Launch party tonight at Emerald Fish (1515 Vallejo St. at Polk), showcasing imported tabletop items, home décor, jewelry, accessories, and gifts from Italy, France, Pakistan, Korea, Germany, Morocco, and the ole U.S. of A. RSVP for a promo code for 15% off all items. See you there!
Posts Tagged ‘Events’
My friends at TenderBlog will be hosting a cocktail “party in my loin” at Edinburgh Castle August 18. The day also happens to be the one year anniversary of Polk Sheet, so it’ll be a special day indeed. Stay tuned for an anniversary bash invite from Yours Truly.
Here are all the deets, straight from the horse’s mouth:
What? An exquisite night of celebration in the Tenderloin amongst friends and just a few of your best enemies, to drink and share stories. Open-mic competition with awards & a very special Tenderloin cocktail!
When? August 18, 2010 8:00PM
Where? Edinburgh Castle 950 Geary St., San Francisco
Why? Because we’re a neighborhood that likes to rock the party
Dress code? Clothed preferably
Conditions? There’s no cover charge, you just have to pay for your own drinks. You can RSVP on Facebook so The Edinburgh Castle has an idea of how many Loiners are showing up.
If you want to perform or want to promote your Tenderloin business/art/music/etc during this TenderNight, contact email@example.com
Mark your calendars, people! On Sunday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friends of the Urban Forest will host a free walking tour about the trees and history of Russian Hill. Meeting at the Vallejo Street Stairs (between Taylor and Mason, aka Ina Coolbrith Park), certified arborist Ted Kipping and local historian and architect Joe Butler will take y’all on an undoubtedly steep hike through the area, checking out interesting plants, gorgeous views, and some historical landmarks.
I worked with FUF to plan a tree-planting service day for my alumni association last year and had a wonderful experience. They do a fantastic job of planting and maintaining trees in public spaces all over the city, ensuring that our urban environment is also a green one. The team really knows what they’re talking about and I was surprised by how much I learned in just one day of putting Jacarandas in the soil. So, I’m sure it’ll be a good experience. If anything, you can consider it your workout for the weekend.
CrawlSF’s 4th Annual Polk Village Pub Crawl will kick off at 4 p.m. this Saturday, July 31 at McTeague’s. The lineup of watering holes is situated on the lower Polk, including Hemlock, Vertigo, SNOB, Blur, Route 101, and R Bar. The neighborhood is bound to be sloppy on Saturday, so if you want to steer clear of the boozehounds, give Hyde’s Street’s more prim and proper wine bars (Bacchus, Café Meuse, etc.) a try for a change this weekend.
To raise awareness about the dangers of the nail polishes used in salons and sold at drugstores, ridden with chemicals associated with cancer and other diseases, the International School of Cosmetology at 1224 Polk Street (between Bush and Sutter) will offer complimentary eco-friendly manicures tomorrow beginning at noon. I’m happy to switch up my color choices, so long as the “green” polishes still have names like “Iris I Was Thinner,” “Teal We Meet Again,” and “You Rock-apulco Red.”
Thanksgiving night, Coit Tower will moonlight as a silver screen, boasting projections of films about the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz on its cylindrical form.Depending on where your home is perched on Russian Hill, you may be able to catch a glimpse of the films, along with folks in North Beach, the Wharf, Chinatown, and the Financial District. To hear the audio, dig up your time capsule, pull out your radio, put some fresh, dusty AA batteries in it, and tune to KPOO 89.5. Yes, there is a station called KPOO. Gobble, gobble!
Tonight at Lombardi Sports (Polk and Jackson) from 5 to 8 p.m., Zipcar will be hosting an event to earn you sweet discounts on sporting gear of every sort. If you’re a Zipcar member who attends alone, Lombard will give you 15 percent off of everything in store. Bring one friend, 20 percent off. Two friends, 25 percent off. Red fish, blue fish. Three or more friends, 30 percent off.
Got friends who don’t Zip? If they sign up at the event, you’ll both earn $50 in driving credits. Not a Zip member and just want to ski? Find a friend who is. I love Zipcar and Lombardi Sports might just be the best sports store in the ‘hood, so I approve this message.
Treat or treat! Tomorrow from 2 to 6 p.m., the Candy Store (1507 Vallejo St. at Polk) will host its third annual Halloween event. The boutique will set a candy cart set outside where sweet-toothed locals can fill their own containers for free. Prizes will also be awarded for the best costumes. Gosh darnit that’s practically unheard of! Free candy on Halloween! Hurry, that candy corn will go fast!
Oh wait, that’s funny: their annual Halloween event is on the same day as mine every year . . .