chinatown

28 Oct 2022

After Years of Delays & Well Over Budget, The Central Subway Opens

Just two and a half weeks away, the grand opening of a long-awaited project. The Central Subway will finally (tho not completely) be opened. An extension of the T Third Line route on 3rd Street, the Central Subway will extend through SOMA, the FiDi and Chinatown. Last week, the city

Katy Atchison 0
07 Feb 2022

Ride Around 1940s San Francisco in this Remastered Film

In the comments section, people who formerly swore off colorized film were enchanted by how the hue made the past feel closer than ever. A 35mm black and white film of San Francisco from the 1940s found in the Internet Archive was restored by NASS for stabilized, de-noised, cleaned, and

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
17 Nov 2021

SF Chinatown Showgirl Cynthia ‘Empress’ Yee Is A Living Legend

“I think people come to Chinatown because they expect a Disneyland atmosphere,” Cynthia Yee says. “When they see it’s just a neighborhood, a community with restaurants and daily life, they wonder.” Yee is a tour guide with the award-winning Chinatown Magic Tours, but she was once herself at the center of

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
25 Aug 2021

Mama Candy Retiring From Bow Bow Cocktail Lounge, Giving Place to Bartender

Larger than life Chinatown bartender Mama Candy hasn’t been seen much lately, as her famed karaoke dive bar Bow Bow Cocktails has been closed throughout the pandemic. But Bow Bow Cocktails will run a little differently when it reopens in the next few weeks. SFGate reports that Mama Candy is

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10 May 2021

Chinatown Senior Burlesque Troupe Bashing Back On AAPI Hate Crimes

Remember the 76 year-old Asian grandma who whacked her attacker with a wooden board in March? Get ready to multiply her fury times ten, as KPIX reports that the legacy, Chinatown senior citizen burlesque troupe Grant Avenue Follies is preparing a burlesque number that prepares Asian seniors to fight back

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06 Apr 2021

San Francisco Sunday Streets Are Back This Weekend!

After a pandemic-cancelled 2020, a program returns to San Francisco this month that promotes health and wellness by eliminating cars from some streets for a day. The Sunday Streets program — a collaboration between multiple city agencies, MUNI and the non-profit Livable City — will relaunch in a limited fashion

Bay City News 1
21 Mar 2021

Chinatown Pride: Celebrating Queer Chinese Culture

On March 25 from 6-7 pm San Francisco Pride and the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco will join forces to present Chinatown Pride, an hour long online celebration of Queer Chinese culture. The event will serve as a fundraiser for both organizations and as a gesture of solidarity between

David-Elijah Nahmod 0
06 Mar 2020

Using Delicious Food, to Squash Coronavirus Xenophobia

Misinformation and ignorance is leading to xenophobic acts and heavy drops in Asian restaurant attendance. Avital Tours, a culinary experience company in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York is fighting back the best way they know how: with food. They have developed a robust, self-guided walking tour highlighting the best of San Francisco Chinatown.

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