Air pollution – Why would Planning Department approve a building that decreases BayCrest residents’ lives?

I’m always puzzled by a City that bans flavored tobacco – taking away the option for an adult to choose to buy flavored tobacco in San Francisco city limits – while at the same time the Planning Department staff recommends and Planning Commission often approves office buildings and residential buildings that WILL increase the poisons […] Keep reading

12 Folsom Bus Local SoMa Service Maybe Returning to Rincon after 10 year absence!

It has taken a lot of pestering by the community since service was removed from Rincon Hill east of 2nd Street for the 12 Folsom MUNI bus route on December 5, 2009, but this March 20, 2018 budget slide indicates we may see our service restored next fiscal year! Great news for our hundreds of […] Keep reading

11 Years of Blogging about the Rincon Hill neighborhood!

As I do every year on February 28th, this is my post acknowledging the anniversary of my starting this blog hobby to try to offer a community bulletin board of sorts. I hope you have found your way to NextDoor.com for more frequent updates and information sharing. As I posted on February 28, 2007 as […] Keep reading

Happy new year Rincon Hill neighbors!

Hope you have a wonderful, prosperous, and healthy start to 2018! My time and interest in maintaining this blog has decreased significantly since I started it on February 28, 2007, but I intend to continue adding posts here and there.  However, if you want to catch up on what’s happening in the neighborhood (and you […] Keep reading

Pre-Application Meeting for Proposed 480-room hotel at 350 2nd Street

If you are interested in learning about the proposed 200 foot tall, 21-story, 480-room hotel to replace a surface parking lot at 350 2nd Street (near Dow Place and Harrison Street), you may want to attend the Pre-Application Meeting on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6pm at 737 Folsom Street (Mendelsohn House condo complex) in […] Keep reading

Neighborhood Art Show this Friday, May 19th!

Please stop by the first Greater Rincon Hill CBD Neighborhood Art Show this Friday, May 19th from 5:30pm – 8pm at 302 Folsom Street! Please RSVP to give the District an idea of expected attendance. Keep reading

Townsend Street user survey

Townsend Street is an important neighborhood corridor. It provides bike lanes to connect Caltrain to The Embarcadero, 2nd Street, and Showplace Square. Please take time to respond to this survey to offer input on safety improvements for any redesigns of Townsend Street. From SBRMBNA email: Hi neighbors, We’ve recently learned that there’s project planning underway […] Keep reading

April 25th School Board meeting to Ask For a School in Mission Bay to get Priority #1

Mission Bay School supporters,    This Tuesday, April 25th at 6:00pm we are going to the San Francisco Unified School District’s Full Board meeting to ask them to approve the resolution to direct SFUSD staff to start the planning process for construction of the Mission Bay Elementary School. The meeting will be held at SFUSD’s administrative building […] Keep reading

Parents needed April 5th to speak in support of Mission Bay new school construction

Parents (or those who plan to be parents) are needed this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the 6pm meeting of the San Francisco Unified School District’s Budget Committee meeting at the SFUSD Admin building located at 555 Franklin Street (at McAllister). On the top of the agenda is a resolution to start work on planning […] Keep reading

How Weird Street Faire coming back to Rincon neighborhood on May 7th!

The How Weird Street Faire is coming back to the Rincon Hill neighborhood on May 7th! I always think of this music powered street faire to be something like Burning Man without leaving the city limits. From the event’s Eventbrite ticket pre-sales page: SUMMER OF WEIRD The 18th annual How Weird Street Faire Sunday May […] Keep reading

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