The year was 1959 when Joe Politz opened the original Joe’s Ice Cream on the corner of Geary Boulevard and 18th Avenue. Sixty years later, he was on hand to celebrate its milestone birthday with the current owners, Sean and Alice Kim, who bought the store in 2012.
The Planning Association for the Richmond (PAR) will hold its spring general meeting on Wednesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Recreation Center, 251 18th Ave. between Clement and California streets.
Maxine McCormick, now 15, started learning to cast and fly fish when she was 9 years old. At age 12, she became the youngest adult division gold medalist and world champion in the sports history.
On Monday, April 8, six businesses – Benkyodo Company, Glide Foundation, Picture Machine Tattoo, Uptown, Wah Mei School and World Gym San Francisco – were unanimously approved by the San Francisco Small Business Commission for the Legacy Business Registry.
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) produces CAAMFEST, the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films.
Police activity in the Richmond District in March 2019.
I will be hosting District 1 office hours on Sunday, April 14, 10 a.m.-noon, at the parklet at Clement Street and Third Avenue. Come by and share your priorities and questions.
Some commercial corridors in the Richmond District are riddled with empty storefronts. A new survey by the Richmond Review newspaper shows that the majority of them have been empty for more than a year.
A new community-organizing group in the Richmond District called Richmond Rising has launched a drive to raise awareness of and find concrete solutions to the neighborhood’s diminishing supply of affordable housing.
The menu draws inspiration from Melvin’s family roots in New Orleans. One of the first challenges they faced though was how to capture all of the family dishes that had been passed down verbally and “made from the heart and soul.”
With the median priced single-family home selling for about $1.6 million in San Francisco, this is a serious investment and requires that you prepare carefully and consider your choices before you make the jump into home ownership.
Two Richmond District schools were originally proposed to be considered for “landmark” status, but one is getting straight-armed by the San Francisco Unified School District’s (SFUSD) Board of Education.
The Wongs are a native San Franciscan family dating back 30 years, and have been dancing professionally in Chinese folk dance for generations.
Wee Scotty, located at 609 Clement St. in the Richmond District, is offering special summer classes.
One of the largest and most significant WPA murals in San Francisco faces destruction within the next few months.