than-normal holiday drinking can inspire a January break.
- Others are done with alcohol for good.
Something exquisite has emerged out of a former garage in the Mission.
What's happening: Known first for its flowers, Marigold expanded last month into the world of coffee, opening a new cafe near the corner of 21st and York streets — next to its retail shop and production space.
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