Sunday Streets: Chinatown and North Beach

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Scenes from Sunday Streets Western Addition

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An estimated 10,000 people turned out to celebrate Sunday Streets in the Western Addition, NOPA, Fillmore and Alamo Square neighborhoods yesterday. By all indications, the event was a success, and the weather, well, perfect. And we’re in for another treat this week. For the second time in Sunday Streets history, San Franciscans will get to […]

First Walking Sunday Streets a Hit in Chinatown and North Beach

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San Francisco’s Grant Avenue, the city’s oldest street, was opened to pedestrians only yesterday in a milestone Sunday Streets event that drew thousands of people to the historic neighborhoods of Chinatown and North Beach on a sunny, 74-degree day. The city’s first walking Sunday Streets on a thoroughfare that seems like one of the most […]

Mayor Lee to Bring Sunday Streets to Chinatown and North Beach This Year

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Chinatown and North Beach, the “densest neighborhoods west of the Mississippi,” are set to be graced by Sunday Streets for the first time this year, Mayor Ed Lee announced today. City leaders and advocates said they’re eager for the opportunity to let residents experience Grant Avenue and California Street free of car traffic. “Sunday Streets will be different […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the mayoral candidates share their views on improving public space, SFMTA staff holds a community meeting on the Fell and Oak bikeways, Park(ing) Day reclaims street space once again, and Sunday Streets comes to Chinatown and North Beach. Here the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: Mayoral Forum: From Streets to Parks: Safer, Greener Public […]

Sunday Streets

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From Livable City: Sunday Streets 2011 is underway with monthly events happening the second Sunday of every month and continuing this Sunday, April 10 through September  In addition a new Chinatown/North Beach event is scheduled for this summer (TBA).  The season finale will be held on October 23 in the Mission. We hope to see […]