About 20% of the population suffers from dyslexia, though many people go throughout their entire lives without a formal diagnosis. "Dyslexic Dictionary" — a new exhibit in the Presidio that features contributions from notable dyslexics like governor Gavin Newsom and author Sally Gardner — makes it clear that the learning disorder can also be a “hyper-ability.”
Taste of Denmark — one of Oakland’s oldest family-owned businesses — announced over the weekend that it would be closing up shop for good. The bakery served its last pastries Sunday at 3 p.m., with people lining up to get one last treat from the dessert shop.
For the second time this year, Sunday Streets SF — an initiative of the non-profit Livable City that’s goal is to host programs that show the benefits of car-free spaces — will host another Phoenix Day event this Sunday, featuring eleven “Family Fun Hub Destinations.”
San Francisco’s newest music festival debuts with great electronic music sets — and crowd safety concerns
The first-ever Portola Music Festival — the two-day concert series that was held this past weekend on Pier 80 — included outstanding performances from famous acts like Charli XCX and Flume, but the festival's high points were kicked down a notch due to long lines and dangerous crowd conditions.
Called “Seize the Time,” the Oakland Museum of California’s upcoming exhibit will be curated around the influence of Angela Davis and includes over 130 pieces organized into four sections, each one themed around a specific topic around her advocacy work.
The San Francisco SPCA currently has a good amount of adult dogs and cats up for adoption. In order to help them find their forever homes, the animal rescue is participating in the Clear the Shelters nationwide campaign, which aims to help older pets get adopted.
Debuting back in 2017, UNDSCRVD SF — the Filipino night market that comes to SoMa come fall — will return for its sixth season on October 22nd for what organizers are calling its “biggest season yet,” complete with more artists, food pop-ups, and DJs than ever before.
Coming off a two-year hiatus spurred by the pandemic, the San Francisco Art Book Fair (SFABF) at Minnesota Street Project will debut this Thursday, July 14, to the public — allowing local, national, and international publishers to exhibit their works to an estimated 50,000-plus visitors over four days.
After months of construction and planning, HAUM — the queer-owned, community-driven yoga studio, which opened its first location in the Mission District last year — debuted its new Haight-Ashbury studio this week, complete with a plethora of plants and fresh indoor murals.
The last Corgi Con held in San Francisco was in 2019, bringing with it hundreds of stubby dogs and thousands of humans eager to see corgis race one another, don cute costumes, and grab a picture with one (or several) of them. After a pandemic-spurred hiatus, Ocean Beach will again have many short tails wagging in the wind this weekend.