Jack Kerouac Alley
'The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great..." This ode by the On the Road and Dharma Bums ...
The Beat goes on and on at this obsessive collection of SF literary-scene ephemera c 1950–69. The banned edition of Allen Ginsberg's...
Specs Museum Cafe
What do you do with a drunken sailor? Here's your answer. The walls are plastered with merchant-marine mementos and you'll be plastered...
When Gold Rush miners found gold they treated themselves to 'Frenchy food' along San Francisco's Barbary Coast. Now you too can strike...
255 Columbus Ave · interesting places nearby
Guy walks into a bar, roars and leaves. Without missing a beat, the bartender says to the next customer, 'Welcome to Vesuvio, honey – what can I get you?' Jack Kerouac blew off Henry Miller to go on a bender here, and after joining neighborhood characters on the stained-glass mezzanine for microbrews or Kerouacs (rum, tequila and OJ), you'll get why.