Mid-Market / Tenderloin

The Tenderloin's Little Saigon

Exploring the Tenderloin’s Vietnamese Legacy

Posted September 22, 2016 by

A very special event occurs at the Tenderloin Museum tonight. Tho Thi Do, who went from being a Community Organizer at the Vietnamese Youth Development Center in the Tenderloin to becoming an International Vice President for UNITE HERE, will chronicle
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6th Street Art Walk on Friday

Posted September 15, 2016 by Helene Sautou

The 6th Annual 2 BLOCKS OF ART 6th Street art walk takes place on Friday, September 16th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Market CBD and Urban Solutions, the event features a range of art exhibits
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SF’s Tenderloin Gave Birth to Legal Porn

Posted September 12, 2016 by

Tenderloin Museum presents: Pornography in Denmark: Tenderloin and the Birth of Porn San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood gave birth to legal pornography in the United States.  The historic event occurred in 1970 with the showing at the Screening Room on Jones
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Similar art wraps (this is from Vancouver) are coming to SF's Tenderloin

Call for Artists: “Art Wraps For The Heart Of The TL”

Posted September 1, 2016 by Baljeet Heyer

The purpose of this call for artists is to solicit applications from qualified artists to create artwork for the Tenderloin community beautification project titled “Art Wraps For The Heart Of The TL.”  The project is being managed by Tenderloin Housing
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Black Cat Restaurant, Bar Opens Today!

Posted July 28, 2016 by

The Black Cat opens at 400 Eddy Street today, bringing back the ambience of the original Black Cat closed down by the city’s elite 100 years ago. I earlier described the Black Cat’s past and recent history and Mayor Lee’s
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Restored historic mural on side of Warfield Hotel, Turk and Taylor

1980 Letter Reveals Tenderloin’s Other Side

Posted July 19, 2016 by

I recently came across a Letter to the Editor I wrote published in the San Francisco Examiner on September 3, 1980: Tenderloin’s other side Dexter Waugh’s otherwise excellent article on children in the Tenderloin spoke of the “many myths” about
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