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.
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.
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.2 3 >