Tag: dive bars

A bar’s big birthday: Uptown is turning 30

Celebrating thirty years is an impressive feat for any business, and practically miraculous these days in San Francisco. But Capp Street’s Uptown will do just that later this month with three nights of festivities highlighting bar regulars and employees past and present. The dive bar favorite will have more than just history to celebrate. Last […]

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I’ll drink to this: Uptown’s employees are buying the bar

Some good things are meant to last, even in the Mission in 2014. After months of uncertainty following the death of owner Scott Ellsworth, Uptown’s bartenders are about to finalize a deal to buy the beloved Mission dive bar. Uptown bartender Shae Green said she, the five other bar employees and one of Ellsworth’s good […]

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