Closing of a venue

06 Mar 2020

Mad Dog in the Fog is Closing

On Thursday news broke that Lower Haight stalwart Mad Dog in the Fog will be closing. They shared the news via their Facebook page explaining that they would ultimately be opening up in a new location, but didn’t give any specification as to where or when. Here’s the post: For

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22 Jan 2020

Lennon Studios Is Being Sold for Millions

By Nicholas Palmer You can buy a lot of things with millions of dollars, but no amount of money can replace magic that’s discovered, fought for, bled over and perfected inside the padded walls of a music rehearsal space. What Lennon Studios has been to local maestros of pitch and

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31 Dec 2019

Beach Blanket Babylon’s Sound Guy Says the Show Doesn’t Have to Close

Sam Jordan’s Bar wasn’t the only long-running San Francisco institution whose street got renamed for it that closed in 2019. Tonight, New Year’s Eve, marks the final curtain call for Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon, which has been running at North Beach’s Club Fugazi since 1974. The world’s longest-running musical

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19 Dec 2019

S.F.’s Saddest Closures of 2019

2019 was known for a lot of disappointments, from the Mueller Report to Days of Our Lives firing its cast en masse, but in San Francisco, a lot of beloved places closed.  There are stirrings of hope, such as how The Punch Line got saved to the return of Blowfish

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18 Oct 2019

Why So Many San Francisco Storefronts Are Empty

Why is there so much empty retail space in this gilded city of ours? How can a place with such staggering wealth not facilitate more places to spend it?

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09 Oct 2019

Mezzanine Fights Back, Files for Chapter 11 Protection

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM It’s been an emotional roller coaster for the Mezzanine since news first hit last November that the property owners were looking to kick the female-run music venue to the curb with a threat to increase

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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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