Navigating through 200,000 yachting fanatics on the way home from work could totally cramp a person’s commute. With that in mind, The City is hosting a meeting in the Ferry Building this week to meet with neighbors about the “people plan” they’ve come up with — the strategy for handling the crowds expected for the event. Read More
Located across from the Ferry Building, One Market bar has long been a favorite spot for ferry commuters as well as the after-work Financial District crowd since celebrity chef Bradley Ogden opened the adjoining upscale restaurant in 1993. Bartender Shanti Deluca came up with the ginger- and marjoram-infused Bees in a Pram cocktail for the Cocktail World Cup competition in February. The apple juice and spices combined with the ginger give the drink an interesting spicy bite. Read More
Authorities have increased security and “sensitivity training” at the Ferry Building in response to merchant complaints that more homeless were using the boutique marketplace as a resting spot. Read More
Merchants at San Francisco’s Ferry Building say they have noticed an increase in homeless in the area — some of whom have been troublesome for business — since the demolition of the Transbay Terminal.
At a meeting Thursday afternoon, the building’s head of security told merchants that multiple stay-away orders have been filed recently for transients who have been bothering customers. Read More
The Port of San Francisco will host a community meeting tonight to present design alternatives for a proposed cruise terminal at Pier 27.
The Port anticipates the proposed terminal to be a major visitor attraction, and the community workshop is aimed at gauging public support for the plan. The terminal, which is slated to cost around $80 million to build, is expected to be finished in 2014. Read More
As summer foot traffic swarms The City’s waterfront, Ferry Building officials are opening seven new “shoplets” in the upscale marketplace they say contributes to the building’s sustainable, artisanal theme.
All the new kiosks are slated to be up and running by Tuesday, and a few are already open, including gluten-free Mariposa Baking Co., the vegan Pepples Donuts and Benedetta Holistic Skin Care. Read More
Merchants in the Ferry Building Marketplace fear their businesses will suffer after plans were dumped to add parking spaces to the adjacent plaza.
As The Examiner reported in December, the Port of San Francisco planned to add 65 spaces to the Ferry Plaza for six years to raise funds for an $879,000 plaza improvement project.
But the proposal was dumped following strong community opposition to use of the site for parking, according to Port waterfront planner Jonathan Stern. Read More
The future expansion plans of the Ferry Building in San Francisco will take a vital step forward today. Read More
Waiting with his wife for an appointment in the surgeon’s office last year, Jeff Sykes handed her a flier for the Komen S.F. Race for the Cure.
Denise Martini had run the race with daughter Laura seven years earlier, and she knew that there was no better time than the present for another go at the 5K event. Read More