Fisherman's Wharf

Jan 12, 2021
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Marina

Sundance Film Festival will be screening some of its 2021 flicks at Fort Mason drive-in

While you can’t go to hot tub parties in Park City, Utah for the Sundance Film Festival this year, the flicks are coming to SF as Fort Mason will be a ‘satellite’ site for the 2021 festival. Read More

Dec 28, 2020
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Marina

More sea otters coming to the Bay, if conservationists have their way

Despite all the ship traffic, marine biologists think the San Francisco Bay is the safest place to move endangered sea otters so they can multiply safely. Read More

Oct 28, 2020
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Russian Hill

Remembering The Mandarin, the Ghirardelli Square mecca of regional Chinese cuisine

San Francisco food icon Cecilia Chiang, proprietor of the legendary Mandarin restaurant, died Wednesday at the age of 100, and with her goes a century of taste memories and a long lifetime of stories spanning two continents and multiple wars. Read More

Oct 05, 2020
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

Buena Vista Cafe gets landmark plaque honoring its Irish coffee-soaked history

Here are some shots of Saturday’s unveiling of a new landmark plaque honoring the U.S. birthplace of the whiskey-and-caffeine concoction Irish coffee. Read More

Oct 01, 2020
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

Iconic Ghirardelli sign returns to Ghirardelli Square after restoration

The landmark illuminated Ghirardelli sign went back up Thursday morning, after a dark and dismal couple of months in which it was missing. Read More

Sep 18, 2020
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

Mysterious, months-long fuel leak near Hyde Street Pier prompts extended cleanup effort

Investigators are still seeking the source of the fuel leak in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, which is home to sea lions and other marine life. Read More

Jun 15, 2020
San Francisco Castro Fisherman's Wharf Ingleside Noe Valley North Beach

24 Hour Fitness to permanently close nearly half its San Francisco locations

The company has declared bankruptcy and is closing locations across the country, with the Bay Area particularly hard-hit. Read More

Apr 29, 2020
San Francisco Castro Chinatown Fisherman's Wharf North Beach

SF's small museums fight to survive in a world without patrons

Big museums are likely to survive the crisis, but smaller ones without endowments are staring down a collapse in tourism. Read More

Jan 07, 2020
San Francisco Embarcadero Financial District Fisherman's Wharf Jackson Square North Beach

New NBC series shot in North Beach premieres tonight

NBC's new dramedy "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" is set in San Francisco, with some scenes filmed in North Beach. Read More

Oct 30, 2019
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Golden Gate Park Outer Sunset Presidio SoMa

SF weekend: Halloween festivities, rescue animal fair, free science event at Oracle Park, more

Halloween fun is extending into the weekend, as are lively events like an ocean-centric art show and massive ballpark science fair. Read More

Oct 30, 2019
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

Gold Dust Lounge closed indefinitely after electrical issue, flood

The bar's owners say it's "closed until further notice" as they deal with the aftermath. Read More

Oct 17, 2019
San Francisco Castro Fisherman's Wharf Mission Outer Richmond Potrero Hill

SF weekend: Wharf Fest & chowder cook-off, witchcraft film festival, earthquake safety fair, more

Honor the 30th anniversary of Loma Prieta with a safety session, then catch vintage witchcraft flicks or drop in at the Potrero Hill Festival. Read More

Oct 14, 2019
San Francisco Castro Embarcadero Financial District Fisherman's Wharf Mid-Market SoMa Tenderloin

SFMTA to trim F-line schedule, citing operator shortage

The current schedule reflects "the number of part time operators we wish we had", said SFMTA's Julie Kirschbaum. Read More

Jul 03, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
San Francisco Civic Center Embarcadero Financial District Fisherman's Wharf Mid-Market SoMa

Community invited to weigh in on massive Market Street overhaul

The city is hosting an open house to share its plans for totally revamping 2.2 miles of Market Street, including closing it to private cars. Read More