Noa took the endeavor seriously from the beginning, consulting with the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine about creating nutritionally appropriate recipes for dog treats, using only the healthiest organic ingredients and developing a product that had a lengthy shelf life.
Press Release: ‘Take Time for Taraval Bingo’ to Support Small Businesses
Take Time for Taraval Bingo, a brand-new game played along Taraval Street, is a new way for residents and neighbors to shop local along Taraval Street. Shoppers can collect game boards from participating businesses and receive unique stickers for their boards by making purchases.
Joe’s Ice Cream Could Face Eviction: Building May Be Replaced
Since 1959, Joe’s Ice Cream has served generations of customers on Geary Boulevard in the Richmond District, but now it may get scooped up by market forces, along with its neighbor business, Cards And Comics Central.
Longtime Owner of Inner Richmond Neighborhood Bar Keeps the Irish Flowing
It’s 5 o’clock on a Friday evening and customers are just starting to crowd into O’Keeffe’s, a no-apologies Irish bar in the Inner Richmond. Annie O’Keeffe, the diminutive owner, is serving up $4 beers and $6 shots of whiskey.
Outer Richmond’s Homey New ‘Common Space’
The first thing you need to know about Common Space, a gift shop and art gallery that opened in the Outer Richmond last November, is that owner Anna Beurskens names every plant for sale.
JANE Consignment Celebrates 20 Years in the Richmond￼
A quintessential Richmond District business just reached an important milestone. This past summer, JANE Consignment, located at Clement Street and 24th Avenue, celebrated 20 years of serving the community.
Love Street Vintage Finds New Richmond Home on Balboa Street
“A ‘love street’ can be anywhere,” explained Graciela Ronconi, a 30-year-plus resident of the Richmond District and founder of the neighborhood newcomer, Love Street Vintage.
35 Years of ‘Beauty’ on Geary Boulevard
The Beauty Network website makes it possible to reach customers all over the world without those customers leaving their homes.
Bartender’s Ocean Beach Cafe Takes the Potent Out of Potent Potables
Ocean Beach Cafe is a new restaurant on La Playa Street between Balboa and Cabrillo, led by former bartender Joshua James. After 20 years in the restaurant industry, he has finally opening his own place. But this time around, none of the drinks have alcohol.
For the Love of Small Business
Small businesses are the heart of the Richmond District.
Outdoor Dining Offered a Glimmer of Hope for Struggling Businesses
While being open or closed is a moving target for restaurants, many of outdoor dining spaces had become an attraction to residents and visitors who enjoy going out to eat and crave a sense of community.
City Extends Eviction Ban Throwing Lifeline to Small Businesses
To slow the spread of small business failures during the pandemic, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has expanded and extended a moratorium on evicting commercial tenants who cannot pay rent because of COVID-19.
San Francisco’s Hometown Creamery Keeps the Scoops Coming During Pandemic
Nothing about 2020 has been typical, but brothers Saadi and Adar Halil, the co-owners and founders of Hometown Creamery, have stayed optimistic. They have also managed to stay open during the most challenging circumstances for small businesses in memory.
Adapting to Change and Surviving the Pandemic: Hockey Haven
The Hockey Haven has operated continuously for more than 70 years, up until the past few months of shelter in place. They are one of the many small businesses in the Richmond District that have been impacted by the pandemic.
Gus’ Discount Tackle: an Anchor on Balboa for More Than 50 Years
Gui Oliveira profiles an old family-run business in the Richmond, Gus’ Discount Tackle.