San Francisco Union Square
The streets around San Francisco’s bustling Union Square are back in order after a temporary construction moratorium on the Central Subway Project was called for holiday shoppers. Critics say that consideration wasn’t extended to North Beach and Chinatown.
Many people might think of the America’s Cup sailing race as NASCAR on the water, but it’s clear who these races are geared to. The sails are big billboards for sponsors.
Work resumes Wednesday on San Francisco’s Central Subway project on Stockton Street between Ellis and Geary streets, where construction has been on hiatus since Thanksgiving.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee welcomed a global Japanese clothing retailer, set to open a Union Square flagship store this fall and provide the city with 500 full and part-time jobs.