Temporary Transbay Terminal Activation Updates

UPDATE 3 – 3.30.21 After quite some time, The East Cut CBD has news to report regarding the former Temporary Transbay Terminal activation! In January the new owner of the parcel, the Office of Community Investment & Infrastructure (OCII), issued a Request for Proposals to provide a 1-2 year activation prior to the development of… Read more »

The East Cut Community Garden: Project Updates

The East Cut Community Benefit District is pleased to share updates regarding the forthcoming community garden in our neighborhood! The project, located at 29 Essex Street behind Rene Cazenave Apartments, was initially conceived in late 2019, with further development in 2020, and is supported by the City’s Community Challenge Grant program, as well as funding… Read more »

Folsom Streetscape Improvements Project Construction Update

Construction Update for 3/1/20: The Folsom Streetscape Improvement Project reached Substantial Completion (all contract work completed, short of punch list items) on February 19, 2021. The punch list items left to complete include: Repour concrete sidewalk flags where previously-installed concrete may have cracked, as well as new concrete where utility boxes have been installed Install… Read more »

The East Cut CBD’s FY2019-2020 Annual Report is Here!

The East Cut Community Benefit District has had an eventful fiscal year and we are very happy to report on all the achievements made between July 2019 and June 2020 through the Annual Report. The report offers a page-by-page snapshot of the organization’s operations and activities over the 12-month period. Throughout the month of February,… Read more »

Five Additional Bigbelly Trash Receptacles Installed in The East Cut

Earlier this week, the City removed five standard cans from The East Cut to make way for Bigbelly trash receptacles. This latest installation brings the total number of smart cans in the district up to ten from its previous number of five (installed in December 2019). This latest addition to the district’s Bigbelly cache brings… Read more »

Encampment at 110 Main Cleared, Most Accept Stable Housing

On Wednesday, October 28th, San Francisco’s Healthy Streets Operations Center (HSOC) addressed the encampment on Main and Mission streets. The East Cut CBD has done its best to provide service and cleaning to the encampment since March, while continually advocating for a better outcome for the neighborhood and the individuals living on the sidewalk. The… Read more »

Howard Street Quick-Build Project Updates

The SFMTA, as part of its Vision Zero Quick Build effort, will begin work on Howard Street between 3rd Street and the Embarcadero on November 16th, 2020. The work is expected to be completed before the end of the month and is part of the Howard Street Quick-Build Project. A summary of the project taken… Read more »

One Market Serves as Partner for Final Delivery Event

Last week, the East Cut CBD staff and its team of East Cut Eats volunteers gathered together at One Market to offer the final day of fee-free delivery to East Cut Residents. Seventeen orders were placed for dinner by district residents and were delivered by foot and by bike throughout the evening. One Market launched… Read more »

Salesforce Park Play Area – Open Again!

Residents of The East Cut and visitors alike are thrilled that the children’s play area located within Salesforce Park reopened this week as San Francisco County continues to relax restrictions put in place by pandemic-related Health Orders. The Transit Joint Powers Authority or, TJPA, has established guidelines for use of the play structure, with play… Read more »

Second Lao Table Delivery Event

Last week, East Cut Eats volunteers and CBD staff met for a second time at Lao Table to deliver thirteen meals to district residents. Despite the sunny weather and indoor dining options newly available throughout the City, thirteen orders were placed for dinner at Lao Table. The East Cut CBD and Lao Table staff were… Read more »

First Lunchtime Collaboration Features Spice Kit

On Thursday, the East Cut Eats team got together at 405 Howard Street to prepare for the first lunchtime delivery collaboration with Spice Kit! Spice Kit has been a favorite local lunchtime location within The East Cut for many years offering a delicious, fresh selection of Vietnamese street food for residents and office workers alike…. Read more »