Normal Bob Smith has been documenting life amongst the weird and woozy regulars at Union Square for years now with his Amazing Strangers site—they're all unique characters, from the butt sniffers to the horde of creepy peepers. But the Tupac fan in the video below deserves special recognition for his incredible, unmistakable, undeniable swagger. Show More Summary
MUNI's Central Subway tunnel boring machines have already made it past Union Square and are inching their way towards Chinatown. Once they make it to North Beach, the SFMTA plans extract the machines without building a station, and wave...
Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Journalist Matthew Power Dies in Uganda 2) ESPN Launches New Content Unit “Exit 31? 3) Too Many Zooz Rocks Union Square, Reddit 4) Newsweek Returns with a Thud 5)...Show More Summary
· SF evictions keep rising, latest report shows · Apple flagship approval means more Union Square construction · Rough waters force Alcatraz shutdown · Brilliant mustard flowers at Laguna Honda Hospital · If I need to break my lease...
Apple has been given final approval to begin work on a new store and public plaza in Union Square.
San Francisco has given Apple the final stamp of approval for the construction of a new flagship retail store in the city's Union Square, Re/code reports The new store will replace Apple's current store at Stockton Street. At aroundShow More Summary
Apple Stores are fascinatingly designed (well, there are exceptions perhaps), and it is always huge news to Apple fans if there is a new Apple Store in the works in their area. For the people of San Francisco, particularly the UnionShow More Summary
Apple has received final approval for its upcoming Union Square Apple Store from the San Francisco Planning Commission and the city’s Board of Supervisors, reports Re/code. With the go ahead from the city, Apple can begin construction...Show More Summary
Re/code reports that the city of San Francisco has finally granted Apple permission to begin work on its iconic new Union Square retail center, which the company has said will be “more iconic than the glass cube in New York City.” The store, pictured in the rendering above, has been in the works for almost a year […]
All'onda in Union Square feels more grown up than most of its surroundings and more lively and spry than its established fine dining neighbors. The Italy-with-dabs-of-Asia menu has some next-level moments of radiance here—but what they add up to is still up in the air.
A well-known Howard Stern superfan got into big trouble with police Monday in NYC -- after "Booey bombing" a live newscast in Union Square... and the footage is pretty hilarious.Kemberly Richardson was doing a live shot for WABC when the fan -- who…
Empire builder Danny Meyer is at it again: AMC Theatres has announced their partnership with Meyer's Union Square Events on Red Kitchen, a dine-in movie theater now open in Aurora, CO. The menu of salads, hot dogs, pizzas, and...
If you don't silence your phone, Danny will make you. The restaurateur's growing catering and special operations division has introduced an entirely new concept called Red Kitchen, a fast casual operation that's launched at a solitary AMC Theatres location in Aurora, Colorado, of all places. Show More Summary
Too Many Zoos, an amazing, powerful horn-based trio with a very big sound, performs to commuters in the 14th Street-Union Square subway station in New York City in this video captured by Jake Dietrich. Their digital album is available for purchase and you can follow them on Facebook and Twitter to find out when and [...]
After a desperate search for a boy who disappeared from his Brooklyn apartment building last week, the police announced that he was found in Manhattan. 11-year-old Kareem Granton was spotted at the Union Square subway station by a Good Samaritan. [ more › ]
The controversial planned restaurant in Union Square will make headlines again this week now tht New York legislators are calling on Mayor de Blasio to cancel the restaurant's contract. But it turns out this kind of struggle over park and commercial space in nothing new to the city, dating all the way back to the post-Civil War era. Show More Summary
Friday was a BIG day for New York “Brass House” trio Too Many Zooz. Also known as Matt Doe, Leo P and Dave “King of Sludge” Parks. At one end, their January video of a rip-roaring Union Square subway station performance hit the front page of Reddit. Show More Summary
Wes Anderson's new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, opens today in limited release -- in NYC it's at the Regal Union Square Stadium 14 and the Lincoln Square 13. With eight films under his belt, Anderson's whimsical style is...
I think Kin Khao, the new Union Square restaurant from Pim Techamuanvivit (of popular food blog Chez Pim) and Chef Michael Gaines (formerly of Manresa), could be San Francisco's best Thai restaurant....soon.
Some hotels are using guests' smartphones as a high-tech alternative to traditional hotel keys. CNET's Kata Tsuboi visited Hotel Union Square in San Francisco, the first hotel to employ the technology on the West Coast.