May 2013

Off the Grid Picnic

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If you stop by the Off the Grid Picnic at the Presidio, be sure to come hungry. Every Sunday between March through October from 11-4 the Main Post Lawn is lined with vendors from some of San Francisco's best restaurants, farmer's markets and retail shops. They even have games for the kids and, my favorite, [...]

Mark di Suvero at Crissy Field

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From May 22, 2013 through May 26, 2014 visitors to Crissy Field can enjoy a public art installation by artist Mark di Suvero courtesy of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.   The installation is composed of eight impressive sculptures spanning up to fifty feet high and forty feet wide.  Crissy Field, with its spectacular [...]

Cupid’s Span

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“Cupid’s Span”, the sixty foot high sculpture made of painted fiberglass and stainless steel by Claus Oldenburg and his wife Coosje van Bruggen is a cool piece of public art located in Rincon Park on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Inspired by the city’s reputation as the home of the port of Eros, “Cupid’s Span” [...]

A Fun Day in NYC With Your Kids (Really)

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I absolutely loved raising my kids in New York. It's an amazing place to live and has so much to offer.  Though we are now firmly planted in the Bay Area we return to NYC several times a year (you can take the girl out of the city...).  People often ask me for suggestions when [...]