Green Film Kicks Off 2014 Festival

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On Thursday, May 29th, The San Francisco Green Film Festival inaugurated its 4th annual film festival with an opening night reception held at The Aquarium of the Bay.  With tranquil aquariums and marine life as the back drop, the reception allowed attendees to eat, drink, and mingle with vendors, … [Read more...]

Making Par At Urban Putt

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Offering the only miniature golf course in town, Urban Putt opened to major fanfare three weeks ago.  With owner Steve Fox at the helm and chef Dane Boryta overseeing the kitchen, Urban Putt combines the miniature golf experience with a restaurant and two different bars. We recently visited this … [Read more...]

Mission Bay’s New MOB Gaining Height

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In a somewhat lonely stretch of Mission Bay, grids of steel columns and I-beams are being raised to support a future Kaiser Permanente owned Medical Office Building (MOB).  The 10 story building, located at 1600 Owens Street and adjacent to I-280 and the CalTrain tracks, will serve the city's … [Read more...]

Trou Normand Brings On The Meat

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Recently opened restaurant Trou Normand, owned by Thad Vogler and commanded by chef Salvatore Cracco,  promises to have an extensive selection of charcuterie offerings, a unique apple brandy based cocktail menu, and a dynamic restaurant bar setting.  We headed over to sample the restaurant's … [Read more...]

2175 Market Street Coming Soon to Castro

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With its wood frame and conventional facade, 2175 Market Street may not be as glamorous as the nearby Linea and 8 Octavia residences, however, when finished it will bring 88 apartment units and a possible local market place to a burgeoning area along Market Street.  Owners Strada and Forest City … [Read more...]

Impossible Light Shows What’s Possible

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Roxie theater recently screened Impossible Light, a film directed by Jeremy Ambers that tells the story of those involved in creating The Bay Lights.  Spearheaded by Ben Davis, The Bay Lights project is an initiative to illuminate the Bay Bridge's western portion and make it visually significant … [Read more...]