Come learn the history of the Park, formerly part of the Outside Lands. The term “Outside Lands” became popular when a music festival took the name, but what did it originally mean? We’ll ride from site to site, within Golden Gate Park, in a freeform discussion of history, culture and urban expansion. We’ll celebrate the […]
From Thinkwalks: The Outside Lands were the dune areas beyond San Francisco’s original borders, thought to be a wasteland. Now it’s one of the nicest places in town. Come join a two-mile walk from the Haight, where streets are named after the members of the original Outside Lands Committee, to the Museums area in Golden […]
How is this creek valley different from all others in San Francisco? How did the water get here? And where does the water disappear to? Topics covered on this walk: First water transport aqueduct to bring outside water, history of the abandoned reservoir and former Lake Honda, evidence for and against sewage ponds along the […]
This week, TransForm introduces a new building certification system for transportation impacts, and SF historian Chris Carlsson leads a political tour of Market Street. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: The SF Transit Riders Union Meets. San Francisco mayoral candidate Terry Baum joins the SFTRU tonight to present her plans for improving transit. 6 pm. […]
From SFBC: Ride the “Outside Lands” within Golden Gate Park discussing history, culture, transport and urban expansion. Bring your bike and explore. $10 to $40 sliding scale; email@example.com.