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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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Colorful Victorian homes, shops and hotels line the famous winding streets that connect the many diverse and historic neighborhoods, including Nob Hill, Haight-Ashbury, Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf.
So far as I know, I never met Manson or any of the members of the Family, though I inhabited the same Haight-Ashbury as them for a couple of months of the Summer of Love and must surely have shared a sidewalk or two, or an afternoon in the Panhandle, or an evening at the Straight Theater, or a dealer.
The Northwest suburbs were in many ways removed from the hippie counterculture embraced by Haight-Ashbury, the East Village and other neighborhoods.
Its focal point was the Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco.
Finally we explored the legendary Haight-Ashbury district, considered the starting place of the hippie movement in 1967 which helped spark a civil rights revolution.
In America's seat of counterculture - the city is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love - the hippy ideal still carries some currency, even if the righteous days of the Haight-Ashbury revolution are now largely restricted to tourist sightseeing opportunities and museum exhibitions.
Alongside their drug experiences, the Beatles were influenced by the psychedelic counterculture that had started in the Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco and was beginning to grip the entire country.
Beat, counterculture, and gay and lesbian movements have thrived in such featured and legendary neighborhoods as North Beach, Haight-Ashbury, and the Castro.
php) San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday a "mysterious benefactor" bought 59 copies of the novel at Booksmith in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to be given away for free.
San Francisco and the Long 60s covers the history of the Haight-Ashbury community in San Francisco, beginning in the 60s and extending to its influence on San Francisco today.
For their last stop, Wurtzbach and Tugonon went to the Painted Ladies, a row of Victorian houses in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in San Francisco.
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).