5 Things To Know This AM — Jan 30 2012

Facebook is expected to file for an IPO this week, meaning that folks who funded the company back in '05 and '06 could be raking in historic amounts in the billions. (WSJ via SFist)
After removing benches along Market Street in the '90s due to the city's homeless problem, S.F. planners are trying to reinstall them. (NYTimes)
S.F.-based private equity firm TSG just bought a 50-percent stake in Alexis Bittar. (WWD)
Check out the rustic-chic interiors of new Mission beer spot Southern Pacific Brewing. (Eater SF)
Expect to see a big San Francisco-themed spread in the March issue of Vogue China featuring Bay Area native (and Joseph Altuzarra's cousin) Lily Kwong. (R29 NYC)
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