TLCBD’s Clean Team program is built on partnerships with two key organizations, Block by Block and Downtown Street Team. Both are essential to the neighborhood and made up with people with stories to tell. Here’s a great feature on Lewis B. the Downtown Streets team lead in the Tenderloin. Don’t be fooled by his humble demeanor, this man has been on quite a journey and is an invaluable addition to the Tenderloin…he also makes art! Read the full story via Downtown Streets Team’s website.
Love our City is teaming up with the Hospitality and Tourism Industry for this year’s Cleanup Day! Join the Hotel Council of San Francisco and San Francisco Travel as we give back to the City we love by coming together to clean up our shared public spaces! Sign up to volunteer.
Join YBCA & Healthy Corner Store Coalition for their Food Justice & Community Celebration on May 23. This will be an afternoon filled with food, games and giveaways, art making, and drumming by Sierra Madre Resident, Steve Tanksley! Artwork featured at the event is created by Bessie Carmichael Elementary students, Oasis for Girls CREATE, Food Justice Leaders and Sierra Madre residents. We’ll also be set up out front—come join the festivities!
Attend the Better Market Street informational open houses on June 1 or June 5. There will be two opportunities for the public to get a closer look at the Better Market Street proposed project design, as well as a few key topics including the first phase of the project, a design alternative for Market between Hayes and Gough street, commercial loading, and transit stops.
Eight years ago, San Francisco city leaders offered a tax break to draw companies to the Mid-Market neighborhood. That tax break expires on May 20. To mark its end, this Chronicle package looks at the evolution of the street, the impact on commercial and residential real estate, and the benefits that flowed — or didn’t — to the city and its people. Check out the three-part series via SF Chronicle.
Last month, Tenderloin nonprofit GLIDE, which was originally founded in 1929, became one of the newest members of the city's Legacy Business Registry. Nominated by District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney, who represents the Tenderloin, GLIDE has now officially joined the ranks of the "longstanding, community-serving businesses" that have established themselves in San Francisco neighborhoods for at least three decades. Read more via Hoodline.
ABD Productions presents the Skywatchers ensemble in We Came Here to Live, the featured performance of Skywatchers’ 8th annual Festival, At the Table: Visions, May 17-19. Tickets are for performances only. Community meal (Sat) is first come first serve- Tenderloin residents strongly encouraged to attend. For tickets and additional info, click here.
Each first Friday of the month, from 3-4:30pm, the Tenderloin has a neighborhood-wide activation called “4 Corner Friday.” Join the festivities by covering a corner or simply connecting with neighbors throughout the Tenderloin. This is a great opportunity to meet neighbors, strengthen relationships, and to have some fun!
As developing sites throughout San Francisco has becomes increasingly expensive and time-intensive, city officials have struggled with how to activate the often vacant space on these properties. This week, the Planning Department approved extending temporary uses at these sites while developers wait for the required approvals for permanent projects. Read the full article on SF Business Times.
On Friday, May 31, San Francisco Senior Center invite you to their Beatles-themed benefit event. Join in for an evening of favorite Beatles tunes from cover band Hard Day’s Night, food, drinks, entertainment, raffle, and live auction. Contact Frank Mitchell 415-923-4485 or email@example.com for your Ticket To Ride!
Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. From comedy shows, the First Friday Art Walk, performing arts, and art openings, here’s what’s happening this May!
On April 29, 2019, Supervisor Matt Haney held a rally and press conference for Clean & Healthy Streets, alongside residents, community organizations, and small businesses. The press conference also included the release of a 10-point plan for clean and healthy streets in D6. Here are the photos and links to press coverage.