Category: Open Spaces

Guy Place Mini Park Community Meeting

San Francisco’s Rec and Park Dept invites to you a community meeting to review plans for the development of a new ‘mini’ park to be located at 4-6 Guy Place (off of First Street between Folsom and Harrison Streets). The community meeting is scheduled for Thursday February 13th at 6:00pm Meeting Location: South Beach Harbor […] Keep reading

MEETING POSTPONED – Opportunity to Ask for a Playground at 75 Howard!

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Update as of August 26, 2013: Friends: Last week, I invited you to a community meeting to be held this Wednesday, August 28, to discuss programming the triangle lot at Spear, Steuart and the Embarcadero, in front of the proposed development at 75 Howard. Our team has been hard at work developing ideas and options […] Keep reading

VIDEO: Announcing Emerald Park in South of Market’s Rincon Hill Neighborhood

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Alastair, Oz, and Peter of Emerald Fund reminded us why it is fantastic to have locals helping to oversee the development and build out of our community. Emerald Fund is based in the Rincon Hill neighborhood, sharing a building with the Consulate of Mexico on Folsom near Essex. Today, in partnership with the non-profit San […] Keep reading

VIDEO: Sue Bierman Park Playground Opening

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Subscribe to the South of Market Journal channel on Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/channels/somajournal and follow @SoMaJournal on Twitter! SoMa Journal July 21, 2013 – Sue Bierman Park Playground Opening Celebration from SoMa Journal on Vimeo. This episode goes slightly north of Market to share the Saturday, July 20, 2013 celebration of the opening of the brand […] Keep reading

VIDEO: South of Market Journal July 17, 2013

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Subscribe to the SoMa Journal Channel on Vimeo.com: https://vimeo.com/channels/somajournal South of Market Journal July 17, 2013 from SoMa Journal on Vimeo. Brannan Street Wharf opens after 15 year wait – adding 57,000 square feet of much-needed open space to South Beach. The first of three Better Market Street Public Workshops happened at Parc 55 Hotel […] Keep reading

Come to the New Playground this Saturday!

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It took 3 years and a lot of persistence by our neighbors Adhamina, Bill, and Ranee, but this Saturday is the ribbon-cutting ceremony and a fun celebration for the new playground at Sue Bierman Park (near Washington Street and The Embarcadero).  Please come for the ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. and stay for the carnival, […] Keep reading

Please sign petition to Mayor Lee to add Rincon Hill Park as a public park!

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Please take 2 minutes to sign the petition I’ve created with MoveOn.org’s petition tool which asks the Mayor and Board of Supervisors to add the pastoral park in front of Rincon Green at 333 Harrison Street to the City parks system.  Click here for the petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/mayor-lee-please-accept?source=c.em.mt&r_by=1464400 The $24,000 per year maintenance cost is based on […] Keep reading

Healthy children growing up in urban dwellings need playgrounds!

While it should be obvious that the 300+ kids in the Rincon neighborhood need a playground in order to be healthy, here’s a detailed explanation of the benefits from an early childhood development professional: Over the past three years the Children’s Creativity Museum (CCM), located in the Yerba Buena Garden children’s quarter, has experienced an […] Keep reading

Mayor’s Budget Forum & “No Funding” for Rincon Hill Park

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Rincon residents have an opportunity to talk to both our Mayor Ed Lee and our District Supervisor Jane Kim this Monday at the Mayor’s Budget Town Hall at the Main Library’s Koret Auditorium (100 Larkin, next to Civic Center BART/Muni Metro station) starting at 6pm. Reference: http://www.sfmayor.org/index.aspx?recordid=285&page=846 One issue that I am hopeful SEVERAL will […] Keep reading

Waterfront Playground Under Construction!

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I’m so thrilled to see the efforts of neighbors coming to fruition with the start of construction over at Sue Bierman Park (Washington Street and The Embarcadero) of the community-driven Waterfront Playground!!  I understand it should be built and ready for kids seeking hours of joy by early July! Congratulations to all the neighbors and […] Keep reading

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