24th Street

Curry Up Now is one of 38 restaurants to open on a nine-block stretch of Valencia since 2008.

Does the Mission Have Too Many Restaurants?

It’s 2:30 on a Monday afternoon and only two diners are enjoying the Indian-fusion street food at Curry Up Now, which opened on Valencia between 17th and 18th in February. “Business has been okay,” says...
Rene Yañez stands in front of his 3D piece, part of Illuminations: Día de los Muertos 2011 exhibit opening Oct. 7 at SOMArts Cultural Center Bay Gallery.

“Royalty” of the Mission Art Scene Faces Eviction

Spanning three decades in the Mission District, prominent San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, who seeded and grew the annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration into a citywide event, is in the process of...
3135 24th Street, near the corner of Folsom Street, approaches completion but has an uncertain future. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

Auto Shop Turns Into Condos, but Another Eatery?

A building project at 3135 24th Street to convert a former auto repair shop into a mixed-use development is set to finish construction in a month and already there is a disagreement about how the...