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The Union Square Christmas tree, sponsored by Macys, is decorated with over 700 ornaments and 43,000 LED lights. The official tree lighting took place on Nov. 24, and the tree will remain up into the new year.

Christmas in the City

Holiday festivities lure crowds downtown.
Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor December 14, 2017

Home to hundreds of stores meeting most holiday shopping needs and a host of dining options from upscale restaurants to grab-and-go cafés, Downtown San Francisco offers an array of attractions. The...

Attendees skate around the annual Ice Rink in Union Square. Holiday music is played throughout the day and color-changing neon lights illuminate the rink at night.

Skating into the holidays

Union Square transforms into a center for holiday celebration.
Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter December 9, 2016

The tourist hotspot Union Square is adorned with holiday wreaths and garlands during the winter months, but locals are also attracted to the annual outdoor ice rink and 83-foot Christmas tree. “[The...

Two girls pick-up their Thai boba tea orders at the 19th and Valencia St. location. The girls waited briefly and watched their drinks being made before getting them.

Mostly organic boba tea shop perfects sweetened tea

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor November 5, 2015

Locals and visitors alike line up out the door and down the block outside of the self-proclaimed tea bar with the “highest quality boba in San Francisco,” drawing customers off the Mission’s populous...

Adoption agency capitalizes on holidays

Adoption agency capitalizes on holidays

December 11, 2012

Elizabeth Smith Editor-in-Chief Kittens prance around in the decorative window displays, seemingly unaffected by the throngs of people, pressing their faces against the glass of the Macy’s windows....

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Central Subway Project alters downtown traffic

November 10, 2011

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Construction surrounding Union Square and throughout downtown San Francisco could pose a problem to shoppers during the upcoming holiday season due to the $1.5 billion Central...

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