“Last week, he happened to walk by the old Palace Steak House, which has been closed since last fall, following a short-lived resurrection under new owners.”
Manny Torres Gimenez taking over defunct Palace Family Steak House, will open a new restaurant named The Palace [Chron]

“While Cynthia Gaylor, Twitter’s new head of corporate development, has plenty of experience with other things, including mergers and acquisitions, it’s notable that IPOs were an important part of her portfolio during her time as a managing director at Morgan Stanley.”
Twitter’s new exec brings IPO experience [CNet] [Biz Times]

“Local Take encompasses all that makes us San Franciscans unique… where you’ll find everything from fashion to home goods to jewelry.”
Market SF Changes Name, Moves to the Castro [Hayeswire]

“So if we can start rebuilding that in the ways that we know how, focused around sellers and merchants and the neighborhood places, that can actually translate to other places as well.”
See Square’s Jack Dorsey get artisanal with local entrepreneurs [Biz Times]

“The San Francisco America’s Cup Organizing Committee, the nonprofit group tasked with raising money to help offset the city’s costs for hosting the racing event, has snagged its first three sponsors.”
America’s Cup taps Kilroy, PWC for sponsorships [Biz Times]

“A group of investors is proposing to launch a chain of gay gentlemen’s clubs in the heart of San Francisco’s Castro district, with expansion plans for New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas.”
Gay burlesque venue proposed for the Castro [BAR]

“It seems the clock has been turned back in San Francisco as a number of businesses are reliving several romanticized periods in American history.”
San Francisco businesses embrace retro [Biz Times]

“San Francisco’s FiveStars, which powers Tpumps’ rewards program, uses cloud technology and software that can be added onto most payment systems so that small businesses can monitor how often their customers come in and how much they spend.”
Loyalty programs work for small businesses [Chron]

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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