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Alamo Square Park Restoration Status

Alamo Square Park was closed for approximately one year in order for the City’s Department of Park and Recreation to undertake various underground and above ground repairs, renovations, and improvements. The Alamo Square Board of Directors saw this closure as an opportunity to plant additional trees to make the park more environmentally friendly, to improve […]


Wiggle under construction this summer

Construction on the Wiggle Neighborhood Green Corridor Project is beginning this summer! Construction will start with the traffic diverter at Fell and Scott, and will eventually include new curb ramps, pedestrian bulbouts, landscaping, raised crosswalks, and permeable paving along the Wiggle bicycle path. Construction will occur between summer and winter 2017, Monday-Friday between 7 am and […]


Ford GoBike bike share coming to the neighborhood

Bay Area Bike Share is expanding, funded by sponsor Ford Motor Company, and the system is being re-named Ford GoBike.  The seven-year agreement was announced in September 2016. From 2017-2018, bike share in San Francisco will grow from 328 to 4,500 bicycles, thanks to the fiscal sponsorship. In our neighborhood, many bike share stations are on the […]

Park Greening Poster Contest Winner! Join us on June 10

Congratulations to John Farnsworth for sending in the winning poster for our Park Greening at Alamo Square!  He has previously contributed artwork for the Alamo Square Flea Market.  You can view more of his artwork on his website: http://www.farnsworthart.com/ Hope you can join us for our first park volunteer day for 2017!  Coffee provided, see you at […]

Playgroups Reunion! Monday, May 29

We’re Back! Join us at the playground for the reunion of Alamo Square Playgroups! Whether you were a regular at playgroups before the renovation, or would like to meet your neighbors like you (with kids), please join us! Monday, May 29, 2017 10:30 AM Be There or Be Square!

Bay to Breakers 2017 Race Hotline and Details

Race Day Hotline (415) 231-3130 On Race Day, call the number above fore event info, or to report incidents in the neighborhood.  For emergencies dial 911. SFPD Northern Station (415) 614-3400 SFPD Park Station:  (415) 242-3000 Road Closures 5/21/17 5AM-1PM Divisadero from Grove to Oak 5/21/17 5AM-11:30AM Steiner from Grove to Hayes Baker from Oak […]

New Trash Cans In and Around the Park

In preparation for the grand re-opening of Alamo Square, the city has been busy replacing some of the trash cans on the perimeter of the park.  New trash cans will also be installed inside the park — coming soon! We encourage EVERYONE to pick up your trash when visiting Alamo Square and we have started a […]

Hayes Sewer, Water, and Paving Project Update 5/1/2017

On Tuesday April 18, 2017, the contractor began sewer main replacement work on Hayes Street between Laguna and Buchanan. Week of May 8, 2017 –  Crews are scheduled to commence water main replacement work at the Haight & Scott streets intersection. – The contractor will continue sewer main replacement work on Hayes Street between Laguna and […]


Park Greening Poster Contest

Deadline:  Saturday, May 6, 2017 Submit your design for our Park Greening Days by Saturday, May 6 to be considered.  We will select finalists to vote on! Guidelines: 8.5″x 11″ standard paper size — please include a white border since we will be running copies at a local print shop (we cannot print to the edge […]