This Weekend: Sunday Streets Returns to the Tenderloin and Civic Center

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It’s been a while, but the Tenderloin and Civic Center will be graced once again with Sunday Streets this weekend. Get out and enjoy this rare opportunity to play on the normally speed-dominated streets of one of the city’s densest neighborhoods.

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