Britta Shoot

Sep 18, 2020
Sep 01, 2020
San Francisco Divisadero Mission NoPa

San Francisco's DIY instructors get crafty to keep classes going

Been thinking of taking a DIY craft class to liven up your quarantine? These studios are ensuring all you'll need is a laptop and a mailbox. Read More

Aug 26, 2020
San Francisco Lower Nob Hill Polk

20-year-old Krav Maga studio among latest group of Lower Nob Hill business closures

The Lower Nob Hill area has seen nearly a dozen small-business closures since shelter-in-place began. Read More

Aug 24, 2020
San Francisco Lower Nob Hill Polk Tenderloin

Halal Dastarkhan brings San Francisco its first taste of Uzbekistan

A first-time restaurateur, Ismoil Ochilov sold his car and invested his life savings to bring his native Uzbek cuisine to San Francisco. Read More

Jul 24, 2020
San Francisco Financial District Union Square

FiDi Business Briefs: Home decor store & iconic bench leave neighborhood, plus more closures

An update on Financial District retail and restaurant closures, some temporary and some permanent, as shelter-in-place drags on. Read More

Jul 16, 2020
San Francisco Divisadero NoPa

Hop to it: NoPa neighbors to attempt world-record hopscotch course on Saturday

The neighborhood event also highlights offerings from local merchants, offering a small discount at area businesses. Read More

Jul 16, 2020
San Francisco

Herd mentality: Golden Gate Park bison get a new livestream

You'll also get to see some new faces — five yearlings were added to the herd in March. Read More

Jul 14, 2020
San Francisco Lower Nob Hill

The Summer Place permanently closes after decades serving Lower Nob Hill

The neighborhood bar, owner-operated for the past 23 years, drew an eclectic, international crowd. Read More

Jul 09, 2020
San Francisco Lower Nob Hill

Lower Nob Hill Business Briefs: Gallery, cutlery shop close; cocktail bar introduces food menu; more

More businesses close and others find new ways to stay afloat as the impact of COVID-19 continues reshaping the neighborhood. Read More

Jul 02, 2020
San Francisco

'During turmoil, we do good business': Storage unit companies thrive as people pour out of SF

Storage companies across San Francisco say they haven't seen comparable demand since the 2008 recession. Read More

Jun 30, 2020
San Francisco Nob Hill

Twin's Armoire Boutique appears closed after 51 years in Nob Hill

The eclectic hillside shop sold an array of unusual, fabulous and high-end accessories. Read More

Jun 24, 2020
San Francisco Lower Nob Hill

Estela's Donburi closes permanently in Lower Nob Hill

The former sandwich shop had revamped last year to become a Japanese rice bowl and sushi eatery. Read More

Jun 19, 2020
San Francisco

Amid crisis, San Francisco poet laureate curates daily inspiration

"What I’m curating features an eclectic cross section of the community," said Kim Shuck, the city's seventh poet laureate. Read More

Jun 18, 2020
San Francisco Divisadero Mission SoMa

Why these SF retailers won’t reopen yet, despite loosening restrictions

Small business owners say they're eager to re-open, but a wide variety of challenges remain before retail can return to normal. Read More

Jun 16, 2020
San Francisco

SF Public Library's 'Dial-A-Story' gets post-pandemic video revival

Broadcast six days a week on YouTube, the new "Sweet Stories" series features children's books read by youth librarians and celebrity guests. Read More

Jun 11, 2020
San Francisco

With museums and galleries closed, outdoor art displays emerge in SF & Oakland

From building-size video projections to a billboard-turned-gallery, Bay Area artists and museums are getting creative with exhibitions. Read More

May 29, 2020
San Francisco Mission Outer Sunset

Bars bring live music to San Francisco's streets with socially distanced concerts

"I’ve seen more than a couple of people well up with tears," says the bar owner behind the pop-up sidewalk shows. Read More

May 18, 2020
San Francisco

Step by step: how 2 San Francisco women are covering the entire city on foot

Robin Cohn and Jan Adams are aiming to cover every block of San Francisco on foot — a goal the pandemic has made both easier and harder. Read More