The world-renowned yoga teacher will be leading the second annual Wanderlust Festival May 21 at The Fillmore. The yoga will be accompanied by the music of Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead. Yoga and music tickets are $55, while music-only tickets cost $25. Information can be found at fillmore.wanderlustfestival.com. Read More
A cookware store in San Francisco's Marina District was robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday night, police and an employee at a nearby business said.The robbery was reported at about 7:30 p.m. at a store in the 2000 block of Chestnut Street, police said. Read More
Millions of dollars and years of planning to transform the Lower Fillmore district into a jazz destination might not be enough to stop a famed New Orleans jazz venue from opening in the Mission district.
But the Fillmore is not just about jazz, say key stakeholders who are involved in an effort to revitalize the area — they’ve even stopped calling it a jazz district. Read More
Melody Gardot became a Buddhist by accident. Quite literally.
While bicycling through her native Philadelphia in 2003, the jazz diva was hit by a Jeep, then confined to a hospital bed for more than a year with serious head, spinal and pelvic injuries, and resulting complications dog her to this day. Read More
A gathering of more than 800 people in most venues on Fillmore Street typically signals a lively concert – but you’ll be hard-pressed to hear any cheering or adoration when that many folks meet Thursday to discuss impending cuts to schools in California. Read More
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi and the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development will host a workshop on potential uses for the Fillmore Muni substation. The City had originally sold the two-story building on the corner of Fillmore and Turk streets to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for $900,000, but plans to turn it into a jazz center fizzled and it was sold back. Read More
The supervisor of The City’s District 5 is co-sponsoring a community meeting Tuesday to discuss possible uses for the former Fillmore Substation.
City officials have discussed fixing the long-abandoned building at Fillmore and Turk streets, and there’s been talk about converting it into a jazz center or other community resource.
The meeting will be at the Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore St., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Read More
For the second time in a little over a month, residents of the Fillmore District will meet with city officials to discuss development possibilities for an abandoned Muni depot on Fillmore and Turk streets. Read More