Added Hernan from the Mission SRO Collaborative: “If BIPOC in low-income communities aren’t in the decision-making process, if their needs are not considered, then inclusion is just tokenism.”
Developments in Development: taquiza to come, cannabis lounge underway, old Muddy’s Coffee spot occupied
“There’s so many taquerias in the city, and they all do burritos,” Jose Mendoza said. “No one really focuses on the taco thing.”
Developments in Development: Supes find no place for “A Place for All,” Arena SF building on sale and more
The city’s Budget and Finance Committee on Wednesday heard a proposal by Supervisor Rafael Mandleman to offer temporary shelter for every unhoused person in San Francisco that elicited dozens of […]
Developments in Development: On Valencia, queer cafe opens and after-school program closes. Bayview park breaks ground
Lo and behold, I’ve discovered Milk SF is officially a queer-friendly nitro-latte cafe — and what’s more appealing to the old softie in me, is it’s a true labor of love. Co-owners Katey “Scoots” McKee and Sharon Ratton met in 2019, quickly fell in love, dreamt up this very cafe, and are now engaged. The entire engagement, actually, was focused on Milk SF.
Developments in Development: ‘monster homes’ and a more visible Mayan community
Beware! According to Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, “monster homes” are encroaching Dolores Heights. Hide the kids!
Developments in Development: A camera program controversy
The Castro Upper Market Community Benefit District, a collective of residents and business owners, held a meeting Tuesday night to gather input on a proposed camera program. If enacted, the […]
Developments in Development: housing replaces church, a new preschool, and ADU rules
He loved it even more after discovering the building’s history through a librarian friend. It once was a mattress store, and serviced rail car parts for the nearby railway. While he’s not 100 percent sure about this, Lamason heard the building was a former car stereo warehouse back in the ‘80s and a bottling plant in the Prohibition era.
Developments in Development: Hummingbird Valencia, DIY Shotwell signs, and ‘Queeroes’
Apparently, May is Affordable Housing Month. (It has a hashtag and everything!) Maybe that’s why all of a sudden several cheap housing options are making progress lately. Here are two projects that are trending this week.
Developments in Development: 20,000 pairs of shoes, a hole in a fence, and affordable housing
Conditional use: getting rid of 20,000 pairs of shoes to create a jungle Two summers ago, Naz Khorram was on the cusp of clinching a prime Mission Street spot for […]
Developments in Development: ‘Bike lanes to Bernal,’ moving into Mission affordable housing, and green spaces
“I just decided I wanted to do something about it,” Girling told me. “I can see some kids are going to get killed.”
Developments in Development: A new cafecito spot, La Muerte in the Mission, and affordable housing waitlist
Though thrilled for the project, Scarabasio felt compelled to warn them that starting a business in the city and applying for all the right permits is no easy task. Still, the family agreed to “do it the legitimate way, which I find commendable,” he chuckled. “I said, ‘We’ll wait for you.’”
Developments in Development: A grand opening for the Mission’s largest fully affordable project of the year
The Mission Housing Development Corp. and BRIDGE Housing held a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning for the 100 percent affordable building the developers recently completed at 1950 Mission St. La […]
Developments in development: One door closes, two more open
We are reviving our Developments in Development series with regular updates on development news in the Mission. Also check out our Places We Have Lost series, in which we map […]
Burger Wars, pandemic news, art at McEvoy and Developments in Development
Hello Readers: Re-opening too soon? More vaccine sites? A stable R number? What about clarity on something important? The Super Duper burger? How did it fare? In other news: Docs […]
California is dead last in getting kids back to school
Stories for Saturday 1 May 2021 Community Letter: Essential workers and closed Schools: a disproportionate burden for the Latino community We now know that keeping our children in distance learning […]