December 9, 2018

This Week in Noe Valley: New Malaysian Restaurant Coming Soon, Doggy Style and the Wishing Tree Returns


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NVV December 2018: We Read It So You Don't Have To



The Noe Valley Voice is published ten times a year and has been a neighborhood fixture since 1977. Here are notable highlights from the latest issue. Links are to stories we've covered here on NVSF or other resources. Follow the NVV link at the bottom for full articles and all the ads.

December 2018

Front Page: A radio station is eyeing the Noe Valley rec center roof for an antenna; a stroll through Noe Valley retail for kids' gifts; the Wishing Tree is back on 23rd St. between Noe and Castro; an accounting of blue political results in San Francisco.

Letters: A letter from a neighbor that the senior tenants at 79 28th St have avoided eviction thanks to support from neighbors. Another senior writes in wondering what happened to the classified ads in NVV (which have been gone since the dawn of the Internet).

Cost of Living in Noe Valley: 17 single-family homes sold this October in Noe Valley; average cost was $2.75 million.

Store Trek: Leslie's Collection, a holiday pop-up at 3920B 24th St. at Sanchez

Features: Noe's Cantina at 24th and Church to open in mid December.

Rumors and Tidbits: There was an unprecedented 84.9% turnout in Noe Valley at this year's mid term elections; the old Mill space may or may not become a cannabis dispensary (talks are underway); Rafe Mandelman's old HQ next to Just for Fun will not be a computer school after all (it's being rented by a production studio for personal trainers); there's a new pet boutique and day spa opening in the old Artisana space called (no kidding) Doggy Style; Contigo closed abruptly (ed note - and will soon be a Malaysian restaurant); Vive La Tarte will be opening in mid January; the Pritikin mansion has seen it's price drop from $15 million to $5.5 million; the amazing and much loved Noe Valley Farmer's Market has turned 15.

[The Noe Valley Voice]

November 25, 2018

This Week in Noe Valley: Noe’s Cantina Rises, Plus Holiday Festivities


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November 3, 2018

This Week in Noe Valley: Firefly Turns 25, Halloween Scariness and the Enduring Greatness of La Ciccia


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NVV November 2018: We Read It So You Don't Have To



The Noe Valley Voice is published ten times a year and has been a neighborhood fixture since 1977. Here are notable highlights from the latest issue. Links are to stories we've covered here on NVSF or other resources. Follow the NVV link at the bottom for full articles and all the ads.

November 2018

Front Page: A roundup of places to volunteer in the community and give back for the holidays; four Noe Valley residents join a citywide lawsuit against a predatory landlord; the recent corporate use of the Town Square by Apple draws scrutiny and complaints from neighbors; the SF Planning Commission has given the green light to developers to turn the old Real Foods space into retail with no housing.

Letters: Support for a cannabis dispensary in the old Mill space; letters for and against Prop 10 on the ballot.

Features: There's a new mural outside NoVY at 4000 24th St. that celebrates the restaurant's heartwarming multi-generation story; a neighborhood group is proposing a green benefit district around Dolores Park to make it safer and more welcoming.

Cost of Living in Noe Valley: Just two single family homes sold this September in Noe Valley and both were for less than $2 million.

Store Trek: Little Artistas1513 Church St. at 27th

Rumors and Tidbits: The Gold City Greenery has applied for a lease in the Old Mill space as a cannabis dispensary but it's not a done deal - the owner is entertaining other offers; the headquarters of GlobeIn will be opening a retail store at 4175 24th St. (the former home of Cliche Noe) on Nov. 16; the former Noe Valley Cyclery space is being rented by Real Management Company for 8 months as it renovates its offices at 1234 Castro St.; sadly, vandals have broken the glass window at Video Wave two times over the last 3 months; Philz on 24th at Diamond is now cashless and customers are expected to pay for their java electronically; Little Folkies on Church has vacated 1515 Church and a hair salon called Poppy & Finch has replaced it; a computer school is moving into the former campaign office of Rafael Mandelman on 24th St.; One Stop Party Shop reports that the most popular costumes were Black Panther for boys and witches and princesses for girls.

[The Noe Valley Voice]