Is anything sacred anymore? After 40 years, Punch Line Comedy Club is set to close, but not if Dave Chappelle has anything to do with it.
Plus, we know San Francisco is expensive AF, but is the culture really ruined for good? See what WaPo has to say it. Plus, the Warriors are headed for their fifth-straight finals, and more top stories this week.
Six-Story French Dining Cathedral ONE65 Opens Bistro and Bar Floors, Eater
Housed in a narrow, six story space, ONE65 is the French patisserie/bistro/bar/fine-dining complex we didn't know we needed, but now can't wait to try. Sure, France has the Eiffel Tower, but we have ONE65. Read more.
How San Francisco Broke America's Heart, Washington Post
Once a heterogeneous hub for different cultures and artists, and now a techie filled hipster haven, its undeniable that San Francisco's culture has changed drastically. The startups keep growing, well-loved SF institutions keep closing, and it seems like every block has at least two pricey coffee shops. But is it all bad? Local residents weigh in on the new 'monoculture.' Read more.
Dave Chappelle joins local comics, city officials calling to 'Save the Punch Line,' San Francisco Chronicle
Chances are, you never expected to see Dave Chappelle speaking on the steps of City Hall, but then again you probably never thought beloved SF comedy fixture Punch Line might close. Comedians and city officials united in a bid to #SavethePunchline and prevent what Chapelle said is equatable to "Burning down the Louvre." Read more.
The living garden in Freeman's TIC, designed by Bohlin Cywinski JacksonAdam Rouse for Vanguard Properties
Blue Bottle founder's Queen Anne tenancy in common asks $3.85M, Curbed
Blue Bottle's founder, James Freeman is selling his five bedroom tenancy in common, complete with a living wall and roof deck. Redesigned by the same firm behind many of his cafes, its basically the closest you can get to living inside a Blue Bottle Cafe. Skip the $3.85 million price tag, and treat yourself to a $6 pour over instead. Read more.
Warriors sweep Portland to advance to record fifth-straight finals, SF Examiner
Whether you actually care about basketball, or you're really just in it for the game day barhopping, throw on your Curry jersey because for the fifth year in a row, the Warriors are going to the finals! Cross your fingers they win the finals again, and pay a final visit to Oracle Arena before the Warriors move to SF. Read more.