Incredible Ride

Incredible Ride

AN INCREDIBLE RIDE The drive from San Francisco to Santa Cruz is full of great sites, regional food and shopping. There’s no shortage of places to stop along the way either for a delicious taco or quick surf.   FOR ALL THINGS SANTA CRUZ Santacruzca.org SPOTS ALONG THE WAY source: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=25266 City of Pacifica Grey Whale Cove Half Moon Bay Maverick’s […]

June 11, 2013 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

Music from SF

Music from SF

MUSIC FROM OUR SF EPISODES Thank you, as always, to all of the incredible musicians who have helped make this series in San Francisco one of our best yet. Want to hear more? Check out the links below to find out where you can buy or listen to the music we featured throughout this season.           Isle   […]

June 3, 2013 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach

A SPOT FOR SURF LEGENDS photo credit: Adam Warmington, http://www.surfline.com/surf-news/ocean-beach-san-francisco_60861/ Ocean Beach is notorious for its forbidding weather and unpredictable waves. And it wasn’t easy to get to this windy cliff side, running along the west coast of San Francisco, until a railroad line – with steam engines –was built in the late 1800s. Still Ocean Beach is as popular now […]

May 29, 2013 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

Skating SF

Skating SF

This week we’re posting an episode about skating at the Embarcadero in San Francisco. The Embarcadero is pretty important in the story of modern skateboarding. If you look at any video from the 90s you’ll see footage of pros like Eric Koston, Mike Carroll, Dan Drehobl, and Mark Gonzales skating its famous ledges, stairs, and manny pads. It’s great to be where so much of the sport developed. EMB Archival footage, […]

May 22, 2013 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

Walking Tours in SF

Walking Tours in SF

  San Francisco is an outdoors, walking-around city, one of the best in the U.S. for transportation on two feet.  The best way to learn your way around this city’s past and present?  Walk it.  Here’s a list of walking tours and great destinations for newcomers and old hands.  Doesn’t matter.  There will always be new things to see and […]

May 15, 2013 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

Mission Murals

Mission Murals

This week Booker hangs out in the Mission District of San Francisco, a culturally diverse area exploding with incredible street-art. With so much to see, it can be hard deciding where to start. Here’s what you need to know before going on a walking-tour of your own: Precita Eyes Muralists Association and Center. A must-stop. Here you can get information, […]

May 8, 2013 at 6:59 pm 1 comment

Skate on Graffiti

Skate on Graffiti

Skateboarding and graffiti have a long history. Here are some cool places and people who bring them together. source: http://landarchs.com/top-10-skate-parks/ 3 GRAFFITI-FILLED SKATE PARKS WE LIKE: Marseille Skate Park Southbank Skate Park FDR Skate Park TAKE A LOOK: Well-placed stencil skaters by TR853-1 (Trase-1) Video: Underground Art Concepts –  CODE 2 AVENUE SKATEBOARD Do you know other graffiti covered skate parks […]

May 1, 2013 at 5:05 pm 2 comments

More of what you saw

More of what you saw

Want more of what you saw here this week? FTC WEBSITE Dave Chami WEBSITE & TRANSWORLD Walker Ryan ORGANIKA – GRADUATION BERRICKS – BANGIN! VISUAL TRAVELING: HOLY COW And available now on iTunes: TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING – PERPETUAL MOTION

April 24, 2013 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

Skate Spots in SF

Skate Spots in SF

BEST PLACES TO SKATE IN SF San Francisco is a skaters’ city. In next week’s episode we hang out with Walker Ryan at the SF Skate Plaza. But there are plenty of other places worth checking out. Here are a few pages with more details: The Concrete Jungle  An SF Skate Day Interactive Map Skate Spots Map The Sideways Guide […]

April 17, 2013 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

Places From The Episode

Places From The Episode

With so much to see in San Francisco, it’s hard knowing where to start. This week we spend some time exploring the outdoors, and end up in one of the coolest music spots in the United States. Indoors or out there’s plenty to do in the City by the Bay. Hawk Hill & Battery Spencer Golden Gate Park Japanese Garden […]

April 12, 2013 at 3:25 pm 0 comments