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Take the Lower Polk Survey!

We need your help to figure out what people would like to see here in the Lower Polk. We are primarily interested in are what things people would like to see added to the Lower Polk (more parks, more events, more open spaces, etc.). The information you provide us will help us work with the City, Lower Polk Neighbors, La Voz Latina, and other local

2019-07-09T17:28:36-07:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Policy, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Come to the Community Clean Team at District 3: Portsmouth Square!

Come to the May Community Clean Team at District 3: Portsmouth Square! Saturday, May 25, 2019 Sign up to volunteer by 12 noon, May 22 Online Registration: Click Here! More Info: (415) 641-2600 Email: [email protected] Visit the Community Clean Team Website! Kick-off Location: Portsmouth Square 733 Kearny St. Schedule: Registration Begins: 8:30 am Brief Speaking Program: 9:00 am Cleaning & Greening: 9:30 am - 12:15

2019-05-31T22:36:08-07:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lower Polk’s Bonayo.org Recognized as Finalist in Fast Company Competition

Lower Polk’s Own Bonayo.org Recognized as Finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Competition The free web app was selected out of over 2000 entries. April 19, 2019 – SAN FRANCISCO, California – Bonayo.org (“Bonayo”), a free SF311 analysis, mapping, and notification web app, was recognized by Fast Company magazine as a finalist in its prestigious Third Annual World Changing Ideas competition. The competition attracted

2019-05-31T22:36:17-07:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

Come to Our 2nd Annual Polk Street Spring Wine Walk on Friday, April 12th, 2019!

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District, and others, are hosting the 2nd Annual Polk Street Spring Wine Walk on Friday, April 12th, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The tasting event will include merchants offering wine samples inside their stores throughout Polk Street from Post to Filbert Streets. Attendees wishing to participate in the sampling program may purchase advance tickets for $25 via the website or day-of

2019-05-31T22:36:25-07:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Programs|Tags: , , , , , |

Construction Forecast: January 14 – January 25, 2019

(Content from SFMTA). Crews work in the intersection of Pine Street and Van Ness Avenue as construction of the Van Ness Improvement Project continues. Construction Forecast: January 14 - January 25, 2019 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change. For more project details, please visit SFMTA.com/VanNess. The night shift for construction is scheduled between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. During this time, neighbors

Polk Streetscape Project Update

Here is the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project:   Week of October 22, 2018 Crews will continue sidewalk and curb ramp work on Austin Street between Polk and Van Ness Avenue and will continue landscape irrigation and tree planting work on Fern between Polk and Larkin Street. Remaining work on Fern includes: street light installation, roadway paving and decorative asphalt stamping work. Electrical and

2019-01-30T13:51:19-07:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

Our Dockless Scooter Share Community Partnership Model

With the recent launch of Skip and Scoot dockless scooter shares here in the City, we would like to propose a model of how local community groups (such as ours) can work with scooter share companies. We think this is very important because the success (or failure) of dockless scooter shares in San Francisco will ultimately depend on community support. In doing research for this

The 2018 Tender Bender Was Awesome!

If you missed the 2018 Tender Bender on 8/23 >> you missed a good time! Sponsored by the folks at the Tenderloin Center City Design District, the 3rd annual Tender Bender BLOCK PARTY was open to all. Guests enjoyed bites and libations by The Saratoga, Jane, and Meraki Market, and entertainment from a live brass band, and the friendly company of the diverse builders, architects,

Join Your Lower Polk Neighbors on Saturday September 8!

San Francisco needs you! Join your Lower Polk friends and neighbors Saturday September 8, as we get swept up with civic pride and all do our part to keep our city clean. The task is simple: LOVE OUR CITY! Together, we can make a meaningful, positive impact. You can get free supplies the morning of September 8 during a LOVE OUR CITY event at a neighborhood

2019-05-31T22:36:49-07:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Join The Tender Bender Block Party On 8/23/18!

Please support young people experiencing homelessness, and have FUN by joining the Tender Bender Block Party! DATE: Thu, August 23, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT LOCATION: Corner of Cedar St. and Larkin St. Sponsored by the folks at the Tenderloin Center City Design District, the 3rd annual Tender Bender BLOCK PARTY is open to all. Enjoy bites and libations by The Saratoga, Jane,

2019-05-31T22:36:57-07:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |
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