JULY 14, 2019 Every September, the South End Rowing Club—a historic nonprofit swimming, rowing and handball club in Aquatic Park—hosts its annual fundraiser, the Alcatraz Invitational swim, where people come from all over the world to swim the roughly one mile distance from The Rock to San Francisco. Usually in the low 60s, the Bay is …
JULY 14, 2019 It’s a perfect day for bourbon—overcast and gray—when I arrive on Mare Island, a small peninsula around 30 miles northeast of (and just over a one-hour ferry ride away from) San Francisco. I’m here for a VIP tour of the Savage & Cooke whiskey distillery, given by Napa wine icon Dave Phinney. He’s best known …
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