Tag: mission street

Croak joke: Mission ‘frog sanctuary’ quietly dedicated

The fact that frogs — or maybe just one very noisy one — moved into the watery pit that was once a three-story apartment building and indoor shopping plaza at 22nd and Mission streets has been an endless source of neighborhood amusement. Now, one prankster has taken the comedy a step further — by placing […]

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Thrifty town no more. San Francisco’s beloved Thrift Town is gone

A victim of increased costs and slumping sales, Thrift Town has closed its doors after 45 years. On Tuesday, Mission Mission broke the news that the beloved Mission thrift store, 2101 Mission at 17th Street, was closing citing a tipster who said Thrift Town’s last day of business was Friday. However, the store ended up […]

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Restaurant beat: Cha Cha Cha wants live music

Under new ownership since late fall, Cha Cha Cha is trying something new: live music. The tapas restaurant, at 2327 Mission St., has applied for a permit that would allow Cuban bands to play there several times a month. Irfan Yalcin, who bought the restaurant last year and also owns nearby L’Emigrante and Urban Fish, […]

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Closure alert: Vintage furniture store The Touch is calling it quits

A move to escape soaring commercial rents on Valencia Street was apparently not enough to save neighborhood furniture store The Touch. The antique furniture store, which relocated to 2221 Mission St., near 18th, in 2013, is having a close-out sale today. An ad for the 75-percent-off sale says The Touch’s owner, David Chen, is closing […]

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The Mission’s new urban escape

Take it all in, the greenery, the lake. Who says you have to go all the way to Golden Gate Park to get lost in nature? [Photo by Renata]

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Trouble bubbling again at former Fizzary location?

The alleged Mission Street gambling den that Capp Street Crap reported on extensively last year appears to have returned. According to a Mission Local article that cites unnamed neighbors, the same gambling operation that ran out of the former site of The Fizzary soda shop at 2949 Mission St. is back and using the Lilac […]

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Gripe with artist results in vandalism at second Mission mural

A tagger who has been using spray paint to express displeasure with a Mission mural appears to have chosen a new target: the same artist’s work on a building one street over. The stencil art of sea turtles along one side of the PG&E substation at 19th and San Carlos streets has been repeatedly tagged […]

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Dramatic crash leaves woman critically injured

A woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries late Thursday afternoon after an SUV hit her and six or seven parked cars before flipping over, police said. Authorities arrested a 51-year-old man following the collision, which happened on Mission Street near 15th just after 4 p.m. The 62-year-old victim was getting into her car when the SUV struck her, […]

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Naan-plussed: Indian chain moving into old Minako sushi space

Once on track to reopen as a soup-centric restaurant, the tiny Mission Street space that was once Minako Organic Japanese Restaurant is becoming a Naan ‘N’ Curry. Signs have already gone up for the Indian and Pakistani chain restaurant at 2154 Mission St., and it looks to be opening soon. A visit early this week found […]

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How to stay in SF

Well, technically this appears to be an ad for the new Jonah Hill movie War Dogs but it’s still pretty funny.

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