San Francisco Pride is one of the biggest celebrations of its kind around the world. We’re pretty lucky that we live so close to everything that’s going on this weekend. Check out some of the big Pride events taking place … Continue reading
We don’t know if you’ll get as excited as you do with 50 Shades of Grey, but we liked this magenta and purple art found on a building in Hayes Valley. Do you know where this was taken?
Buildings have all sorts of marks on them that let you know when they were built. Sometimes the year is etched into a corner brick. Sometimes a plaque can be found when you walk through the front door. What building … Continue reading
If there’s a flood in Hayes Valley anytime soon, we already have some animals waiting in pairs. We found these two when we were walking around yesterday. Are they giraffes? Closely-shaved llamas? We’re not entire sure. But we are sure … Continue reading
Mirror, mirror in the ground, who’s the fairest one around? It’s hard to tell, but half of this picture is a reflection of a certain object in Hayes Valley. Do you know where this was taken?
We found this mural on a wall that borders our neighborhood and another. It’s a questionable block, really. Do you know where this is from? We’ll give you a hint. It may or may not relate to a story from … Continue reading
Sometimes you’re walking down the street and you look to your right and see Mario standing on a pipe, contemplating his jumping strategy to get every possible coin. Have you seen this before? Where can you find our favorite plumber?
Sometimes you’re walking down a street, completely lost in your thoughts, when you notice a sign that you never realized existed before. We found this one the other day and it made us smile… which was good since we were … Continue reading
We have many older, non-residential buildings in the neighborhood, some of which have dramatic archways and pillars. We found this pillar lined with fleurs-de-lis on a street where we didn’t expect to see any decorative lily flowers. Do you know … Continue reading
Although most people build walls to keep others out, they don’t all have to be scary or intimidating. After looking around, it turns out we have a ton of decorated borders in Hayes Valley. For example, a sign that says … Continue reading