Nearly $500,000 was allocated in February by San Francisco supervisors, acting as the county’s regional transportation authority, for the Great Highway Outer Sunset Traffic Management Project.
Businesses and residents along Taraval Street have expressed concerns over the renovation work known as The Taraval Project currently underway along the busy commercial and residential corridor,
Joint strategy from Supervisor Mar, SFMTA, Recreation and Parks, SFCTA, and SFPD will address safety impacts of traffic redirected from Great Highway during emergency closure
To allow plenty of space for people to socially distance and get some outdoor exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic, Upper Great Highway from Sloat Boulevard to Lincoln Way has been closed for months to vehicular traffic.
Another musical activity keeping the bar alive is the virtual Riptide Monday Night Open Mic on Zoom, hosted by Charlie Kaupp, 41, who is also a musician in the band The Treacherous French and has been the host of the well-attended Monday in-person open mic at The Riptide for several years.
The first-ever Outer Sunset Farmers Market and Mercantile on July 5 couldn’t have had better weather. The typical summer fog gave way to a warm and sunny day. It was the perfect start to what many neighbors hope will be a long-lasting tradition.
While state-mandated restrictions on non-essential construction have been in effect since the COVID-19 outbreak, neighborhood groups have become concerned over proposed plans for an apartment building at 4326-4336 Irving St. in the Outer Sunset District, between 44th and 45th avenues.
“My hope with Boavida is to provide the neighborhood with some delicious and healthy food, and a small market where they could pick up fresh bread, fruit, cheese and wine. We even sell toilet paper, due to neighborhood demand,”
Barbary Coast Sunset, the first Black-owned cannabis club in San Francisco, opened its doors in October of last year at 2161 Irving St., between 22nd and 23rd avenues.
For prints of this 12″ x 9″ watercolor and ink on paper, and for information about the Sunset Sketchers art group, contact: Douglas Gorney Art of the Outer Avenues 415.568.6665 gorney.studio
Kirk’s greatest work of art is undoubtedly his home on 46th Avenue, between Santiago and Taraval streets, which he proudly refers to as “The Rebel Base.” The house is a hall of wonders with art and paraphernalia ranging from Star Trek to Star Wars, Egyptian history to AC/DC, and Batman to San Francisco history.
In a first of its kind for the Sunset District, the residents of a building on Taraval Street will not be facing eviction thanks to a citywide program for keeping long-term tenants housed in place.
The Outer Noriega Merchants Association ran the first version of the event in 2009 along a single block. In the past 10 years, it has expanded across three blocks, shutting down Noriega Street between 44th and 47th avenues.
In a city infamous for soaring rent prices and sometimes problematic infrastructure, one business owner has found complete peace. Her name is Marjorie “Marge” Heard, and she found that stillness in the Outer Sunset.
In a city infamous for its astronomical rent and high cost of living, it is rare to hear a San Francisco neighborhood described as being reminiscent of a small Midwestern town.