People to know in North Beach

When we asked our community for suggestions for places to explore in North Beach, they poured in, because North Beach residents love their neighborhood. It’s a tight-knit community where people stay for decades — but as the neighborhood booms, they’re being joined by scores of newcomers as well. And everyone has strong opinions on what North Beach should become as it rapidly develops.

It's got something to do with Cold War submarines.

Beyoncé introduced the world to the rich Yoruban culture, but it wound its way to the US through Cuba decades ago.

A Spotify playlist highlights the best of the North Beach Bandshell

Rhythm Foundation Director Laura Quinlan remembers neighbors packing the bandshell as a little girl. She wants to make that happen again.