Category Archives: Tales Locations – 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 A downloadable PDF of the miniseries, self-guided tour may be found here  

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Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin – My self guided tour of San Francisco

by Jason Dutton-Smith February 2, 2015 More Than Route 66 | USA Travel Blog | Blog on America Our Most Viewed Blog Articles in 2014 Are… Our 2014 goal of more travel was certainly achieved and a resolution we didn’t … 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 ran by Larry Rhodes.  His website is updated frequently … 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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2014 Tours of the Tales Walking Tour

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January 10 marked the 20th anniversary of the “Tales of the City” miniseries debut on PBS.  To commemorate the event, Larry Rhodes, of organized a walking tour on January 11.  We were honored to have some special guests join us, Damian Barr, … Continue reading

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“Tales of the City” Walking Tour – January 11, 2014

Friday, January 10 marks the 20th anniversary airing of “Armistead Maupin’s Tales Of The City” on PBS.  The miniseries debuted on American television January 10 1994 and ran through January 12, 1994.  The program was nominated for two Emmys,  for … Continue reading

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Guided Walking Tour: The 36th Anniversary of “Tales of the City”

Mark your calendars everyone, Larry Rhodes, creator of the wonderfully informative “Tour of the Tales” website is hosting a 36th Anniversary walking tour in May. Larry and I would love for you to join us. Visit for more information and … Continue reading

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Locating “Tales of the City”

By:  Drew BournMay 24, 2011 Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City is a series of eight novels set primarily in San Francisco, spanning from 1976 to the present. The stories recount the lives of a broad cross-section of the city’s … Continue reading

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