Let’s get this straight: Mission Bowling Club is actually a bowling alley. Yes, lanes may run $55 an hour, you can sip prosecco instead of swill Coors Light and the chef was on Food & Wine magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 list.
Still, the vibe isn’t precious. There are frequent theme parties, with Mylar balloons, tiaras and sheet cakes. Classic rock is on heavy rotation. Nobody’s too cool to cheer. Read More
A small-business owner is hoping for a strike in delivering a new bowling alley for the Mission neighborhood, but city fees could send her plans down the gutter.
Transforming a vacant Mission warehouse into a vibrant bowling alley may sound like the kind of idea a city would embrace, but San Francisco is socking Sommer Peterson with $44,000 in special fees, which she says could derail the project. Read More
An 8,000-sqaure foot Mission warehouse could soon be a thriving bowling alley and restaurant judging by the warm reception from the Small Business Commission Monday.The commissioner recommended approval of legislation that would permit the sale of alcohol in the bowling alley. Read More
Bowling and boozing — two inherently related activities — are the subject of city legislation designed to clear the way for a proposed new six-lane alley and bar-restaurant in the Mission district.
Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener want to tweak the planning code to make way for the new locally owned business, which wouldn’t otherwise be allowed because past problems with the area’s drinking culture prompted restrictions on new liquor licenses. Read More