Urban foresters greening Hayes Valley and beyond

by Lauren Daley Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) is a non-profit organization that helps individuals and neighborhood groups to plant and care for street trees and sidewalk gardens in San Francisco. By greening the streets of San Francisco, they … Read More

April May 2011 President’s Column

By Karen Mauney-Brodek This April-May issue of The Hayes Valley Voice and our upcoming meeting on April 28th are centered around environmentally focused organizations in the neighborhood. Today, more and more people are coming to realize what many of us … Read More

Holistic Health and Wellness Fair

By Bob Barnwell AgeSong, a business for 15 years in Hayes Valley, will host the Holistic Health and Wellness Fair in Hayes Valley on May 14th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the 600 block of Laguna. Holistic medicine, … Read More

Making Bay to Breakers Fun for Everyone

By Jarie Bolander This year celebrates the 100th running of the Bay to Breakers. The centennial Bay to Breakers will have some significant changes to address the safety, sanitation and security of participants, spectators and neighbors. These changes have been … Read More

Nucleus for New Art in San Francisco

By Bill Bulkley For years the Lower Haight has been a center of the local new art movement primarily because of the international design and clothing enterprise Upper Playground (220 Fillmore). The business is a Lower Haight icon with venues … Read More

Lily Street Block Sale

They say thirteen is an unlucky number, but we hope to prove that wrong this year. April 30, 2011, marks the 13th Annual Lily Street Block Sale! It’s a great time to get together, finalize some spring cleaning, pick up … Read More