Sunday, April 13 was the Tenderloin’s first Thai New Year Festival, teamed up with Sunday Streets and a number of local organizations. This proved to be a winning combo, bringing out neighbors and visitors alike for a fun, family-friendly day of activities. Here are some photos from the event!Read More
Thank you everyone who attended our latest TL Talk LIVE, our quarterly event series. Here are some photos from the event and a recap of the discussion; including the announcement of TL Thrives, an actionable plan to build block safety groups, expand the Micro Neighborhood Cleaning program, and address harm caused as the result of the open air drug trade in the Tenderloin. Supervisor Matt Haney has also called for a hearing on April 25 on the issue and has identified a 10-point plan to improve the City’s cleaning efforts.Read More
Boeddeker Park was filled with people on December 18th for the Tenderloin Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony! It was AMAZING to see so many community groups come together for this event— check out the photos here.Read More
$1000 grants will be awards to local artists and creative individuals for artworks that tell stories of the Tenderloin. See the flyer below for the submission details. The deadline to apply is January 28, 2019.Read More
On Tuesday, November 27, TLCBD Safe Passage received commendation from Supervisor Jane Kim at the Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall. This special honor served as another great moment on the TLCBD Safe Passage’s 10 year timeline and a chance to thank everyone involved, especially the Tenderloin residents who are the heart & soul of this program. Check out the video and photos.Read More
Here are some photos from the TLCBD Safe Passage Ten Year Anniversary Party at Tenderloin’s PianoFight. The party served as a momentous occasion to thank our many Safe Passage Corner Captains, show off some karaoke skills (shout out to Supervisor Jane Kim and incoming D6 Supervisor Matt Haney for the duet!) and recognize the program’s founders, funders, and everyone in between.
The party also marked the start of our fundraising efforts for the next 10 years. Donate here, every bit helps to expand and continue this vital neighborhood work.Read More
From the #BlackFriday buzz to #CyberMonday, one shopping trend stood out to us: SHOP SMALL & SHOP LOCAL. There are a number of local businesses and independent retailers in the Tenderloin that might just have the perfect holiday gift for you and the loved ones on your gift-giving list. Here are a few ideas.Read More
Such a beautiful night with the Aztec dancers and community out in full at tonight’s Dia de Los Muertos x Walk for Wellness celebration.
Community partners include: La Voz Latina, CounterPulse, Lower Polk CBD, Demonstration Gardens, Tenderloin SFPD, and more!Read More
👻🍬🦇🎃 We had so much fun seeing all the costumes out on the Safe Trick or Treating route. Here are some photos. Thank you CounterPulse, PianoFight, EXIT Theatre, Farmer Brown, and the SFPD Tenderloin Station.Read More
Join CounterPulse and other Tenderloin theater venues like PianoFight and EXIT Theatre for a fun, free, and family-friendly Halloween adventure! TLCBD Safe Passage Corner Captains will be leading the guided Trick or Treating route for kids, with support from officers at the Tenderloin Police Station.Read More
The Walk for Wellness is celebrating Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with activities throughout Sgt. Macaulay Park, Turk & Hyde Park, and Boeddeker Park.
Meet TLCBD at the Turk Hyde Park by 4:30 for a special Aztec dance performance followed by a procession to Boeddeker Park and then Sgt Macualay Park to check out altars and celebrate the holiday with family friendly activities.Read More
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
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
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
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
The City’s Fix-It Team is distributing free motion-sensor solar LED lighting for property owners to install on their properties to enhance sidewalk visibility. Property owners must sign a waiver form to participate; priority is given to properties within existing Fix-It neighborhoods, of which the Tenderloin is one. Contact email@example.com for more information.Read More