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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: , , , , , , , , , , |

Small Businesses: We Need Your Help!

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 input will help the City help you. Here are the dates:

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: , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , |

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

2018-06-14T15:08:58-07:00June 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

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