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Dolores Park Style: an off the shoulder day

It was another hot day at the park. Tons of people were out, catching some sun, and having some fun. We saw lots of Louis Vuitton bags, reflective sunglasses, Ray Ban sunglasses, and off-the-shoulder everything. There were also a good number of playful rompers and easy, breezy dresses. Although we usually capture both women’s and men’s fashion for Dolores Park...

427 people do handstands in Dolores Park to break a world record

Did 427 volunteers in Dolores Park this afternoon break the Guinness world record for most people doing handstands at once? The verdict is still out. The event organizing company Handstand, who orchestrated the attempt, said they were conducting their own count and would release the findings this evening or tomorrow. If they are successful, they will send the photographs to...

Decision to increase Dolores Park littering fee postponed

The Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee met Wednesday morning to discuss proposed legislation to raise the fee for littering at Dolores Park to $1000, but discovered that no one has been cited for littering in the park at the current fee of $200 in the past year. “They are not enforcing their own rules,” said Alex Albridge, a member...

Police clash with skateboarders at Dolores Park

Police clashed with dozens of skateboarders at Dolores Park on Tuesday evening in a confrontation that ended with rubber bullets being fired and at least three people in the hospital, according to witnesses at the scene. One officer was injured by a skateboarder, an officer at the scene said. A public information officer confirmed on Twitter that one officer had...

Mission weekend sees stabbing and three assaults, one in Dolores Park

Police report three people were assaulted over the weekend in San Francisco’s Mission District. In what marks the third violent incident in Dolores Park in the last three weeks, a fight broke out at the park at 4:34 p.m. on Sunday. Someone in the fight used an unknown sharp object to stab a 20-year-old man, who was transported to the...

Pair robbed at gunpoint in Dolores Park, four others robbed

Criminal activity in the area over the weekend included five robberies, including one at Dolores Park. A 25-year-old woman and her boyfriend were sitting in Dolores Park at about 7 p.m. on Saturday, when two men approached. One of the men, estimated to be about 20 years old, pulled out a gun and took the victim’s purse. He put the gun...

Dolores Park style, lifted by the wind

It was windy, and I’m sure half of The City was out of town for the Fourth of July weekend, but a solid, selected few held down the fashion fort at Dolores Park. Forever 21 (as well as the ubiquitous stylish black leather jacket) still proved to be a favorite, but were used as building blocks for refreshingly unique looks....

Dolores Park Style: let your freak fly

We may be casual at times, but San Franciscans will go all out (pun intended) when it’s time to celebrate. Pride is full permission to let your freak flag fly, although to us, it’s really just being part of the norm. We found this weekend’s stylish set among the thousands that partied it up in Dolores Park. The fashion finds...

Dolores Park assault, party and a field of bottles, cans and cartons

Pride weekend ended at Dolores Park Sunday night with no life threatening injuries, but two incidents – an assault with a bottle and a party that triggered the arrival of two dozen police officers. The assault took place at about 9 p.m. on the southwest corner of Dolores and 18th streets. Two sisters from Ireland and some friends had been...

At Dolores Park, dykes talk dating apps, jenga and more

All afternoon, at the 25th annual Dyke March celebration in Dolores Park, women approached Robyn Exton to thank her for helping them meet. Exton is the founder of HER, a popular dating app for queer women. “I think, in the most basic sense, helping people find love is the biggest way to give them a sense of security,” she said....

Dolores Park style on a Sunday afternoon

If Dolores Park is any measure of where the stylish are shopping, Forever 21 and vintage topped the mentions on a sunny, but windy Sunday afternoon in the park. Here’s some some of the best-dressed among those enjoying park life in Dolores. (Make sure to wear your best looks, as we will be back next Sunday!) Vibe: Black Nature was...

In Dolores Park, it’s not hard to get a beer – or art

Andrew had been sitting beside his cooler on the Dolores Park bench for just a few minutes on Saturday when a man walking down the path approached him. The guy knew exactly what he was up to. “You sell some ice cold beer?” he asked. Andrew did, in fact. He, along with many other vendors, comes to the park for...

Few trash offenders sighted on first day of hot weekend in Dolores Park (updated Saturday)

As John Halet, 21, and Marcello Palazzo, 22, moved to a shadier location underneath some trees on the western edge of Dolores Park on Friday, Halet grabbed their trash — a beer can and a plastic food container. “I’m gonna go throw this out,” he told Palazzo. But there was no trash can on the nearby path, by the bridge...

Supervisor Sheehy proposes heavy fines on Dolores Park litterbugs

Dolores Park has a notable trash problem, and District 8 supervisor Jeff Sheehy is one of many insisting that park-goers be more responsible about their trash. But Sheehy is about more than just talk, he’s also bringing out the big guns with new proposed legislation that would increase fines for littering specifically in Dolores Park from $192 to $1,000. The fine would remain the...

Man beaten, stabbed by group in Dolores Park in critical condition (Updated)

First posted May 17, 2017 at 6:13 p.m. A 23-year-old man is in critical condition after he was assaulted and stabbed at Dolores Park at 5:23 p.m. Wednesday, police confirmed today. Police declined to release a name and no one has been arrested in the afternoon that took place in broad daylight and was witnessed by others in the park. The victim...