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Mar 08, 2021
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Planned Parenthood to open its new flagship SF office and clinic on Tuesday

The $22 million facility was financed entirely through private donations, and gives San Francisco a third Planned Parenthood location for low or no-cost reproductive care. Read More

Mar 03, 2021
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Walgreens to close store at Bush and Larkin, leaving some residents in a lurch

Walgreens posted signs last week at its location on the corner of Bush and Larkin streets announcing it will close permanently at 3 p.m. on March 17, 2021. Read More

Feb 12, 2021
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Navigation center targeting homeless youth opens on Post and Hyde Streets

This city’s first navigation center dedicated to homeless youth aged 18-24 opened in District 3 this week, four years after funding was set aside to build it. Read More

Dec 10, 2020
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Polk Gulch neighbors invited to weigh in on potential cable car turnaround re-vamp

Two Polk Street community benefit districts are seeking community input to inform a proposal that could transform the California Street cable car turn-around at Van Ness Avenue into a new parklet. Read More

Nov 13, 2020
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Lower Polk welcomes new Saturday farmers' market starting tomorrow

Lower Polk will host a new farmers’ market starting this Saturday in a plaza already set aside for socially-distanced dining and camaraderie. Read More

Aug 26, 2020
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20-year-old Krav Maga studio among latest group of Lower Nob Hill business closures

The Lower Nob Hill area has seen nearly a dozen small-business closures since shelter-in-place began. Read More

Aug 24, 2020
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Halal Dastarkhan brings San Francisco its first taste of Uzbekistan

A first-time restaurateur, Ismoil Ochilov sold his car and invested his life savings to bring his native Uzbek cuisine to San Francisco. Read More

Aug 11, 2020
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The party's over: Tenderloin's long-running SF Party to close after Halloween

"I'm done," says the party store's owner, a third-generation San Francisco native who plans to leave the city after the closure. Read More

Jul 14, 2020
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The Summer Place permanently closes after decades serving Lower Nob Hill

The neighborhood bar, owner-operated for the past 23 years, drew an eclectic, international crowd. Read More

Jul 09, 2020
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Lower Nob Hill Business Briefs: Gallery, cutlery shop close; cocktail bar introduces food menu; more

More businesses close and others find new ways to stay afloat as the impact of COVID-19 continues reshaping the neighborhood. Read More

Jun 24, 2020
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Estela's Donburi closes permanently in Lower Nob Hill

The former sandwich shop had revamped last year to become a Japanese rice bowl and sushi eatery. Read More

Feb 25, 2020
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Budget apartments for rent in Lower Nob Hill, San Francisco

If you're looking for an apartment, you know how hard it can be to find a bargain nearby. So what do low-end rentals in Lower Nob Hill look like these days? Read More

Feb 19, 2020
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7-story housing complex to rise on site of Polk Street's Out of the Closet

The Planning Department has given the go-ahead to a new mixed-use building at Polk & California streets. Read More

Feb 12, 2020
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SFPD opens new Mid-Market office to address 'hot spots' for drugs, crime

The SFPD has opened a "foot beat" office in Mid-Market that will combine officers from the four surrounding police stations. Read More

Feb 05, 2020
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Fleet Wood celebrates 5th anniversary amid Tenderloin's changing retail climate

"The retail game has changed," says owner Nicole Schwieterman, but "I'll die before Amazon takes us out." Read More

Jan 16, 2020
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Tonic Nightlife Group opens Lower Nob Hill's first dispensary

California Street Cannabis Company, a new dispensary opened by the team behind SF bars Tonic, Soda Popinski's, and Teeth, opens today in Lower Nob Hill. Read More

Jan 10, 2020
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District 3 neighbors mixed on proposed navigation center for homeless youth

At a community meeting held last night, some locals spoke in favor of the facility, but the majority expressed concerns. Read More

Dec 13, 2019
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Privately maintained 'smart' trash cans continue to proliferate in SF

The Lower Polk and East Cut community benefit districts are the latest to lease the controversial cans, which have divided city officials. Read More

Dec 12, 2019
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Get your kicks at new Muay Thai gym in Lower Nob Hill

The new gym, California Martial Athletics, offers classes in Muay Thai, boxing and general fitness. Read More

Nov 13, 2019
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Tenderloin merchants form new association to address issues with neighborhood's alleys

Two well-regarded businesses were shut down over cleanliness issues emanating from Tenderloin alleys. Now, neighborhood merchants are taking action. Read More