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Nov 25, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Citing pressures of the pandemic, Haight Ashbury T-Shirts to close this winter after 43 years

After 43 years in business, the family-owned Upper Haight mainstay Haight Ashbury T-Shirts is closing permanently at the end of the year, citing the economic pressures of a pandemic that's killed virtually all tourist traffic to the neighborhood. Read More

Oct 30, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Corona Heights Upper Haight

Ghouls, clowns, and a grave for "Kellyanne Conwoman": visiting a Corona Heights Halloween landmark

Wade Joffrion and Greg Price's Corona Heights "storybook house," the 1917 brick-clad cottage at 45 Upper Terrace, is regularly the most-decorated house in the neighborhood and a seasonal highlight for passersby at Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter, and Halloween — and this year's display is worth a detour. Read More

Oct 29, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

Developers host planning meeting for 730 Stanyan affordable housing project this evening

Tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., developers of the 100% affordable housing project slated for construction at 730 Stanyan Street will host a third community meeting for area residents, to answer questions, reveal further information about potential site design, and solicit feedback. Read More

Oct 21, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

City approves new Stanyan Street cannabis dispensary

The city's Office of Cannabis this week approved the application filed earlier this summer for FGW Haight to operate a cannabis dispensary at 768 Stanyan Street, currently a residential garage on a quiet block near Kezar Pub and facing Golden Gate Park. Read More

Sep 24, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Presumed overdose inside car on Haight Street prompts emergency response, two hospitalized

Two people were hospitalized earlier this morning after being found unconscious in a car on Haight Street. Read More

Sep 22, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Divisadero Hayes Valley Inner Sunset Lower Haight Upper Haight

District 5 pilots $100,000 victim assistance program for vandalized small businesses

The program, administered by the SF District Attorney's office, will reimburse merchants up to $1,000 for replacing broken windows. Read More

Sep 16, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Upper Haight business briefs: Amoeba Music, massage studio, barbershop reopen for business

This week's business brief is full of causes for celebration, including some reopenings, added service and an expansion. Read More

Sep 16, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Golden Gate Park Inner Sunset Upper Haight

After years of planning, upgrades to Golden Gate Park's Stanyan entrance are finally complete

With improvements and plantings complete, Rec & Park reopened the Stanyan entrance to Golden Gate Park to the public this month. Read More

Sep 14, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

New survey seeks input on the next round of design for 730 Stanyan project

A new survey from the site's development team seeks input on potential uses for its ground floor space. 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 09, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

Waller Street 1-alarm fire sends smoke over Upper Haight, Cole Valley [UPDATED]

The ongoing fire is burning in the light well of the building, which contains seven apartments on three floors. Read More

Sep 01, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight Upper Haight

Water and sewer replacement work returns to Haight & Fillmore next week

The new round of work, fixing a problem discovered during the last excavation of Haight Street, should take about three months to complete. Read More

Aug 31, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Upper Haight business briefs: Vintage shop reopens, dispensary expands, plus an update on Amoeba

Some bright spots in this edition of Upper Haight business briefs: one expansion, one reopening, and more good news from the neighborhood. Read More

Aug 25, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

Developers reveal new plans for Haight & Stanyan affordable housing complex

Currently a safe sleeping site for the unhoused, the lot will eventually have over 100 housing units for low-income residents. Read More

Aug 24, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Jeremy Fish to move into Haight's historic Doolan-Larson home as inaugural artist-in-residence

Fish plans to interview dozens of veterans of the '60s and '70s counterculture, creating an archive for future artists-in-residence. Read More

Aug 21, 2020
San Francisco NoPa Upper Haight

Two prominent Panhandle trees collapse in unrelated incidents

One of the fallen trees crushed two cars at the DMV, trapping a passenger inside. Read More

Aug 18, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Upper Haight business briefs: More clothing stores shutter permanently as pandemic impacts continue

In this week's Upper Haight business brief, two longtime clothiers close permanently, and a new vintage store appears to have changed its plans about opening. Read More

Aug 17, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Drag in the age of social distancing: Red Vic debuts 'fish bowl' window shows

The Red Vic's front window is now hosting drag shows — and raising money to turn the space into housing for trans people of color. Read More

Aug 10, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

SFPD seeks elderly victim in July Upper Haight assault

Park Station is seeking the victim of a July assault at Waller and Belvedere to help build a case against the suspect, who police have identified. Read More

Jul 31, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

After 6 years in business, Goorin Bros. tips its hat to Haight Street

The milliner's Haight Street store, one of several in San Francisco, is calling it quits. Read More

Jul 27, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Inner Richmond Upper Haight

Tantrum to close Cole Valley store, focus on Inner Richmond location

Before the pandemic, the popular toy shop was considering a third location. Now, it's being forced to downsize to remain viable. Read More

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 20, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

'The slime is art now': Mysterious green substance covers street at Page & Shrader

Several tipsters have been curious about a slick of "green slime" that's been on the ground at Page and Shrader streets for months. 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