Enjoy walking? Learning? Curious about your surroundings? San Francisco has a free resource for you: San Francisco City Guides, (SFCG) a 45-year-old nonprofit organization that offers walks throughout the City that take you on journeys through its endlessly colorful history. Each year about 30,000 people from the Bay Area and beyond walk with us. There […]
On a normal day the cul-de-sac at Burnside Avenue off Chenery Street is a hive of activity. For one thing, it’s the terminus of the Glen Park Greenway, which begins at Brompton Avenue and is frequented by hikers and dog walkers alike. For another thing, there’s the beautiful Burnside Mural right there, a feast […]
In a sign that things are slowly and carefully returning to normalcy during the Covid-19 pandemic, SFMTA has announced the restoration of pre-pandemic bus routes along major lines in the city as of July 9. Local bus lines 23 Monterey and 52 Excelsior are among those on the list: Details here.
(Glen Park News staff note: See the Spring issue of the Glen Park News for the story of the neighborhood mural honoring the Ohlone people, here.) This past month, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission passed a Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgment Resolution honoring and recognizing the Ramaytush Ohlone people as the original inhabitants of […]
Among the many charming features of Glen Park are the unpaved lanes that welcome the wanderer from the city concrete–it’s instant nature, although with reminders of civilization: backyards, fences, garages, tire tracks. Walking through, one can see how the people living just beyond have lovingly tended (or neglected) these borderlands. One does not expect to […]