Of Gold and Diamonds

Its diamond anniversary over, the Golden Gate Bridge is back at work.



1) The party’s done. The hoopla’s over. The fireworks are put away for another 25 years. Its diamond anniversary over, the Golden Gate Bridge is back at work, connecting North Bay commuters to the city, offering San Franciscans a weekend escape and thrilling the tourists who stroll its trembling deck with vertiginous views both up and down. Today, three-quarters of a century later, as the bridge continues to fulfill its quotidian duties of transport, it has also matured to play other roles — inspirational muse, artistic subject and, perhaps most important of all, a gleaming testament to what is possible when we dream big dreams and make them come true.

Now, read on, as we honor 100 more of our favorite places, things, views and activities throughout the beautiful county we call Marin plus some readers’ picks. There is a lot to love in this land beyond the Golden Gate. Now, read on, as we honor 100 more of our favorite places, things, views and activities (in no particular order) throughout the beautiful county we call Marin plus some readers’ picks.

 

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