Two men try to paddle their way to victory Sunday in the Chinatown Ping Pong Tournament during Sunday Streets.
The community event returned to Chinatown for the first time since The City launched the program in 2008, and included the second annual tourney in Portsmouth Square. Sunday Streets closes down roadways to allow people to get outside and stretch their arms and legs. Sunday’s event was the eighth of 10 planned this year. Read More
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, a politically influential organization with over 10,000 members, has announced its preferred candidates for mayor.John Avalos, a member of the progressive bloc of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, was endorsed as the top choice for the bike coalition. Fellow Supervisor David Chiu ranked second, and current interim mayor Ed Lee came in third (the coalition only listed three endorsements). Read More
Sunday Streets will be making a return to San Francisco this weekend, with the road-closure event taking place in Golden Gate Park and along Ocean Beach.It will be the second time this year that Sunday Streets winds it way through the park, following the first event in April. Starting at 11 a.m., the 4.5 mile route will cover the entirety of Golden Gate Park, before moving south down Ocean Beach from Lincoln Boulevard to Sloat Boulevard via the Great Highway. Read More
The Bayview has been a part of Sunday Streets since the event’s debut in 2008. This year, the route included the historic Dogpatch area and Lower Potrero Hill. As always, it featured a full roster of activities, live music, cultural performances and special events Sunday.
Click on the photo to the right to see more pictures of this weekend's Sunday Streets event. Read More
Sunday Streets in the Mission district over the weekend was brimming with voters, and that wasn’t lost on at least two mayoral candidates.Supervisors David Chiu and John Avalos were out in force in the progressive-leaning district, as was Mayor Ed Lee himself, who isn’t running for mayor. At least, that’s what he says. Read More
San Franciscans will be taking to the streets this weekend as The City kicks off a new season of Sunday Streets.Started in 2008 by former Mayor Gavin Newsom, Sunday Streets is a city-sponsored event in which roads are closed to traffic to make way for pedestrians, bicyclists and special activities.This week’s event will be held along The Embarcadero, between Fisherman’s Wharf and Mission Bay, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., organizers said. Read More
Pedestrians taking pictures at Chinatown’s Dragon Gate or sipping a latte in one of North Beach’s famous cafes will have one less thing to watch out for at some point this summer — cars bearing down on them. Read More
The Mission neighborhood and the Great Highway made the Sunday Streets roster twice this year. A recent listing of all the dates and 'hoods shows they start on March 20 at the Embarcadero and continues through October in the Mission. Read More
While San Francisco’s weather has been quite chilly this summer, it still hasn’t reached Antarctic levels, although inhabitants of that frigid icecap will be the focus of this weekend’s Sunday Streets event.
The popular street-closure program will take place in Golden Gate Park and along the Great Highway, connecting the California Academy of Sciences and the San Francisco Zoo, two destinations renowned for their penguin attractions. Read More