City Lights is THE quintessential San Francisco bookstore. It's not in this neighborhood (unfortunately) but I'd be there all the time if it was. This is the bookstore & publishing house owned by Ferlinghetti, who is celebrating his 100th birthday this year (2019). City Lights was the publisher…
World famous as one of the institutions that helped to launch the 60s, which has inspired today's environmental and other social change movements.
This is the famous bookstore where the Beatnicks frequented. It is still a great literary spot in Northbeach.
“Famous bar where the great Bob Dylan once hung out. Located right next to City Lights bookstore, it's the place where the great poets of yore gathered for drinks and fun.”
“Just a nice park for sunny days. Lots of young people hanging out. Sometimes they have movies on at night!”
“Low key, casual but amazing focaccia sandwiches in North Beach. Grab a bar stool or table and enjoy a yummy meal with a beer.”
“A total dive bar in Chinatown. I love taking friends here to meet the funny and charming bar hostess, Candy. And rock out to their karaoke in English and Chinese!”
“Da Flora is one of the loveliest Italian restaurants I've ever visited. They specialize in Venetian cuisine, beautiful pastas, seafood & other entrees in a most romantic setting. It's worth a visit to North Beach to check it out--reservations suggested.”