Public Safety Meeting Oct. 3

by Bob Barnwell The next Public Safety meeting is Monday, October 3 at 7:00PM at the Korean American Center at 745 Buchanan. The theme of the meeting will be crimes against merchants and businesses. We will discuss (with San Francisco … Read More

The Parsonage: A Shared History

by Lauren Daley Recently I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joan Hull and John Phillips, owners of the Parsonage Bed and Breakfast at 198 Haight Street, where they recounted some of the memories they have accrued over the … Read More

Japanese Small Plates, Now Local

By Jarrod Shappell The first time that I went to Nojo, I couldn’t get a table. Hayes Valley’s newest Japanese restaurant has been bustling since its opening over five months ago. Thankfully I am persistent, and I savored one of … Read More

Hayes Valley’s Historic Hotel and Opera District

By Henry Ostendorf Last week’s demolition of an abandoned warehouse on Market Street uncovered this “3 Kinds – Eat Carnation Mush” billboard at the gateway to Hayes Valley (Market at Franklin Streets). For those who are wondering, “mush” is now … Read More

President’s Column September October Voice 2011

by Karen Mauney-Brodek Come one, come all and ask questions of the future mayor on September 22! The Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association (HVNA) and several other District Five neighborhood organizations are co-sponsoring a Mayoral Forum from 7-9pm at University of … Read More

Southern Flair Enhances the Neighborhood

by Bob Barnwell Boxing Room at 399 Grove at Gough only opened a few months ago in Hayes Valley but is already a success for The Absinthe Group (formerly Mad Will’s Food Company). Specializing in Southern Louisiana home-style cooking, Boxing … Read More

Western Addition Safe Halloween

by Richard Johnson Eight years ago, this October, Community Partners United started our Safe Halloween in Hayes Valley. The idea was to bring our youth back to trick or treat in their neighborhood. Over the past eight years we have … Read More

Walking Tour of Floral Streets

by Larry Cronander Join us for a tour of these little-known “floral” streets: Rose, Lily, Hickory, Linden, and more. They are interesting and walkable streets of our neighborhood, often mistakenly called alleys. They are filled with history, architecture, beauty and … Read More

Craft and Design in a Box

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) in San Francisco is hosting it popular MakeArt workshops and Speaker Series, presented in conjunction with its third pop-up museum exhibition, “Place Making: Installations at Hayes and Octavia,” on view through October 15, … Read More