Owners of Live at the Rrazz had to close their Van Ness Avenue location after just six days of performances last month because of noise issues, but a spokesman said the nightlife spot may still return.
The club, which hosted live performances, moved to the former Cadillac dealership at 1000 Van Ness Ave. after holding events at the Rrazz Room in the Hotel Nikko from 2008 through 2012. Read More
The historic Armory building at 14th and Mission streets will soon be home to a community center where trade shows, sporting events and theater can be held.
Andrew Harvill, director of the community center, said the space will serve as a hub for the surrounding neighborhood. Read More
The entertainment permit that would allow dozens of concerts to be held at the America’s Cup Pavilion was approved unanimously Tuesday night by the Entertainment Commission, despite objections from surrounding neighborhoods.
The number of concerts planned for the America’s Cup Pavilion on the northern waterfront is being scaled back ahead of a hearing for the venue permit at the Entertainment Commission on Tuesday.
Instead of as many as 40 concerts between May 31 and Oct. 15, there will be up to 30, according to pavilion organizers and neighbors. Read More
Far too many projects in San Francisco hit roadblocks because of complaints from a handful of neighbors. And when the America’s Cup Event Authority announced a major concert series on the waterfront, it appeared as if nearby residents could have sunk the deal. Read More
The 330 Ritch nightclub, where three people were injured in a weekend shooting, is no more.
The owners agreed to surrender their entertainment permit Monday, which means the club will no longer operate, according to Entertainment Commission Executive Director Jocelyn Kane. The decision is indefinite, she said. Read More
Legislation that would require party bus operators to check identification of those on board or face hefty fines is before the state Senate’s Judiciary Committee today.
The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, is aimed at curbing underage drinking by closing a loophole in a law adopted in the 1980s that required similar actions by limousine drivers. Read More
Two or three nights every week, Vajra Granelli hits the town to see what San Francisco’s nightlife has to offer.
But he is not looking to party.
Granelli is the sole inspector with the Entertainment Commission. And with more than 400 permits to keep tabs on — such as for live music and DJs — he has his work cut out for him. Read More
The Inner Richmond district’s only music venue has three months to clean up its act or face closure, after months of violence and permit violations.Last month, the Entertainment Commission heard from the Police Department and businesses neighboring the RockIt Room, located at 406 Clement St., about violence, noise and drug use plaguing the typically quiet community. Read More