With dire warnings from City public health officials that the coronavirus will continue through a dark winter and with California beginning a statewide curfew, Eric Whittington, owner of Bird and Beckett Books and Records continues keeping Glen Park supplied the latest in best seller releases and used titles. “As long as the COVID numbers stay […]
Archives for November 2020
The Arlington Slow Street is closed to through-traffic and open to pedestrians, toddlers, runners and bicyclists from Randall to Bosworth, if the city’s map is to be believed. (Your faithful reporter only went as far south as Miguel.)
Editor’s note: With the spike in COVID-19 cases in San Francisco and California statewide, and a rollback to more restrictive public health measures, it’s welcome news for Glen Park that, as of today, we have free coronavirus testing nearby. Read the details here.
Glen Park neighbors have long experienced California wildflower walks through Glen Canyon Park along with spider walks, and then of course Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project history walks. But they have never encountered anything like what greeted them on Sunday morning, October 25, 2020. Chalked on the sidewalk in front Bird & Beckett’s Books and […]
Change Will Happen One Drawing and Step At A Time! The Detroit steps are a two-block stairway comprising 186 steps in total that run south from Detroit Street to Hearst Avenue and north from Detroit Street to Joost Avenue, bisected by Monterey Boulevard. The Detroit Steps Project (DSP) is a multi-phased community-led beautification project to […]
SF Gate has done a then-and-now appraisal of Glen Park businesses to gauge the impact on them of COVID-19. For us residents, it highlights the continuing need for us to support our local merchants—those featured in this story—and all our others. https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf-neighborhoods/article/We-interviewed-5-SF-businesses-2-weeks-before-the-15689709.php?cmpid=gsa-sfgate-result