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Huge Italian Food Hall “Eataly” Opens June 16 in San JoseHuge Italian Food Hall “Eataly” Opens June 16 in San Jose
By - posted 5/20/2022
Brand New, Eat & Drink

Eataly – the super popular and vibrant Italian marketplace with an array of authentic Italian restaurants, cafés, fresh counters, to-go eateries, bars and a variety of unique tailored educational experiences – is opening its brand new 45,000 square foot store at Westfield Valley Fair in San Jose on June 16, 2022. The new store more...

The "Bridgerton" Experience is Coming to SFThe “Bridgerton” Experience is Coming to SF
By - posted 5/20/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Celebrations, San Francisco

Attention San Francisco’Ton, you are cordially invited to attend The Queen’s Ball. The Bridgerton Experience is coming to San Francisco in July 2022. Tickets will be released on Tuesday May 24 at 9 am PST. You can join the waitlist to get a notification when tickets are on sale. The Queen herself more...

SF's Ghirardelli "Chocolate Experience" Reopens w/ Free Hot Fudge Sundaes (May 20)SF’s Ghirardelli “Chocolate Experience” Reopens w/ Free Hot Fudge Sundaes (May 20)
By - posted 5/20/2022
Eat & Drink, Freebies, Reopening, San Francisco

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company announced it will finally reopen its flagship Chocolate Experience Store, located in San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square. The space is designed to elevate the customer experience and provides new and exciting ways to celebrate the true craftmanship of chocolate making. Visitors can expect to be delighted by the delicate more...

Presidio's New "Tunnel Tops" Park Will Have Food Trucks Every DayPresidio’s New “Tunnel Tops” Park Will Have Food Trucks Every Day
By - posted 5/19/2022
Brand New, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

Unfortunately, it’s been recently announced that the popular Presidio Picnic and its nighttime sister event, Presidio Twilight won’t be returning, but that’s because, Presidio Tunnel Tops, San Francisco’s brand new park opening July 17, just announced they will host food trucks and pop-ups on-site every day. The new park was created more...

BART is Giving Away 25,000 Free Round-Trip Tickets (If You Act Now)BART is Giving Away 25,000 Free Round-Trip Tickets (If You Act Now)
By - posted 5/19/2022
Freebies, San Francisco, Travel

BART ridership is slowly coming back to normal, so BART is trying to get casual weekend riders back on the train on the weekends, so they’re offering a pretty awesome deal, 25,000 free round-trip tickets – good any Saturday or Sunday through December 26, 2022. But you’ll have to act quickly more...

SF Opens New 160-Unit Permanent Supportive Housing Complex in SoMaSF Opens New 160-Unit Permanent Supportive Housing Complex in SoMa
By - posted 5/18/2022
Brand New, Getting Help, Housing, San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor London Breed unveiled a new, 160-unit permanent supportive housing complex in the city’s SOMA District on Monday for adults and families with a history of homelessness. The site, located at 1321 Mission, consists of 40 multi-bedroom units for families and 120 units for individuals. Delivering Innovation in Supportive more...

Warriors' Huge Free Outdoor Playoff Watch Parties (2022)Warriors’ Huge Free Outdoor Playoff Watch Parties (2022)
By - posted 5/18/2022
Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Dub Nation – come out to the Thrive City plaza for the Golden State Warriors Playoffs Watch Party, presented by Chase. Taking place during all Warriors road playoff games enjoy lawn games and our sport court, take advantage of photo opportunities, and cheer on the Dubs while we broadcast the more...

This is BART's "Unicorn" TrainThis is BART’s “Unicorn” Train
By - posted 5/17/2022
Transportation, Wow

Did you know BART has subway-like seating? In just one car only, BART has longitudinal seating. Alexander Hirji spotted the “unicorn” train car and shared his photo of the unique car on Twitter. BART replied announcing, it’s their unicorn: train car 3042. According to comments in the Twitter thread, this car more...

SF's Pier 80 Gets Brand New "Portola" Music Festival w/ Flume, The Chemical Brothers, M.I.A.SF’s Pier 80 Gets Brand New “Portola” Music Festival w/ Flume, The Chemical Brothers, M.I.A.
By - posted 5/17/2022
Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, San Francisco

San Francisco has a brand new music festival. Portola will be taking over Pier 80 for the two-day festival on September 24-25, 2022. Flume headlines on Saturday with The Chemical Brothers headlining Sunday. Additional performers include Fatboy Slim, M.I.A., Jungle, Toro y Moi, James Blake, Kaytranada, Jamie XX, Charli XCX, Four more...

SF's "Sundown Cinema" Outdoor Film Nights Return May 27thSF’s “Sundown Cinema” Outdoor Film Nights Return May 27th
By - posted 5/17/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Free Movie Screenings

Sundown Cinema returns for 2022 just in time for another summer in San Francisco. This free outdoor movie series, the only one of its kind in the Bay Area, will feature eight films in eight parks across San Francisco, beginning with Sister Act II at Dolores Park on May 27, more...

Castro Theatre Hosts Free Movie Day on May 22Castro Theatre Hosts Free Movie Day on May 22
By - posted 5/16/2022
Celebrations, Only in San Francisco

In celebration of Harvey Milk Day on May 22, 2022, the Castro Theatre is hosting a free movie day. There’s also a free block party and celebration in the Castro from Noon to 5pm. It’s been nearly 44 years since Harvey Milk left us too soon. On what would have been more...

SF Lights Up Rainbow for Harvey Milk Day (May 22)SF Lights Up Rainbow for Harvey Milk Day (May 22)
By - posted 5/16/2022
LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco City Hall and SFO airport are both lighting up in beautiful rainbow colors for Harvey Milk Day on May 22, 2022. It’s been nearly 44 years since Harvey Milk left us too soon. On what would have been his 92nd birthday, San Francisco celebrates the life and legacy of more...

BART Testing New Transit Pass Compatible with All Bay Area Transit AgenciesBART Testing New Transit Pass Compatible with All Bay Area Transit Agencies
By - posted 5/14/2022
Bay Area Updates, Transportation

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation BART plans to launch a pilot program later this year to test the viability of a global transit pass compatible with every public transit agency in the nine-county Bay Area. The first phase of the pilot program could begin as early as August and more...

Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 11-25)Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (June 11-25)
By - posted 5/13/2022
Adorable, Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink

The adorable roving Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning to the Bay Area. There will have tasty treats and super cute merch. Fans of Hello Kitty can look forward to new exclusive goodies and limited-edition collectibles. In the past, the truck has sold Hello Kitty cakes, donuts, macarons and other sweets, and of course more...

Seinfeld Food Truck Tour Coming to SF (May 13-15)Seinfeld Food Truck Tour Coming to SF (May 13-15)
By - posted 5/13/2022
Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, San Francisco

The official Seinfeld Facebook page made an announcement today. The Seinfeld Food Truck tour is hitting the road. They’ll be offering sweet and savory Seinfeldian treats. The information is pretty basic, but we do know it’ll be stopping in San Francisco May 13-15. 2022 Seinfield Food Truck Tour (San Francisco) Friday, 5/13 – more...