Closing of a venue

22 Jul 2019

Crepes A Go Go Closes Down to Make Room for Offices

Anyone who has had a drunk night on 11th Street knows all about Crepes A Go Go, the awesome little crepe cart wedged between two buildings and saving drunk peoples’ lives. Chances are you’ve probably eaten there, even if you don’t remember it. I’ve eaten there a gazillion times, a)

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12 Jun 2019

Winning the Last Oakland Game Means Everything for Warriors Fans

As if everything wasn’t already on the line Thursday night, Game 6 of the NBA Finals will be the very last time the Golden State Warriors play at the Oracle Arena. The Dubs have been an enormous source of pride, putting Oakland on the map for being home to what

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04 Jun 2019

MEZZANINE’S LANDLORDS RENEGE ON PROMISED LEASE EXTENSION

We received the below message from Mezzanine today, explaining how their landlord is going back on their word and kicking them out 3 months early.  It’s always sad to see a great local venue, along with their staff, and all the artists who were booked to perform there this winter,

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30 May 2019

Eddie Rickenbacker’s is Being Forced Out By Landlord

I used to go to Eddie Rickenbacker’s during How Weird Street Faire’s in the past.  I’d sit at the bar in a weird costume, order a shot and a beer and grin at the floating bikes while trading stories with other How Weirdos…enjoying every minute of the oddly historical and

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01 May 2019

Mission: Comics and Art Might be Closing & it Needs Your Help!

Mission: Comics and Art has a special little place in my heart. When I ran for mayor in 2015, Leef Smith, the shop’s owner, not only volunteered for my campaign but also let us use his comic book shop as our unofficial headquarters. How cool is it that? So it saddened

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01 May 2019

Doors Close on Borderlands Cafe but the Bookstore Lives On

Borderlands Cafe on Valencia Street closed up for good Tuesday. The owner’s reason for shutting down is not bankruptcy or loss of lease – neither of those things happened in this case. The reason is not based on difficulty retaining staff in San Francisco on cafe pay or declining sales

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20 Apr 2019

With Beach Blanket Babylon Closing, What Becomes of its 100 Person Crew?

It is said that all good things must come to an end. With the announcement that Beach Blanket Babylon is closing in on the end of its amazing 45-year ride, three questions arise: Why kill off such a successful and beloved production? What becomes of the crew who so brilliantly

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17 Apr 2019

Beach Blanket Babylon is Closing Forever

Beach Blanket Babylon, the longest running musical review in the world, is closing down on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 (New Year’s Eve). BBB has spent the past 45 years taking clever, satirical, ribald stabs at current events while delighting locals and tourists alike. Upon its closing, the show will have

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