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Skaters whiz down Dolores Street

The party was already in full swing at 8:30 p.m. tonight, with skaters careening down Dolores Street, some wiping out at 19th, others continuing down the hill toward 18th Street as more than 100 people looked on. It was a night of speed and burnt rubber at the Mission tonight, where hundreds of skaters whizzed down Dolores Street for the...

Dolores Park Friday: 07.06.2018

In this week’s installment of Dolores Park Fridays, we met with local organizers, vendors and pet owners. The most colorful animals out enjoying the warm weather were 50-year-old David Strother’s two macaw parrots, Ziggy and Ricky. They live in Mission Terrace and have been frequenting Dolores Park for years, preferring it because of its many levels. We also spoke to...

Dolores Park Fridays – A Weekly Series

Mission Local kicks off our first installment of Dolores Park Fridays where we head out to Dolores Park to see what people are up to. For real time updates check out our Instagram, Twitter or Facebook on Friday afternoons.  Luis and Marianela are taking the day off after dropping their son off at summer camp. They live in Outer Sunset...

SF Pride in full swing as Dyke March kicks off in Dolores Park (Update)

Follow us on Twitter and  Instagram, where you can see all our coverage of Pride weekend. (Scroll down for updates throughout the day.)  San Francisco’s Pride celebration was in full swing as a sea of tens of thousands of revelers filled Dolores Park and the surrounding area on a balmy, 75-degree Saturday afternoon. At 5 p.m. Saturday, San Francisco Dyke March kicked...

Getting serious about dogs at SF’s Dolores Park

Stern warnings were handed out at the Dolores Park community meeting Wednesday night: fun can quickly turn to danger; the frolicking chase can become the hunt. Sitting in chairs upholstered with burnt-orange fabric, in a room the color of split-pea soup, about a dozen dog owners listened to a panel of experts talk safety and how to be serious about...

Kickballers try to boot denizens out of SF’s Dolores Park; hilarity ensues

Employee “won’t be able to continue working for SF Social,” says company director  A group of kickballers associated with the recreation company SF Social Sports attempted to kick lazing denizens off the lawn at Dolores Park Thursday evening, allegedly threatening to call the police because they had reserved the park.  That’s according to several witnesses who tweeted out photos and...

A message in SF’s Dolores Park for Jacob

I imagine we would all like to receive the message that awaits Jacob this morning in Dolores Park. Earlier today, his friend from high school, Adrienne Sevilla, laid out rose petals in the shape of a heart on a slope of the northwest corner of the park. “Love or Lunacy?” the artist asks, in petals, below the heart. Sevilla and...
Julia Napolitano. Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong

Mission Style — something to say with fashion

Fashion is one of the ways people communicate – without words – to the rest of the world. How people convey their mood, their values, their style, who they are. Although many believe that San Francisco has no style, we beg to differ.  Mission Style is back, chronicling the interesting, fashionable looks we witness on a single day in the Mission...

Skateboarder injured during SF Dolores Park clash sues city

A skateboarder who clashed with police at Dolores Park last July has sued the city for alleged “malicious and reckless actions” by a yet-to-be-named SFPD sergeant who caused him to fall off his skateboard and flip over the hood of a police car. Anthony Economus, who was 19 at the time of the incident in which dozens of skaters were careening...

Neighborhood Notes: Dolores Park updates and more

As sun shines on Dolores, safety and trash still a concern We’ve come a long way since the Aug. 3 daylight shooting in Dolores Park, most participants agreed at a small Thursday night meeting hosted by the Dolores Park Ambassadors and aimed at the park’s cleanliness and safety. “It felt pretty grim at the end of August,” said District 8...

Smile! You’re on a Dolores Park camera

You are now under surveillance while recreating. But why should Dolores Park be different than anywhere else in San Francisco? Stanley Roberts, the camera-wielding extrovert behind KRON’s “People Behaving Badly” segment, has referred to Bay To Breakers as “My Christmas.” But Dolores Park is proof that Christmas need not come but once a year. In a typical episode — for...