Was it the fall of 1966 or the winter of ’67? As the Haight saying goes, if you can remember the Summer of Love, man, you probably...
Haight & Ashbury
This legendary intersection was the epicenter of the psychedelic '60s and remains a counterculture magnet. On average Saturdays here you...
Grateful Dead House
Like surviving members of the Grateful Dead, this purple Victorian sports a touch of gray – but during the Summer of Love, this was...
Aub Zam Zam
Arabesque arches, an Arabian Nights –style mural, 1930s jazz on the jukebox and top-shelf cocktails at low-shelf prices have brought...
Escape from New York Pizza
The Haight's obligatory mid-bender stop for a hot slice. Pesto with roasted garlic and potato will send you blissfully off to...
1644 Haight St · interesting places nearby
SF is one of America's top three book markets, and visiting authors make the Booksmith a literary destination. Recent readings include Kazuo Ishiguro, What If? comic artist Randall Munroe and '60s icon Peter Coyote. Check the website for book swaps and open-bar Shipwreck events, where authors wreck great books with hastily written fan-fiction. Advance book purchases secure reserved seating.