May 4, 2016

NVV May 2016: 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.

May 2016

Front Page: Bingo night at St. Paul's is a six decade tradition; The Noe Valley Town Square is on track (and maybe even under budget) - plus the new choices for the owl sculptures are open for comment; The Folio Books book club is a hit.

Letters: A neighbor asks Noe Valley residents to do their part to keep the neighborhood clean and litter free; A resident since 1985 suggests the new Town Square should be an eco-playground (while past the planning stage); A poem about Noe Courts.

Features: Noe Valley Garden Tour is back on May 21st; neighbors are lobbying force neighbor notification when "major changes are made to a project midway through the design process.".

Cost of Living in Noe: Only six single-family homes sold this March - half the number that sold in the same time last year - because of low inventory. Meanwhile, a 1904 Edwardian on Fair Oaks sold for $5 million.

Store Trek: TMI Colonics, 1478A Church St.

Rumors and Tidbits: The  NVV canvassed people on 24th St on April 21/22 and discovered that among 50 Noe Valleyeons that 56% were for Hilary, 34% were for Bernie, 6% were undecided between the two and 2% (aka one person) was voting for Trump; Again, the Noe Valley Town Square is on track; The Luxe on 24th Street condos now have sales pending. VIP Scrub Club opened in the former K9 Scrub Club spot on Church (no remodel necessary); Robin Shered of Blue Ova Health was rated a top acupuncturist by Bay Area A-List; Noe Valley comedian Mike Capozzola is selling hand-painted drawings of kid's names for gifts; Congrats to NV resident Felicia Lowe for the success of her film Chinese Couplets.

[The Noe Valley Voice]