Tosca Closes This Weekend For Renovations; David Chang/David Simon Event Still Has Tickets


North Beach: Tosca Café (242 Columbus Avenue), the North Beach institution that’s being taken over by Ken Friedman and chef April Bloomfield of NY’s Spotted Pig fame, is closing its doors after Sunday night for a renovation that’s likely to last several months. [Scoop, Earlier]
Ferry Building: The aforementioned Humphry Slocombe expansion to the Ferry Building needs your help, and they’ve started a “Lickstarter” campaign. [Eater]
Hayes Valley: They just put balcony tickets for sale for this City Arts & Lectures event on May 30 at the Nourse Theater featuring Momofuku chef David Chang and Treme/The Wire creator David Simon. [Grub Street]