As I detailed in “NY Times Gets Tenderloin Wrong,” the paper’s claim that “nowhere is the inequality gap as concentrated — and as evident — as in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood” is completely false. Not only did its supporting evidence Read More »
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It is clear from the August 17 story’s headline, “When Tech Came To the Tenderloin,” that NY Times deputy tech editor Quentin Hardy needs a geography lesson. After all, none of the prominent tech companies mentioned in the article operate Read More »
When the Tenderloin’s Sizzler restaurant failed in the late 1980’s, its backers blamed a lack of parking. Potential customers did not want to walk for blocks at night through a high crime neighborhood, which was often required due to the Read More »
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