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 (hāt′ăsh′bĕr-ē, -bə-rē)
A section of central San Francisco. In the 1960s it was a famous gathering place for hippies and followers of the drug culture.


(ˈheɪtˈæʃ bɛr i, -bə ri)

a district of San Francisco: a center for hippies and the drug culture in the 1960s.
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Through more than a dozen hours of discovery, people will enjoy a cinematic-quality experience that brings to life the past and present of iconic neighborhoods including Haight-Ashbury, the Castro, North Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, Telegraph Hill and more.
Agnes in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, to accomplish his goal of understanding the "liturgy of life ' in relation to the liturgy of the church and vice versa (13).
With "I Can Give You Anything but Love", Gary Indiana has composed a literary, unabashedly wicked, and revealing montage of excursions into his life and work ranging from his early days growing up gay in rural New Hampshire, to his escape to Haight-Ashbury in the post--summer-of-love era, to the sweltering 1970s in Los Angeles, and ultimately his existence in New York in the 1980s as a bona fide downtown personality.
Congress Alley has been called Worcester's answer to San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district in the 1960s.
Craig Johnston, assistant booker at DF Concerts, spends his life finding the hottest up-andcoming bands Haight-Ashbury are a three-piece from Glasgow who are going to release their second album in 2014.
After a stroll through the park, head south past suburban town houses and bohemian Haight-Ashbury to Castro, centre of the city's buzzing gay scene.
In the summer of 1967 a new periodical appeared "to compile and disseminate objective information relative to the various types of drugs used in the Haight-Ashbury subculture.
Breed is a relative moderate running in what may be the most leftist stronghold of the country--the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco.
I was living in a Victorian flat in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury with five other women, all recent grads from Santa Cruz and Berkeley.
From Laguna Beach to San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, this documents the evolution of The Association, is members, and a history that leads the protagonists to choose between their families and each other.
It was the signature song for the counterculture movement that centred on Haight-Ashbury and turned 1967 into the Summer of Love.
At Whole Foods in the Haight-Ashbury, a week's supply of the fake chicken sold out in two days, and other Whole Foods in the city are reporting the same phenomenon.