Tag Archives: Tales of the City

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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One City, One Book

Announcing One City One Book: San Francisco Reads 2014!             http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000721701

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World Book Night 2014

This evening I, along with 25,000 other volunteers throughout the US, distrubuted 500,00 books to people who identify as infrequent readers.  World Book Night is also celebrated around the world.  The aim of World Book Night to share the love of reading … Continue reading

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“Blue Jasmine” and “Tales of the City” the Musical

I finally had a chance to watch “Blue Jasmine” last night, as I’m a huge fan of Cate Blanchett and takes place in our much beloved San Francisco.  Much to my surprise, I noticed the poster for “Tales of the … Continue reading

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‘Tales of the City’, from a column to a canon

Author Armistead Maupin’s frank vision of San Francisco has won millions of fans Arminta Wallace March 10, 2014 It began as a column in a local newspaper and ended up with more than six million readers. In his Tales of … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin Remembers “Tales Of The City” and Ponders The Future

by Jim Halterman | March 21, 2014 Mention Tales Of The City to pretty much any gay man of a certain age and a smile will creep across his face. He might also offer how the books helped him to … Continue reading

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Amazon Gold Box “Tales of the City”

These ebooks right here? They’re our selections for today’s Amazon Gold Box deal. There are plenty of other titles in there from other publishers, a round-up of books that inspired our passion for reading, so you’ll want to check all … Continue reading

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