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

2018-12-31T10:20:30+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Polk Street Construction Summer Update

We are posting this Lower Polk Street Summer Construction Update on behalf of SFDPW: Greetings Polk Street Community Member, View the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project. Project Activity: Crews will begin paving work on Polk Street, between Jackson and Sutter streets starting on Monday, July 30, 2018. Crews will also pave the intersection of Polk and Beach starting the week of August 6th. Please see paving details

Join the Lower Polk Fix-It Team!

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 your calendars (and attend)! WHAT: Lower Polk Fix-It Zone Public Kick-Off

Join Our Summer Wine Walk!

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 to Filbert Streets.  We will also have a free cable car

2018-06-14T15:08:58+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Support the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival!

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 area, cafe seating areas, and much more. The event will receive

2018-06-13T18:05:07+00:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our San Francisco Dockless Scooter Share Policy Proposals

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 to share four simple policy proposals that may help with the

2018-07-23T20:08:45+00:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Come to the Tenant/Landlord Resource Forum!

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 who needs to understand your rights as a renter, or a

2018-04-25T19:10:14+00:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Come to Our Open House on March First!

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 and stakeholders to learn more about the vital work we do,

2018-04-25T19:10:39+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We Won the 2018 NEN Award for Best CBD!

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 with the capacity to steward themselves to a resilient condition.  The

2018-12-31T10:22:37+00:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , |
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