A UC San Francisco medical student was on life support Monday following a fight in a popular South of Market nightclub last weekend.Fourth-year medical student Joe Hernandez, 30, suffered head trauma during a wild night at Temple in which two fights broke out within 25 minutes, leaving four people injured. On Monday, police said Hernandez was not expected to survive and was “being kept alive to harvest tissue.” Read More
Two fights at a South of Market district nightclub in about 20 minutes Sunday left one man in critical condition, police said.A 30-year-old man was on life support Monday after suffering head trauma when a fight broke out inside the Temple Nightclub at 540 Howard St. around 1:20 a.m., police said Monday. A 26-year-old victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries in that fight. Read More
A man was stabbed outside a nightclub in San Francisco's South of Market district early this morning and another man has been arrested in the attack, a police spokesman said.
The stabbing was reported at about 1:45 a.m. near the intersection of Fourth and Brannan streets, San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield said.
Some sort of physical altercation occurred between two 25-year-old men outside a nearby nightclub, Dangerfield said. Read More
The W Hotel — a 31-story property with 404 rooms in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood — has always attracted a modern, hip clientele. As sophisticated as its neighbors — the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Moscone Center — the hotel, which features a stellar restaurant, a Bliss Spa and a bilevel bar — has reason to celebrate this month a makeover of its presidential suites, known in W-lingo as Extreme Wow suites. Read More
The scarred pavements, chain-link fences and construction vehicles that accompanied a half-decade of construction on the Bay Bridge could soon be replaced by green grass, barking dogs and idling park patrons.
From 2003 to 2009, the sound of work crews was a constant in the South of Market area due to the $471 million undertaking to retrofit the western approach to the Bay Bridge.
To help compensate local residents for the inconvenience, $4 mill Read More
The Metreon doesn’t count among the South of Market area’s ubiquitous short-term residential hotels, but you wouldn’t know that by the tenant turnover there.
From its trumpeted opening more than a decade ago as a theme park-style haven for gamers to an unfulfilled plan to house a famous New York City restaurant, the Metreon’s owners have struggled to find the right formula to make the building successful and attract long-term tenants. Read More
Nearly $2 million in developer fees was doled out Tuesday to a number of nonprofits for services in the South of Market neighborhood under a landmark deal negotiated by The City in 2005.
Five years ago, Supervisor Chris Daly negotiated a development deal that, in exchange for allowing soaring towers to exceed height limits in SoMa, would have developers paying a special fee to go toward community services. Read More