Pedal to Petals 2010

"Bike the Secret Gardens of the East Bay.Pedal to Petals will take in 11 gardens over an approximately 30-35 mile route."

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The Ghost Streets of San Francisco

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Ghosts cavort where Castro Street should be! Intrepid explorers of San Francisco regularly stumble upon the many ghost streets that still hide all over town, rewarding the patient pedestrian for their diligence. Mostly they are on hillsides where steep grades impeded road building at earlier moments in history, but they’re still presented as if they […]

Jane Martin is a Force of Nature

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Jane Martin gardening at 23rd and Harrison, Jan. 3, 2009. Jane Martin is a longtime resident of San Francisco’s Mission District, a licensed architect, and an avid gardener. She is the founder of PlantSF, an informational website dedicated to reconfiguring the design and use of urban spaces, primarily sidewalks and to a lesser extent, residential […]

Fell and Oak Safety Features to Finally Be Installed By April

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The final pieces of the protected bike lanes and pedestrian safety upgrades on three blocks of Fell and Oak Streets are now due to be finished by April, according to the Department of Public Works. Assuming this timetable holds up, construction of the project will conclude two years after the originally promised date in spring […]

Eyes on the Street: The Mean Sidewalks of San Francisco

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This home’s beauty, like most in the city, is not on display for pedestrians, those most likely to look at it. San Francisco is renowned for the beauty of its its Victorian homes almost as much as its rugged seaside setting. But with most buildings in the city, the architectural grace starts at the second […]