Holly Erickson

Feb 05, 2018
Dec 02, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

New Buon Natale, Festival Of Light Bring Twinkle To North Beach

After last year's Christmas walk was rained out, North Beach is hedging its bets with a 15-day extravaganza of celebrations. Read More

Nov 24, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

Rising Rents Could Uproot North Beach's Jewish Learning Institute

The JLI has brought together a sizable Jewish community in North Beach, but it may soon be without a home after a rent hike. Read More

Nov 23, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

North Beach's Z. Cioccolato Kickstarting For Big Renovation

The neighborhood sweet shop, specializing in housemade fudge, has a new owner who's seeking to raise $5,000 to remodel the kitchen and update the space. Backers can receive a variety of sweet rewards. Read More

Nov 03, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

Piccolo Forno Now Open On Columbus With Casual Italian Fare

The modern Italian eatery is still waiting on its namesake oven, but is currently serving lasagna, salads, gelato, and more. Read More

Oct 27, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

Tommaso's Celebrates 80 Years In North Beach

This North Beach institution introduced wood-burning oven pizzas to San Francisco; the Crotti family took over in 1973. Read More

Oct 13, 2015
San Francisco Chinatown

Red Blossom Tea Celebrates 30 Years In Chinatown

Owner Alice Luong buys tea directly from growers, teaching patrons the finer points of choosing, roasting and brewing each variety. Read More

Sep 30, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

Joe DiMaggio Playground Renovations Proceed Ahead Of Schedule

Trees, shrubs and grasses are being planted, the rusted fence is being replaced, and a play structure is already up. Read More

Sep 26, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

North Beach Business News: Surf Shop Opens, Barbary Coast Still In Buildout

Plus a new location for popular daycare North Beach Kids, and the closure of Craig Fonarow Photography. Read More

Aug 20, 2015
San Francisco North Beach

The Storied History Of The Half-House At 1637 Taylor

The Russian Hill house was cut in two after a couple literally split their assets, and it's been home to many famed artists over its 151-year history. Read More