USBID in the News
Marisa Rodriguez, who since April 2019 has overseen the city's Office of Cannabis, was chosen from among 165 applicants to lead the alliance (also known as the Union Square Business Improvement District, or BID), it said in a quiet announcement last month. On Oct.
In time for a slice of the holiday shopping season, luxury Swiss watchmaker Omega has just opened a boutique outlet in San Francisco's Union Square, representing a vote of confidence for the city’s hard-hit epicenter of international shopping and tourism.
San Francisco officials are launching a multipronged push to combat retail theft in the city, an effort that includes more police investigators and community ambassadors and an upgraded system for retailers to report crimes online.
San Francisco is taking it to the streets with 30 performances, free and open-to-the-public, spread across 10 Wednesdays this summer in some of the City’s most iconic outdoor public spaces.
San Francisco’s Hallidie Plaza, named after the inventor of the cable car, Andrew Hallidie. The plaza, which opened 48 years ago at Powell and Market streets next to the cable car turnaround, has been a mess ever since.
Mayor London Breed proposed a $9.5 million investment for downtown San Francisco Tuesday to attract workers and tourists back to an area devastated by the pandemic lockdowns.
For homeless people, a place to live is life changing to a degree that almost no other intervention can provide.
The coronavirus pandemic plunged San Francisco tourism into its worse financial crisis in modern history, gutting spending by $8 billion in 2020 compared with the prior year.
Union Square is home to some of the biggest names in retail. It was facing challenges before the COVID-19 pandemic, including competition from online businesses and years of construction on a new subway line.
Uniqlo announced its Union Square store will close next month. It's the latest retail closure, a troubling trend for what was once destination shopping for residents and tourists alike.