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07 Feb 2019

AMC Van Ness is Closing, Out of Nowhere

The 4 story AMC movie theater on Van Ness has canceled all showtimes past Friday, Feb 8th, and apparently it’s being shut down permanently, according to a source close to theater management. It’s no secret that AMC Van Ness 14 has struggled in the past years, the theater has felt understaffed and under-visited. 

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29 Jan 2019

Lucca Ravioli is Closing on Valencia St. And that Sucks

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! The place where I used to buy freshly made tagliarini with Lucca’s own meat sauce for ‘treat yo self’ style Italian dinners at home, is officially closing.  Lucca’s Ravioli Co is one of

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01 Nov 2018

Bacchus Kirk to Close in SF, as Rent Triples

The Lower Nob Hill bar Bacchus Kirk (925 Bush st.) is officially closing this November.  Bacchus was well known in the neighborhood for it’s cocktail specials, its charming little fireplace, and its extremely rare smoking room indoors.  We got the news from one of Bacchus’ owners, Sharon Lindley who wrote: “Bacchus Kirk will

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30 Mar 2017

Lucky Peach’s Demise and it’s Garage Sale.

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM   The sound was heard round’ the world by all the foodies and epicureans of the land, Lucky Peach was shutting the fuck down. How could a periodical that had shook my core so hard in

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25 Jan 2017

Hawker Fare Oakland to Close

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM   It appears as if I’m losing another one of my favorites. This time it’s in the shape of a plate piled high with intensely seasoned som tum/tom sum/tum mak houng; that’s green papaya salad

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17 Jan 2017

The Struggle of Lefty O’doul’s is the Story of San Francisco

The fight for Lefty O’doul’s is a fight between a community of working class San Franciscans and a wealthy landlord.  It’s a fight between those who actively work to create what makes San Francisco special, against those who simply wish to profit from it.  A familiar, and almost timeless story in the Bay Area.

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12 Jan 2017

Lefty O’Doul’s is Being Evicted

Another piece of old school SF is shutting its doors.  The owners of the Lefty O’Doul’s name, known for its meat carving, beer pouring, and baseball watching are officially vacating the iconic Union Square location, their last day is February 3rd. The Chronicle’s J.K. Dineen reported that the building’s owner will not offer the

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17 Nov 2016

MultiKulti Closing in the Mission

Tragedy on Valencia Street, just another victim of rising rent prices in San Francisco.  Mulitkulti, the store I have been getting my $6 dollar sunglasses and Burning Man accoutrement from for the last 10 years is closing. The owner Reda Darwish who is almost always found with a friendly, calm, smile behind the counter

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