New Harding Theater Plan Could End Decade-Long Struggle

A once thriving historic theater is currently home to dusty, cracking floors, graffiti covered walls, and tattered, worn-out seats, but its impending resurrection may be the solution the community has been seeking for over a decade. The Harding Theater was recently leased out to the Marks brothers, two businessmen from Chicago that have big plans … Continue reading New Harding Theater Plan Could End Decade-Long Struggle

Promising New Garden Planned for New Booker T. Community Center

With the rise in popularity of community gardens in San Francisco, the Booker T. Washington Community Service Center hopes to create a revitalized garden with the construction of its new facility. Community gardens provide an outlet for people to learn about agriculture, grow plants and vegetables, or just enjoy gardening as a hobby, and actual … Continue reading Promising New Garden Planned for New Booker T. Community Center

Japantown’s Spooktacular Halloween Party Has Its Biggest Year Yet

Kids, costumes, candy and plenty of activities made for an exciting afternoon yesterday at one of the biggest Halloween events Japantown has ever seen. The Japan Center Malls hosted the Spooktacular Halloween Party and Trick-or-Treat, an annual event meant to provide kids and their families with a safe, free and fun place to celebrate the … Continue reading Japantown’s Spooktacular Halloween Party Has Its Biggest Year Yet

Renovated Park Provides Modern Community Leisure Spot for Residents

Walking up to the Raymond Kimbell Playground the smell of grass is in the air, the distinct clang of a baseball crashing into a metal bat and the laughter of children as they play on the swings can be heard, and the warm glow of the autumn sun on the flowers catches the eye. However, … Continue reading Renovated Park Provides Modern Community Leisure Spot for Residents

Some Divisadero Street Businesses Adapting Well to Effects of Gentrification

While gentrification is an ongoing and controversial topic for many residents of San Francisco, some Divisidero Street merchants are beginning to view its effects on their neighborhood in a more positive light. “Divisadero used to be the kind of street that you wouldn’t even want to walk down,” said Scott Scharenbroich, one resident of the … Continue reading Some Divisadero Street Businesses Adapting Well to Effects of Gentrification