Large-scale events proposed for San Francisco’s public parks could receive more public scrutiny under a proposal introduced Tuesday by Supervisor John Avalos.
Avalos wants the Recreation and Park Commission to hold special informational hearings for any event that would occupy 25 percent of a park and run for more than 48 hours. Read More
First it was a giant six-armed Buddha, then an illuminated dragon boat. Now, the Civic Center Plaza — fast becoming San Francisco’s prized venue for large-scale art — will showcase a 24-foot tall motorized red lotus flower. Entitled “Breathing Flower,” the red lotus will have motorized bright-red fabric leaves that will open and close, a design that’s supposed to imitate the movement of the real thing. It will rest on a 12-square-foot base that’s 8 feet tall. Read More