Mid-Market / Tenderloin

Tenderloin kids enjoying the safety of National Night Out

Why Isn’t Every Night a National Night Out?

Posted August 7, 2014 by

On Tuesday night, millions across America “took back their streets” through public activities associated with National Night Out. According to the program’s national director, “while the one night is certainly not an answer to crime, drugs and violence, National Night
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This will soon be the scene in UN Plaza

A Night Market for UN Plaza

Posted August 4, 2014 by

A new, bold idea is moving forward for long troubled UN Plaza: A Friday Night Market. Initiated by the SF Department of Public Works and the Market Street Association, the planned market has partnered with Ansanelli Productions, which runs the
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Fans crowd Civic Center Plaza for World Cup

Reviving SF’s Civic Center Plaza

Posted July 21, 2014 by

For all the talk about a “housing balance,” San Francisco’s real balancing act involves increasing housing and open space at the same time. And the most cost effective way to expand open space is to revive underutilized land the city
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Tenderloin-pitstop

Tenderloin Pit Stop Gets “A” for Effort

Posted July 16, 2014 by

San Francisco’s Department of Public Works launched its toilet access project on July 15, sending another strong message about City Hall’s commitment to improving the Tenderloin. The plan consists of two Solar VIP trailer mounted toilets, a dog waste bag
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80 Turk Street:From  Porn Theater to Soon to be CounterPulse Arts Center

Business Crackdown Boosts Tenderloin

Posted July 10, 2014 by

Police swarmed the Café Kim Huong at 325 Leavenworth this week as part of a multi-agency investigation into CalFresh Benefits fraud. The arrests add to the number of business crackdowns in the Tenderloin, boosting opportunities for positive businesses to take
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