How San Francisco's middle-class dive bar Zeitgeist has survived for 4 decades
This Mission mainstay's notoriously grumpy bar staff smile more these days.
Faxon Garage Keeps Customers Coming Back With Quality Care
The staff take pride in every repair made.
The Condor becomes San Francisco's first legacy strip club business
Since 1958, the North Beach club has pushed entertainment boundaries.
San Francisco's House of Nanking family gets Food Network series
“My parents came here with less than $40 in their pocket and the first place they...
San Francisco store sees surge in interest for 'White Lotus' ceramic heads
The beautiful, haunting noggins feature heavily in the second season.
Gino & Carlo packs them in for its 80th anniversary in S.F.’s North Beach
The 80th anniversary didn’t officially start until noon, which seems early for a bar...
People We Meet: Silvia Ferrusquia
Silvia Ferrusquia, owner of Latin Bridal. Photo by Anna-Luisa Brakman. Nestled between 22nd and 23rd streets on Mission Street, Latin Bridal is a
This 85-year-old dive bar in San Francisco's Chinatown is perfect
"I’d seen a lot of wild things at bars before, but never like what happened at Li Po."
Castro's 'Gay Post Office' P.O. Plus named SF Legacy Business
Last month, the San Francisco Small Business Commission added Castro mailbox and shipping store P.O. Plus (584 Castro St.) to the city's Legacy Business Registry, which recognizes "longstanding, community-serving businesses" that have established themselves in area neighborhoods for at least three decades.
Clarion fundraiser will serve up delicious food and dazzling fashions in Chinatown
Clara Hsu, owner and executive director of the Clarion Performing Arts Center in Chinatown, wears many hats, and on October 8, she'll be helping to host a fundraiser for the arts center that will double as a fashion show for local designers.
How This Beloved San Francisco Bookstore Is Still Winning in the Age of Amazon
Dog Eared Books fosters customer loyalty via old-school charm.
Pop's Bar Officially Gets Legacy Business Status
I just got word that legendary Mission dive bar, Pop’s, has officially received Legacy Business Status. Besides the fact that it’s quite an honor, it’s fantastic news because it means Pop’s will most likely be here for many years to come. This is because one of the perks of being
Why This 104-Year-Old Mission District Diner Is for Sale
Plus, hit up Birdbox’s soft opening this weekend and more food news
The San Francisco Microscopical Society Is the Legacy Business Run By a Laser-Firing Antarctic Explorer
You’ve probably never heard of the 150-year-old Microscopical Society.
This weekly chess tournament is bringing people back to downtown S.F. Could it be a model for the area’s recovery?
The Mechanics’ Institute Chess Room’s tournaments are bringing people back to...
Haight Legacy Business Spotlight: FTC Skateboarding
FTC Skateboarding is San Francisco's longest running skate shop and has been at the center of the city's skate scene for the better part of three decades. The shop was founded in 1994 by Kent Uyehara, just as skateboarding was evolving beyond its surf-inspired roots and exploding into a new style of city street skating. According to Kent, street skating really originated in San Francisco in the 1980s, and it was dubbed the Mecca of skateboarding in the 1990s.