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The Inside Scoop: New Bi-Rite Cafe coming to Civic Center Plaza

As a result of yet another major gift, the Civic Center Commons will soon offer a street cafe to serve as a central gathering space for Commons visitors. The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department in partnership with The Trust for Public Land and Civic Center Community Benefit District (CCCBD)…

Enjoy a full bar serving wine, beer and craft cocktails, and a selection of delicious street food offerings curated by Off the Grid. Also check out FREE performances by local bands curated by Another Planet Entertainment – the August 16 Block Party features Sonny & The Sunsets, Banzai Cliff and Golden Gram! The party also features games!   The…



“The Commons” is Civic Center Plaza, UN Plaza, and Fulton Street between the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Main Public Library. The Civic Center Commons Initiative is a collaborative effort to breathe new life into these central civic spaces, changing how people engage with the place and with each other.

Led by the City of San Francisco in partnership with neighbors, community organizations, and cultural institutions, the initiative is transforming the Commons so that everyone can feel welcome and experience the best of San Francisco every day.


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