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Movies In The Marina

Closed since October 2001, the Cinema 21 on Chestnut Street will rise like a phoenix from the flames (and in an entirely new light). The model — hashed out by the property owner, the Marina Merchants Association and the Neighborhood Theater Foundation — uses ground-floor retail as an engine... Read More »

Octavia Boulevard Rebirth

Octavia Boulevard Rebirth

Rumor has it that this Friday will mark the grand re-opening of Octavia Boulevard in Hayes Valley. If nothing else, it’s a great excuse to check out the pagoda. Update: Friday it is, with an 11am ribbon-cutting ceremony at Octavia and Market (freeway on-ramp will be open to motorists... Read More »

Ice Charades

Looks like Potrero has some “steep” competition as a group of Pacific Heights residents are gathering support to keep the ice on Fillmore. · Save The Jump – ICER Air 2005 Read More »

Carpe Diem (And The Ice)

Damn, while we really don’t want to give any more publicity to the great “Fillmore Fiasco” (a.k.a. Icer Air 2005), we do want to give props to Mike and the PotreroHillSF gang for seizing the day (and spotlight). · Icer Air: An Open Letter to the Mayor Read More »

Bayview Development

Bayview Development

The Third Street Light Rail is breathing new life into the Bayview. Armstrong Place, consisting of 256 for-sale and rental units, was recently approved for construction at 5600 Third Street. And next week, Levin Menzies & Associates will seek Planning Commission approval for a major condo project at 3800... Read More »

No Ice For You!

We hate to even mention it (it’s already gotten more than its fifteen minutes of fame), but in case you were actually wondering, Icer Air 2005 (a.k.a. the Fillmore Fiasco) has been CANCELLED. Here’s your chance Potrero. · Pacific Heights ski jumping canceled · Ski jump event up... Read More »

Cool Suburb In The City

“With large houses and sprawling yards, even some families who can afford to buy homes in San Francisco are choosing to rent in the Presidio…” Amen brother sister. · Presidio more of a haven for families with children · The Presidio Trust Read More »

Cleaning Up The Yard

Cleaning Up The Yard

The extreme makeover of the Hunters Point Shipyard is continuing to move forward. The Shipyard, which has been on the EPA’s toxic “Priority List” for nearly 15 years, will undergo an $80 million cleanup, redevelopment, and “renaissance” over the next three years. The cleanup requires the (hopefully) temporary displacement... Read More »

Hayes Valley And Octavia Boulevard Update

Hayes Valley And Octavia Boulevard Update

Matt over at the SFHomeBlog is keeping us honest this morning. We’ve been remiss in covering the Octavia Boulevard development, but damn it, no longer… The public comment period on the Market & Octavia Neighborhood Plan has been extended to Tuesday August 23, at 5pm. A few other resources... Read More »

Weekend Green

Weekend Green

Not the most substantial story (and no, our image isn’t the most relevant), but we just couldn’t head into the weekend with a big picture of trash headlining the site, so… According to the San Francisco Examiner, “Four of The City’s most blighted blocks will be spruced up with... Read More »