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BARTable’s Epic Staycation Giveaways #2: Off Market Street, Outside the ‘9 to 5’ Hustle and Bustle

BARTable’s Epic Staycation Giveaways #2: Off Market Street, Outside the ‘9 to 5’ Hustle and Bustle

Staycations are for the spend-savvy who want a stress-free escape—without the flight frenzy and extra driving. And this month BARTable has made the whole staycation concept event sweeter by giving away some bonus items for the adventure. Here is a look at the second of…

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The All-Encompassing Guide: Things to Do in Golden Gate Park & 8 Lesser-Known Facts

The All-Encompassing Guide: Things to Do in Golden Gate Park & 8 Lesser-Known Facts

Golden Gate Park is one of those San Francisco must-see destinations for all first-time visitors. And just when you think you know everything about the 1,000+ acre park, new events, exhibits and secret hideouts surface. Rich with old-timey tidbits and weird facts – history lovers…

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Playing Tourist in SF: A Look at the Spooky, Fun & Recently Expanded Underground ‘Dungeon’ + Plus Free Day for Voters

Playing Tourist in SF: A Look at the Spooky, Fun & Recently Expanded Underground ‘Dungeon’ + Plus Free Day for Voters

When a friend of mine had visited San Francisco for the first time ever I had the chance to play tourist in our lovely city. Amidst my makeshift tour of unusual bars around the city, she had the obligatory must-see items to check off her list–the…

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Fleet Week Scaled Back with no Air Show, Parade of Ships

Fleet Week Scaled Back with no Air Show, Parade of Ships

San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week celebration is underway, although because of budget cuts, it will not be quite the same this year.

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Is SF Ready for Alcohol Sales After 2am?

Is SF Ready for Alcohol Sales After 2am?

State Senator Mark Leno has proposed a bill that would allow communities the option of extending beverage service until 4am at restaurants, night clubs and bars, pending a full public approval process—something that could greatly affect San Francisco’s nightlife scene.

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SF Tourism Industry Rebounds In 2011

SF Tourism Industry Rebounds In 2011

San Francisco’s biggest industry had a resurgence in 2011 across the board as the San Francisco Travel Association reports that both business and leisure travel were up last year.

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San Francisco Slips From Top Spot in Condé Nast Poll

San Francisco Slips From Top Spot in Condé Nast Poll

After over a decade on top as North America’s favorite travel destination, San Francisco fell from its perch this year according to the annual survey of Condé Nast Traveler readers.

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San Francisco Sells Tourism Industry

San Francisco Sells Tourism Industry

If you see big crowds near the Moscone Center over the next few days, that’s because San Francisco is hosting the International Pow Wow conference, one of the premier events and trade shows for the travel industry.

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Tourism Numbers Up in San Francisco

Tourism Numbers Up in San Francisco

There is some positive economic news for San Francisco officials as tourism numbers were up across the board in 2010.

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