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
I was in the Tenderloin last night getting a bite to eat when I saw something awful: High Tide Cocktails was closed. It was a Saturday night, so I couldn’t understand why they’d be shuttered on what was most likely their busiest night of the week. I then check Yelp
Announced with a heartfelt Facebook Post, Irene Hernandez Feiks and her husband will be closing the doors on Wonderland SF this Summer. Irene has long been a true champion for San Francisco artists. You may have seen her around town at other art openings as her light, bright personality and warm
Word just came in that another long time favorite SF dive bar is closing forever. Not only that, the entire building is being torn down. BAS reader Tyler Harbaugh sent me a tweet that came from the Hemlock Tavern’s instagram account. As you can see below, there is no ambiguity.
It is with heavy heart that I announce yet another closure in San Francisco’s cultural landscape. I just heard the news that Doc’s Lab has permanently closed down. While I have yet to see an official announcement, there are no shows on it’s calendar. That is pretty good indicator that
Updated at 12:15pm Updated with official statement at 2pm In a city where we jump at any excuse to frolic in strange outfits, is there anything sadder than the closing of a costume store? Especially one that is 25 years old? Yes friends, Costumes on Haight is unfortunately closing and
Update: there is a last ditch attempt to save Wicked Grounds. Learn more here. Wicked Grounds Café & Boutique became the latest victim of SOMA gentrification when it announced Sunday morning, that it will be going out of business. It will be open for limited service Monday and Tuesday from 2pm-10pm
The Butler & the Chef, a French bistro and long-time fixture of SOMA’s South Park, will be shutting its doors in the new year. The restaurant, which offers breakfast and lunch, will be open until December 31st, 2017, but will not reopen in 2018. Owner and chef Joel Martin made