The Square - The Official Blog of Union Square San Francisco
The Square is where you can find in-depth coverage of all of the fabulous shops, restaurants, shows, nightclubs, events and services in the Union Square neighborhood of San Francisco. Think of it as our features section. Wondering what to do on your visit to Union Square, what the top clubs are, where the top holiday celebrations are, where to shop for the hottest trends? We’ve got you covered. Union Square is not only the shopping and style center of SF, it’s also home to some of the most celebrated restaurants, prestigious theatres and hippest bars in the Bay Area, so check it out from an insider’s perspective. We post every Friday about the must-hit shops, restaurants, shows and trends that make us special!
Guest Post by Kevin M. Thomas, Director of Sales at the Hotel Mark Twain
San Francisco has developed a reputation as a not so affordable travel destination, and in some ways, this can ring true, particularly for travelers from outside the Bay Area.
However, having been in the tourism business for quite some time, I can tell you that any city has its peaks and valleys when it comes to travel. So if you’re planning a trip to Union Square, or really any metropolitan city, and you’re going for leisure with flexible dates, here are some tips to help you get the most for your money.
This weekend Union Square will make a great home-base for the St. Patrick’s Day festivities that sweep through San Francisco every year. First check out the parade, then make your way to a local pub for some appropriately-themed fare. Here are our Union Square picks for St. Paddy’s Day celebrating.
Did you know that many of SF’s top galleries are right here in Union Square? You can visit them to peruse the works of famous local and international artists or even take home an original piece of art to display in your home. Here are some of our favorite exhibits happening in Union Square SF right now.