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60 Tiny Homes Open at SF's 16th Street BART Plaza60 Tiny Homes Open at SF’s 16th Street BART Plaza
By - posted 4/16/2024
Brand New, Getting Help, Housing, San Francisco

San Francisco has just opened its latest temporary shelter program, the Mission Cabins, which will provide 60 cabins for people experiencing homelessness at 1979 Mission Street. A closed chain store parking lot in the Mission District was chosen as the site for the new Tiny Home community. The project, modeled more...

IKEA's New 23,000 Sqft Food Hall Opens This Week in SFIKEA’s New 23,000 Sqft Food Hall Opens This Week in SF
By - posted 4/10/2024
Brand New, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

San Francisco’s mid-Market IKEA opened August 23, 2023, but the much anticipated adjacent 23,000-square-foot food market is finally opening on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the details. The two-level Saluhall is a Swedish-inspired, plant-forward food hall featuring 8 eateries, 3 bars, and a cooking school. You’ll have a choice more...

Massive Inaugural "Golden Gate Park Concerts" Just AnnouncedMassive Inaugural “Golden Gate Park Concerts” Just Announced
By - posted 4/9/2024
Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

For the first time ever, a stand-alone concert is coming to Golden Gate Park. Introducing the inaugural Golden Gate Park Concerts, coming to the Polo Field in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park on Saturday, August 17, 2024. Don’t miss the legendary System of a Down and Deftones performing under the stars more...

SF's Cafe Flore is Back After 4+ Years ClosedSF’s Cafe Flore is Back After 4+ Years Closed
By - posted 4/8/2024
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Castro’s Cafe Flore is finally back after a long 4-year closure. The brand new Fisch & Flore soft opened on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, in the former Cafe Flore space at Noe and Market. See a video the updated restaurant on Instagram at @fischandflore Thanks to SFist for sharing the details. After 47 more...

SF Just Got $8.1 Million to Transform Fillmore's Buchanan Street MallSF Just Got $8.1 Million to Transform Fillmore’s Buchanan Street Mall
By - posted 4/1/2024
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

San Francisco has received an $8.1 million federal grant that will be dedicated to the renovation of three of five blocks of the Buchanan Street Mall Project in the Western Addition neighborhood. The funding will allow for the addition of many amenities including a performance stage and seating areas, a more...

8 New Venues Now Permitted for Live Music in SF8 New Venues Now Permitted for Live Music in SF
By - posted 3/28/2024
Brand New, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that the San Francisco Entertainment Commission has recently approved 8 new permits for live performances. The newest venues now permitted to host live performances include: Flanahan’s Pub, 3805 Noriega St – The Outer Sunset’s Irish Pub, Flanahan’s has secured a yearlong permit to host more...

$20 Tix: "Drag Me to the Movies" w/ the SF Gay Men's Chorus (March 28th)$20 Tix: “Drag Me to the Movies” w/ the SF Gay Men’s Chorus (March 28th)
By - posted 3/28/2024
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Deals

Lights, camera, fabulous! Get ready for “Drag Me to the Movies” — a cinematic extravaganza that’s more dazzling than a Hollywood premiere. Get exclusive $20 Rush Tickets – good for the best seats in the house (even amazing orchestra seats that go for up to $145) – exclusive to Funcheap. And more...

SF Getting a Huge New Monthly Block Party: "Downtown First Thursdays"SF Getting a Huge New Monthly Block Party: “Downtown First Thursdays”
By - posted 3/14/2024
Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, Get Out: Events, San Francisco

Thanks to SFGATE for sharing the news about this new free monthly party coming to Downtown SF starting May 2, 2024 with the hopes of drawing 10,000 people each month. On Tuesday, March 13th, a meeting was held for local shop owners and people who work for the neighborhood to announce more...

SF's "Bhangra" Night Market & Block Party is Back Four Times in 2024SF’s “Bhangra” Night Market & Block Party is Back Four Times in 2024
By - posted 3/12/2024
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Fairs & Festivals, Get Out: Events, San Francisco

A bi-monthly night market & block party is back to Downtown San Francisco in the spring and summer of 2024 with up to 15,000 expected to attend! Enjoy 3 city blocks of Downtown full of music, dancing, delicious street food cuisine, cocktails and shopping from over 30 unique local artisans and more...

SF’s Brand New Rare Stinky “Corpse Flower” is About to BloomSF’s Brand New Rare Stinky “Corpse Flower” is About to Bloom
By - posted 2/23/2024
Brand New, Get Out: Events, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Wow

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news about this brand new corpse flower from SF’s California Academy of Sciences! Hold your breath! California Academy of Sciences’ well-known stinky corpse flower is about to open up its first bloom. This huge flower will open up in the museum’s greenhouse, Osher Rainforest, sometime more...

SF's Iconic "Golden Boy" Pizza Opening New SpotSF’s Iconic “Golden Boy” Pizza Opening New Spot
By - posted 2/7/2024
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Local Icons, San Francisco

Thanks to Eater SF for sharing the news that San Francisco’s iconic North Beach pizza joint Golden Boy Pizza is opening up a new location. The newest location will be at 1447 Taraval Street in the Parkside neighborhood, which was formerly home to another Italian foodie spot, Marco Polo Italian Ice more...

This is What SF's New "Harvey Milk Plaza" May Look LikeThis is What SF’s New “Harvey Milk Plaza” May Look Like
By - posted 1/18/2024
Brand New, LGBTQ+, San Francisco

San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza will be reimagined as a welcoming, vibrant space that honors and celebrates Harvey Milk’s life and legacy, celebrates his enduring importance to the LGBTQ+ community, and inspires all by acting as a beacon of hope to marginalized communities worldwide. The Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza more...

SF's New 2024 Heart Sculptures On View at the Ferry BuildingSF’s New 2024 Heart Sculptures On View at the Ferry Building
By - posted 1/12/2024
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Causes, Only in San Francisco

Hosted by the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, Hearts in San Francisco 2024 opens January 9 at the San Francisco Ferry Building. The free public display of heart sculptures created by Bay Area artists in support of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) will run through February 29, 2024. more...

SF Now Has 30 New Sidewalk GardensSF Now Has 30 New Sidewalk Gardens
By - posted 1/9/2024
Brand New, Green, Outdoorsy, San Francisco

San Francisco now has 30 beautiful new sidewalk gardens. Sidewalk gardens beautify neighborhoods, create a natural habitat for butterflies, bees, and other pollinators, reduce stormwater runoff, and increase the lifespan of adjacent trees. SF Parks Alliance took to Instagram to send a thank you to its volunteers for helping to beautify more...

How to Get the NY Times for Free (Updated for 2024)How to Get the NY Times for Free (Updated for 2024)
By - posted 1/1/2024
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates

Reliable news is hard to find these days with the news changing every hour. The Chronicle and SFGate are great, but The New York Times does an excellent job of coverage should you want a more national perspective. Free 72-Hour Pass to NY Times Online The San Francisco Public Library provides free more...