Residents and businesses in and around Broadway have had enough of the violence and rowdy crowds that have become associated with the North Beach corridor, and many are mobilizing to change things. Read More
In February, police arrested five people after a melee involving about 200 people broke out on Broadway.
Alec Baldwin has pissed off more than just a photographer this week. That’s right, he dared go toe-to-toe with the eccentric Shia LaBeouf. The younger actor pulled out of their upcoming Broadway play “Orphans” over what Fox News reports as personal “differences.” Read More
Glancing at her resume, becoming a cabaret chanteuse would not seem to have been a primary goal for Emily Bergl.
However, despite making a splash on big and small screens for the last decade — her film debut was 1999’s “The Rage: Carrie 2” — music has always been lurking in the shadows just waiting to grab her by the arm. Read More
Drivers can now park at night for two hours longer on one of North Beach’s most notorious thoroughfares thanks to merchants and a community coalition.
Business owners and the Voice of Broadway had been petitioning The City for more than six months to change tow-zone restrictions, said Nader Marvi, head of Voice of Broadway and a co-owner of Monroe nightclub. Read More
The man accused of pointing a gun at San Francisco police while fleeing a drug arrest in North Beach over the weekend – prompting an officer to fire and accidentally hit two bystanders – was ordered held on $1 million bail in court Wednesday. Read More
The City’s police chief defended the actions of an officer who accidentally shot two bystanders Saturday night on Broadway in North Beach.The out-of-towners were hit by a stray bullet a cop fired toward an alleged drug dealer who had pointed a gun at the officers while fleeing. Read More
A 75-year-old man was knocked to the ground and robbed of his laptop in the middle of the afternoon in Russian Hill on Wednesday, police said.The cowardly crook crept up behind the elderly man at Broadway Avenue and Jones Street around 1:30 p.m. The thug knocked the victim to the ground, yanked away his laptop and fled, police said.The man was injured, but refused medical attention.There was no firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that changes a number of planning codes for District 3, which includes Chinatown, North Beach and the waterfront. Read More
Just when everyone was probably wondering “Say! What in the heck are our local heroes Green Day up to?” the titanic, Broadway-immortalized power trio is back with an unexpected surprise. On March 22, they’ll unleash “Awesome As F---,” a brand-new live album-DVD, culled from their recent 2009-10 tour backing the Grammy-winning “21St Century Breakdown.” Read More