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Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

Later Lucy, North Face Planning New Concept Store

The Lucy brand is being “phased out” and the Cow Hollow store at 1974 Union Street is slated to close in January. But The North Face, which owns the Lucy brand, is planning to convert the Cow Hollow space into an all-new concept store which will focus on outdoor... Read More »

Sweaty Betty Is Circling Cow Hollow

Sweaty Betty Is Circling Cow Hollow

Sweaty Betty, the London-based retailer which is “famous for reversible yoga pants, statement prints, bum-sculpting leggings and technical fabrics…that take you from bar to barre,” has quietly filed an application to open up shop in Cow Hollow. The proposed location at 2046 Union Street, which was formerly occupied by... Read More »

Potential for Whole Foods and Formula Retail on Polk Remains

Potential for Whole Foods and Formula Retail on Polk Remains

While San Francisco’s Planning Department had recommended the City’s Planning Commission support a modified prohibition on new Formula Retail establishments along the Polk Street corridor, with an exception for developments where the ratio of residential uses to new formula retail was at least 3:1, the Commission voted 4 to... Read More »

Prohibition on Formula Retail Likely for Polk, but with a Big Twist

Prohibition on Formula Retail Likely for Polk, but with a Big Twist

With the neighborhood fight over the former Lombardi Sports site at 1600 Jackson Street having reached a fevered pitch, and battle lines having been drawn over a proposed Whole Foods 365, the City’s Planning Commission is poised to institute a prohibition on new Formula Retail establishments opening along the... Read More »

A Fast Food Fixture’s Days Are Numbered

A Fast Food Fixture’s Days Are Numbered

Rebuilt in 2007 but having occupied the southwest corner of Lombard and Fillmore for over forty years, plans to demolish the freestanding KFC/Taco Bell building at 2101 Lombard Street are in the works. As proposed, a five-story building with nine (9) two-bedroom condos over 3,000 square feet of ground... Read More »

Blue Bottle Pushing Forward With Fillmore Street Plan

Blue Bottle Pushing Forward With Fillmore Street Plan

Blue Bottle Coffee is pushing forward with plans to combine the former Tully’s Coffee and adjacent Juicy News storefronts on the southwest corner of Fillmore and Jackson into a single space and café which would serve treats baked off-site by Tartine as well. Standing in the way of Blue... Read More »

Plot To Add Booze To Theater Menus Takes A Formulaic Turn  

While San Francisco’s Zoning Administrator has given AMC a thumbs up with respect to plans for adding a bar within the AMC Metreon 16 at Mission and Fourth (from which beer, wine and spirits would be sold and allowed to be taken into the theaters), as the chain’s “MacGuffins” bar qualifies as... Read More »

Renderings And FAQs For Target’s Ocean Avenue Express

Renderings And FAQs For Target’s Ocean Avenue Express

With the Planning Commission meeting which could clear the way for Target to open an “Express” store at 1830 Ocean Avenue scheduled for next week, we now have the official renderings and answers to a few key FAQs: 1. Of the 103 parking spaces in the building’s garage, 26... Read More »

Philz Planning Potrero Hill Expansion

Philz Planning Potrero Hill Expansion

If approved by Planning this week, Philiz Coffee will soon start brewing in Potrero Hill with a new location on 17th Street between De Haro and Carolina. The 1,500-square-foot shop would occupy one of the two empty storefronts along 17th Street at the base of the 21-unit “Onyx” (415... Read More »

Supersized Sunnyside Safeway Slated For Approval(s)

Supersized Sunnyside Safeway Slated For Approval(s)

In the works for over seven years, the plans to overhaul and supersize the outdated Sunnyside Safeway at 625 Monterey Boulevard could finally be approved this week.  As proposed, the store will be expanded from 19,000 to 45,000 square feet, building across the store’s existing surface parking lot and... Read More »