Wondering what buzz is in Union Square? We’ve gathered all our local and national press coverage as well as our own news stories right here in one convenient place. By visiting, you’ll always be on top of the most recent Union Square news articles, events and developments without having to comb through the internet. As the retail and cultural center of San Francisco with strong ties to the city’s culinary and nightlife scenes, we’re often on the cusp of the hottest trends in the Bay Area. So, consider this your source for what’s new, hip and interesting in Union Square. We post regularly, as new stories come out.
A Day in the Life of a Union Square BID Ambassador
February 24, 2014
SFGate.com highlighted a day in the life of our lead Union Square BID Ambassador, Wayne Alexis, in this morning's edition of The City Exposed. Wayne's outstanding efforts help keep Union Square a beautiful and welcoming place to visit.
Bike Sharing Comes to Union Square
August 21, 2013
SF Streetsblog shared pictures yesterday of Bay Area Bike Share stations being installed throughout Downtown SF. Union Square will get 3 of these stations before the program officially launches on August 29. This handy map is a great guide to all stations being installed between Van Ness and the Embarcadero, and memberships are available now on the system’s website.
Converse Opening in Union Square This June
May 21, 2013
SFGate.com recently unveiled details of the forthcoming stand-alone Converse store opening on Market Street this June. The brand plans to re-think the shopping experience, activating the store with performances by local bands and DJs and art installations by local artists. For more details on the store's plans, read the full article here.
Union Square’s New Flagship Walgreens
May 21, 2013
Northern California's first-ever Flagship Walgreens store opened earlier this month in Union Square. With 18,000 square feet of retail space, the remodeled store features a high-end wine selection, a beauty boutique, pharmacy with personal consultation services, fresh and gourmet food selections in the UPMarket cafe and an extensive Ghirardelli Chocolate selection. For more details, read the San Francisco Business Times' coverage of the store's opening.
Apple Store to Relocate to Union Square Park
May 17, 2013
Apple unveiled plans this week to relocate from its location on Stockton and Ellis to the former Levi's space at 300 Post St, directly on Union Square. With a sleek new design, the outlet will be 45 percent larger than the existing space and will add 50 jobs to the area. In a press release on the move, Mayor Ed Lee stated, "I can think of no better location for the world's most stunning Apple Store than right here in Union Square." For more details and initial design renderings, check out the coverage by ABC7, SFGate.com and the Examiner.1 2 3 > Last ›