Posts tagged Tenderloin SF
Photos: Sgt. John Macaulay Park and Turk + Hyde Mini Park Groundbreaking

he Let’sPlaySF! Initiative, the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, the Trust for Public Land and, San Francisco Parks Alliance and Tenderloin partners, organized a Community Groundbreaking of Sgt. John Macaulay Park and Turk + Hyde Mini Park. Please note both parks are currently closed for the redesign. We anticipate an 8-month closure.

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Photos: Thai New Year Festival x Sunday Streets

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!

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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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TLCBD is being honored at the Curry Senior Center’s 2019 Gala! Attend this fabulous event & support programs for seniors (May 10)

The Curry Senior Center Gala is fast approaching! Attend this festive evening, celebrating 47 years of providing comprehensive services to isolated, low-income and homeless seniors in the heart of the city. Get tickets to this fundraiser and “Senior Ball” themed celebration.

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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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Join us for Safe Streets for Seniors Day! Resource fair, giveaways, lunch & more! (April 26)

Safe Streets for Seniors Day, co-organized by the Curry Senior Center and TLCBD, will be a resource fair, along with giveaways and lunch. Find out more about the City’s programs and Safe Streets partners that are working to make the Tenderloin a safer place for seniors. Interested in joining as a participating organization? Contact us.

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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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New Zealand Herald Spotlights the Tenderloin

Recently the New Zealand Herald wrote an article about the Tenderloin, and how its been able to largely withstand many of the gentrification issues that have faced the City at-large. The article highlights some of the challenges as well as some of the unique qualities that make the Tenderloin a beautiful place. There’s are also quotes in there from Del Seymour of Code Tenderloin and TLCBD’s Director of Communications, Fernando Pujals.

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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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Queer artist tells stories of Tenderloin residents [Bay Area Reporter]

Dozens of vividly colored posters are now viewable in Muni bus shelters on Market Street between the Embarcadero and Eighth Street as part of the San Francisco Arts Commission's first Market Street Poster Series of the year. Collectively titled "On Whose Shoulders," these posters, unveiled last month, were created by artist Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo to tell the stories of communities impacted by change along Market Street. Read more via Bay Area Reporter.

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Photos & recap from Tenderloin Talk LIVE with Supervisor Matt Haney

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.

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TLCBD starts Block Safety Group trainings. Connect with a group near you!

Block safety groups have been identified as one of the best ways to connect neighbors, and improve the overall safety and cleanliness of an area on a localized level. TLCBD has begun connecting people to these groups and have started a training program, adapted from the Safe Passage program.

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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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