North Beach Blog
Something is always happening in North Beach! That's why it is the favorite destination for visitors and tourists from the world over.
It’s Always Sunny In North Beach: North Beach Festival Weekend Is Here
The very first street fair in America, The North Beach Festival has been the blueprint for neighborhood fairs and block parties for decades. And this weekend, we're celebrating the festival for the 64th time. In other news, is there trouble on the horizon for Washington Square Park?
On Eve Of North Beach Festival, Neighborhood Fights Washington Square Park Closure
There is always plenty afoot in North Beach, and this month is no exception: the annual North Beach Festival, due to hit our streets on Saturday and Sunday, June 16th and 17th, is always a monster event. We’re expecting a record turnout for our 64th year.
North Beach Rising: Neighborhood Rallies With Series Of Events
North Beach is a special neighborhood for many reasons. The events of recent weeks illustrate just one of them: Since the tragic fire of March 17th hollowed out the historic building at the 600 block of Union Street, North Beach has responded with grace, and with unity.
This Week's News, And The North Beach Wine Walk Returns
The Wine Walk returns to North Beach on May 4th, the North Beach lights debut....and lots more news on the best neighborhood anywhere.
In Wake Of 4-Alarm Union Street Fire, North Beach Picks Up The Pieces
North Beach was hit with a huge fire Saturday that engulfed the building that faces Union Street between Columbus Avenue and Powell Street, threatening the entire block with flames that soared more than 50 feet into the air above the structure.
And The Band Played On: North Beach's Music Scene Persists
From Keystone Korner and the Jazz Workshop through to Mabuhay Gardens, North Beach has hosted more serious music venues than most major cities ever enjoy. Of course, those places are gone now; all things wax and wane. But newcomers are rife, and as a result the Beach remains San Francisco's best neighborhood for live music.
North Beach: The Best Place To Shop For The Holidays
Here in North Beach, we are largely insulated from the retail madness of Union Square and the Market Street shopping district. And if you were going to build a movie set depicting an idyllic Christmas, it would probably look a lot like this neighborhood.