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.
Holiday Ice Rink Returns to Union Square this November
September 13, 2012
Union Square's iconic Holiday Ice Rink kicks off its fifth season on November 7. With the rink open daily from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. throughout the season, there will be plenty of opportunity to glide across the ice with family and friends. Read the press release for full details on the rink.
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. (9:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31)
Regular Admission: $10
Children 8 & under: $6
Ice Skate & Hockey Skate Rentals: $5
**Advance tickets go on sale Monday, October 15 here.
Union Square at the Center of Fashion’s Night Out
September 5, 2012
Fashion's Night Out 2012 is just around the corner and Union Square is the center of it all in SF. Check out all the local coverage we’ve been getting and be sure to stop by to enjoy an evening of fashion, refreshments and fun.
Meet our New Executive Director, Karin Flood
August 17, 2012
Our new Executive Director, Karin Flood, was featured in the San Francisco Business Times. Read the article to learn more about her history and to find out about the exciting projects she will be tackling in the upcoming months.
Central Subway Update: Stockton Street Closure
July 31, 2012
Several local news agencies have covered the closure of Stockton Street from Ellis to Geary, which began on Monday July 30, 2012 and will continue for the next several years. The Union Square BID was prepared for the changes and has worked to keep the businesses along Stockton St. informed. We continue to enjoy heavy foot traffic in the area and don’t anticipate any major changes in retail sales or visitation. In order to help accommodate for the changes, Grant Ave. has been converted to a two-way street from Sutter to Geary. As usual, you can get more information and alternate routes on the Central Subway Blog.
Here is some of the news coverage:
Business is Booming in Union Square
March 9, 2012
Local news station KRON4 provides coverage of the luxury retailers that are slated to open this year in Union Square. Retailers include: Jimmy Choo, Yves Saint Laurent, Vilebrequin and Mulberry. Rumours are also on the rise that Topshop is investigating a Union Square location, which would be the British retailer's first store on in California.
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