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Coming Attractions: 181 Fremont Gets Animated [Curbed]

“Some people in the South Beach, Rincon and Mission Bay neighborhoods — fearful that the venue may attract traffic jams, noise and other undesirable elements — may propose that the Warriors limit the size and number of events in the new facility.”
Neighbors of Warriors planned S.F. arena may propose venue limits [Biz Times]

“Retox got sold to the folks from Range, and the Retox sign got partially taken down, revealing possibly the most fantastic dive bar sign ever.”
Tom’s Dry Dock [Dogpatch Howler]

“The urban park – which includes popular areas such as Crissy Field, Muir Woods, the Presidio and Ocean Beach – will see its budget cut by $1.4 million under the federally mandated automatic budget reductions that went into effect earlier this year.”
Golden Gate NRA budget cuts on the way [Chron]

“Recreation and Parks Department is starved for money. They say they can only afford to maintain park trees once every 50 years. Clubhouses are closed, directors are laid off, and pools’ schedules are limited. Yet RPD finds the money to cut down healthy non-native trees and hire companies to spray herbicides to support NAP.”
It’s A Question of Priorities in our Neighborhood Parks [D10 Watch]

“Doelger ‘played a leading role in transforming vast sand dunes into a residential neighborhood,’ City Planning Director John Rahaim said in a statement.”
Henry Doelger, San Francisco’s master builder, gets his due [Chron]

“Gollinger said the dozens of requests from the neighborhood have not all been met. Those include that the noise hotline be connect to a person, not just a machine, and the requests be immediately be addressed. He said neighbors also want America’s Cup to pay administrative fines for any violation.”
Concerts at America’s Cup venue scaled back [Ex] [Ex] (second item) [Chron]

“Sometimes he finds the stairs scrawled with graffiti. It discourages him a little, but not enough to make him stop working. He’s making his mark.”
Community gardens provide urban escape [Chron]

“By early 1970, the members started to shift as many of the Indian students went back to school, and non-Indian hippies and drug users took their place.”
Hidden Histories: The Rock’s Other Occupation [Curbed]

“You’ve probably been here a lot and not even known it. “
The People’s Guide: Michael Conrad Tells Us About Russian Hill [Curbed]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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