waterfront http://kalw.org en Seven important numbers from the final America’s Cup Economic Impact Report http://kalw.org/post/seven-important-numbers-final-america-s-cup-economic-impact-report <p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Several years ago, the Bay Area Council Economic Institute conducted a study on the expected economic impact of the 34th</span><span style="line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap;"> America’s Cup, if San Francisco were to host the event. Sun, 22 Dec 2013 06:40:08 +0000 Angela Johnston 37515 at http://kalw.org Seven important numbers from the final America’s Cup Economic Impact Report Billionaires’ sailboat race may leave San Francisco in debt http://kalw.org/post/billionaires-sailboat-race-may-leave-san-francisco-debt <p></p><p>On a rare, hot summer Saturday on the San Francisco Bay, a race between a pair of 10 million dollar sailboats has just begun: Team Italy against Team New Zealand. Spectators at a viewing area on San Francisco’s Embarcadero lounge on bean bag chairs. Piers 27-29 have been converted into a giant pavilion, with big screen TVs, picnic tables, a concert space, and Nespresso machines at every corner.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 23:53:26 +0000 Angela Johnston 32647 at http://kalw.org Billionaires’ sailboat race may leave San Francisco in debt New Warriors arena in San Francisco not a slam dunk http://kalw.org/post/new-warriors-arena-san-francisco-not-slam-dunk <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco’s waterfront is booming. It’s become a major destination for tourists and locals, celebrated two World Series wins, and is currently playing host to an international sailing race. There’s a new cruise ship terminal, and a re-invented </span>Exploratorium<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. And now the waterfront is preparing itself for another huge makeover.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:33:24 +0000 Angela Johnston 31049 at http://kalw.org New Warriors arena in San Francisco not a slam dunk