Take the Lower Polk Survey!

July 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Policy, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Small Businesses: We Need Your Help!

June 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As you know, the Lower Polk is a vibrant urban gem right here in the middle of San Francisco. However, some of our smaller (and larger) merchants and businesses have expressed concern over displacement and related issues. If you are a small business / merchant, please attend one of these upcoming focus groups. Your

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

May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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

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

April 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

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

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Programs|Tags: , , , , , |

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

Construction Forecast: January 14 – January 25, 2019

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Programs, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

(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

Polk Streetscape Project Update

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

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:

Our Dockless Scooter Share Community Partnership Model

October 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

The 2018 Tender Bender Was Awesome!

September 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Join Your Lower Polk Neighbors on Saturday September 8!

August 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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