Culture & Arts

A Whole New Voyage: Floating Media Art Installation ‘Night Watch’ Makes its West Coast Debut in San Francisco Bay

The barge with a 20-foot LED screen displays moving images of asylees along San Francisco’s shoreline this weekend.

Scenes From the 22nd Annual ‘How Weird’ Street Faire

Now in its 22nd year and sporting the theme “Eternal Return,” the How Weird Street Faire is a celebration of the city’s diversity.

Meet Tim ‘The Optimist,’ Muse of the Muni Transfer

For native San Franciscan and graffiti artist Tim “The Optimist” Williams, growing up taking the MUNI bus meant more than getting where he needed to go. It was about creating a nostalgic moment by saving a scrap of paper that served as a memory of the day’s events—a bus transfer.

These Extraordinary ‘Light Art’ Installations Illuminate S.F. by Night

The city boasts more than 40 installations created by over 30 artists and installed in 17 neighborhoods.

Making More Out of the Mall Experience

The Pop Up Shop SF nurtures budding entrepreneurs and local youth.

Journey to the Bayview Gateway: A Look at San Francisco’s New Iconic Signage

Donated community household items get a second chance at life with the Bayview Gateway project.

Watch: Hundreds of Lowriders Cruise Mission Street for Annual ‘King of the Streets’ Parade

Aug. 14 began with a car show at Cow Palace, complete with an area for attendees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and ended with a cool cruise down Mission Street.

When the Lights Come Up in the City: Innovative Outer Sunset

As COVID cases rose, forcing residents to stay inside, an explosion of creativity and new beginnings took place in the Outer Sunset.

7 Outer Sunset Businesses That Powered Through the Pandemic

Our Outer Sunset episode features stories of 3 new businesses that launched during the pandemic. Here are 7 more that did the same.

When the Lights Come Up in the City: North Beach Hustle

As the pandemic took hold in San Francisco, North Beach didn’t miss a beat as businesses and community stakeholders banned together to keep the neighborhood vibrant.