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26 Sep 2023

Trad’r Sam, Country’s Oldest Tiki Bar, Has Closed Down Indefinitely

Most Recent Update: Apparently, a pretty nasty family feud has caused the closure, Caleb Pershan at the Chronicle reports. But they should be reopening soon. Update: A former employee wrote in saying “a reliable source within the family” had told them that the closure is for major renovations. I’m currently

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05 Apr 2023

The Wooden Nickel is Closed Forever

It’s always a bummer when a great bar closes down. And it’s an even bigger bummer when it’s one of your favorite places in the world. So, I’m especially saddened to share that The Wooden Nickel is officially closed forever. You may recall that when the Mission District flooded on

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19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

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20 Feb 2023

Beloved SF Cafe Closed Because of Alleged “Extortion” by Landlord

Yet another loved and cherished San Francisco small business has shuttered because a landlord’s alleged shady tactics.

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24 Jan 2023

PianoFight SF to Permanently Close

“Of course it’s sad to close,” says Executive Director Dan Williams. “But we’re so grateful and so proud of what we’ve been able to do.”  On March 18th, PianoFight SF will permanently close. The venue has hosted 6,702 performances since it opened in 2014 at 144 Taylor Street in the

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19 Dec 2022

Oakland’s Starline Social Club is Closing

One of Oakland’s coolest venues has announced that it is closing down. On Saturday, Starline Social Club posted to its 21,000 Instagram followers that January 1st would be its final day. As they said in the post,”We are sad to announce that Starline Social Club is going up for sale and

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06 Sep 2022

The Broken Record is Permanently Closing

Yet another sad announcement in the world of SF nightlife. After 15 or so years, The Broken Record is permanently shuttering. While I have unfortunately not been there too much in recent years, I used to frequent the Excelsior‘s best dive bar quite often back in the day. I even

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24 Aug 2022

Holy Cow Has Closed Down

Alas, San Francisco’s most famous bovine themed nightclub is no more. The giant pink cow, with a nipple ring in its utter, that’s been hanging outside of 1535 Folsom Street since 1987, has finally been retired. In its place will be a new club called Eve and from what I

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09 Apr 2022

Arinell Pizza in the Mission Might be Closing

San Francisco is famous for many things, but pizza is not one of them. We’ve got a few really great options like Golden Boy and Tony’s but we are not a pizza town. That said, whenever anyone tries to rank the best slices in SF, Arinell Pizza always makes it

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