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Construction Forecast: Rocks and Gravel, with a Chance of Fog

Crews performing archaeological potholing on Van Ness Avenue near Market Street to determine the presence of cultural materials in the project area. Photo courtesy of SFMTA. [We are passing along some information from SFMTA about the Van Ness Corridor construction that is happening right now.] Construction Forecast: August 21- September 1, 2017 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change due

2017-08-21T12:16:06+00:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , |

Austin Alley Updates

Austin, as it currently appears. Photo: Courtesy of Carrie Sisto/HOODLINE. The city is accepting public comment on plans to improve Austin Alley as part of the Polk Streetscape project. The plans were presented by the San Francisco Department of Public Works to a meeting of the Lower Polk Neighbors on August 9th. “The concept presented at the meeting is pretty close to the final

2017-08-19T15:56:35+00:00August 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , |

Virgin Sport Inaugural San Francisco Event

Click on this image for a larger map. We are just a few months away from the inaugural Virgin Sport U.S. event which aims to move people through sport and thus change the health and wellness game for good. This event will take place in San Francisco on Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th, 2017 and will include a Saturday morning 1

2017-08-17T11:31:25+00:00August 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , |

Hemlock Alley Mural Unveiling

Please join us in celebration of the largest and newest mural in the Lower Polk Community Benefit District! Hemlock Alley between Polk & Larkin Thursday, September 7th 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Join us in the unveiling of six large- scale murals by a diverse, talented group of local artists, unified around the theme: San Francisco: Its History and its Diversity This ambitious, large-scale mural project

Polk Street Summer Wine Walk!

UPDATE: 8/7/2017 - Polk Street Summer Wine Walk map added. Polk Street Summer Wine Walk! Thursday, August 10th, 2017 4 – 8 PM Polk Street ~ Jackson to Post Streets San Francisco, CA The Lower Polk Community Benefit District, The Polk District Merchants Association and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 2nd Annual Polk Street Summer Wine Walk on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00

2017-08-07T12:38:57+00:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

#SFfirstThursday Art Walk Mañana (8/3/2017)

For those of you who don't know, the #SFfirstThursday // Lower Polk Art Walk happens every first Thursday of the month (tomorrow) from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. It's sponsored by the Lower Polk Community Benefit District, and each gallery hosts a unique selection of art spanning multiple mediums and styles. For more information, please view our map, and feel free to contact us with any

2017-08-02T11:32:11+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Programs|Tags: , , , , , |

2017/2018 Sgt. MaCaulay Park Events

The 2016 Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. 2017 should be even more fun! Mark your calendars! We are proud to work with La Voz Latina on a number of fun and family-friendly events at Sergeant John MaCaulay Park. See below, or contact La Voz Latina for additional details. Sergeant John MaCaulay Park is named in honor of a young local police sergeant who was killed in the

2017-07-27T16:14:16+00:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Light Gravel Showers with Tar Flurries

This is a Van Ness Construction Forecast for July 17, 2017 – July 29, 2017. As you may know, major upgrades are underway on Van Ness Avenue to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure. For the latest news, please see: sfmta.com/vanness. Greetings Polk Street Community Member, (UPDATE: There was a schedule error in our previous email and we are re-sending this notice with corrected construction schedule information noted in red

2017-07-20T11:58:49+00:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , |

La Voz Latina – July 2017

Our friends at La Voz Latina just released their July 2017 newsletter. Here are some excerpts: Summer Break Waves at Sgt. McCauley Park "On June 28 we celebrated summer vacation at Sgt. Macaulay Park with the company of our favorite clown and the San Francisco Trust for Public Land. While SF Trust for Public Land displayed the final plan for the new Macaulay Park, kids

2018-12-31T10:48:13+00:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google Likes Us!

Google Maps has determined that most of the Lower Polk Community Benefit District is an “area of interest.” According to Google, “areas of interest” are places where there’s a lot of activities and things to do. We think that is an accurate description of the Lower Polk! Here is more information: "Google Maps has a feature that makes exploring a new city incredibly easy — so

2018-12-31T10:58:14+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , |
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