Posts tagged Neighborhood
New Tenderloin building to offer restaurateurs space at super-low rents [Hoodline]

A developer lucky enough to get a good deal on a major piece of property in the Tenderloin is passing it on through purposefully low rents, in the hopes of attracting creative new restaurants to the neighborhood. The Aviary will be ready for businesses to move in by mid-to-late 2019, according to Maven. Read more via Hoodline SF.

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Hospitality House’s Annual Art Auction (May 9)

The Hospitality House’s Annual Art Auction returns on Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6-9pm. Attend an evening of arts, food, and community celebration at the Midway (900 Marin St) in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood. This annual community gathering will feature a stunning collection of artwork from local and regional artists, galleries, and collectors. Advance tickets will be available via Hospitality House.

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Pandora Karaoke reopens in a new Tenderloin home [Hoodline]

TLCBD Safe Passage is happy to hear that Pandora Karaoke has reopened at a new location in the Tenderloin. After more than three years of renovations and permitting hurdles. The karaoke club closed up shop at its old Eddy Street location in January, after an ongoing landlord dispute. But it's now back open at 50 Mason St. (at Eddy), the former home of 50 Mason Social Club.

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Jazz Supper Club Revives Live Recording Legacy in the Tenderloin [Eater SF]

Tenderloin jazz club Black Cat — part bar, part restaurant, part performance venue — took on a new role this week: Live recording studio, with three-time Grammy award-winning trumpeter Keyon Harrold recording what’s both his and Black Cat’s first live album. Also Mayor London Breed stopped by. Read more via Eater SF.

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KALW Public Radio does an in-depth radio feature on "The Tenderloin Times"

Former editors Sara Colm and Rob Waters and former reporters Chanthanom Ounkeo and Dennis Conkin for The Tenderloin Times discuss the collective power of the publication and its lasting impact on our city. The moderator is Joe Wilson, Executive Director of Hospitality House. Check out the radio feature and be sure to check out the exhibition, People, Paper, Power: Building Community Through The Tenderloin Times, at the Jewish Community Center (JCCSF) on view through April 15.

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Find us at the Thai New Year & Southeast Asian Food & Culture Festival during Sunday Streets! (April 14)

Sunday Streets has teamed up with a number of neighborhood organizations, as well as the Thai New Year and Southeast Asian Food & Culture Festival for a fun, family-oriented day in the Tenderloin. Find us at the Thai New Year & Southeast Asian Food & Culture Festival during Sunday Streets! (April 14)

Sunday Streets has teamed up with a number of neighborhood organizations, as well as the Thai New Year and Southeast Asian Food & Culture Festival for a fun, family-oriented day in the Tenderloin. TLCBD Safe Passage is also the lucky organization, selected by the Thai New Year Festival, to be the recipients of the Beer Garden fundraiser! Thank you, Lers Ros and the organizers of the Thai New Year Festival!

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Tenderloin food hall project advances; affordable housing to come later [SF Examiner]

A Tenderloin food hall is expected to open under a six-year lease, in association with the Tenderloin Housing Clinic. The nonprofit La Cocina, which trains women of color to advance in the food industry, will open up within 7,500-square feet of 101 Hyde St. as a temporary interim use. The full Board will vote on the lease agreement next week. Read more via SF Examiner.

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Tenderloin Historic Ephemera Project Closing Reception (March 28)

Head to the Tenderloin Museum on March 28th 6-9pm to celebrate the magic that is ephemera with their closing of the Tenderloin Historic Ephemera Project. This event is your last chance to see the ephemera exhibit and the matchbook art exhibition, Close Cover Before Striking: Alexander von Wolff. Read more via the Tenderloin Museum for more details.

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From fried chicken to tiki drinks: Check out the Tenderloin's 3 newest food & beverage spots [ABC 7]

Interested in checking out the newest food and drink businesses to open in the Tenderloin? From a Chinese-inspired chicken sandwich shop to a zombie-themed tiki bar, read on for the newest spots to land in this area of San Francisco. Read more via ABC 7.

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Hungry hawk stops traffic in the Tenderloin [SF Examiner]

Did you see the hawk? A red-tailed hawk brought traffic to a halt earlier this month when it stopped to eat a pigeon in the middle of a busy street in the Tenderloin. The bird made its kill on Larkin Street near Ellis Street, drawing a handful of residents who took photos. Read more and check out the video via the SF Examiner.

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Asterisk Magazine's first issue of their SF 'Hoods' series is all about the Tenderloin. Weigh in with their survey!

This spring, Asterisk which is headquartered in the Tenderloin, and best-known for its arts and culture magazine, will be releasing their first issue of HOODS, a quarterly print publication celebrating different but equally vibrant neighborhoods in San Francisco/Bay Area. The first issue will be covering the Tenderloin and you can weigh in on some of your favorite spots with their survey!

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A Day Out with the Downtown Streets Team [Bold Italic]

“You’ve probably seen the Downtown Streets Team around, with their telltale yellow vests, rubber gloves and wheeled trash cans in the graffitied alleys of the Mission and the crowded streets of the Tenderloin. The idea behind the organization: to give homeless and low-income people a job and resources to get their lives back on track.” Read more about their work on Bold Italic.

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Save the Date! Thai New Year & Southeast Asian Food & Culture Festival, April 14

Save the date for the first annual Thai New Year and Southeast Asian Food & Culture Festival happening on April 14, in alignment with Sunday Streets. We’re excited to be a partner on this event and hope you will join us for this fun, family-oriented day; promoting Southeast Asian culture, food, music, tradition, the Tenderloin neighborhood, and the Larkin Street commercial corridor.

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'The Big Eat 2019: 100 Best Dishes in San Francisco' [7x7] includes a Handful of Tenderloin Spots

7x7’s “2019 Big Eat” article features a whopping 81 new plates, as well as 43 restaurants that have never graced the list before. Among the list was Esan Classic, Onsen, Tadu, Sing Sing Sandwiches, and Villon at the Proper Hotel. Find the full list here.

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Code Tenderloin's Five Corners Fundraiser (March 21)

The Five Corners Fundraiser is Code Tenderloin's inaugural community event that will bring together students, supporters, volunteers, and local artists for a unique and inspiring evening. Support Code Tenderloin, a workforce development nonprofit that aims to secure long-term employment for under-served populations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Get your tickets and more details here.

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Boys and Girls Clubs of SF, Keystone Fundraiser & Community Event (March 25)

The Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco are hosting a fundraiser event called “Feed The Mind - The Pursuit of Joy and Balance." Proceeds from this event help send their amazing teens to the annual Keystone Leadership Conference. The event and fundraiser will feature interviews, interactive activities, raffles (including official Golden State Warriors gear), and much more. Get your tickets here.

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Tenderloin recognized at 11th Annual NEN Awards

On February 6, the 2019 NEN Awards took place at City Hall. This event has become the City’s official celebration of neighborhood heroes. The NEN Awards are San Francisco’s way of honoring and celebrating the work of the residents and organizations who make our city an amazing place to live.

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Del Seymour & Supervisor Matt Haney in conversation on the "Future of the Tenderloin"

On Tuesday, February 19, Del Seymour, the unofficial “Mayor of the Tenderloin,” and District 6 Supervisor, Matt Haney, will join in conversation about the future of the Tenderloin. As the Tenderloin remains the home to many of San Francisco’s most vulnerable populations, and in sharp contrast to the growing wealth seen in other parts of the City, its future is critical.

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