Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Tenderloin
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Culture, The Exhibitionist SATURDAY: The Tenderloin Museum Turns One and Commemorates LGBT Rights

SATURDAY: The Tenderloin Museum Turns One and Commemorates LGBT Rights

It's a big month in the T.L. This Saturday, July 16, the plucky Tenderloin Museum will celebrate its first birthday with 11 hours of party time and programming dedicated to the most fascinating, most frequently misunderstood neighborhood in the city. Meanwhile,…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Seven Choice Bits From Sup. Aaron Peskin's Talk at the Tenderloin Museum

Seven Choice Bits From Sup. Aaron Peskin's Talk at the Tenderloin Museum

Newly elected Supervisor Aaron Peskin presented at the Tenderloin Museum's monthly guest speaker series last week. While not as heavily attended as Sup. Jane Kim's talk in April, the atmosphere was a bit less heated, as no one rose to…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , ,
News, The Snitch The Bubbles Situation: T.L. Bartender Fired For Refusing to Serve Queer Fellow

The Bubbles Situation: T.L. Bartender Fired For Refusing to Serve Queer Fellow

Meet Bubbles. Bubbles, also known as Anthony Torres, is what you might call a unique-looking individual. Bubbles has blond dreadlocks, a fu manchu, and a healthy chest. By most standards, perhaps even our own, Bubbles is what the churchgoing set…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Ten Tidbits from Jane Kim's Talk at the Tenderloin Museum

Ten Tidbits from Jane Kim's Talk at the Tenderloin Museum

At lunchtime on the first Monday of every month, The Tenderloin Museum hosts a guest speaker. Former Mayor Willie Brown led off the series in March, while yesterday, it was Sup. Jane Kim's turn. In the hour-long discussion (moderated…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
News, The Snitch Report: Black Tenderloin Drug Dealers Definitely Arrested More Often Than Whites, Latinos

Report: Black Tenderloin Drug Dealers Definitely Arrested More Often Than Whites, Latinos

By now, you may have heard of "Operation Safe Schools," a joint San Francisco Police Department/Drug Enforcement Administration sweep of the Tenderloin meant to crack down on drug dealing near schools. About three dozen people have been arrested since…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
News, The Snitch Tenderloin Nuns Facing Eviction Also Feed Tenants in SRO Owned by Same Landlord

Tenderloin Nuns Facing Eviction Also Feed Tenants in SRO Owned by Same Landlord

Those Tenderloin nuns facing a four-figure rent hike and possible eviction are lauded throughout the neighborhood for feeding the homeless, but the homeless aren’t their only clients. Many tenants of the building next door on Turk Street rely on…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
News, The Snitch Nuns Who Feed the Homeless Face Eviction After Rent Hike

Nuns Who Feed the Homeless Face Eviction After Rent Hike

Here’s a depressing, infuriating tidbit for you: Two nuns, who’ve served meals to the homeless from their modest Turk Street kitchen since 2008, face eviction after their landlord raised their rent by more than 50 percent. The Fraternite Notre…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Nato's Comedy Picks: Torio Van Grol & Kyle Mizono

Nato's Comedy Picks: Torio Van Grol & Kyle Mizono

On Wednesday, check out Torio Van Grol at…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Someone Stole the Drug Users Union's Barry McGee-Painted Sign

Someone Stole the Drug Users Union's Barry McGee-Painted Sign

Barry McGee has achieved prominence. The South San Francisco native, educated at the San Francisco Art Institute and on the streets where he tagged and painted murals for most of the '90s, was the subject of a profile in…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , ,
News, The Snitch Go Do This: St. Anthony's Needs Your Help

Go Do This: St. Anthony's Needs Your Help

St. Anthony’s is a cornerstone of the Tenderloin. Its dining room on Golden Gate Avenue has been a beacon in the neighborhood for more than six decades, serving 3,000 hot meals daily. The Foundation also offers fresh clothes to…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Cutting Ball Theater and the Tenderloin Museum Read <i>Tenderloin</i>

Cutting Ball Theater and the Tenderloin Museum Read Tenderloin

Just as nearby PianoFight has quickly established itself as a major force in Tenderloin nightlife, the Tenderloin Museum is already making an indelible mark on the neighborhood’s cultural map. The museum, together with Cutting Ball Theater, will stage a…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Tenderloin Museum Screens Definitive Documentary <i>Love Me, Tenderloin</i>, Aug. 13

Tenderloin Museum Screens Definitive Documentary Love Me, Tenderloin, Aug. 13

“One day it’s chicken, and the next minute it’s feathers.” We’re very  glad that, in addition to its exhibits and walking tours, the Tenderloin Museum has quickly become a venue for evening programming about the most fascinating and frequently misunderstood…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist The Tenderloin Museum Has Ceiling Lights in the Shape of the Tenderloin

The Tenderloin Museum Has Ceiling Lights in the Shape of the Tenderloin

"How many tricks do you think I’ve turned?" So asked Tamara Ching, an advocate for transgender individuals, sex workers, and the HIV/AIDS community, at “Screaming Queens,” the opening gala for the Tenderloin Museum last Thursday. Recounting the mid-‘70s glory…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
News, The Snitch New 826 Valencia Writing Lab Opens in Tenderloin

New 826 Valencia Writing Lab Opens in Tenderloin

The crowd of 100 or so people at the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street at around 2:30 p.m. today was not your typical gathering on Pill Hill in the Tenderloin, where murmurs of "Oxys," "Roxies," “Heroin,” and…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie Caffeinate With a DJ at Equator Coffee (Through Tomorrow)

Caffeinate With a DJ at Equator Coffee (Through Tomorrow)

As further evidence that Mid-Market is blowing up, San Rafael-based roastery Equator Coffee has set up shop just off Sixth Street, its first SF location. And for at least one more morning, they’ll be coaxing commuters off the sidewalk…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , ,
Dining, SFoodie Post-Soviet: Breakfast Pop-Up Makes a Communist Peasant's Breakfast Look Yummy

Post-Soviet: Breakfast Pop-Up Makes a Communist Peasant's Breakfast Look Yummy

Not that many people equate the former Soviet Union with freshness and abundance, but that might soon change once people get used to Post Soviet, a pop-up at farm:table that’s now happening most Monday mornings and early afternoons. (“Post”…
@SFoodie  Tags: , ,
Dining, SFoodie Imagine a Cocktail Bar Where Everything's $10, and You'll Have Rx, Now Open in the TL

Imagine a Cocktail Bar Where Everything's $10, and You'll Have Rx, Now Open in the TL

There’s something so refreshing about a list of cocktails that isn’t entirely $13 and up. There’s also something nice about a bar that doesn’t beat its theme to death. Rx, newly open in the Tenderloin, scores on both counts.…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie Mr. Holmes Bakehouse: Cruffins, Croissants, and Pink Neon in the TL

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse: Cruffins, Croissants, and Pink Neon in the TL

As well as being home to Little Saigon, the area around Geary and Larkin is suddenly home to a few excellent bakery-cafes. Although Flour & Co., Libby Jane Café, and Jane on Larkin are all within a few blocks,…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie A Wine Bar Grows in the Tenderloin

A Wine Bar Grows in the Tenderloin

Completely coincidentally, there have been two openings on the same block of Geary Street within a few days of one another. Huxley is a 25-seat restaurant, and two doors down, Tender is a wine bar with about the same capacity.…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist CounterPulse to Turn Former Porn Theater into Cultural Hub

CounterPulse to Turn Former Porn Theater into Cultural Hub

When Twitter moved onto the same block as the small but mighty art organization CounterPulse, it was a blessing in disguise. Though initially terrifying, the sky-high rent increase didn’t send the one-room SoMa theater running for the hills. In…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , ,