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The Golden Gate Bridge (Highway 101 North) links San Francisco with Marin County. Before its completion in 1937, the bridge was considered unbuildable because of foggy weather, 60-mile-perhour winds and strong ocean currents sweeping through a deep rugged canyon below. At a cost of $35 million, the 1.2-mile bridge took more than four years to build. Eleven men lost their lives during construction. Often shrouded in thick fog, the bridge sways 27 feet to withstand winds of up to 100 miles per hour. The color of the bridge, known as International Orange, was chosen because it blends well with the bridge’s natural surroundings. The two great cables contain enough strands of steel wire (80,000 miles) to encircle the equator three times. The concrete poured into its piers and anchorages would pave a fivefoot wide sidewalk from New York to San Francisco. Pedestrians and bicyclists are allowed across the bridge on pathways with sweeping views of the City, Alcatraz and the Marin Headlands. The bridge toll for vehicles is $6 collected electronically at the toll plaza when entering San Francisco (no cash payment). Electronic options include FasTrackŽ and pay-by-plate (toll invoice). A toll invoice is mailed to the registered owner of the vehicle.

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Alcatraz Island has served as a harbor fortification, military detention facility and maximum-security federal penitentiary. The West Coast’s first and oldest operating lighthouse is also located on the island. Today Alcatraz is one of San Francisco’s top tour attractions; over one million people visit Alcatraz each year. Most curiosity surrounding Alcatraz focuses on the period when the island served as the infamous maximum-security prison for notorious Mafia criminals and high-risk convicts. In 1934 control of Alcatraz shifted from the US military to the Department of Justice who found itself ill equipped to deal with the violent crime surge that followed the Great Depression. Citizens lived in fear as mobsters and thugs ruled the streets in many metropolitan cities. Alcatraz proved the perfect solution for incarcerating the country’s most violent of criminals. A foremost security expert was commissioned to design a 600-cell escape-proof prison where a ratio of one guard to every three prisoners was maintained. The first prisoners on Alcatraz were handpicked from other penitentiaries and were among the nation’s most unmanageable convicts. Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly and Robert “Birdman” Stroud were among the first group of inmates to arrive. Crimes committed by the hardened criminals who resided on the island ranged from bank robbery to rape to murder. Upon arrival at Alcatraz new prisoners were assigned to a private cell and provided with only life’s most basic necessities: clothing, food, water and medical care; anything above and beyond this was considered a privilege. Inmates were required to observe a strict silence policy, only being allowed to talk during meals and recreation. Historically, many prison riots had been started because of the poor quality of prison food so Warden James Johnston vowed that the Alcatraz cafeteria would be the best in the prison system. Prisoners of Alcatraz dined on a menu of salads, fresh fruit, diverse entrees and even desserts. Although the island is only 1.25 miles from shore, there is no evidence of any successful escapes across the icy Bay. The prison was the only one in the federal system that touted hot showers—a luxury designed to keep prisoners from acclimating to the cold water. There were 14 attempts to escape Alcatraz during its 29-year tenure as a federal penitentiary. Most attempts ended with escapees being recaptured or killed. Frank Lee Morris and Clarence and John Anglin made the most famous escape attempt in 1962. The movie, Escape from Alcatraz, starring Clint Eastwood, was based on their elaborate plot. Using homemade

tools to break out of their cells, the inmates made their way off the island using rafts and inflatable life vests made from prison issued raincoats. Many still speculate whether or not the inmates survived the cold and rough waters to reach land and the US Marshals continue to hunt for the escapees. In 1963 the decision to close Alcatraz was made by US Attorney General Robert Kennedy. Alcatraz desperately needed repair from extensive salt-water and air corrosion at a time when budgets were being cut. At three times the operating expenses of other penitentiaries, Alcatraz was simply too costly to keep open. The isolation (and hence lack of natural resources) that had made the island such an attractive site for a maximum-security prison ultimately sealed its fate. “The Rock” is now a popular tourist attraction. The 12-acre island is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and is accessible only by Alcatraz Cruises boats which depart daily from Pier 33 near Fisherman’s Wharf on the Embarcadero. To avoid disappointment, purchase Alcatraz tickets well in advance. In summer months and on holiday weekends, Alcatraz sells out as early as 3-4 weeks in advance. On days when the Alcatraz tour is sold out, consider a bay cruise which passes close to the island for photos. Be aware that to reach the cellhouse visitors must walk up a steep hill. The distance from the dock to the cellhouse is approximately 1/4 mile and equivalent to a 13-story climb. Visitors unable to make this climb may take advantage of an hourly electric shuttle. A self-guide brochure of Alcatraz Island (printed in English, Spanish, Italian, Spanish, German or Japanese) is available at the dock for a fee. For more information: baycityguide.com/alcatraz For Alcatraz tickets go to: guideyou.com

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San Francisco’s fishing fleet is docked on the Jefferson Street promenade. Take an early morning stroll down “Fish Alley” (Jefferson between Hyde and Jones) to view the fishermen at work. Family entertainment is the specialty along Jefferson Street with attractions such as the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum and the Red & White Fleet, offering bay cruises with awardwinning narration in 12 languages. Ghirardelli Square, once home to the world-famous chocolate factory features a Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop with displays of the original chocolate-making machines. Experience San Francisco’s authentic maritime history at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park which extends from Aquatic Park to Hyde Street Pier, the only floating National Park. Board the world’s largest collection of historic ships. The USS Pampanito,


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Atop Telegraph Hill is the 210-foot Coit Tower, built with funds left to the City by philanthropist Lillie Hitchcock Coit for the beautification of San Francisco. Due to Coit’s admiration for the fire fighters who fought the 1906 earthquake fires, many believe the tower was designed in the shape of a fire hose nozzle. The view from atop the east side of the tower spans 360 degrees. Inside, you’ll find a history museum and murals that depict working life in 1930s California. The Tower is closed through June 2014 for repairs.

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(SF Map: E-F11)

The history of the Haight is as colorful as the Victorian architecture that lines the streets of this neighborhood. The Haight Ashbury community is universally recognized for its creativity and diversity expressed by the hybrid mixture of shops, residents, and its landmark place in history. The style and ingenuity that started in the sixties still rings true today.

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Located in the Russian Hill district, Lombard Street is known as “the crookedest street in the world” because of its eight sharp turns on a 40-degree slope. The turns, known as switchbacks, were built in the 1920s to allow traffic to descend the steep incline. The street zigzags around beautiful flowers and shrubs and offers a nice view of the bay. There are stairways (without curves) on either side of the street for pedestrians. The descent begins at Hyde Street.

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Heights and Alamo Square districts. Distinguished by their design features, the three styles of Victorians include the Italianate, the Stick and the Queen Anne. Postcard Row is possibly the most photographed spot in the City. These colorful Victorian houses or “Painted Ladies” with the San Francisco skyline in the backdrop have graced many postcards and movie scenes. Capture the view from the center of the park on the edge of Alamo Square at Steiner and Hayes streets.

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The Embarcadero is a waterfront boulevard lined with elegant palm trees, historic pier structures, hip eateries and luxury apartments and condominiums. San Francisco’s eastern waterfront has emerged as one of the City’s most exciting new neighborhoods. The Ferry Building serves as the marker from which piers are numbered, odd numbers are located to the north and even numbers to the south. Located inside is the Ferry Building Marketplace which consists of gourmet shops and restaurants. An outdoor farmer’s market is held Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings. Now open at Pier 15 on the Embarcadero is the magnificent new home of the Exploratorium, a hands-on interactive science museum.

r F LINE Riding a Muni F-line vintage streetcar is a fun way for visitors to view the San Francisco Bay, Coit Tower and famous Fisherman’s Wharf. The fleet of restored streetcars includes international and domestic trolleys from the 1920s and ’30s. The popular F-line runs a total of five miles beginning at its western terminal in the Castro district, down Market Street to the Embarcadero and ending at Jones and Beach streets in Fisherman’s Wharf.

r C ABLE C ARS The cable car was introduced to San Francisco on August 2, 1873. Wire-cable manufacturer Andrew Hallidie conceived the idea after witnessing an accident in which a horse-drawn carriage faltered and rolled backward downhill dragging the horses behind it. The first cable car to descend down Clay Street on Nob Hill was an immediate success. Besides creating a vital link in San Francisco’s public transportation system, the cable car opened the door for building on steep hills which until this time was thought to be impossible. Throughout the 1890s, eight transit companies operated 600 cars which covered 21 cable car routes and a total of 52.8 miles. Cable cars remained the primary mode of transportation until the 1906 earthquake. The quake and the fires that followed destroyed most of the cable car system, and as the City rebuilt, few lines were restored. A municipal railway replaced most lines. San Francisco’s beloved cable cars are the only vehicles of their kind still in operation and are designated National Landmarks.

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(SF Map: M-N5-6)

As you pass through the dragon-adorned Pagoda Gates on Grant Avenue at Bush Street, your senses will be tempted by the aroma of ethnic cuisine, bright neon and the sound of foreign languages. The heart of Chinatown is Portsmouth Square where San Francisco’s first Chinese immigrants settled in the 1850s. Today, Chinatown is home to more than 10,000 of San Francisco’s Chinese residents. Visitors will find traditional herb pharmacies, temples, fortune cookie factories, garment factories, fresh produce markets, seafood and poultry shops, and many fine restaurants.

r NORTH BEACH

SF Map: M-N4)

North Beach, tucked between Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf, is a favorite gathering spot for visitors and locals alike. Waves of immigrants have created a diverse ethnic mix in North Beach which is often compared to Paris’ Left Bank. Today, the area is predominantly Italian and known as Little Italy of the West. The Beat Generation of the 1950s is rooted in this eclectic San Francisco neighborhood. City Lights Bookstore at 261 Columbus Avenue was Allen Ginsberg’s publisher and at the movement’s center. It’s the restaurants, however, that draw the crowds to North Beach, and you won’t be disappointed with any selection that you make. Traditional cafes, Italian delicatessens selling homemade ravioli, and bakeries offering tempting pastries line Columbus Avenue. At the heart of North Beach is Washington Square, a grassy piazza where the Church of Saints Peter & Paul is located.

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Immerse yourself in the rich cultural traditions of Mexico and Latin America on Mission Street, where visitors can enjoy lavish murals, savory foods and a dazzling range of traditional and avant-garde art. One of the City’s oldest structures is Mission Dolores, the sixth Franciscan mission along El Camino Real. Valencia Street has become the epicenter of the gentrified Mission District. The desirable neighborhood commands high rents and is home to many of the City’s “must-try” eateries, hippest boutiques and coolest bars and clubs. Just a couple of blocks away, and parallel to Valencia, is Dolores Street. From the top of the hill, Dolores Park offers a spectacular downtown view and is a favorite local gathering spot, especially on sunny days.

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Approximately three miles long and a half mile wide (1,017 acres), this treasure is covered with grassy meadows, wooded bike trails, secluded lakes, open groves and gardens. The Conservatory of Flowers, built in 1879 and modeled after London’s Kew Gardens, is a glass Victorian displaying a paradise of flowers. The park’s main attractions include two newly-rebuilt museums, the deYoung Museum and California Academy of Sciences which features a living roof and indoor rainforest. The Japanese Tea Garden is a four-acre refuge of traditional Japanese architecture, koi ponds and bamboo trees. San Francisco Botanical Gardens contains the Garden of Fragrance, the MoonViewing Garden and the New World Cloud Forest.

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The Castro, an international symbol of gay pride, has one of the City’s richest histories. Populated by dairy farms on the slopes of Twin Peaks in the 1880s, the Castro district today is a thriving neighborhood of restored Victorian homes, bars, shops and restaurants. Community activism, born in the ‘60s and ‘70s under gay-rights leaders such

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Once a posh playground for San Francisco’s elite, former presidents and writers such as Mark Twain, the current Cliff House and Sutro Bath ruins overlook Ocean Beach and Seal Rocks. Ocean Beach is a three-mile stretch of Pacific coastline and a great spot to view a sunset.

r BAY BRIDGE/ TREASURE ISLAND (SF Map: R7) The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened in 1936 and links San Francisco with the East Bay. The new East self-anchored suspension span of the bridge is 2.2 miles and allows pedestrians and bicycles (currently ending short of Yerba Buena Island). r

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Shops & Gifts One of the world’s premier shopping destinations, San Francisco offers an unmatched retail experience. Covering almost 3 acres, Union Square is where you’ll find the City’s greatest concentration of major department stores, designer boutiques and flagship locations for trend-setting multinational retail brands. From Union Square, catch a cable car at the Powell & Market turnaround and head over the hill to Fisherman’s Wharf. Here you’ll find a bustling waterfront promenade of unique specialty shops and the most popular retail entertainment attractions. Venture off the beaten path and find an eclectic mix of unique gifts and one of a kind treasures.

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r BAY AREA AT TRAC TIONS Winchester Mystery House Find out why Sarah Winchester spent 38 years building a 160-room house with doors, stairs and passageways leading no-where. Tours daily. San Jose (408) 247-2101 qr

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Downtown Medical Same day appointments, general medicine, gynecology, immunizations, STD’s. Urgent care. Lab and X-rays. Travelers health care. 450 Sutter/Powell (M7) 362-7177 Traveler Medical Group Available 24 hrs, 7 days a week. Provide high quality care. Office or hotel visits. Call for immediate appointment. 490 Post/Mason St., Ste. 225 (M7) 981-1102

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Oakland International Airport (OAK) Bay Bridge to Oakland, Hwy. 880 S.; exit Hegenberger Rd. BART to Coliseum, transfer to Air- BART shuttle (30-40 minutes). (510) 563-3300 San Francisco International Airport (SFO) From downtown San Francisco, take Hwy. 101 south to airport exit. Located 15 Miles south of downtown (20-30 minutes). (650) 761-0800

r AIRPORT SHUT TLES American Airporter Shuttle Door-to-door, 24 hours, 7 days. 202-0733  q Quake City Shuttle Friendly, on-time, door-todoor service. San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose airports. 255-4899 q San Francisco City Shuttle Service Residence, business, hotel. 822-2648 q

r C AR RENTAL City Rent-A-Car Featuring exotic, luxury and economy cars, SUVs, vans and trucks. We offer the lowest rental prices in San Francisco! 1433 Bush/ Van Ness (K7) 359-1331; cityrentacar.com

r LIMOUSINES Midnight Limousine Enjoy a luxurious and personal tour of SF, Napa or Sonoma. Offering a variety of luxury vehicles for as low as $195. See ad for details. (650)872-7059 midnightlimo.net SF’s Finest Limousines Offering private tours of the Napa/Sonoma Valleys. No need to ride a crowed bus. Fleet includes Sedans, SUV, Stretch Limousines, Hummer Stretch. (888) 833-5466


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Smooth Ride Town Car Limo Service 24 Hours. Rates as low as taxicab fares. From SF to SFO, Oakland & San Jose airports. Hourly rates for city and wine country tours. 685-1222

r MOTORC YCLE RENTAL Dubbelju Motorcycle Rentals First-class rentals since 1991: BMW, Harley, Triumph and Honda. As motorcyclists ourselves, we know your needs and we’ve ridden the roads we recommend. 495-2774

r PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION BART Links San Francisco with the East Bay and Daly City. In SF, trains run underground along Market Street. Stops at Embarcadero, Montgomery, Powell, Civic Center. 989-2278 Golden Gate Transit Serves Marin County and parts of Sonoma County. In San Francisco, buses stop on Lombard St., Van Ness Ave., Geary Blvd., Financial District, Transbay Terminal. 923-2000 Muni Passports Good for unlimited travel, available in 1-day ($14), 3-day ($22), 1-week ($28), or 1-month (Fast Pass, $84) increments. Cable Cars are $6 each way. 673-MUNI, sfmuni.com

r FERR Y SERVICE Golden Gate Ferry 923-2000, goldengateferry.org Blue & Gold Fleet 773-1188, blueandgoldfleet.com

r PARKING GARAGES Fifth & Mission Garage 833 Mission/5th St. (L8) 982-8522 Lombard Garage 2055 Lombard/Webster (H3) 440-1984

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r TA XI SERVICE American Taxicab $2 Off meter rates on fares over $20, reservation only, prices subject to change, not valid with other discounts. 24/7. All credit cards accepted. Airports and greater Bay Area 614-2000

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r PARKING IN SAN FRANCISCO Tow-Away Zones If you park in a tow-away zone expect to be towed! Certain streets have designated tow-away zones during commute hours (7am-9am and 3pm-6pm). There is a fee of $393 in addition to the parking fine and daily storage fees. To claim a towed vehicle report to San Francisco AutoReturn, located at 450 7th Street. For information call 865-8200. Curbing Wheels When parking on an incline, it is a law that you turn your car wheels so they rest on the curb at the angle that would prevent a runaway vehicle. Uphill, turn your wheels out facing the street; downhill, turn your wheels into the curb. Always set your parking brake. r

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Biscuits & Blues Hot biscuits and cool blues! Asia SF World-famous transgender stars serve you Voted SF’s #1 blues club. Full restaurant serving real superb Cal-Asian cuisine and perform a fabulous southern food, live music nightly. 401 Mason/Geary dinner show nightly atop the red runway bar. (M7) 292-2583, biscuitsandblues.com  q 201 Ninth St./Howard (K10) 255-2742 Jazz Bistro Les Joulins Dine with live jazz. Beach Blanket Babylon Known for its zany hats, Mouth-watering steaks, seafood and generous the nation’s longest-running musical revue pokes fun cocktails. Hottest jazz in Union Square. Prices are at current events and celebrities. Club Fugazi. tres reasonable. 44 Ellis/Powell (M8) 397-5397 678 Green/Powell (M4) 421-4222 Fauxgirls! SF’s favorite drag revue now in our 13th r BARS & PUBS Pier 23 Cafe A small, funky roadhouse that sits year! The third Thursday of every month: dinner over San Francisco Bay. Full restaurant and bar, 7pm, show 8pm. No cover! Infusion Lounge, 2pub-BBB_BayCityGuide_2014_Generic.pdf 1 11/26/13 AMlive music. Lunch, waterside dining, great 10:54 seafood, 124 Ellis St. (M8) 421-8700 x203 fauxgirls.com dinner. The Embarcadero at Pier 23 (P4) 362-5125

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r DINNER DANCE CRUISE Hornblower Cruises Views, gourmet cuisine, impeccable service aboard an elegant yacht. Dinner dance & supper club cruises, champagne cruises, special event cruises. Pier 3 (P2) 788-7020

r VIEW LOUNGES Cliff House Ocean Terrace Enjoy amazing ocean views complete with a Pacific sunset. Light fare menu, cocktails and our famous desserts. Opens daily at noon. 1090 Point Lobos/Geary (A7) 386-3330 Top of the Mark 18th floor, Mark Hopkins 999 California/Mason (M6) 616-6916 The View 39th fl., San Francisco Marriott 777 Market/4th St. (M8) 896-1600

r NIGHT CLUBS Infusion Lounge Wed.-Sat. 10pm-2am 124 Ellis/Cyril Magnin (M8) 421-8700 Ruby Skye Thurs. 8pm-2am; Fri.-Sat. 8pm-4am 420 Mason/Geary (M7) 693-0777 Temple Nightclub Fri.-Sat. 10-4 540 Howard/2nd St. (P8) 978-9942 Vessel Thurs.-Sat. 10pm-2am 85 Campton Pl./Stockon (N7) 433-8585

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r ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Crazy Horse Gentlemen’s Club The Bay Area’s most beautiful exotic dancers! Admission good until closing. Private lounges, customer interaction. Near Union Square, 980 Market/6th St. (M9) 771-6259 q Gold Club A world class gentlemen’s club conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco, just one block from Moscone convention center. VIP bottle service. 650 Howard/3rd. Street (P8) 536-0300 Hungry I Featuring full bar and topless entertainment on the Broadway strip. We are SF’s bachelor and bachelorette party specialists! Open daily 6pm2am. 546 Broadway/Columbus (N5) 362-7763  q Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club Over 100 erotic showgirls, centerfolds, models and actresses perform nightly. Full bar. VIP bottle service. All major credit cards accepted. 1031 Kearny/Broadway (N5) 434-1301 q Mitchell Brothers’ O’Farrell Theatre Voted “The place to go in San Francisco for live entertainment” by Playboy Magazine. Near Civic Center, 895 O’Farrell/Polk (K8) 776-6686  q New Century Theater Where the party lives! Exciting all nude entertainment with the naughty hotties. Open until 4am. 816 Larkin/O’Farrell (K7) 776-0212 newcenturysf.com q Penthouse Club & Steakhouse Where the magazine comes to life! SF’s top rated adult entertainment venue & steakhouse. 412 Broadway/ Montgomery (N5) 391-2800 penthousesf.com q r

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■ 49 Mile Scenic Drive ■ Alcatraz & Bay Cruise (P2; M2) ■ Asian Art Museum (K9) ■ AT&T Park/SF Giants (Q-10) ■ Cable Car Ride ■ Chinatown (M-N5-6) ■ Coit Tower (N4) ■ Exploratorium ( P4) ■ Embarcadero (Q6) ■ Ferry Building (L-N2) ■ Ghirardelli Square (K2) ■ Golden Gate Bridge/Vista Pt. (D1) ■ Golden Gate Park/Museums (C10) ■ Haas-Lilienthal House ( J5) ■ Haight Street (E11) ■ Japantown ( F7) ■ Lombard Street “Crooked Street” (K3) ■ Mission District (G13) ■ Muni F-Line Historical Street Cars (F-Q2-12) ■ Nob Hill (L-M5-6) ■ North Beach (M-N4) ■ Pacific Ocean (A1-13) ■ Palace of Fine Arts (E2) ■ Postcard Row/Alamo Sq. (F-G9-10) ■ Presidio/Disney Museum (D2) ■ Sausalito/Tiburon by Bike or Ferry ■ SF Maritime National Historic Park (K-L1) ■ SFMOMA On the Go (N-P8) ■ Twin Peaks View (E13) ■ Union Square Shopping (M-N7-8) ■ Union Street (H4) ■ Yerba Buena Gardens (N8)

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