Stow Lake Attracts Fall Visitors


Another Hole in the Head


Now in its 10th year, SF IndieFest will once again present Another Hole in the Head, a 3 week celebration of Independent Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy films. The Historic Balboa Theatre will host the first week of screenings from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5.

The full schedule can be found here:

New Openings in the Richmond District


This month, two new businesses opened their doors for the first time. The Fog Baby Cafe is now serving customers along Balboa near 36th Ave., and a Grocery Outlet is up and running on Geary near 28th Ave.

The Grocery Outlet is family-owned and operated by Travis and Rose Dawson. They sell a variety of discounted items and are poised to become a neighborhood favorite for shoppers.

The Fog Baby Cafe offers great breakfast and lunch options like croissants, bagels, and specialty sandwiches.


Senator Mark Leno Honors Green Apple Books and Joe’s Ice Cream

Mark Leno was in the Richmond District on Saturday to honor two longtime favorites of the community. Both Green Apple Books and Joe’s Ice Cream have been successful since the 1960’s.

“I am pleased to recognize these unique small businesses, both of which have been part of our City for generations and take their commitment to our community seriously,” said Leno.

He also took to Twitter:

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Sunday Streets

San Francisco Sunday Streets will be coming to the Richmond District on Oct. 27. The event will close stretches of streets to automobile traffic and leave them open to biking, walking, running, dancing and other physical activities.

Here’s a map detailing the activities:

A gallery illustrating past events:


Horror Film Event Hosted by Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

kirk-poster1dMetallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, a San Francisco native, will be hosting a horror film event at The Historic Balboa Theatre on Nov. 7. The double feature includes two classic horror films The Black Cat (1934) and White Zombie (1932), each starring Bela Lugosi. Regular tickets are $35 while the VIP package is $125. The event will benefit the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation.