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San Francisco - Top 5 Off the Beaten Path Things To Do

I already talked about San Francisco – Top 5 Touristy Things To Do, now lets look at 5 less touristy things to do for a fulfilling visit. 817 more words

Travel

A Look Back at the Summer of Love

50 years ago in Haight-Ashbury, a tiny part of the boomer generation tried to change the world. Did they succeed?

aarp.org: A Look Back at the Summer of Love
Commentary

On the Road to Satori - Haight-Ashbury

” Joaquín doesn’t live here anymore. . .

he died of the Vietnam War
—from drugs and alcohol.”

—it’s what I tell whoever asks
about my brother these days…

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Featured

The Spirit Of The 60's, Haight Ashbury and The Love Generation

Words by Heidi Antoine Cavanaugh

Throughout the 1960’s there was a cultural shift; teenagers and young adults emboldened with hope, bravery, and the promise of tomorrow flocked to the area, looking to become a part of something bigger, something momentous. 1,168 more words

Music

Album Review: 'The Babe Rainbow' by the Babe Rainbow

Australian neo-psychedelic trio the Babe Rainbow released their self-titled debut album on 1st September. They joyfully channel the folky pop music of the hippie era, as we could already hear on their 2015 EP, titled – unexpectedly – ‘The Babe Rainbow’. 457 more words

Scrapple From the Apple

Last night I played a gig at a bar in the Haight Ashbury section of San Francisco called Club Deluxe.  The band, which plays at Deluxe every Tuesday,  is led by a great saxophonist named Smith Dobson and includes Eric Markowitz on bass and Jimmy Gallagher on drums.   94 more words

Jazz

"Summer of Love" but Not for All

(This essay was originally published as “Summer of Love wasn’t for all” in the Newport Daily News on August 26, 2017.)

The dissonant and divisive Sixties were a time when just about every code of behavior in American society was brought into question. 759 more words