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Darcy Brown Wants to Keep San Francisco Beautiful

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” Notice the City’s utility boxes looking, dare we say, prettier lately? Brown is behind the inspired campaign to transform the streets from dreary to cheery. The...

With another mural, local artists continue a collective reboot of Divisadero’s Touchless Car Wash

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” Just weeks after Spike Krouse started work on a prominent Divisadero mural at Divisadero’s Touchless Car Wash, another installation has cropped up on the...

Art on Site

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“Art On Site SF benefits neighborhoods by activating underutilized or blighted spaces.We install street art and murals, organize live art salons and community yoga...

Divisadero’s Touchless Car Wash getting a new mural

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“Divisadero neighbors have a fresh piece of street art to enjoy. A new mural is currently going up in the parking lot of Touchless Car Wash, at Divisadero and Fell....

Exhibit opens Friday of top Marin County high school artists

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“Cook, whose art teacher is Lauren Bartone, in January was also named one of the winners of the “2019 SF Beautiful” contest, and his artwork is being featured on 20...

The 2019 Muni Art Project will kick off Wednesday morning

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“The kickoff starts at 11 a.m. on the Polk Street steps outside City Hall. The project features only the work of San Franciscans, whose poems and art will be...

Poetry and Paintings for Muni Buses

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“Your bus may be stuck, but at least you’ll have something pretty to read and look at Perhaps riding the bus isn’t always fun, but it can be...

SF Muni Rolls Out Second Annual Art Project

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“One hundred San Francisco Muni buses are turning into rolling art galleries, featuring the work of five visual artists and five poets. KCBS Radio’s Jenna Lane...

When Princess Margaret took San Francisco by storm in 1965

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“Princess Margaret of Great Britain may not have worn the crown, but she got a welcome fit for a queen when she visited San Francisco more than 50 years ago. With...

The year the cable car haters (almost) ruined Christmas

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“It’s difficult to imagine a time when cable cars were considered a liability in San Francisco. Even the most Muni-hating, tourist-hating, Tony Bennett-hating city...

From Jonestown’s Ashes, Fillmore Finds New Hope

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“Last month, San Francisco’s Western Addition paid homage to the victims of the 1978 Jonestown massacre, nearly a death-blow to a neighborhood defined by its...

Press Release: Homecoming Day of Atonement

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“The New Community Leadership Foundation, San Francisco Beautiful, and our public, private, and community partners will come together on November 18th for the first...