Category Archives: safety

runaway horse causes havoc in golden gate park (Feb. 21, 1886)

Looking at pictures like this one (South Drive, Golden Gate Park, probably dating to the late nineteenth century, SFPL/AAA-8339), it’s tempting to romanticize the park before the advent of the automobile.  But the following hair-raising report from the San Francisco … Continue reading

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As Crime Falls, Central Park’s Night Use Grows

Here’s an excerpt from a recent article in the New York Times about increased use of Central Park at night.  Who uses Golden Gate Park at night, I wonder? “For as long as most New Yorkers can remember, the rules … Continue reading

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crasher livens up golden gate park wedding

‘So much planning goes into making your wedding the most perfect day of your life – the location, the guests, the flowers, the cake. But, as always, it’s the things you can’t plan for that can ruin everything. Consider the … Continue reading

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