Police found an unidentified body this afternoon floating underneath a paddle wheel of the historic Eureka ferryboat at San Francisco's Hyde Street Pier on Fisherman's Wharf. According to Gordon Shyy, the San Francisco Maritime Park police found the body at about 12 p.m. with the assistance of the ... More >>
San Francisco police are investigating another suspicious death, this one involving a 75-year-old woman who was found floating in the Hyde Street Harbor at Fisherman's Wharf Friday afternoon. The Medical Examiner's Office this morning identified the woman as Feng Xian Yang Ng, a San Francisco resi ... More >>
This Christmas, instead of slaving away in your kitchen for hours making a delicious meal to feed relatives you might not like that much anyway, consider eating out and letting some of the best chefs in the city cook for you instead. On Christmas Eve, Hubert Keller's Fleur de Lys will be serving a f ... More >>
The husband and wife team of Dennis and Eloise Leong run the three-year-old DeLise Dessert Cafe, an intimate place for sweets in the Fisherman's Wharf area. The below-the-radar spot serves some of the city's best ice cream, cupcakes, and bars with frequent seasonal twists. Luckily, one of our favori ... More >>
If you happen to find yourself at Fisherman's Wharf during lunch tomorrow with a hankering for some delicious steamed crab or clam chowder, you might get more than you've bargained for - our news editor Erin Sherbert reports on The Snitch that PETA will be on hand wearing mermaid fins and little els ... More >>
A San Mateo County sex offender is in jail today after he escaped from a Mental Health facility Friday and made his way to San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf where he was reportedly seen panhandling. Derrick Sanders, 34, was reported missing from the Cordilleras Mental Health Facility around 4 a.m. o ... More >>
San Francisco, you've been cut off.Sad-ish news: Hooters, and its shorty-short-wearing waitresses, is leaving San Francisco, SFist reported yesterday. The national chain will be closing up its only location in the city -- at Jefferson and Leavenworth in the Fisherman's Wharf -- on December 21. It ... More >>
fresh herringEver wonder where the many tons of fish landed by San Francisco Bay's commercial herring fleet throughout the winter go? There's a growing market for local and sustainable seafood, but the bay's herring -- an inexpensive fish that lends itself to a variety of preparations -- doesn't ... More >>
We sure did from the seventh floor of our building in Fisherman's Wharf. The USGS is reporting a 3.9 quake happened at about 2:41 p.m. near Berkeley. Here's what you felt:USGS
devonapple/FlickrScoma's is the concierges' number-one choice for Wharf dining.SF Weekly aims to be more of an insider's newspaper than a national guide to all things San Francisco, so I don't get to Fisherman's Wharf often. Locals don't dine there as often as they did in the 1960s and 1970 ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Tasting Table spots what appears to be the Bay Area's humblest-looking lunch cart, but with the fanciest of pedigrees: Porky's from Daniel Patterson. Decorated with pigs, the Uptown Oakland cart serves o ... More >>
It's been a bloody JanuaryTwo people were shot dead Sunday evening in Fisherman's Wharf inside a souvenir store on Jefferson Street.Police say they have detained a man who they believe is connected to the shooting, according to media reports. Authorities identified Qiong Han Chu, 30 and Feng Ping ... More >>
No, you didn't get a real, $5 Louis Vuitton...In what is being billed as the largest takedown of retailers of designer fakes on the West Coast, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement busted a slew of Fisherman's Wharf merchants for allegedly smuggling and trafficking in fake Oakley, Nike, A ... More >>
Now that duck...We've written an entire cover story about the fierce rivalry between the two duck boat tour operators at Fisherman's Wharf -- the corporate-chain Ride the Ducks vs. the only-in-San Francisco Bay Quackers. Well, Bay Quackers has the duck market to themselves today for the most trag ... More >>
View Larger MapBlair Henderson, was shot to death and three others were critically wounded in the wee hours of Sunday morning in a parking area near Second and Minna. The San Francisco Medical Examiner told SF Weekly that none of the critically wounded victims have since died. But Henderson, 26, was ... More >>
Joe EskenaziBARK! BARK! BARK! BARK! Not so long ago SF Weekly reported on the exploding number of sea lions on Hyde Street Harbor -- a situation deemed an "infestation" by those charged with keeping the city's piers operational and relatively sea lion excrement-free. It seems, however, that the s ... More >>
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