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Permit For ‘Massage Parlor Parklet’ Yanked

Permit For ‘Massage Parlor Parklet’ Yanked

The permit for the Nile Cafe and Hookah Lounge’s parklet at 544 Jones Street has been revoked. No word on whether or not the operators or regular patrons of the adjacent Paradise Massage, in front of which the Nile Café’s parklet primarily sits and offers a full-frontal view of... Read More »

San Francisco’s ‘Parklet O’ Matic’ And Open Call For Proposals

San Francisco’s ‘Parklet O’ Matic’ And Open Call For Proposals

San Francisco’s Parklet program is celebrating its fifth anniversary this spring. Version 2.0 of the City’s Parklet Manual, “a comprehensive overview of the goals, policies, process, procedures and guidelines for creating a parklet in San Francisco,” has just been released along with a snazzy new ‘Parklet O’ Matic’ infographic.... Read More »

Over 50 Parklets And New Plazas In SF (And Plans For Many More)

Over 50 Parklets And New Plazas In SF (And Plans For Many More)

Over fifty (50) Parklets have been installed in San Francisco and at least one removed, another thirty-five (35) are in the process of being permitted or designed, and inquires for nearly one hundred (100) more have been made. In addition, a number of new Street Plazas have taken root, including... Read More »

Fresh & Easy At 1245 South Van Ness Set For Approval This Week

Fresh & Easy At 1245 South Van Ness Set For Approval This Week

On the agenda for San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week, the division and conversion of the former Delano’s Market at 1245 South Van Ness into a Fresh & Easy. The Project will divide the existing grocery store of approximately 21,452 square‐feet into a new 16,241 square-foot grocery store (Fresh... Read More »

No Chairs For You In The Castro Commons Before (Or After) Nine

No Chairs For You In The Castro Commons Before (Or After) Nine

On the agenda for San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee this afternoon, new regulations for the use of Jane Warner Plaza, also known as the 17th Street Plaza or Castro Commons, San Francisco’s first parklet to open at the intersection of Castro and 17th Streets. As sponsored... Read More »

Wiener’s Proposed Public Weiner (And Ass) Ordinance

On the agenda for San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors next week, a vote on the Supervisor Wiener’s proposed ordinance regulating public nudity in restaurants and public seating areas. As proposed, the ordinance would amend San Francisco Police Code Section 1071.1 to: 1) prohibit public nudity in restaurants; and 2)... Read More »

Mojo Parklet Opens Up, Divsiadero Street Improvements “Unveiled”

Mojo Parklet Opens Up, Divsiadero Street Improvements “Unveiled”

As the sun comes up, the police barricades around Mojo Café’s parklet are down. And in about an hour, Mayor Newsom will officially “unveil” the parklet, street improvements, and new median strip green along lower Divisadero. We give both initiatives two enthusiastic thumbs up. Perhaps even two snaps up... Read More »

Soon To Be Sitting Pretty In A Series Of New Plazas And Parklets

Soon To Be Sitting Pretty In A Series Of New Plazas And Parklets

The Chronicle reports: The first pedestrian plaza opened in May at 17th and Market streets in the Castro and has become so popular that four more plazas as well as five “parklets” – two or three successive parking spaces turned into teeny parks – are slated to open by... Read More »