The SF Department of Public Works will hold a hearing on approving a proposed parklet in front of Arizmendi Bakery on 9th Avenue at Irving Street in the Inner Sunset. Come out and help support public seating areas for gathering, socializing, eating, drinking, enjoying the fresh air, bike parking, and more for a livable city!
The Inner Sunset could see its first parklet on Ninth Avenue in front of Arizmendi Bakery, introducing a new public space to its vibrant restaurant district, after dozens of neighbors and merchants showed up in support of the project at an SF Department of Public Works hearing today. “People are hungry for gathering spaces,” said […]
This week, a SPUR forum discusses innovative urban parks, the Board of Supervisors looks at restoring vehicle license fees, Sunday Streets gets things going with its fundraiser party, the Caltrain Board votes on devastating cuts, and the SF Bike Party celebrates your favorite female role-models. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: Urban […]
In the midst of the bustling Inner Sunset Street Fair on Sunday, a canvas on the corner of 10th Avenue and Irving Street re-imagined the street as an inviting, car-free public plaza. This is just an idea — but it could happen if we wanted it to, read the text accompanying a photo-realistic rendering of a pedestrian […]
"This walk will begin in the heart of Cole Valley, just a stone’s throw away from the bustling Haight Ashbury district. From there, we’ll wind our way through Cole Valley, down Hugo Street, admiring the historic Victorians and small neighborhood businesses along the way. We’ll then stroll down Irving Street, the Inner Sunset’s commercial hub, […]
Driver Runs Red Light, Crashes Into Van at Oak and Octavia; Three Injured (Hoodline) Muni 71 Bus and CPMC Shuttle Crash at Haight and Scott Streets (Hoodline) Family of Crash Victim Mi’Yana Gregory, 2, Launches Fundraiser for Funeral (SF Weekly, KTVU) SFBG “Street Fight” Columnist Jason Henderson on Prop L, Amtrak, Portland, and Bike Touring Creator of App That […]
Note: I returned last night from an East Coast vacation and Streetsblog meet-up, and was fortunate enough to avoid the worst of Hurricane Sandy. Best wishes to all of those who are recovering from the storm and the devastation left in its wake. Check out the coverage from my office-exiled colleagues in NYC about how New […]