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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...

Dolores Park: What we leave behind

Yes, there were loads of people at Dolores Park on Saturday afternoon. There was also an eco pop-up working non-stop and on Sunday morning at 6 a.m. or so the park didn’t look terrible. There were a few picnics that had been ghosted, and for some reason people seem to think that taking one’s bottles and sitting them below a tree...

4/20 tokers shirk new regulations by taking weed fest to Dolores Park

Hundreds of 4/20 celebrants chose to avoid the increased security at Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park and observe the unsanctioned holiday – free of city-imposed restrictions – at Dolores Park. “I know Hippie Hill is the place to go on 4/20 but I heard this morning that police were checking IDs and stuff, and I’m not even going to...

Dolores Park: Better binning, but trash can confusion persists

Saturday afternoon: It was kind of soggy out in the park so there were not as many picnic groups.  Although, the weather ended up being nicer than expected and the smart picnickers brought a tarp to cover the ground. – Lydia Sunday morning at 7:45 a.m.  Not a seagull or maintenance worker in sight. Either they had already picked up what...

Dolores Park, Monday morning trash report, D +

Although one wants to be encouraging, it is hard to give a passing grade to park goers who still require five to six SF Rec and Park employees to pick up after them, but in a trip to the park late Sunday night, it was clear there would not be as much trash to pick up on Monday as there was...

Glorious Saturday transforms Dolores Park into a trash dump by Sunday

Six workers from SF Rec and Park arrived at 6:30 a.m. Sunday to find Dolores Park blanketed with the debris of what had been a beautiful Saturday. They picked their way through glass bottles of Corona, Modelo and Bud Lights, empty cartons soggy from the morning dew, a cornucopia of recyclable food containers, a picnic table, uneaten watermelon and plenty of hard liquor bottles, their...

Serena Williams Surprises Dolores Park Tennis Players (TMZ)

For two guys playing tennis at Dolores Park yesterday, it was just a Sunday night in the park. But then tennis superstar Serena Williams showed up, TMZ reports. Williams decided to ask if she could join their match “just to see their reaction.” “Oh my goodness! Is this for real?” one of the players asks in the video recorded, apparently, by Williams’ fiance...

Multi-Use Field at Dolores Park to Close Temporarily

Part of the multi-use field on the North side of Dolores Park will close on Monday, Dec. 19th until February 10th for maintenance. The turf must undergo annual maintenance, a parks spokesperson wrote, in anticipation of heavy use in the spring and summer months. The rest of the park will remain open during the winter months.