Around here, we tend to improve with age. . . On Monday, November 13th, our Safe Passage Senior program partnered with San Francisco Senior Center for a health and fitness walk in the neighborhood. Stay tuned for more updates from our walking groups. Want to partner or attend, contact us.
Officer Elia Lewin-Tankel is our honorary Neighborhood Hero of the Month for November. On Monday, he was transferred Santa Clara Valley Medical Center brain injury unit to continue his recovery. Officers lined an overpass to salute him as he commuted south. A benefit with drinks, silent auction, and music is planned for November 29th and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
SF Rec and Park hosts a community meeting tonight (11/16) from 6-7:30pm at Boeddeker Park Clubhouse to share concept designs ahead of moving forward with the Turk Hyde Improvement Project. Click here for tonight's flyer. Gentle Movement Class returns 11/20. Continuing Thursdays after Thanksgiving, Faithful Fools Street Ministry brings the Listening Post. They want to hear from you!
Beyond Chron looks at the Tenderloin's long surging theater arts scene. But it's about more than what's on stage. At a recent meet and greet held at PianoFight, representatives from several Tenderloin theater and arts organizations along with residents had a chance to talk with and listen to new station Captain Carl Fabbri about their experience in the neighborhood.
SF Chronicle's Caile Millner visits the Tenderloin Museum for their current exhibit, Voice of the Central City: The Tenderloin Times, 1977-94, showcasing the incredible work of the former Pulitzer nominated neighborhood newspaper. Millner writes, "In many ways, that paper’s work is as relevant to San Francisco now as it was when it was being printed."
SF Weekly's Peter Lawrence Kane has a joyous meal, and drinks, at Gibson, the new fire-focused restaurant from acclaimed chef Robin Song. Gibson is located inside the Hotel Bijou at 111 Mason (at Eddy).
Goodwill CEO William Rogers tells the Chronicle, “I believe we need to be closer to both the people we serve and the organizations we partner with. . .For Goodwill, it’s coming home. It’s coming back to where we belong.” The new location will be at 750 Post, just a couple blocks north of the TLCBD boundaries.
SF Examiner brings word of a GoFundMe, which has garnered some 40k of a 60k goal as of posting time. Funds raised will support Officer Elia's wife, a Mission High School teacher, whose paid time off is running short.
From senior centers and food pantries, to parks and street corners, ambassadors from Walk San Francisco and Tenderloin Safe Passage gathered over 200 responses from the project area in the Tenderloin and Lower Nob Hill communities.
The Tenderloin Museum's latest exhibit, Voice of the Central City: The Tenderloin Times, 1977-94, opens on November 2nd, and focuses on the Pulitzer prize-nominated, four-language Tenderloin paper published out of Hospitality House during the aforementioned years.
The Tenderloin Community Benefit District would like to welcome new Tenderloin Station Captain Carl Fabbri. Captain Fabbri has been spotted numerous times this week making rounds meeting community members. The station will not hold its regular monthly Captain’s meeting in October, but will resume at its regularly scheduled last Tuesday of the month in November.