Blogs Tagged: community information

What Sort of San Franciscans Live in Your Neighborhood?

Posted On: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:57am | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

Is your neighborhood being taken over by the "laptop and latte" crowd? ESRI's newest map will tell you. T

That time San Francisco nearly got moving sidewalks instead of BART

Posted On: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 1:09pm | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

 If only the the city had taken inventor Cleve F. Shaffer's idea seriously back in 1937. His proposal was equally elegant and convenient: a subterranean moving sidewalk that could have shuffled riders beneath Market Street in comfort.

Planning Commission Could Still Invoke Modified Moratorium on Mission's Market Rate Housing

Posted On: Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 5:45pm | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

Don't think just because the Board of Supervisors recently voted down the proposed moratorium on market rate housing in the Mission that the debate is done. The Planning Commission announced that it will vote on Thursday to potentially implement six-month interim zoning controls.

Rent this Mountain View tent for just $900 a month

Posted On: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 1:20pm | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

It started as a bit of a joke. But when the Coleman tent that John Potter set up in his parents' yard and rented on AirBnB for $20 a night received a flurry of interest, he did the logical thing: he began offering it for a monthly rate of $900.

San Francisco is running out of public parking

Posted On: Friday, June 5, 2015 - 5:45am | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

If you're spending longer and longer circling blocks while praying for parking in San Francisco, don't worry. It's not you.

Treasure Island's redevelopments begins to take shape

Posted On: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 11:21am | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

When complete, Treasure Island will be San Francisco's largest and most ambitious housing development to date. Of course, that "when" is still a pretty big "if."

Is AirBnB Behind the Mission's Housing Shortage?

Posted On: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:05pm | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

Could short-term AirBnB rentals could be keeping between 11 and 23 percent of the available stock of vacant rentals in San Francisco's Mission District off the market?

Waiting in Line for Tartine is Nearly as Popular as Tartine Itself

Posted On: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 11:53am | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

For some folks, the Mission's super-popular Tartine bakery a weekly destination for delicious pastries and fresh-brewed coffee. For others, its an even better place to stand in line and watch the world go by.

What to do in Potrero Hill

Posted On: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 5:45pm | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

Yes, there really is more to Potrero Hill than that Whole Foods. 7x7 has assembled this helpful list of eateries and shopping destinations along the neighborhood's central 18th Street corridor.

Mission Housing Moratorium Could Make It onto the November Ballot

Posted On: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 4:45pm | Posted By: kevinmerlander
Topics: Community Information

The gentrification fight just got real. Real political.