The latest class of local small businesses to join the SF Legacy Business Registry includes Buddha Lounge, Far East Cafe, Helmand Place, Sai's Vietnamese, and Stanley's Steamers.
A very large dispensary will bloom at Lombard and Steiner streets, though those plans were nearly choked because the Department of Building Inspection spaced out on a permit 17 years ago.
Mayor Breed sounded less than thrilled that 4/20 is around the corner in a Monday press conference on the topic, and laid out the new rules now that there will be legal cannabis sales that day in Golden Gate Park.
Chalk up another popular restaurant brand coming to the Stonestown Galleria, as cult-hit burger chain Shake Shack will open its third San Francisco franchise there later this year.
Mission Bay is getting five new ‘street room’ sculptures, including one by former KPIX anchor Dana King
The Giants’ ballpark area will soon have a statue to the first woman who played for the SF Sea Lions in the Negro Baseball Leagues, plus four other new “street room” installations at the Mission Rock development.
Noodle Fest will return after a 10-year hiatus, pitting Chinatown against North Beach in a culinary battle royale
The noodle wars are coming back, as the street food festival Noodle Fest will pit 29 North Beach and Chinatown restaurants against one another in a noodle contest with celebrity judges Martin Yan, Soleil Ho, and Broke-Ass Stuart.
The North Beach location of popular taqueria chain El Farolito finally gets the green light, after the burrito franchise was foiled when the planning department said it ran afoul of SF formula retail regulations.
A small stretch along the Great Highway is generating far worse air quality readings than any other spot in the city, which could be a public health problem, or could be that sea salt and spray are screwing with the monitors.
After 11 years of dazzling the Mission with an out-of-this world mural, Asiento is going out with a big bang on Friday and Saturday nights. But stay tuned, because ownership is promising a “remodel and rebrand.”
The San Francisco International Film Festival returns to the Castro and other SF theaters, with Michelle Yeoh, Ron Howard’s new Chef José Andrés documentary, and Michael K. Williams’ final screen performance.
Yet more businesses are bullish on a big downtown revival, as sustainable coffee purveyor Saint Frank Coffee is one of several new retailers coming into the ground floor of the twisty silver condo Mira Tower.
Something called the Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project could render nearly a mile of the Great Highway car-free, regardless of what happens in the broader car-free Great Highway debate.
The city attorney has sent a cease-and-desist letter to four construction companies who are not only allegedly performing work without permits, but have been kicking up clouds of hazardous dust for more than a year.
Mid-Market chicken sandwich spot Hotbird moving to Oakland, while World Famous Hotboys opens new Walnut Creek store
Some significant redeployments in the ongoing Nashville hot chicken sandwich wars, as Twitter building food hall fave Hotbird heads to Uptown Oakland, and World Famous Hotboys has a new spot in Walnut Creek
The Tenderloin has the highest concentration of children of any San Francisco neighborhood, and the SF Board of Supervisors just approved a Yellow Brick Road to direct kids away from blight, and toward schools, parks, and community centers.
Clay Theatre on verge of historic landmark designation as SF’s ‘first dedicated foreign film theater’
The SF Historic Preservation Commission has given the OK for the 109-year-old Clay Theatre to become an official landmark, but debunked a few rumors — and no, John Waters’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ did not premiere there.
Mountain View to move wild turkeys that have been causing trouble at Moffett Field's Ames Research Center
Officials in Mountain View are relocating a rafter of wild turkeys which have been roosting at the Ames Research Facility for several years. The birds were initially seen as harmless, but have been impeding cars and have even disrupted flights at the nearby Moffett Federal Field.