"Old Corbett remembers the many travellers who walked its course-Spanish soldiers, Mission fathers, vaqueros, Ohlones, rancheros, school children, farmers, sailors, goldminers, dancers, housekeepers, explorers, earthquake survivors, a wedding party--a long colorful parade of people, some here for a visit, a leave, a lifetime--with their own baggage, their own stories, all of them leaving their footprints on the sunny path of Old Corbett Road." Photo: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco, CA
This is my park. This is my park. This is my park. The founder of Outdoor Afro, Rue Mapp, taught me this mantra. Outdoor Afro often has first-time hikers or nervous campers chant “this is my park” before new wilderness experiences. Claiming belonging is a powerful tool in their work of cultivating nature connection with African Americans. I’ve borrowed this phrase from Outdoor Afro, using it when I’m a lone brown face in a green space. This is my park. This is my park. This is my park. This…
September 1898, California Admissions Day celebration in Glen Canyon. Known then as "Little Switzerland" the area was a resort. Note the bridges over a rather substantial Islais Creek. "Morro Castle" sits atop the ridge in the distance. Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco approved its first nine legacy businesses this week, following through on measures passed by voters in November aimed at helping vulnerable longtime firms survive. Two Jack’s Nik’s Place Seafood, Toy Boat Dessert Cafe, Specs’ Twelve Adler Museum Café, Precita Eyes Muralists Association, Pacific Cafe, Lone Star Saloon, Gilmans Kitchens and Baths, Community Boards, and Macchiarini Creative Design
“Our species calls this a street. This species calls it the bank of a river,” said O’Brien. “That’s why this species is patrolling up and down Market Street like it’s the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. The butterfly perceives it as a water concourse.” This is what Market Street means to the tiger swallowtail. Photo courtesy of Amber Hasselbring.
140 New Montgomery is the San Francisco headquarters of Yelp. The local business information company occupies nine floors of a newly refinished building that once served as the headquarters of the Pacific Bell Telephone Company... The building’s slogan is “The Art of Work.” A 26-Story History of San Francisco by Alexis Madrigal | The Atlantic 140