Thank you to all the community members who joined us for Tenderloin Talk Live at the Hamilton on September 7th. Stay tuned to the next issue of Tenderloin Talk e-newsletter for a full recap and next steps ahead of our next event in December.
After a backlash, San Francisco has abandoned plans for both a 24-hour resource center for the homeless in the Tenderloin and a costly lease to house the new homeless department . . . read the full story on SF Examiner.
SF Chronicle's Jenna Lyons profiles Diane Evans, who found herself in the Bay Area following Hurricane Katrina's devastation of her home in New Orleans. Evans now lives at Curry Senior Center. In this article, written in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Evans' spirit shines as she reflects on the harrowing journey. Read the full story on SF Chronicle.
Youth leaders from the Tenderloin and other San Francisco neighborhoods have been the driving organizers behind the event, which calls for a day of "fun, healing, and great entertainment" in response to recent violence in the neighborhood.
After being closed while undergoing some upgrades with the help of city grants, Mong Thu, the family-run Vietnamese eatery known for mouth-watering, deeply flavorful (and affordable) fare has reopened.
On August 22nd, Mayor Edwin Lee, Supervisor Jane Kim, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) CEO Don Falk, and several community members took part in the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Taylor Family Apartments (Eddy and Taylor Street) which will bring 113 units to house families, some of whom will have been formerly homeless.
Would you like to meet the Fix-It Team and share your neighborhood concerns? The first Fix-It Community meeting for the Tenderloin is scheduled for this Thursday, August 31st, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and will be held at Boeddeker Park, 246 Eddy Street.
Robin Song, best known for his days as chef de cuisine at Hog & Rocks, is bursting back onto the San Francisco restaurant scene with Gibson, a live fire-fueled restaurant currently under construction inside the Tenderloin’s Hotel Bijou.