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

Aug 03, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight Mission Potrero Hill SoMa

SF Eats: Lost Resort debuts in the Mission, CatHead's BBQ closes for good, Toronado reopens, more

A new nautical-themed restaurant opens in the Mission, a coffee and pastry-focused cafe debuts soon in Potrero Hill, a barbecue joint closes for good in SoMa, and a popular beer bar reopens with plans Read More

Jul 29, 2020
San Francisco Mission

San Francisco's first 'Community Fridge' brings free food to under-resourced Mission residents

Stocked with food donated by the community, the fridge has seen enormous demand from people in need. Read More

Jul 28, 2020
San Francisco Divisadero Mission

Divisadero's Barvale to close, become Beretta pop-up

Valencia Street's popular Italian restaurant is taking over its Spanish sibling on Divisadero. Read More

Jul 28, 2020
San Francisco Mission

5-alarm fire sends multiple Mission warehouses up in flames [Updated]

Smoke from the fire, which injured a firefighter, is visible as far as the East Bay. Read More

Jul 20, 2020
San Francisco Mission Upper Haight

Borderlands Books patrons call for owner to step down over sexual assault allegations

More than three dozen financial supporters of the popular sci-fi bookstore are asking owner Alan Beatts to step aside. Read More

Jul 20, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Speed bumps installed on Dolores Street hill after multiple serious skateboarding injuries [Updated]

A male passerby sustained life-threatening injuries resulting from a Friday "hill bomb" on Dolores, and two skateboarders were also hurt. Read More

Jul 13, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Closure rumors aren't true — but Bender's Bar & Grill could use some help

Social media rumors that Bender's is closing aren't true. But it's going to need some help from customers to survive the pandemic. Read More