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Join the Lower Polk Fix-It Team!

June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Mayor's Fix-It Team is empowered by the City to fix quality of life issues identified by residents and businesses in 35 San Francisco neighborhoods. They have worked with over 1,000 residents to accomplish 3,000+ fixes. Their work in Lower Polk will begin with a kick-off meeting on Thursday, July 12. Be sure to mark

Join Our Summer Wine Walk!

June 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District, The Polk District Merchants Association and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 3rd Annual Polk Street Summer Wine Walk on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 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

Support the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival!

May 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival 2018 will be happening on Saturday, August 18 and on Sunday, August 19. This free blues festival will happen from 10 am to 6 pm on both days. The Festival will feature two main stages, a merchant marketplace, arts and crafts, gourmet food booths, a large family

Our San Francisco Dockless Scooter Share Policy Proposals

April 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

EDIT 4/27/18 - below are the current proposed amendments to Division II of the Transportation Code: https://www.sfmta.com/sites/default/files/reports-and-documents/2018/04/5-1-18_item_11_pilot_scooter_share_program_permit.docx_.pdf We support the proposed amendments with the proviso that: Community-based organizations should play an important role in scooter share monitoring and compliance. Scooter share companies should be required to contribute to an economic impact fund. -------------- We wish

Come to the Tenant/Landlord Resource Forum!

April 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and the Lower Polk Tenant Landlord Clinic are proud to announce the first LPTLC tenant/landlord Resource Forum on May 7th at 6:30pm! It will be held at 1167 Sutter Street. We will have a panel of speakers from each partner organization explaining their services.  Whether you are a tenant

Join Our Spring Wine Walk!

March 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , |

You are invited! The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 2nd Annual Polk Street Spring Wine Walk on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 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

Come to Our Open House on March First!

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You are cordially invited to the Lower Polk Community Benefit District (CBD) and Lower Polk Tenant Landlord Clinic (TLC) Open House! This free event will be held in conjuction with the SF First Thursday Art Walk, is open to all, and light refreshments will be provided. Our Open House is a great opportunity for local residents

Let’s Keep it (District 3) Clean

January 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

Community Clean Team is San Francisco Public Works’ longest-running and largest volunteer program that keeps San Francisco beautiful through landscaping and gardening projects, graffiti removal and litter cleanup in our neighborhoods. Community Clean Team, in partnership with the Giant Sweep anti-litter campaign, needs your help to keep our city clean and green in 2018. Join them and volunteer! Upcoming event: January 20 – District

We Won the 2018 NEN Award for Best CBD!

January 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

We are honored and humbled to have won the prestigious 2018 NEN Award for Best Community Benefit District! Here is more information about NEN: In 2007, an alliance of residents, neighborhood and merchant associations, nonprofits and faith–based organizations, foundations and academic institutions was created around a simple mission, empowering the neighborhoods of San Francisco

A Great Win for Redding Elementary School

January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |

We are proud to have helped raise over $20,000 for our own Redding Elementary School! Those of you who follow our social media know that Redding was facing a severe funding cut and needed to raise over $15,000 to keep its literacy specialist. Since Redding is located on the upper edge of the Tenderloin,