San Francisco - The Haight, NoPa & hayes Valley (PDF Chapter)
Pick up picnic fixings for lunch amid Victorians atop Alamo Square Park – or, in case of fog, brunch in NoPa. Take a tour of hippie history in the upper Haight, then go highbrow with Hayes Valley boutiques and fine dining.
- bring back the Summer of Love on Haight Street: wear flowers, make a manifesto, sing freestyle folk songs, and follow in the footsteps of psychedelic rock gods
- toast jazz giants between sets in front of Sandow Birk’s tiled music-history mural at sfjazz
- admire Victorian mansions that have hosted earthquake refugees and hippie communes, speakeasies and satanic rites, at Alamo Square Park
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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