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Apr 02, 2021
San Francisco Financial District

San Francisco's Tadich Grill is reopening Monday, April 5

It's Martini Time again at Tadich Grill this Monday, as the historic steak and seafood outlet reopens after being fully closed the last seven months. Read More

Mar 15, 2021
San Francisco Embarcadero Financial District

Cowgirl Creamery shuts down its Ferry Building store; Slanted Door will reopen after renovation

Sad news arrived late last week that Cowgirl Creamery is closing its Ferry Building store after 18 years of cheesemongering in the beloved food hall. Both the store and its next-door Sidekick Cafe will close on April 10, ending an era for cheese lovers across the region. Read More

Mar 05, 2021
San Francisco Financial District North Beach

Used bookstore 34 Trinity Arts & News gets long-term lease in the FiDi

A volunteer-run used bookstore in the Financial District, run out of some window alcoves near Bush and Montgomery, has a more secure future after signing a 10-year lease. Read More

Feb 05, 2021
San Francisco Castro Civic Center Dogpatch Embarcadero Financial District Lower Pac Heights Marina Mid-Market Russian Hill SoMa

Nine Super Bowl-themed takeout and delivery options for you to enjoy at home this Sunday

The 55th Super Bowl kicks off this Sunday with the Kansas City Chiefs aiming to defend their title against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Looking for some food and libation options to enjoy while watching the game at home? From hearty brisket slider kits to Spanish-influenced snack packages, we’ve got you covered. Read More

Jan 14, 2021
San Francisco Financial District Union Square

Marshalls store in the Financial District to close on January 30

SF’s only Marshalls location has its days numbered, as the discount apparel retailer will close its Market Street store. Read More

Jan 08, 2021
San Francisco Financial District

Tadich Grill gets generous relief grant rant from ethically questionable Barstool Sports

The $31,000 a month is a godsend to keep California’s oldest continuously run restaurant open, but the source is a sports site with a lengthy rap sheet of sexual harassment and male toxicity. Read More

Nov 30, 2020
San Francisco Financial District

American Institute of Architects takes over ground-floor space in landmark Hallidie Building

The landmark Hallidie Building (130 Sutter St.) is getting a new ground-floor tenant next year, and it's the professional organization for architects that has long occupied some offices on an upper floor of the building. Read More

Oct 24, 2020
San Francisco Financial District

Long-delayed FiDi luxury hotel gets sleek new proposed design, still nowhere near approval

They’re basically building a 200-room glass hotel on top of the current Cort Furniture brick facade at Battery and Merchant Streets, but nary a Planning Department permit has been granted for the new plan. Read More

Oct 06, 2020
San Francisco Financial District

New Four Seasons hotel opens in former Loews/Mandarin Oriental

After the second change of ownership in five years and a full renovation, the former Loews Regency (nee Mandarin Oriental Hotel) has reopened as the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero. Read More

Oct 02, 2020
San Francisco Financial District

85-year-old Harrington's Bar & Grill shuts its doors for good in the FiDi

A classic Irish bar that has served up pints of Guinness to the downtown set in SF for much of the last century has decided to close, seven months into the pandemic that shut down its business. 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 24, 2020
San Francisco Castro Financial District Polk Russian Hill SoMa

SF restaurants adapt to outdoor seating — and customer policing

Outdoor seating has been a lifeline for restaurants that didn't previously have it. But keeping customers in line hasn't been easy. Read More

Jun 03, 2020
San Francisco Financial District Inner Sunset Marina North Beach

Some SF farmers, flea markets struggle to reopen as restrictions lift

Despite getting the OK from the city, a handful of SF's flea and farmers markets still face roadblocks to resuming service. Read More

May 18, 2020
San Francisco Financial District North Beach

FiDi/North Beach crime: Interior of car set on fire in public garage; overnight burglaries; more

In one incident, a man broke the passenger window of a car parked in a public garage, setting fire to the front and rear interior. Read More

May 04, 2020
Apr 20, 2020
San Francisco Financial District North Beach

FiDi/North Beach crime: Chinatown robbery suspect arrested, items on city truck set on fire, more

In one incident, a man forced entry into the lobby of a college dorm to steal packages. He was caught by security. Read More

Apr 14, 2020
San Francisco Civic Center Financial District SoMa

San Francisco Pride canceled due to uncertainty around COVID-19

The cancellation of SF Pride's 50th-anniversary festivities, set for late June, will have massive ripple effects on San Francisco's economy. Read More

Apr 06, 2020
San Francisco Financial District North Beach

FiDi/North Beach crime: 70-year-old man hit with skateboard, recycling bin in lobby set ablaze, more

In one incident, a 40-year-old man set fire to a recycling bin and caused damage in the lobby of a building. Read More

Mar 30, 2020
San Francisco Financial District SoMa

Injured hawk rescued in downtown SF, recovering at wildlife care center

The hawk went to the Wildlife Care Center at the Peninsula Humane Society in San Mateo. Read More

Mar 10, 2020
San Francisco Financial District North Beach

FiDi/North Beach crime: burglar thwarted by pepper spray, victim injured in hotel room robbery, more

In once incident, a man was injured trying to stop a woman leaving his hotel room with cash, two laptops and a phone. Read More