Mid-Market / Tenderloin

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Tenderloin Museum Website Now Live

Posted June 29, 2015 by

The Tenderloin Museum opens July 16. Its website (http://tenderloinmuseum.org/) is now live. Please let us know what you think. The website is not in final form but we wanted to get it up now as its answers many common questions
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SFMTA Backs Safer Mid-Market

Posted June 17, 2015 by

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) voted yesterday to expand car restrictions and transit-only lanes on the “Mid-Market” stretch of Market Street between 3rd and 8th Streets. The vote was unanimous. Tremendous credit goes to the San Francisco Bicycle
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SFMTA to Decide Mid-Market’s Future

Posted June 16, 2015 by

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) votes today on expanding car restrictions and transit-only lanes on the “Mid-Market” stretch of Market Street between 3rd and 8th Streets. The decision is clear. And it is momentous. A vote in favor
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Tenderloin Museum Seeks Staff

Posted June 16, 2015 by Bill Fricker

The Tenderloin Museum opens July 16, and is currently hiring for two key positions. The museum Program Manager will take a proactive role in planning, developing and implementing a full-range of programs and special events that will educate, engage and
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Tenderloin Game Changer

Posted May 11, 2015 by

The arrival of the fabled 826 Valencia writing center into a key corner in San Francisco’s Tenderloin is a game changer. It boosts a long underutilized retail space, enhances the community’s image, and sends a powerful message of confidence about
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Randy Shaw Speaks at SPUR on May 5

Posted May 4, 2015 by

I will be speaking about my new book, The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco, at SPUR Urban Center on Tuesday May 5 at 6pm at 654 Mission Street. It is the first public event,
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The Tenderloin Revealed

Posted April 21, 2015 by

Today is the release date for my new book, The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco. The book comes during my 35th year working in the Tenderloin, and amidst high hopes for the neighborhood’s future.
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