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Renovation Sighting: 3536 Sacramento

Renovation Sighting: 3536 Sacramento

Numerous hopeful NIMBYs have asked us if we could provide any insight into the renovation of the beautiful old building located at 3536 Sacramento which used to the home of an “unsightly garage and body shop”. That we can. The new tenant will be…the same old garage and body... Read More »

NOPNA Is In The House

The North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association (NOPNA) announces “the first of a series of Community Meetings to discuss the Future of the Lower Divisadero Commercial District (approximately between Haight and Eddy).” This first meeting will be held at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 8 at the CPMC Davies Hospital... Read More »

SocketSnaps: Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party 2005

Hopefully you made it to the Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party. It was perfect holiday weather, shopping, and cheer. Read More »

Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party 2005

Find yourself missing NYC’s NoLita or SoHo? Then head down to Hayes Valley, especially this Friday, December 2nd, from 6-9pm for the Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party. It’s full tilt people watching and boutique shopping (with none of the typical street fair schlock). We love it. And we’ll be... Read More »

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

“Home Depot received official approval to build a store on Bayshore Boulevard, after a narrow vote by the Board of Supervisors ended years of frustrated attempts by the big-box retailer.” That being said, Supervisor Ammiano vowed “It’s not over yet.” Come on Tom, at least employ a good catch... Read More »

Potential Home (Depot) Wreckers

The Board of Supervisors is considering an appeal of the Planning Commissions approval for Home Depot’s Bayview project. Specifically, the supervisors were charged with looking at whether the project’s environmental impact report — accepted by the Planning Commission — was accurate, objective and complete. Paul Maltzer, the Planning Department’s... Read More »

Open Meeting: Mid-Market Redevelopment

The Redevelopment Agency Board will review the redevelopment plan for the mid-Market area this afternoon at 4 p.m. The meeting is in Room 416 of City Hall. Pro: 3,000 new housing units and an arts district; con: displaced low-income residents. ∙ Mid-Market Non-News ∙ Mid-Market Development “Breaking” News... Read More »

Pier Wars

Pier Wars

We’d like to believe that we’re such a force in San Francisco that we were singled out as recipients of a very nice voicemail asking us to take a look at the Stop Pier 39 website. But damn, that message sounded suspiciously like a script. Good thing we’re pushovers.... Read More »

Movies In The Marina

Closed since October 2001, the Cinema 21 on Chestnut Street will rise like a phoenix from the flames (and in an entirely new light). The model — hashed out by the property owner, the Marina Merchants Association and the Neighborhood Theater Foundation — uses ground-floor retail as an engine... Read More »

Octavia Boulevard Rebirth

Octavia Boulevard Rebirth

Rumor has it that this Friday will mark the grand re-opening of Octavia Boulevard in Hayes Valley. If nothing else, it’s a great excuse to check out the pagoda. Update: Friday it is, with an 11am ribbon-cutting ceremony at Octavia and Market (freeway on-ramp will be open to motorists... Read More »