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Eros

SF gay sex club Eros reopens in new location

June 24, 2022

San Francisco’s last remaining gay sex club is reopening its doors in time for Pride weekend.

Yuet Lee Restaurant

Chinatown comfort food favorite Yuet Lee has reopened, was only closed for earthquake retrofit

June 9, 2022

The 45-year-old Yuet Lee restaurant and its wall of autographed pictures are back in business, and it turns out the closure was just for a soft-story retrofit.

Hamburger Haven

1960s-era San Francisco diner Hamburger Haven announces plans to reopen in June

May 13, 2022

"It meant a lot to us, hearing from everybody, and knowing they cared"

American Conservatory Theater

Review: ‘Fefu and Her Friends’ heralds a thrilling new chapter for ACT

April 7, 2022

Under Pam MacKinnon's direction, 'Fefu' is art that's worthy of a city as dynamic and inventive as San Francisco.

Community Music Center

Community Music Center celebrates centennial with 100 new works

April 5, 2022

The Community Music Center is busting out of its Mission District home, and not just because of the long-planned expansion of its Victorian

Chinese Historical Society of America

Chinatown Bruce Lee exhibit will celebrate the S.F.-born icon and his vision of racial harmony

March 11, 2022

'We Are Bruce Lee' will feature artifacts from Lee's careers — and also reflect his philosophy about 'one family.'

Community Music Center

Community Music Center celebrates 100th birthday by expanding

February 18, 2022

Not every human being makes it to 100 years old, but the Mission’s Community Music Center (CMC) did. And, to ensure another 100, it celebrated Wednesday

Hyde Street Studios

S.F.’s Hyde Street Studios, where the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane made rock history, granted legacy status

February 11, 2022

Hyde Street Studios was recently recognized as a legacy business in San Francisco for its...

Jackson Fillmore Trattoria

How Dr. Anthony Fauci Became an Investor in a Legacy San Francisco Trattoria

February 2, 2022

It’s true: Jackson Fillmore owner Jack Krietzman says he first met the good doctor 42 years ago

Casa Sanchez

San Francisco’s Casa Sanchez to receive historical landmark status. Here’s why that matters for S.F.’s Latino history.

January 27, 2022

The Casa Sanchez building in San Francisco’s Mission District is slated to become one...

Tú Lan Vietnamese Restaurant

Beloved Mid-Market Vietnamese dive Tú Lan gets Legacy Business designation

January 11, 2022

Julia Child would approve of Tú Lan’s addition to the San Francisco Legacy Business Registry, as the 44-year-old Vietnamese restaurant just got legacy status.

Mechanics' Institute

The Mechanics’ Institute: San Francisco’s first tech incubator

December 17, 2021

Even in the 19th century, ordinary San Franciscans embraced innovation… and Ghirardelli chocolates

Blue Bear School of Music

For 50 years, Blue Bear music school has been spreading the rock ‘n’ roll joy

November 29, 2021

The school started in 1971 in a storefront as a fundraiser for the founders' band. The band broke up, but Blue Bear has kept on rocking.

Gypsy Rosalie's Wigs & Vintage

This SF shop's rent was originally $75. At 84 years old, the owner isn't slowing down.

October 29, 2021

Rosalie Jacques' shop is a haven for last-minute Halloween finds, and it boasts a storied...

Green Apple Books

Green Apple Books is expanding to SFO

September 15, 2021

Four new shops, including longtime local bookstore Green Apple Books, are coming to...

Sam's Burgers

'An authentic San Francisco experience': Sam's burger joint to gain legacy status

May 23, 2021

Sam’s Burgers, which has been serving hamburgers and cheeseburgers for 55 years in San...