“It’s about looking at a space and anticipating how someone will use it. It’s about logical organization and making a space that is fashionable but can be updated as tastes change.”
San Francisco designer Gary Hutton is in constant motion [Chron]

“Before his promotion to COO, Swartz was senior vice president of the corporation and president of Hearst Newspapers.”
Steven Swartz to succeed Hearst CEO [Chron]

“There’s a taker for the dormant Club Six space (60 6th Street), which closed in October after fourteen years of bumping, grinding, and various Sixth Street shenanigans”
Club Six Space to Become Lux [Grub]

“We are delighted to finally reach a contract deal. It’s been six years of a very contentious relationship”
Sutter/CPMC agrees to a contract with its nurses in SF, clearing the path for its hospital deal [SFBG]

“No need to pay for that content today, as Bauer has laid out almost all of the same points about new chef Andy Phillips’s food on the blog (in 520 words, versus the 560 of his review), and revealed his downgraded star rating — two stars down from three, stars which by the way aren’t even visible in the sfchronicle.com version at present, due to some flub.”
Bauer Pans Va de Vi, Twice [Grub]

“The estimated average daily room rate for San Francisco hotels in 2013 is 186.96, which is up from $171,65 last year”
S.F. hotel industry keeps killing it [Biz Times]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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