We’re very pleased to announce that this year the Glen Park Association will offer up to $10,000 in grants to the community, with a maximum grant size of $2,500. The application deadline is February 28, 2022, and grantees will be announced by the end of April. For complete details on the grant, guidelines and requirements […]
It was Day #1 and Sean Kelly and Shane Ryan–yes, Sean and Shane– have just replaced the owners’ license on the wall of the Glen Park Station bar, four years shy of its 100th anniversary. So far that’s the only physical change in the premises. On January 5 the business partners became the new owners […]
SFMTA Virtual Public Hearing Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1PM If you would like to comment on our proposal to make the 43 Masonic-44-O’Shaughnessy transit improvements (described below) permanent, you may attend the SFMTA Public Hearing online or file your comments by 5 p.m. on January 17, 2022 as follows: Phone: 415.646.4470 Email: MTABoard@SFMTA.com with subject line “43-44 […]
It seemed like a lovely idea at the time. Federal funds had been allocated to improve the Diamond/Bosworth intersection. Along with the street work that took place around 2015, SFPW installed four planter boxes on each of three corners of the intersection. This was consistent with beautification goals set forth in the Glen Park Community […]
Hello Friend and Supporter of the Greenway, I hope that you had wonderful Holidays and that you are longing to get your hands (and even perhaps your knees) a bit muddy on the Greenway! On Saturday we begin the planting of the Native Meadow. There are three work parties in the next two weeks. Are […]
Read more about our Acting Captain Kevin Knoble inside the weekly Ingleside Station Newsletter along with district crime details, safety tips and other items of interest.
(Photos and image courtesy of Twin Walls Mural Company.) It’s been around a year since the wall at the Burnside Avenue cul-de-sac beckoned to Glen Park resident Renee Berger. After a career in international consulting mainly in the philanthropic arena, and a side gig as a San Francisco City Guide leading group tours of the […]
(Staff note: See Perch’s Zoel Fages on this panel.) Where To San Francisco? A D8 Discussion about Innovation for Small Business by Cruise LLC REGISTER! Event Information Cruise + Six D8 Community Leaders discuss how innovation from Cruise will shape the future of small business About this event Join Cruise and six community leaders from San Francisco […]
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Congratulations and good luck to Commander Nicole Jones!
IT’S OUR QUINCEAÑERA! This December, Canyon Market in Glen Park, SF is celebrating its 15th anniversary. To engage our customers, recognize our supplier partners and give back to the supportive city in which we operate, we’re inviting our special friends and supporters from the community, the City and the State of California to our weeklong […]
Dear Colleagues, Stakeholders, and Neighbors, I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. The City and County of San Francisco is hosting TEDxCityofSanFrancisco, a curation of TEDx talks and performances to inspire community action in the fight against climate change. This free, virtual celebration, happening on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. PST, will mark the launch of San Francisco’s […]
Hello Friend and Supporter of the Greenway, I hope that you are enjoying the afterglow of Thanksgiving. We are making plans for December’s monthly work party. It will be next Saturday December 4 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. We’ll have coffee at the start (many thanks to Canyon Market for providing this) and sandwiches at the […]
Over the past several years, we have uncovered many impressive histories connected with Glen Park. One not yet discussed is the Glen Park connection to the glamor and glitz of Hollywood that began during the earliest days of Tinseltown. This is the last of 5 posts (see Part 1 , The Glen Park Glenodeon; Part 2, […]
BART Redistricting Ad Hoc Committee Meeting December 1, 2021 1:00 p.m. Tune into the meeting and hear what the Redistricting consultants have to say about the process. Below is the link to agenda materials for the meeting and the zoom link. We hope to see you there. For any questions, your can contact me on […]
SIDEWALK GARDENS¡JARDINES EN SU VECINDAD! Interested in adding a sidewalk garden? Sign up here or email your information.¡Friends of the Forest(FUF) y sus vecinos están organizando un proyecto de jardines en la acera en su vecindario y queremos incluirlo! There are several opportunties to remove concrete and improve our environment both ecologically and aesthetically. Sidewalk garden: remove concrete […]
Over the past several years, we have uncovered many impressive histories connected with Glen Park. One not yet discussed is the Glen Park connection to the glamor and glitz of Hollywood that began during the earliest days of Tinseltown. This post is Part 4 of 5 (see Part 1, The Glen Park Glenodeon, Part 2, […]
Over the past several years, we have uncovered many impressive histories connected with Glen Park. One not yet discussed is the Glen Park connection to the glamor and glitz of Hollywood that began during the earliest days of Tinseltown. This post is Part 3 of 5 (see Part 1, The Glen Park Glenodeon, and Part […]
Here are the 2021 Vella Family Pumpkins at 354 Sussex on Youtube. Please share and enjoy! https://youtu.be/b4DMxNVuQdA
Over the past several years, we have uncovered many impressive histories connected with Glen Park. One not yet discussed is the Glen Park connection to the glamor and glitz of Hollywood that began during the earliest days of Tinseltown. This post is Part 2 of 5. ……. In Part 1 of this series, we saw […]
Please join us for even an hour or two! The plants on the median island are happy with the recent rains. The rains have also encouraged weeds to again thrive. Your help is needed to get a handle on the weeds before they get out of hand. Our approach is to keep the block in […]
We all know BART has tracks, lots of them — but on Thursday, October 28, a balmy early evening, pre-Halloween hoopla, there were sound tracks emanating from the Glen Park station plaza: the music of 510JAZZ (that’s “five-one-oh jazz”), an East Bay band. In a spot on the northwest corner of the plaza which seemed […]
Hello Glen Park neighbors! Welcome to the first in a series of monthly updates on the work my office is doing, and how you can get involved to make a difference on the issues you’re passionate about. It’s been a busy month in the D8 office – the Board unanimously passed legislation I authored […]
Over the past several years, we have uncovered many impressive histories connected with Glen Park. One not yet discussed is the Glen Park connection to the glamor and glitz of Hollywood that began during the earliest days of Tinseltown. This post is Part 1. … “Moving pictures” were all the rage during the opening […]
Photos by Marian Dalere Halloween was almost “normal” on Chenery Street this year. There was no official street closure due to the continuing Covid restrictions, but the Chenery Slow Street between Lippard and Burnside brought out significant crowds. One neighbor enthused, “Half the crowds as normal and waaay better–super fun!”
Hello Friend and Supporter of the Greenway, I hope that you can come to our next Work Party on Saturday November 6 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. We’ll have coffee at the start (many thanks to Canyon Market for providing this) and sandwiches at the end. We haven’t shared coffee and sandwiches together since before Covid […]
The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department is pleased to announce the Twin Peaks Trails and Promenade Project. The project has gone through extensive public engagement and we are nearing the point of implementing the remaining trail improvements and finalizing the promenade design. Please provide feedback so that we can incorporate it into the final […]
Nightmare on Elk Street: Haunted house, crafts, music, & face painting!
We are excited to announce a fun promotion coming to Glen Park BART Station on Thursday, October 28 from 5 – 6:30pm. Note that the Glen Park BART station is one of only 4 stations chosen for this event and the only one in San Francisco! The sounds of Reggae, Jazz, and Folk music will bring […]
Get full details and purchase tickets here. All information courtesy of St. John Elementary School.
This project is focused on accessibility improvements to assist J Church customers transferring at Market Street and Duboce Avenue. Learn more about the project and how to make your voice heard at the SFMTA J Church Transfer Improvements webpage.
As usual for the last 25 years at 354 Sussex (at Mizpah), the Vella Family will put out 100+ carved pumpkins for everyone to enjoy. The Halloween carving tradition started as a bonding experience for now retired neuropsychologist Dr. Charles Vella with his then 10 year old daughter, now new UCSF radiologist, Dr. Maya Vella. […]
Web Version D8 Newsletter – October 2021 Had a great time at SCRAP-SF’s “RePurposeful” show. This partnership with our beloved Randall Museum highlighted the results of SCRAP’s work to provide affordable access to arts and crafts supplies. Learn more about SCRAP at www.scrap-sf.org STAYING CONNECTED City Hall, and my office, are open so stop by and […]
Coming to the Glen Park Greenway…a California Native Meadow. The design is based on community consensus reflected in the Greenway Concept Plan of 2016. In a series of community meetings held this September, we refined our expectations about what the Native Meadow should provide and will continue to refine the design of the Meadow over […]
A new study of “tree canopy cover” ranks Glen Park fifth out of all San Francisco neighborhoods, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. It’s a metric developed by a data company, EarthDefine, which measures the percentage of total land area covered by trees. Overall, with 669,000 trees, San Francisco has very little tree cover, at […]
(Note: See slideshow at end of post.) It takes a village to keep a village thriving and vibrant. And that village must have people willing and able to do the hard work to keep it that way and to move ever forward. A big step was taken in that direction recently when the Glen Park […]
Hello Friend and Supporter of the Greenway, I hope that you can come to our next Work Party on Saturday October 2 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. If you’re planning to come to the work party please send me an email at email@example.com Please let me know no later than Tuesday September 28. Here’s a description […]
We’re excited to share that the majority of our Recreation Centers will reopen on weekdays beginning on Tuesday, September 7. All visitors are required to show proof of vaccination to enter our recreation centers. The new requirements do not apply to those who are ineligible for vaccinations, including children under 12 years old. For more information […]
Please complete a very brief survey to add your vision into the design for the Burnside Mural+ project, which foresees a mural and a tiled stairway at the Burnside Avenue cul-de-sac adjacent to the endpoint of the Greenway. There is also a photo of the site and some information about the effort. The survey should […]
Hello Friend and Supporter of the Greenway, I hope that you can come to our next Work Party on Saturday Sept 4 (Labor Day weekend!) from 9:00am to 12:00pm. If you’re planning to come to the work party please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know no later than Tuesday August 31. […]
Below, the item from the August 20 Ingleside Station Newsletter: “Ingleside Citizen of the Month / August 2021 The Citizen of the Month for August is Marian Dalere. Marian is a native first generation San Franciscan, who was raised and went to school in the Glen Park neighborhood. Marian followed in her mother’s footsteps and […]
Join Supervisor Mandelman and the Safe Routes to School partnership in a 1-hour free webinar to learn how you can start a Walking School Bus at your school! Studies show that children who walk to school enjoy health benefits and academic advantages, as well as feel a sense of accomplishment, independence, and self-confidence. To learn […]
Dr. Marc Lieberman, a Glen Park resident (Arbor St) and an incredible human being passed away on August 2nd. He was an ophthalmologist—and I was lucky enough to have been under his care for the past 11 years, which is how I know him. But beyond that, he was a fascinating, exceedingly compassionate person who left the […]
Volunteer in our Parks Try out your green thumb or help clean up your neighborhood park. Sign up here to volunteer for the Glen Canyon Park cleanup August 21 (drop-ins also welcome) From Mission Dolores Park to Golden Gate Park, there’s a wealth of exciting volunteer opportunities in our parks. Volunteers participate in a variety […]
Photos: Bonnee Waldstein Hello Friend and Supporter of the Glen Park Greenway, Please join us on Thursday August 5 at 11 a.m. as we celebrate the completion of the Greenway Trail Improvement Project, a milestone of progress in the Greenway project. We’ll meet on the Greenway near the intersection of Brompton Avenue and Bosworth Street. […]
Hello Friend and Supporter of the Greenway, I hope that you can come to our next Work Party on Saturday, August 7, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. If you’re planning to come to the work party please send me an email and let me know no later than Tuesday August 3. Here’s a description of the […]