The Noe Valley Voice is published ten times a year, and while we love the idea -- it's pretty lightweight. Here's everything you want to know from the latest issue.
December 2008 / January 2009
- Front Page: Noe Valley Farmer's Market 5 years strong; founders/volunteers still lament Real Foods.
- Obits: Historian Paul Kantus; Architect Albert Lanier.
- Planned: Bell Market closes on Valentine's Day, Whole Foods takes over March 1st and plans to be open by September - expect community meetings with the NVMPA and Friends of Noe Valley; FoNV is also meeting with the City to replace the individual news boxes on 24th St with "news-rack pedestals;" Streetlight Record's space may be turning into a clothing retailer.
- Opening: Kookez is slated to become City Grill, according to Stefano Coppola (Lupa), and promises "classic American fare" by mid-December; Just Awesome Games is opening in mid-December at 816 Diamond St.
- Open: Jeff & Eddie's Henry's Hunan; Cary Lane; Jewelry Box.
- Closing: Glare.
- Events: Noel Stroll - Dec 13
- Charity: Drop off toys at Hill & Co;
SF Food Bank (PDF) has no drop-off locations in Noe Valley.The SF Food Bank has three year-round drop off locations in Noe Valley: Terra Mia, Bell Market and Noe Valley Ministry. More info here. (Our mistake, not the NVV's.)
- Cost of living in Noe: single-family residences unchanged year-on-year; condos up. And don't forget the new record $5.8M SFR. Rent: slowly increasing.
- Award: Noe Valley Association: "Best Community Benefit District" in San Francisco.
- News of the Weird: John Adams has been reincarnated as NV resident Walter Semkiw (really - there's a full page about it).
[The Noe Valley Voice]