It’s been just over a year since a fire nearly took down the building that housed Pacific Cocktail Haven, and now the bar is opening back up a stone's throw away from its original location.
Van Cleef & Arpels — a centuries-old jewelry chain founded in Paris — and the luxury fashion company Chanel recently acquired new retail store locations in Union Square that are set to debut this year, each real estate investment existing as a sign that downtown SF is rebounding.
Starting next week, San Franciscans don't have to go to Cow Hollow to get your Shake Shack fix. The chain is opening its second San Francisco location in the heart of downtown, at the Westfield San Francisco Centre mall (845 Market St.), just a hop and a skip from the Powell Street BART station.
Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo announced Friday — via a filing with the state employment department — that it is closing its nine-year-old Union Square location at 111 Powell Street for good and laying off all 69 employees.
Updated: City slow to respond to theft and crime documented at b8ta stores; owner temporarily closes Union Square and Hayes Valley locations
Businesses throughout San Francisco have struggled with theft and break-ins during the pandemic, and the founder of electronics and housewares retailer b8ta recently took to Twitter in an effort to demand action.
People spilled into the streets Saturday morning and afternoon as SF residents celebrated the election of Joe Biden to the presidency. For some, the wait since Tuesday’s election had felt interminable and the relief and joy at the decision was palpable at the celebrations.