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Running Joke: Bay to Breakers Returns, Goofiness and All

However you may think of it—a legitimate footrace, a festival of public peeing—Bay to Breakers channels SF’s spirit like almost nothing else.

Mike Tyson Punches His Way Out of San Francisco Airport After 420 Festival

TMZ published a video that appears to show Tyson unleashing a series of blows on another airplane passenger as they were preparing to depart from SFO.

49ers Fall to Rams in Crushing Loss for San Francisco’s Faithful

The 49ers fell 20-17, ending an unlikely playoff run and the chance to head to the Super Bowl.

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Scenes From Folsom Street Fair 2021 (SFW)

After canceling last year’s event due to COVID-19, the highly anticipated annual Folsom Street Fair returned with vigor on Sunday.

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In the 80s, Punk Ruled San Francisco’s Streets. Here’s What It Looked Like

A new exhibit transports you to a time when rent was dirt cheap, punks crammed into underground clubs, and artists and activists reigned in San Francisco.

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Scenes From the 22nd Annual ‘How Weird Street Faire’

Now in its 22nd year and sporting the theme “Eternal Return,” the How Weird Street Faire is a celebration of the city’s diversity.

Dear San Francisco: A Circus Comes To Town

Created by Bay Area residents Shana Carroll and Gypsy Snider, co-founders of the Montreal-based circus troupe The 7 Fingers, “Dear San Francisco” will pay homage to the stunning beauty, storied characters and astounding resilience of the City by the Bay.

Meet Tim ‘The Optimist,’ Muse of the Muni Transfer

For native San Franciscan and graffiti artist Tim “The Optimist” Williams, growing up taking the MUNI bus meant more than getting where he needed to go. It was about creating a nostalgic moment by saving a scrap of paper that served as a memory of the day’s events—a bus transfer.

Wuhan-Born Artist’s ‘Chinatown Ghost’ Photos Explore Asian-American Hate in San Francisco

Chinese visual artist Yunfei Ren hopes that the series will “remind people what has changed and what has not.”

7 Outer Sunset Businesses That Powered Through the Pandemic

Our Outer Sunset episode features stories of 3 new businesses that launched during the pandemic. Here are 7 more that did the same.