The UC Hastings College of the Law building at the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Hyde Street is the canvas for a new mural dedicated to promoting peace and understanding.
The installation, titled "The Unbound," is a continuation of an in-studio series muralist Faith XLVII has been working on recently to address humanitarian crises in the U.S. and abroad. Read the full article on Hoodline.
Have you noticed the new Turk Street mural? CounterPulse, along with Twin Walls Mural Company, recently completed the project titled, Tenderloin: Stay Rooted. The project was funded with support from the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development, the Mid Market Business Association, and Group i.
The SFPD Tenderloin Station, Boeddeker Park, and community partners including TLCBD have teamed up to present NATIONAL NIGHT OUT. Join the festivities! Jump in the bounce house, check out local art, and meet your neighbors.
The Civic Center Block Parties are back! On July 19, enjoy FREE performances by live bands curated by Another Planet Entertainment, a full bar serving wine, beer and craft cocktails, and a rotating selection of street food curated by Off the Grid, and “Beach” volleyball by SF Social.
As reported by SF Chronicle and various media outlets, San Francisco Mayor London Breed made time within her second day in office to tour the Tenderloin. The visit, according the Chronicle, was unscheduled without no prep from cleaning crews or law enforcement, thus providing an unfiltered look at what many experience in the Tenderloin on a daily basis.
In addition to the impromptu Tenderloin tour, Mayor Breed spoke at GLIDE church as part of their Sunday service to announce the demonstration of an educational opportunity for those interested in learning more about safe injection sites. The demonstration site will be held at GLIDE during the end of August. To learn more or schedule a tour, visit the Safer Inside website here.
Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. Want to submit your events for next month’s listing? Fill out the submission form here.
Volunteering with Safe Passage not only helps to build a culture of safety in the Tenderloin, it is a direct impact experience that will not only have you feeling good about yourself, but offers a chance to connect with Tenderloin residents and families, changing how you experience the neighborhood.
In addition to volunteering with Safe Passage, we are always willing to work with with you to develop a volunteer experience that best utilizes your skills and aspirations including in-kind pro bono services.
Whether you're a property owner, new business in the neighborhood, a group of residents wanting to learn more, or a San Francisco corporation looking to give back, TLCBD Open House sessions offer an excellent opportunity for engagement and connection.
There is no such thing as a fixed point in a city. But a salami sandwich at Turk and Larkin Deli still costs $6.25, which may be close enough. For every $300 prix fixe in this town there are 200 lunch lines like the one that forms at 11:30 in Mike and Jean Aburahma’s Tenderloin deli . . . After 39 years in business, the couple is on to their next stepping stone and have announced they will be retiring. Read the full article on the San Francisco Chronicle.
A new 300-seat buffet restaurant called Palace of Spices is opening in the Tenderloin on July 1st. One of the owners also owns Gorkha Kitchen at 9th Avenue and Judah Street in the Inner Sunset. According to the article, expect to find an assortment of Indo-Chinese and Asian-fusion dishes, with more than fifty items on the menu from apps to entrees. Read the full article on Hoodline.
San Francisco Senior Center’s Downtown location invites you to their Grand Re-Opening! Come by for B.B.Q., raffle, tour of the space, and the opportunity to meet others who want “to keep the Tenderloin a safe, lucrative, and a caring supportive community.”
Donations of food, gift cards or products for a raffle would also be greatly appreciated. 100% of proceeds from raffle tickets will go to providing programs and activities for the center.