Sunday Streets in Chinatown

Last sunday some streets were blocked off in Chinatown so people could walk, bike, roller skate ¬†etc. It wasn’t great for bicyclists- too crowded. Not the sprawling pageant of the Mission. But Chinatown is always flavorful. For a lot of folks, it was just another workday. Ping-pong tables were set up and spirited games ensued.

America’s Cup Yacht Race

Big, high-tech catamarans were racing on the bay this weekend. Their sails are more like carbon-fiber wings, lots of computers onboard. We joined a lot of other spectators on the piers of Fort Mason. The graceful sloops of yesteryear are more pleasant to look at, but these new boats are actually able to go faster […]