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Beach Blanket Babylon is Rollicking Fun Musical Revue in San Francisco’s North Beach

Beach Blanket Babylon is Rollicking Fun Musical Revue in San Francisco’s North Beach

By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman, Sarah Falter Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon boasts being the world’s longest running musical review, and once you decide to dismiss the stupidity of the premise – Snow White’s search for her…

Beats of North Beach, Rolling Museums, Urban Oasis:  San Francisco’s Cultural Highlights Where You Least Expect

Beats of North Beach, Rolling Museums, Urban Oasis: San Francisco’s Cultural Highlights Where You Least Expect

by Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com North Beach & the Beat Museum I arrived at the Green Tortoise Hostel in the bright sun of the afternoon and didn’t think anything about the neighborhood – it seemed busy. I actually had missed that…

A Day in San Francisco Revisiting the Past:  Plucky Cable Car Epitomizes City’s Grit, Determination, Innovation

A Day in San Francisco Revisiting the Past: Plucky Cable Car Epitomizes City’s Grit, Determination, Innovation

by Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com A day devoted to exploring San Francisco’s past, and how this improbable city came to be began with Hudson Bell’s Fern Hill Walking Tours’ Classic San Francisco, which offered a brilliant orientation to the city. We…

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