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Quarter 1 2022 Recap
(and a bit more)
What's New
Trinity Plaza
Whole Foods

The largest Whole Foods in San Francisco is now open in Trinity Place. Walk, bike, rideshare or take public transit -- it's conveniently located above Civic Center Station at 8th and Market. Parking is available in Trinity Place - enter on 8th Street (between Market and Mission) - you can access the store directly from the parking garage.
Public Plaza

Also at Trinity Place, a brand-new, beautifully landscaped public courtyard filled with art. It's the perfect place to meet friends, and enjoy your Whole Foods purchases.

Join Whole Foods at the Plaza and have access to 100,000 residents within a one mile radius, on-site parking and convenient access to the Civic Center BART/Muni station.
Anniversaries & Milestones

District arts organization Root Division celebrated its 20th anniversary in April, check out their latest art classes and see what's on the walls in the Mission Street Gallery.

Blick Art recently turned 111, you can get all the art supplies you need to make your art at their District store at 979 Market St.

Golden Gate Theatre turned 100! See what's on stage next on the BroadwaySF site.

Award-winning restaurant Montescaro Pinseria Romana celebrated 7 years in April -- grab a pizza to celebrate!

And beloved Vietnamese restaurant Tú Lan was granted legacy business status. Congratulations!

If your District organization is celebrating a milestone soon, make sure to let us know at info@midmarketcbd.org so we can promote this accomplishment!
UN Plaza Dog Run Now Open

A great place for your pup to stretch his or her legs, visit the new UN Plaza Dog Run!

Now open daily, 7am-7pm, this pup playground is operated and serviced by the Civic Center CBD.

And don't forget to grab coffee and croissant Arsicault Bakery right next door.
Streetscape Updates
6th Street Pedestrian Safety Project

Pedestrian Safety improvements along the 6th Street corridor between Market and Folsom have started; working block by block from Howard, moving towards Market Street. The next phase will focus on sidewalks. Businesses remain open, see where to visit on the Explore6th.org map.

See the SFMTA and Public Works sites for more updates on this project as it moves forward. Construction is slated to last through 2024.
BART: Canopy and Escalator Upgrades

The SW corner of 8th and Market joins the NW corner for night-time construction related to the Traction Power Substation project (completion date 2023). Work is now taking place in front of the old Burger King and across the street at Hotel Whitcomb. Construction hours are 10 pm-5 am through June. To learn more about the substation and other areas of substation construction along Market Street, visit the BART site.

The SE corner of 8th and Market is next: BART is readying to begin the installation of a new station entrance canopy just outside Trinity Plaza. More project details here.

If you have questions or concerns about any of the BART projects at Civic Center Station and how they impact riders and pedestrians, please contact Molly Burke. 
CBD Quarterly Clean & Safe Services Stats
MMCBD Field Crew Stats: January - March, 2022
City Information and More
Bay To Breakers is Back, Sunday, May 15

Bay to Breakers is back Sunday, May 15 and wilder than ever! Dance, sing, walk, jog or run your way through Mid Market and across the City in this race like no other. Dress up in costume, soak up the atmosphere and take in SF’s iconic sights. It’s time to go Back to Breakers.
SF Pride is Back, Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26

The 52nd annual pride Parade and Celebration returns to a fully in-person event this June. The June 25-26 weekend celebration caps a month of Pride festivities, with the Sunday parade taking place June 26, 10:30am, and the celebration in Civic Center Plaza running through 4pm.
Mayor to Appoint New District 6 Supervisor

With Matt Haney winning the April special State Assembly election for San Francisco's vacant 17th Assembly District seat, the Mayor will soon appoint an interim replacement.
City-wide Redistricting Complete

See the approved map here.
JAM Permits Extended until March 2023

"The JAM or “Just Add Music” permit program has been extended through March 31, 2023. This extension aligns with the extension of the Shared Spaces pandemic program that was recently approved by the Board of Supervisors. See the new Shared Spaces compliance timeline."
District Events and Programs
Verse: Art of the Future

Featuring NFTs and an immersive experience, check out "Verse: Art of the Future" at The Old Mint.

Bindlestiff Studios

Performances have returned to the Bindlestiff Studio stage! Kwento Times Staged Reading Festival and Asklaan Fest in May followed by Pickles! the Bindlestiff Studios Kid Show.

Golden Gate Theatre

CATS! "Weird Al" Yankovic, The Prom musical -- lots to see this spring and summer. Visit their site for the full calendar.

District Beauty
Market Street looking west at dusk from Charmaine's at Hotel Proper.