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Moms in the City: 5 Things To Know About the New CPMC

Moms in the City: 5 Things To Know About the New CPMC

March 05, 2019 / Emily Jenks / Moms in the City

The new California Pacific Medical Center officially opened its doors on March 2nd, and I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at everything this sparkling facility has to offer. I had both my babies at the old CPMC, so I was really curious what kind of experience I... read more

Out & About: Urban Gardening

Out & About: Urban Gardening

February 13, 2019 / Veronica Reilly-Granich / Out & About

It may not seem like it right now, but the sun IS coming back next week! What better way to make use of all this newly irrigated soil than to dig in the mud and grow something? If you don’t have a backyard, or even if you just don’t wa... read more

Out & About: Giving Back and Gaining Empathy

Out & About: Giving Back and Gaining Empathy

February 08, 2019 / Jennifer Butterfoss / Out & About

The driving rain and wintry temps here in the Bay Area are reminding us here at City Blocks to be grateful for our warm homes, cozy clothing, and hot meals. What better way to connect our children with this gratitude than to give back to those less fortunate? GGMG Magazine... read more

Mom Docent: The Russian Bride's Attire

Mom Docent: The Russian Bride's Attire

December 03, 2018 / Beth Ryan / Mom Docent

Tomorrow brings another free day at the de Young and Legion of Honor, and another chance to bring your kids to see some awesome art.  Read this, and then head over to the Legion to introduce your kids to a gaggle of well-dressed Russian ladies.  (Side note: On December 1, the de Yo... read more

Out & About: There's no Place Like the Bay Area for the Holidays

Out & About: There's no Place Like the Bay Area for the Holidays

December 02, 2018 / Meredith Bergman / Out & About

The holiday season is officially in full swing! If you want to make this a December to Remember, have we got the resource for you: local father of three children three and under, San Francisco native, and World's Biggest Fan of holiday cheer, Trevor McNeil, is the mastermind behind this... read more

Mom Docent: A Beginner's Guide to the de Young and Legion of Honor, on Free Days and Beyond

Mom Docent: A Beginner's Guide to the de Young and Legion of Honor, on Free Days and Beyond

November 05, 2018 / Beth Ryan / Mom Docent

The DeYoung Museum and Legion of Honor Museum offer free entry the first Tuesday of every month. For some, fine art museums can seem rather intimidating. But I promise you, as a regular visitor, these are friendly places where all are welcome! And while these museums are not necessarily “child-friendly” in t... read more

Mom Docent: A Quiet Retreat to the Botanical Garden Library and Terrace

Mom Docent: A Quiet Retreat to the Botanical Garden Library and Terrace

October 26, 2018 / Beth Ryan / Out & About Mom Docent

There's no time to read the plaques while tending to the herd! Enter Mom Docent, a new City Blocks series that will be full of stories, tips, and suggested activities for Bay Area sites, museums, paintings, and public works of art. Each entry is intended to be read before heading... read more

Lazy Day: A Pumpkin Patch for Tired Parents

Lazy Day: A Pumpkin Patch for Tired Parents

October 16, 2018 / Beth Ryan / Out & About Seasonal Activities

There are a lot of amazing Pumpkin Patches in the area. But it’s all fun and games (and pumpkin cannons and farm animals) until you have to fight your way back to the city in stand-still traffic coming north on Highway 1 at 3:55pm on a Sunday.   May I humbly subm... read more

Mom Docent: USS Hornet

Mom Docent: USS Hornet

October 12, 2018 / Beth Ryan / Out & About Education Mom Docent

There's no time to read the plaques while tending to the herd! Enter Mom Docent, a new City Blocks series that will be full of stories, tips, and suggested activities for Bay Area sites, museums, paintings, and public works of art. Each entry is intended to be read before heading... read more

Out & About Lil’ Kid: Bernal Heights

Out & About Lil’ Kid: Bernal Heights

September 05, 2018 / Out & About

As we all settle into our fall routines, let's not forget an easy way to mix things up when a free day comes our way: exploring a different neighborhood in the city, or just venturing to a new spot around the corner. In today's Out & About, Yanina Markova shares... read more