Gui Oliveira profiles an old family-run business in the Richmond, Gus’ Discount Tackle.
Small Businesses in the Richmond are reeling from shelter-in-place orders that have left non-essential businesses struggling to survive.
As shelter-in-place orders are extended a number of small business owners struggle to stay open.
Andytown Coffee has joined other local businesses in the healthcare delivery program to support San Francisco hospitals.
Pandemic Prompts Shelter-in-Place Order: Businesses Struggle to Survive
For more than 12 years, the lime-green sliver of a building has been doling out small-batch goodies. What was once a garage, and later a barber shop, is today a nook for people to catch a breath, enjoy a coffee and grab a bite.
“My hope with Boavida is to provide the neighborhood with some delicious and healthy food, and a small market where they could pick up fresh bread, fruit, cheese and wine. We even sell toilet paper, due to neighborhood demand,”
Yo Tambien Cantina on Hugo Street and Fourth Avenue in the Inner Sunset District offers community; a place to sit, unwind and relax into conversation with loved ones or total strangers.
Gallagher opened the doors to Wee Scotty’s new location in a corner building at 1900 Taraval St. in December 2019, lining the walls with Brother sewing machines, countless spools of thread and fabrics of all stripes and colors.
In a city infamous for soaring rent prices and sometimes problematic infrastructure, one business owner has found complete peace. Her name is Marjorie “Marge” Heard, and she found that stillness in the Outer Sunset.
“The Inner Sunset is the greatest area in the City,” Kamely said, throwing his strong hands across his chest. “America is a great opportunity for everyone who has a dream.
Tartine Bakery recently opened a new location in the Inner Sunset, near Ninth Avenue and Irving Street.
The San Francisco-founded, James Beard award-winning eatery began 17 years ago in the Mission District as a place for bakers to “bring bread with an old soul into the lives of our friends in California,” according to the shop’s website.
The Riptide website describes the watering hole, built in 1941, as being “on the edge of the western world.” It is located on a stretch of Taraval near the Great Highway that has become increasingly crowded with popular shops and eateries.
Plans for a new Andronico’s Community Market in the former Fresh & Easy grocery space, next to the CVS Pharmacy at Clement Street and 32nd Avenue, were submitted to the San Francisco Planning Department.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed celebrated San Francisco’s Small Business Week (May 6-11) where local businesses, entrepreneurs and workers are being recognized and celebrated for their contribution to the local economy of their neighborhoods.