Dig out those bell bottoms – it’s the 50th anniversary of Summer of Love.
San Francisco celebrates that remarkable summer of ’67 when 10,000 youth flooded the city, adopting a lifestyle that rejected convention and embraced invention. San Francisco’s counterculture launched cultural shifts that rippled across the nation.
“Peace and love, brother” was the catchphrase in the Haight-Ashbury district where the influx of youth settled. And as The Grateful Dead once sang, “Strangers stopping strangers just to shake their hand/Everybody’s playing in the heart-of-gold band.”