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H&M Closes Its Massive Union Square StoreH&M Closes Its Massive Union Square Store
By - posted 11/25/2020
Bay Area Updates, Goodbye, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco has lost another major retailer in its downtown Union Square shopping district due to the ongoing pandemic.  SFGate has reported that Swedish fast fashion brand H&M has permanently closed its West Coast flagship store in downtown San Francisco. The massive 35,000 sqft two-story shop opened in 2005 on Powell Street. more...

Outdoor Christmas Cocktail Pop-Up in San FranciscoOutdoor Christmas Cocktail Pop-Up in San Francisco
By - posted 11/25/2020
Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Miracle, the Christmas-theme pop up bar that transforms Pacific Cocktail Haven into a Winter Wonderland is coming back to San Francisco, but this time as an decked out festive outdoor bar/restaurant. Miracle opens up on Black Friday, November 27 and is open Wednesday-Saturday through New Year’s Eve. They’re bringing back all more...

San Francisco Stays in Red Tier. No Curfew (Yet)San Francisco Stays in Red Tier. No Curfew (Yet)
By - posted 11/24/2020
COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle for letting us know that San Francisco did not move into California’s most restrictive “Purple” tier as had been expected today. As of November 24th, San Francisco has 11.3 new COVID cases per day per 100,000 compared to the state’s much higher 24.9 per 100,000. more...

Celebrity Chef Martin Yan's M.Y. China Closes SF RestaurantCelebrity Chef Martin Yan’s M.Y. China Closes SF Restaurant
By - posted 11/24/2020
Bay Area Updates, Goodbye, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Eater for breaking the news that unfortunately M.Y. China has permanently closed its doors due to the ongoing pandemic. Celebrity Chef Martin Yan, who you might remember as host of the ’80s cooking show Yan Can Cook and also more recently an Iron Chef judge, opened his signature restaurant more...

SF’s Winter Wonderland Holiday Market & Christmas Tree StrollSF’s Winter Wonderland Holiday Market & Christmas Tree Stroll
By - posted 11/23/2020
Celebrations, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Ghirardelli Square invites you to join in for a festive Holiday Market presented by Fog City Flea and a self-guided Christmas Tree Stroll with trees decorated by the talented students at the Academy of Art. Linger in the square until sundown to catch the holiday lights for the first time this season. Winter Wonderland Holiday Market Friday, November more...

Tacolicious Closes North Beach & San Jose RestaurantsTacolicious Closes North Beach & San Jose Restaurants
By - posted 11/20/2020
Bay Area Updates, Eat & Drink, Goodbye, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to SFist for announcing the unfortunate news that the Bay Area is losing two outposts of the popular small taco chain Tacolicious. Due to the ongoing pandemic and economic slowdown, they’re saying goodbye to their North Beach location, which slanged tacos for the past 7 years. They’re also closing the more...

SF's 9-hole Golf Course Reopens at TPC Harding ParkSF’s 9-hole Golf Course Reopens at TPC Harding Park
By - posted 11/20/2020
Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Golfing is back in San Francisco at the Fleming 9 course at TPC Harding Park. TPC Harding Park is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Fleming 9 course on Monday, November 16. Tee time reservations MUST be made in advance online at tpc.com/hardingpark. Tee times can be booked up to more...

California Orders COVID Curfew for 41 Counties (But Not SF)California Orders COVID Curfew for 41 Counties (But Not SF)
By - posted 11/19/2020
COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Non-essential businesses and personal gatherings are prohibited between 10 PM and 5 AM beginning Saturday, November 21 at 10 PM in seven Bay Area counties In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced a more...

Oakland Museum's Re-opening Postponed Due to COVID-19Oakland Museum’s Re-opening Postponed Due to COVID-19
By - posted 11/17/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

On Monday, November 16, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement indicating that several California counties, including Alameda County, have moved from the “Orange” Tier to the “Purple” Tier due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Due to this shift, the Oakland Museum of California’s plans to reopen more...

California Might Have Statewide "Curfew" SoonCalifornia Might Have Statewide “Curfew” Soon
By - posted 11/17/2020
COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

UPDATE – On November 19th California announced a month-long 10pm to 5am curfew that affects 41 “purple tier” counties starting on November 21 at 10pm. Thanks to Fox Business from letting us know that California Governor Gavin Newsom announced in a press conference on Monday that the state is “considering” implementing more...

San Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What's OpenSan Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What’s Open
By - posted 11/17/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s a list of all of the Bay Area museums, historical sites, zoos and gardens we could find and their current status and when they may open. Every county is moving at its own pace. Who did we miss? Know of any museums, zoos or gardens we missed? – email us more...

More Rollbacks as SF Now in Red "Substantial" COVID TierMore Rollbacks as SF Now in Red “Substantial” COVID Tier
By - posted 11/16/2020
COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco to Roll Back Select Activities in Response to Assignment to State’s Red Tier Monday, November 16, 2020 Due to a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases across the City and State, San Francisco will roll back non-essential offices and reduce capacity of gyms and fitness centers Mayor London N. Breed and Director more...

Most Bay Area Counties Ban Indoor Dining AgainMost Bay Area Counties Ban Indoor Dining Again
By - posted 11/16/2020
Indoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle and Eater SF for doing the county-by-county legwork to let us know that in response to rising COVID cases, that most Bay Area counties have ended indoor dining this week. Related: San Francisco Outdoor Dining Guide: 320+ Patios & Restaurants All counties in the Purple “Widespread” more...

Free COVID Test Site Opens at SF's Alemany Farmers' MarketFree COVID Test Site Opens at SF’s Alemany Farmers’ Market
By - posted 11/16/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Reallocates Testing Resources to Serve Neighborhoods Most Impacted by COVID-19 Beginning on Tuesday, November 17, the City will offer free, low-barrier testing fives day week at Alemany Farmer’s Market Mayor London N. Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax today announced the CityTestSF COVID-19 testing site at the Alemany more...

SF's Retro Arcade Bar "Coin-Op" Closes for GoodSF’s Retro Arcade Bar “Coin-Op” Closes for Good
By - posted 11/16/2020
Goodbye, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know the sad news that one of SF’s most fun arcade bars, Coin-Op has shut down permanently.  Coin-Op, which was located at 508 4th Street and was an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a more...