Monday, April 30, 2007

Ina Donna Coolbrith Park, San Francisco

Ina Coolbrith (born Josephine Donna Smith) (March 10, 1841-1928) was California 's first poet laureate and a prominent and beloved figure in the San Francisco literary community.

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Liverpool Lil's and the George Lucas Digital Arts Center in the Presidio of San Francisco

At the edge of Cow Hollow, overlooking the Presidio, is the true cornerstone of San Francisco. For over 30 years Liverpool LiL's has epitomized the meaning of warm, neighbourhood and welcome, offering a full spectrum of service whatever your desire may be.

The 23-Acre George Lucas' Letterman Digital Arts Center in Presidio National Park in San Francisco Is the new home of Lucasfilm. The 850,000-square-foot Presidio complex surrounded by a tree-dotted area was designed by landscape architect Lawrence Halprin.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Infantry Terrace, Presidio of San Francisco

The Infantry Terrace neighborhood is poised on a beautiful streetscape above the historic Main Post. The neighborhood features 20 duplex units and 11 single-family homes built in 1910 as officers' family housing.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Mountain Lake Park, San Francisco

Situated in the lovely Richmond neighborhood, Mountain Lake Park has jogging trails, picnic areas, playground and tennis courts.Children will love feeding the ducks that inhabit the lake.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Heron's Head Park, San Francisco

Heron's Head Park (formerly known as Pier 98) is a 24-acre restored wetland, that is owned and operated by the Port of San Francisco and situated at the base of the Hunters Point Power Plant. Heron's Head is a unique environment in that it is built on landfill, but is now a thriving marsh that is maintained primarily by youth and community volunteers. More than 1,200 student volunteers serve as primary caretakers of the park each year. They help to plant native plant species, weed non-natives, and clean and maintain the wild areas of the park. Heron's Head Park supports over 78 species of birds annually, and is an important rest stop for migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Green Apple Music & Art Festival, Golden Gate Park

The Green Apple Music & Arts Festival --
the nation’s largest celebration of Earth Day-- is committed to raising environmental awareness by combining live musical performances from diverse genres with educational outreach and cultural events suitable for all audiences

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Brooks Park, San Francisco

Brooks Park is an island of trees and native plants on the far western edge of Merced Heights. From here one can see the towers of Parkmerced, the San Francisco State campus, the glimmers of Lake Merced and the Pacific Ocean.