Adopt a Plant!

Who would not want to adopt such a cute little dracaena? Join our new "Lower Polk Adopt a Plant" program! Working with the City and local business owners, we are now siting planters (with actual live plants) in alleyways in the Lower Polk district. We have already sited planters in Hemlock and Fern, with many more to (hopefully) come. The concept behind the

2018-04-25T19:11:33+00:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

Construction Forecast: Holes, With a Chance of Sewer Mains

Greetings Polk Street Community Member, This is an excerpt from the official DPW Polk Streetscape Project page. Click here to view all the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project. You may sign up there for important updates delivered directly to your email inbox. REMINDER: San Francisco Water Department crews will be performing work after normal work hours the evening of Monday 09/11/2017 at the

2017-09-12T12:28:38+00:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Construction Forecast: Rocks and Gravel, with a Chance of Fog

Crews performing archaeological potholing on Van Ness Avenue near Market Street to determine the presence of cultural materials in the project area. Photo courtesy of SFMTA. [We are passing along some information from SFMTA about the Van Ness Corridor construction that is happening right now.] Construction Forecast: August 21- September 1, 2017 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change due

2017-08-21T12:16:06+00:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , |

Hemlock Alley Mural Unveiling

Please join us in celebration of the largest and newest mural in the Lower Polk Community Benefit District! Hemlock Alley between Polk & Larkin Thursday, September 7th 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Join us in the unveiling of six large- scale murals by a diverse, talented group of local artists, unified around the theme: San Francisco: Its History and its Diversity This ambitious, large-scale mural project

Polk Street Summer Wine Walk!

UPDATE: 8/7/2017 - Polk Street Summer Wine Walk map added. Polk Street Summer Wine Walk! Thursday, August 10th, 2017 4 – 8 PM Polk Street ~ Jackson to Post Streets San Francisco, CA The Lower Polk Community Benefit District, The Polk District Merchants Association and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 2nd Annual Polk Street Summer Wine Walk on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00

2017-08-07T12:38:57+00:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

#SFfirstThursday Art Walk Mañana (8/3/2017)

For those of you who don't know, the #SFfirstThursday // Lower Polk Art Walk happens every first Thursday of the month (tomorrow) from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. It's sponsored by the Lower Polk Community Benefit District, and each gallery hosts a unique selection of art spanning multiple mediums and styles. For more information, please view our map, and feel free to contact us with any

2017-08-02T11:32:11+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Programs|Tags: , , , , , |

Light Gravel Showers with Tar Flurries

This is a Van Ness Construction Forecast for July 17, 2017 – July 29, 2017. As you may know, major upgrades are underway on Van Ness Avenue to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure. For the latest news, please see: sfmta.com/vanness. Greetings Polk Street Community Member, (UPDATE: There was a schedule error in our previous email and we are re-sending this notice with corrected construction schedule information noted in red

2017-07-20T11:58:49+00:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , |

La Voz Latina – July 2017

Our friends at La Voz Latina just released their July 2017 newsletter. Here are some excerpts: Summer Break Waves at Sgt. McCauley Park "On June 28 we celebrated summer vacation at Sgt. Macaulay Park with the company of our favorite clown and the San Francisco Trust for Public Land. While SF Trust for Public Land displayed the final plan for the new Macaulay Park, kids

2018-12-31T10:48:13+00:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google Likes Us!

Google Maps has determined that most of the Lower Polk Community Benefit District is an “area of interest.” According to Google, “areas of interest” are places where there’s a lot of activities and things to do. We think that is an accurate description of the Lower Polk! Here is more information: "Google Maps has a feature that makes exploring a new city incredibly easy — so

2018-12-31T10:58:14+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Take A Bite Out of Crime

If you are like many of us, you have seen those television crime dramas (or nightly news reports, for that matter) where the police use video surveillance to catch a "perp." For example, surveillance video from a gas station might show a "hit and run" across the street, thus allowing the police to track down the driver. Help SFPD Take a Bite Out of Crime. You may

2017-06-09T10:15:39+00:00June 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |
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