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About adamahata

On February 5, 2008, after 15 amazing years in New York City, I got married, changed careers, and moved out to San Francisco. All within a three-week period, and with very little preparation. This blog is for those of you who follow me out to San Francisco (or have been here for a while and are still trying to figure this place out). You're not in Kansas anymore Dorothy.

Public Transportation: Part II

Now that you have a basic primer on the Muni, let’s talk about San Francisco’s other public transportation options, the Caltrain and BART. The BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is like if the PATH and the Long Island Rail Road … Continue reading

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Oh, then there’s this

Evidently, if you can’t find your way on buses (either electric or gas powered), cable cars, street cars, trolleys or subways, there’s always this: Yes, it’s a fake cable car. A cable car with wheels. And no cable. I’m not … Continue reading

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Public Transportation, Part I: Muni

OK, so you’re from New York (or, gasp, some other major metropolitan area) and you have enough international travel under your belt to confidently and efficiently get around just about anywhere in the world. You’re thinking, “San Francisco is just … Continue reading

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The Weather

I had visited San Francisco plenty of times. Sometimes it was warm, often, I now seem to remember, it was a tad chilly. In retrospect, I think because San Francisco was located in “California” (and I was a contented east-coaster), … Continue reading

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