November 18, 2017

This Week in Noe Valley: Le Cupboard Closes, Home Prices Soften and Other Noe Valley Mysteries


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[Photo: Salesforce tower from Laidley at Noe via thatswhathappensman]

November 11, 2017

This Week in Noe Valley: Ellis Act Defeat, Mountain Lion Capture and a Meth Bust

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[Photo: Noe at the border of Castro via mauisam19]

November 4, 2017

This Week in Noe Valley: Firefly Turns 24, Best Dressed Real Housewives of Noe Valley, RIP SFist


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[Photo: Fall colors via marxmarvelous]

NVV Nov 2017: 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.

November 2017

Front Page: Harvey Milk used to write a column for the Voice; Grand View resident of 41 years could be displaced when landlord does seismic upgrades; a profile of local fashion illustrator Lynn Rosenzweig.

Letters: A neighbor writes of those who want to change 24th St. by adding new high-density housing: "...for the people who don't live here now, and don't have any interest in the old-world charm, can't they just move someplace else?"

Features: The steps at 20th and Sanchez are among several "Green Gardens" tended by neighbors; profile of a 13 year old Noe Valley Day Trader and budding capitalist.

Cost of Living in Noe Valley: Just six single family homes changed hands in September for an average cost of $1.8 million; average rent for a 2 bedroom is $4393 per month.

Store Trek: Le Cupboard Cafe, 1298 Church St. at 25th

Rumors and Tidbits: First Republic is moving into 1354 Castro at Jersey in the former American Title Company space. Two restaurants are rumored to be for sale in Noe Valley (ed. Lazeez? Noe sushi? Fattoush?); meanwhile, three more that are zoned for restaurant use are for rent: the former Bliss Bar, La PanotiQ and Caskhouse. The new owners of Savor have remodeled the patio. Le Cupboard is open and also has vegan vending machines. There will be a gathering at the Town Square on Nov. 8 to bemoan the "sad one-year anniversary" of the election of Donald Trump. On Nov. 17 there will be a Fight Fire with Love benefit concert at the Town Square. The post box at 22nd and Church has been restored. Artist and interior designer Ian Stallings at 3848 24th St has left after less than a year. The Real Foods building is officially for sale and being shown to prospective buyers - no details on a buyer yet.

[The Noe Valley Voice]

October 7, 2017

This Week in Noe Valley: Plant Thieves, Uma Casa Love and Fleet Week



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[Photo: Old Noe Valley via juliegeb]

NVV Oct 2017: 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.

October 2017

Front Page: Clipper St traffic calming will start to happen in 2018; the city is approving more tall multi-unit building on 24th St but neighbors are not thrilled; BistroSF Grill and Chez Marius feature live music on certain nights; the Noe Valley Gala fundraiser is happening Oct 27; lots of Halloween fun happening on Oct 29 at Noe Valley Pet Company and in the Town Square.

Letters: The St. Philips 79th annual festival was a big success, writes the school principal. 

Cost of Living in Noe: The average cost of a Noe Valley home tin August was $2.5 million and the most expensive home sold was $3.95 million; the average price for a condo was $1.6 million.

Short Takes: Halloween happiness: Merchants on 24th St will be welcoming trick-or-treaters on Halloween from mid afternoon to dusk - or catch the early fun at the Halloween pet parade on Oct 29 starting at Noe Valley pet co from 2 to 5pm. The Town Square will also host a Spooktacular on Sunday October 29 from 3-7 pm.

Store Trek: Urban Remedy, 3870 24th Street at Vicksburg

Rumors and Tidbits: We had a heat wave in SF in Sept and it was very, very hot in Noe Valley; There are lots of vacant storefronts on 24th St; District 8 supe candidate Rafael Mandelman has taken over the shop space next to Just for Fun through the June 2018 election; Mehak Vohra, a 21-year old tech entrepreneur and Noe Valley resident is running for mayor - as is NV resident Mark Leno; Wednesdays are sauna days in the Noe Valley Town Square from 6:30 to 9pm every week; The Star Bakery sign has been hijacked by GetzWell Pediatrics (bummer); Stephen Moore is opening his mercantile shop to the public this month in the spot where The Ark used to be; Astrid's Rabat is celebrating 40 years in Noe Valley; and the 2nd annual NV Girl's Film Festival was a big success this year (despite "a lot of submissions by middle aged men") and some of the winners are on YouTube.

[The Noe Valley Voice]