Pinpoint: The Palace of Fine Arts

Happy Easter! Before we get into the history of one of the most beautiful structures in the city of San Francisco, we would like to wish you a Happy Easter! Here are three terrible easter jokes to get you warmed up: Where does the Easter Bunny get his eggs? From Eggplants. What do you call a…

Pinpoint: Alcatraz Island

La Isla de los Alcatraces Photo Credit: HiFishermansWharf.com “La Isla de los Alcatraces,” which translates as “The Island of the Pelicans,” was once an island covered by countless amount of pelicans according to the French Captain Auguste Bernard Duhaut-Cilly’s journal that dates back to 1827. The island, today known as Alcatraz, is one of the biggest tourist attractions of…

Pinpoint: Lake Merced

Curiosity doesn’t always kill the cat Happy Valentine’s Day! As we announced on our first February post, Sunday blogs (#SmarterEverySunday) will feature photography–and travel–destinations in and around the city of San Francisco once in every two weeks. We will be featuring destinations in the Bay Area and beyond as we expand throughout this journey. In this week’s #SmarterEverySunday…