Posts Tagged ‘swing’

Giant, Inchoate, Golden Gate Park Panhandle Tree Swing – What’s It For? Who Did This?

Monday, June 25th, 2012

How long are these ropes? Like 50 feet each?

South of NoPA and west of EaPA and North of SoPA:

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What’s the game? Do you climb up this huge tree and then slither down the ropes and then tie on a board and then start swinging?

Boy, I’d like to see that…

You Can Do/ Anything

San Francisco’s Fillmore Jazz Festival 2009 a Huge Success

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

There was a swarming mass of humanity on Fillmore betwixt Eddy and Jackson enjoying the Yelp-rated Fillmore Jazz Festival today.

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Crab garlic fries. Yes, crab garlic fries:

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Swinging on the Geary Bridge. Beginners welcome:

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Today’s swing sched:

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Pony rides, as one might expect to see so near to bucolic Post Street.

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Tired doggies resting on Fillmore Street:

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Ordinary people doing the extraordinary – the San Francisco Police Department. Starting salary at over $72,000. They’re hiring!

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The biggest bank of Honda generators I’ve ever seen. Well, at least they don’t call it an “Eco-Urban” festival, the way they do with the Union Street Fair.

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The Fillmore Jazz Fest continues tomorrow.

See you there!

FESTIVAL DESCRIPTION:

Every summer on July 4th weekend in San Francisco, Fillmore Street is home to the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast: The Fillmore Jazz Festival.

 

The festival annually attracts more than 90,000 people from all over the City, the Bay Area, and beyond.  Visitors gather to celebrate and enjoy a musical tradition of live jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel as well as local culture and fine cuisine in the heart of the city by the bay.

 

This year the Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary by once again blending art and soul from sunup to sundown, from Jackson to Eddy, presenting the music of old favorites as well as new ‘up and comers’ on multiple stages. You can also browse 8 blocks of fine arts and crafts, enjoy gourmet food and beverages, and participate in cooking demos by the Fillmore’s finest chefs.

 

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Free Swing Dancing in Golden Gate Park Every Sunday – Lindy in the Park

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Five star Yelp-rated Lindy in the Park is a free dance party that happens on JFK Drive between 8th Avenue and the de Young Museum / California Academy of Sciences area every Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Check to see if it’s cancelled due to rain first and then head on out for the Lindy Hop-ping.

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