Hayes Valley

Jul 23, 2020
San Francisco Alamo Square Cole Valley Divisadero Golden Gate Park Hayes Valley Inner Richmond Inner Sunset Lower Haight Upper Haight Western Addition

'It's a boiling point': City ignores District 5 encampments as COVID-19 threat rises

40 of the Haight's unhoused have found safe shelter at the Stanyan Street tent village. But there appears to be no plan for hundreds of others sleeping on the street. Read More

Jul 22, 2020
Jul 13, 2020
San Francisco Civic Center Hayes Valley Mission

Man in wheelchair, motorcyclist critically injured in separate weekend collisions [Updated]

Two people are in critical condition after being struck over the weekend by drivers in the Mission and on Van Ness Avenue. Read More

Jul 07, 2020
San Francisco Divisadero Hayes Valley Marina Mission NoPa

SF Eats: Matching Half Cafe to change hands; why Souvla remains closed; more

Numerous tipsters have asked why Souvla has been closed for nearly four months. Here's what we've learned. Read More

Jul 06, 2020
Jul 01, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley

Hayes Valley Business Briefs: Hill City closes, plant-based Italian eatery to open, more

In this roundup, a mix of Hayes Valley business closings, openings, and re-workings as shelter-in-place drags on into the summer. Read More

Jun 29, 2020
San Francisco Castro Hayes Valley Mission

'We didn't get to say goodbye': It's Tops owner Bruce Chapman on the tough decision to close

"It's very upsetting," said Chapman, whose family owned the diner for 68 years. "I didn't plan this kind of closure." Read More

Jun 25, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley

Hayes Valley's Stacks appears to have closed permanently

The 13-year-old restaurant specializing in "comfortable food" appears to have vacated its prime Hayes Valley address. Read More

Jun 11, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley

After 9 years, Dobbs Ferry departs Hayes Valley permanently

"For hospitality, there has never been a worse time," says Steve Izzo, who co-owned the restaurant with his wife, Lee Ann. Read More

Jun 08, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Hayes Valley Lower Haight

Public Works paints over Kantine's 'Unity & Connection' mural just hours after installation

"To see the surveillance video was so shocking to us," one of the owners of the Scandinavian inspired eatery said. "It is ridiculous." Read More

May 26, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley Western Addition

Hayes Valley/Western Addition crime: Wine taken from picnic table, chemical spray attack, more

In one incident, a man grabbed a bottle of wine from a picnic table and then threatened to harm the picnicker with the bottle. Read More

May 19, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley

Woman found dead at Patricia's Green in Hayes Valley

The woman was found in the Hayes Valley park on Tuesday afternoon. Read More

May 11, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Hayes Valley Japantown Western Addition

Geary & Steiner pedestrian bridge to be demolished later this month

Built in 1962, the bridge is set to come down as part of the project to speed up the 38 and 38R-Geary buses. Read More

May 07, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley Mission

Azalea to permanently close Valencia St. location and Hayes Valley sister shop Welcome Stranger

The boutique clothing store is downsizing to one location, and closing its sister men's store as well. Read More

May 05, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley

Beauty supply e-tailer Nancy Boy closes Hayes Valley storefront permanently after 15 years

Shelter-in-place restrictions, coupled with a tough brick-and-mortar retail environment, led early e-commerce pioneer Nancy Boy to close its longtime Hayes Valley storefront. Read More

May 05, 2020
May 01, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Hayes Valley SoMa

The Grove to close in Hayes Valley after all, citing missing stimulus checks

The restaurant's owners offered an exceptionally transparent look into their finances, and how the federal stimulus program and their bank have let them down. Read More

Apr 30, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley

Ver Unica shutters Hayes Valley store, shifts to online sales

"Hayes Valley has changed so much," said owner Cindy Spade, with large corporations and ecommerce startups commanding rents small shops can't pay. Read More

Apr 29, 2020
Apr 28, 2020
San Francisco Dogpatch Hayes Valley

Pause Wine Bar closes, but owners' Yield and 'Quarantine Wine Club' remain open

While owners Chris and Lila Tavelli decided to close Pause, they will keep Yield open while ramping up their delivery service, Quarantine Wine Club. Read More

Apr 21, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley Inner Sunset Mission Outer Sunset Tenderloin Upper Haight

San Francisco to close some streets to car traffic for social distancing

Starting this week, some streets will be closed to through vehicle traffic in order to prioritize walking and biking as well as to provide more space for social distancing. Read More