“Our opinion is: Work with the Live Nation and America’s Cup promoters for compromises that will ensure we all benefit from the America’s Cup races as well as the other exciting events along our charming and lively Embarcadero.”
OPINION: Pier 27 and Live Nation’s proposed concert venue [Barbary Coast News]

“Successful selling involves removing every objection in the path of closing and creating a sense of urgency, so don’t expect a Realtor to agree with you if the kitchen’s too small- it’s cozy and charming. “
What You Need To Know About Buying a Home: Part Two [Curbed] and Part Three [Curbed]

“Residents for Noe Valley Town Square (RNVTS) is pleased to announce that it is looking extremely likely that the Noe Valley Town Square is going to become a reality!”
Town Square: A Giant Leap Forward [Noe Valley]

“With rents steadily rising around the man-made island, the government agency overseeing Treasure Island and its private developer partner are considering an across-the-board increase of $245, according to a March 13 report on the rental market.”
Treasure Island rent prices may increase [Ex]

“Funding for any project at the reservoir, located between Hyde and Larkin streets on Russian Hill, would most likely have to be privately funded, but Farrell said local community groups have expressed a strong desire to make the plan a reality.”
Push to make reservoir in Russian Hill a park is renewed [Ex]

“While San Francisco is predominantly a creative class city — The San Francisco Chronicle describes the Tenderloin as “perhaps the last frontier in SF’s ever-expanding gentrification trend” — its class does not divide along a directional axis as in say, Washington, D.C. Rather, there are often dramatic differences in class within a 10 or 15 minute walk from one another in and around the urban core.”
Class-Divided Cities: San Francisco Edition [Atlantic]

“Six legal claims had been filed as of Friday, with a seventh claim pending, according to Jack Song, a spokesman for the City Attorney’s Office. Homeowners have six months to file property damage claims against The City.”
West Portal water main break claims flow in [Ex]

“(We can’t help but notice that the fire escape is missing — hopefully there’s a good explanation for that.)”
Wraps Partially Come Off Haight and Fillmore [Haighteration]

“As to new neighborhood names, Charles Low suggests SoFa, South of the Financial Area, “where one might open a hipster cafe/bar with plenty of couches.””
Officer, may I borrow a cup of sugar? (fifth item) [Chron]

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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