One of the largest urban parks in the world, Golden Gate Park stretches for three miles on the western edge of San Francisco. There’s not a single “Keep Off the Grass” sign and its 1,017 acres are a tonic for mind and body. Two major museums, splendid gardens and facilities for more than 20 sports confirm that this is a playground in every sense of the word.
“What’s New” is a listing of new venues, attractions and activities compiled by the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (SFCVB). Past editions of “What’s New” and a list of “Recent and Coming Attractions” are available in the Media section of the SFCVB’s Web site. The next edition of “What’s New” will be sent in March 2009.
Long before daylight savings time and the machinations of “spring forward, fall back,” Emily Dickinson captured that moment when, for at least the northern hemisphere, spring has arrived with all its verdant promise. San Francisco couldn’t be riper with green expectations. Here are some fragrant favorites.
In an effort to extend the economic impact of San Francisco’s tourism industry into the city’s diverse neighborhoods, the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau has created a new Neighborhood Membership Grants program.
As San Francisco’s Moscone Center enters the final phase of its renovation, a “new” convention center is emerging in the North and South buildings.