December 9, 2018

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]