Category Archives: Tours of the Tales

www.ToursoftheTales.com – New Tour: Tour #13, the Miniseries Tour

Check out Larry Rhodes new posted Tour that highlights locales from the “Tales of the City” miniseries.  His website is www.toursofthetales.com A downloadable PDF of the miniseries, self-guided tour may be found here  

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10 spooky Bay Area curses

Excerpted from “10 Spooky Bay Area Curses” By Katie Dowd on October 5, 2015 11:07 AM Socialite Pat Montandon was the talk of the San Francisco society scene in the 1960s, so much so that Armistead Maupin modeled one of … Continue reading

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“Tales of the City” Guided Walking Tour

My friend, Larry Rhodes, of www.toursofthetales.com is hosting a guided walking tour in San Francisco on Saturday, 23 May 2015.  The tour visits many locations in Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” series and includes Russian Hill, North Beach, Telegraph … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Maupin’s real Tales of the City

October 2014 Eva Wiseman He’s been called the man who ‘invented San Francisco’ but with his final Tales of the City book in the bag, has Armistead Maupin moved on? He talks to Eva Wiseman about fame, fans and visiting … Continue reading

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Macondray Lane Walk Through

Thanks to Youtube User Curious2Travel, here is a virtual walk-through of Macondray Lane (aka “Barbary Lane”). To visit this, and other locations mentioned in Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” Series, visit http://www.toursofthetales.com ran by Larry Rhodes.  His website is updated frequently … Continue reading

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Maupin and me: on the Tales of the City Tour

NOTE:  Be sure to visit the original article for pictures of Damian and his Tours of the Tales Damian Barr The Guardian, Friday 31 January 2014 13.00 EST After more than 30 years documenting the lives and loves of a … Continue reading

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Tourism for Locals: Macondray Lane Paves the Path for Tales of the City

By Juan De Anda Thu., Jan. 30 2014 at 12:10 PM After 40 years of entertaining readers and viewers with the adventures and tragedies of Anna Madrigal, Mary Ann Singleton, Michael “Mouse” Tolliver, and other characters; Armistead Maupin, creator of … Continue reading

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