Tuesday, October 2 is Family Night at Boeddeker Park! (5:30 to 7:30pm) Join in for food, face painting, and more! Did we mention they’re also showing the movie “Frozen?”Read More
A winter-themed park will bring seasonal cheer to San Francisco at the end of November. ABC7 News spoke with the owner of Bietak Productions, who confirmed the Winter Park will open at Civic Center November 30 and will feature a 6,000-square-foot ice rink and a lighted forest. The park will be open from noon to 10 p.m. through January 6. Read more and watch the video clip here.Read More
As a new immigrant to the United States in the early 1970s, Jayantibhai Patel slept very little. By day he held down a job at a bank in San Francisco. By night he toiled in the city’s run-down Tenderloin district at the Vincent Hotel, a property he had acquired not long after moving to the country. By the 1980s he and his two sons were running several motels and hotels in California, and now, four years after Patel’s death, his granddaughters are taking the family business forward. Read more about the South Asian American experience in National Geographic’s full article.Read More
Today was the ‘bread breaking’ ceremony for La Cocina’s Municipal Marketplace, marking the beginning of construction of the country's first all-women-led food hall. The marketplace is expected to open in Spring 2019 at 101 Hyde Street in Tenderloin, where the post office once stood.Read More
On September 11, we planted trees in the Tenderloin! Big thanks to Mayor London Breed, State Senator Scott Wiener, San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, FriendsSentaorof the Urban Forest, and the many Tenderloin volunteers and community partners!Read More
Curators and photographers Brenton Gieser and Felix Uribe will present and discuss their exhibition Tender Souls, a project uncovering the humanity and complexities of the Tenderloin. Tender Souls will be on view September 15, 2018 - January 13, 2019, at the Main Library, Skylight Gallery.
Opening Program, Sunday, September 16, 1pm.Read More
A new free art lending library will be available to Tenderloin residents, courtesy of local theater CounterPulse. Launching September 4, the Tenderloin Art Lending Library (TALL) is a queer-artist-run project that will lend artwork to neighbors free of charge for up to one month, according to Rick Darnell, CounterPulse’s community arts manager. Read the full article on Hoodline.Read More
This week (August 28 – 31, 2018) Safer Inside's demonstration site was in full swing with tours to the press and public. The goal? Show what a full-scale, operational demonstration model of an overdose prevention site would look like.Read More
TLCBD is looking for volunteers! Join us on Tuesday, September 11 for an opportunity to plant trees, in partnership with San Francisco's Public Works. Read more for details on how to sign up.Read More
As students are heading back to school and our safety orientation sessions begin, the Safe Passage crew is growing and so are their schedules. This year Safe Passage will be celebrating 10 years! Stay tuned for our celebration in November. Also check out Safe Passage on ABC7 this Friday at 4pm.Read More
Join your neighbors on Saturday, September 8, 9am-noon, as we get swept up with civic pride and all do our part to keep our city clean. The ask is simple: LOVE OUR CITY! Grab a broom and dustpan, sweep the sidewalk in front of your home or business and pick up litter in your neighborhood.
The meeting location for the Tenderloin neighborhood is Sgt. Macaulay Park (@ O’Farrell & Larkin Street). Join us, we’ll see you there!Read More
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, joined San Francisco Mayor London Breed today in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood to unveil 89 newly renovated affordable housing units. Named after late House Democratic Leader Sala Burton, the public housing building is for elderly and disabled residents. Read the full article on the SF Examiner.Read More
Running Sept. 6-15, the San Francisco Fringe Festival is an annual, two-week theatrical event featuring a panoply of category-defying short plays, performance art and solo shows from the Bay Area and all over the world. It’s an unjuried festival, in contrast to many other Fringe Festivals throughout the world, meaning that acts are selected by luck of the draw. Nothing gets censored, and artists don’t need a resume to get in. For audiences, it’s a chance to see something other theaters might deem too unmarketable, too indecent, too unorthodox, too confessional. Read the full article on SF Chronicle's Datebook.Read More