Shop Fresh and Local at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Farmer's Market

Do you do a lot of shopping in your spare time? If so, a trip to a San Francisco farmers market won't disappoint. Based just over 11 miles from our community on The Embarcadero is Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Open three days a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), it's position overlooking the Bay at rear plaza entices more than 25,000 shoppers each … [Read more...]

Explore Art, Science and Much More at Exploratorium

The Exploratorium

Are you fancying a trip to a museum in San Francisco? There are lots of reasons to spend a day at a local museum, such as the fact that museums support learning and provide a memorable experience. The Exploratorium is a nearby place for learning about human perception, art and science. Situated a 20-minute drive from our multi-family apartment … [Read more...]

4 Creative ways to Add a Little Color to an Apartment


Is your apartment looking a little bland? If so, consider doing a spot of decorating. Color can instantly change the mood of a room, and if you get creative, you can add pizzazz to the home, whilst concealing eyesores in the process! There's no need to pick up a paintbrush to spruce up the space, because there are many basic ways to funk up an … [Read more...]

Where to Find Public Art in San Francisco

One Maritime Plaza

Here at Lakewood Apartments at Lake Merced, we love life in San Francisco. With such a dynamic city as our backyard, there are always fun things to do in San Francisco. This summer, we invite you to get outside and explore. One of our our favorite things to do in San Francisco is to uncover some of the beautiful and interesting public art available … [Read more...]

4 Homemade Popsicle Recipes for a Summer Gathering


Popsicles are a perfect treat to serve at summer barbecues, parties and other gatherings. Make your own supply of them right in your San Francisco apartment. Try out these easy popsicle recipes: Chocolate Yogurt Ombre Popsicles -- These offer a great taste and a visually interesting appearance. You just need some Greek yogurt, sugar, vanilla … [Read more...]