Parklets, And How to Get One

You may have seen a few parking spaces around San Francisco that have been transformed into a miniature gathering space for people to eat, lounge and talk. These miniature parks are referred to as “Parklets.” The Parklet installations are a … Read More

SF Parks need your help

by Phil Ginsburg, General Manager, SF Recreation and Park Department What would happen to our quality of life if San Francisco’s 225 neighborhood parks suddenly closed? Where would we play without our 179 playgrounds, 82 recreation centers and clubhouses, 72 … Read More

Green Activism

by William Buckley One of the best stores in Hayes Valley for socially and environmentally conscientious gifts and books is the Green Arcade, located at the corner of Market and Gough Streets. Patrick Marks opened The Green Arcade in October … Read More

Pork and More

by Murrey Nelson Taylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller met at the Culinary Institute of American in 1996. Following graduation, they went to Italy to train with master Tuscan butcher, Dario Ceccini, and it was there that The Fatted Calf was … Read More

Hayes Valley Farm: A Seasonal Update

by Booka Alon The Hayes Valley Farm was awarded a generous community Challenge Grant from the Department of the Environment on October 14th. On November 14, with support from the help of 288 individual donors across the country, the farm … Read More

Walk Stops

by Mari Hunter Invited by GOOD Magazine to host a City Research and Development (R+D) event, a small group of impassioned District 5 residents with strong professional and/or personal interests in urban planning, environment, safety, and community ideals gathered in … Read More