Alamo Square Park
The pastel Painted Ladies of famed Postcard Row along the east side pale in comparison with the colorful characters along the northwest...
Silicon Valley tech titans go low-tech in their downtime at Workshop, with hands-on courses in the not-quite-lost arts of belt-tooling,...
Madrone Art Bar
Expect the unexpected at this Victorian venue with the Burberry plaid Uzi over the bar, rotating art installations and Motown nights...
An international idea that's pure California: choice seafood served raw Italian-style, with pan-Asian condiments and East–West beers....
628 Divisadero St · interesting places nearby
Shows earn street cred at the intimate Independent, featuring indie dreamers (Magnetic Fields, Death Cab for Cutie), rock legends (Meat Puppets, Luscious Jackson), alterna-pop (The Killers, Imagine Dragons) and comedians (Dave Chapelle, Comedians of Comedy). Ventilation is poor, but drinks are cheap – and movie nights offer free shows with a two-drink minimum.