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Nov 20, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Mozzeria, the Mission's Deaf-owned pizzeria, has closed after nine years

The Bay Area has lost its only Deaf-owned and operated restaurant, Mozzeria (3228 16th St.), due to the ongoing pandemic downturn. Deaf owners Melody and Russ Stein say they will continue operating their food truck, but the time has come to give up the brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Mission. Read More

Nov 20, 2020
San Francisco Castro Mission

Notorious Castro drug den sells for $4.8 million after complete renovation

After undergoing a complete renovation, a notorious Castro neighborhood building at 517-519 Sanchez Street (near 18th Street) has sold for $4.8 million. Read More

Nov 17, 2020
San Francisco Mission Mission Bay Nob Hill Polk Potrero Hill

San Francisco exodus is real, Nob Hill has the most move-outs

Postal Service change of address data indicates as many as 90,000 households may have moved out of SF in the pandemic, with Nob Hill the most frequently fled neighborhood. Read More

Nov 13, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Rainbow Grocery offers reservations for safer holiday-season shopping

Rainbow Grocery is offering extra-socially-distanced shopping hours by reservation only, for everyone who's nervous about trying to do Thanksgiving grocery shopping amid the usual crush of humanity. Read More

Nov 10, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Zeitgeist to host stand-up comedy night in its beer garden

Popular dive bar Zeitgeist will soon be bringing some much needed comic relief to the city. Starting this Sunday, November 15, the bar will host a live, recurring stand-up comedy night in its beer garden with performers from local comedy group House People. Read More

Nov 09, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Banksy mural in the Mission marked up by taggers

A 10-year-old Mission District mural attributed to street artist Banksy got graffitied, so cue up the debate on the ethics of tagging over someone else’s tagging. Read More

Nov 09, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Vegan Filipino-Mexican street food truck opens in the Mission District with meat-free tacos, nachos, and more

Dishing out generously portioned, cross-cultural street food, Señor Sisig’s signature specialties are now available with a plant-based bend at their vegan food truck, Señor Sisig Vegano, which debuted over the weekend in the Mission District. Read More

Nov 05, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

French restaurant & wine bar Aquitaine opens along Church St. after delay

French bistro and wine bar Aquitaine has opened at 216 Church St. after a months-long delay due to shelter-in-place restrictions. Aquitaine's first day of business was on Election Day Tuesday, November 3. Read More

Nov 04, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Video: ‘Funeral’ held for 24th Street ficus trees slated to be cut down

Many of the trees along 24th Street are coming down, but a Day of the Dead ‘ceremonia’ paid a spiritual homage to those 50-year-old ficuses set for removal. Read More

Oct 26, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Mission's Alley Cat Bookstore & Gallery to reopen Thursday with 'new intentions' and varied vinyl collection

Among an increasingly long list of imminent reopenings, the Mission District’s beloved cultural space and bookstore, Alley Cat Bookstore & Gallery, is set to open its doors Thursday, October 29 — with a curated vinyl collection and “new intentions” for the independent bookstore. Read More

Oct 26, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Bender's to reopen after seven month closure

After a seven-month closure, beloved Mission dive bar Bender’s Bar and Grill is coming back to life. Its doors will swing open on Wednesday, October 28 at 2 p.m. for business, along with some notable changes to its set-up. Read More

Oct 09, 2020
San Francisco Mission

The five must-try parklet dining experiences in the Mission District

Even though indoor dining is back on in San Francisco, albeit in tandem with a long list of COVID-19 safety protocols, locals have grown to love our city’s burgeoning al fresco dining scene. Read More

Oct 09, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Central Kitchen reopens as wine bar with hearty snacks

Flour + Water sister restaurant Central Kitchen reopens for outdoor dining Friday, October 9 as Central Kitchen Wine Bar, with a pared-down menu meant for enjoying with a glass or bottle of vino. Read More

Oct 08, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Allegedly planned "free speech" rally featuring QAnon figures in Dolores Park has not sought permit

A rally featuring Proud Boys adherents and QAnon conspiracy folk for which there is an online flyer and website is purported to be happening in Dolores Park on October 17. Read More

Oct 01, 2020
San Francisco Mission

AL's Place reopens for indoor and outdoor dining in the Mission

You can go enjoy the Michelin-starred AL's Place experience once again, in person, at socially distanced, plexiglass-separated tables. Read More

Sep 30, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

Church Street's Miyabi Sushi permanently closes after 33 years

The closure comes as Mayor London Breed announced that restaurants can reopen indoors with limited capacity Read More

Sep 11, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight Mission Upper Haight

City seeks new solutions for protecting Slow Streets, after drivers plow through signs

The signs protecting the city's new network of car-free streets have been repeatedly vandalized, graffitied and hit by cars. Read More

Sep 01, 2020
San Francisco Divisadero Mission NoPa

San Francisco's DIY instructors get crafty to keep classes going

Been thinking of taking a DIY craft class to liven up your quarantine? These studios are ensuring all you'll need is a laptop and a mailbox. Read More

Aug 21, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen to close for good after 14 years in the Mission

Known for its Venezuelan arepas, the popular eatery made an appearance on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." Read More

Aug 13, 2020
San Francisco Mission

City unveils proposed location for new Mission safe sleeping site

The new city-sanctioned tent site, with room for 40-50 people, will offer an alternative to unhoused Mission residents as shelters remain at limited capacity. Read More

Aug 10, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Women-focused clubhouse The Assembly to close permanently

"It's really been heartbreaking," said Molly Goodson, who co-founded the women's club in a former church in the Mission. Read More

Aug 07, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight Mission Tenderloin

Mission's acclaimed Farmhouse Thai expands to Lower Haight

The new outpost is currently just a takeout window, but may eventually have sit-down dining as well. Read More

Aug 07, 2020
San Francisco Mission

1-2-3-4 Go! Records to depart the Mission; co-tenant Silver Sprocket to remain

Valencia Street's popular record shop is consolidating to Oakland, giving its co-tenant a chance to expand into the full space. Read More