Polk Street

Supervisor Aaron Peskin is facing a lone challenger, Tim Donnelly, for his District 3 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Peskin faces one challenger in quest for four-year term as supervisor

After defeating Mayor Ed Lee’s appointee to the Board of Supervisors last…

 

Man lit on fire on Polk Street

A man was doused with lighter fluid and set on fire on…

 

New sinkhole opens up on Polk Street

A new sinkhole opened up on a San Francisco street Thursday, but…

 

Whole Foods would like to open up a store at the spot where the Lombardi Sports store was, but residents have resisted the project. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco may expand chain store ban to Polk Street neighborhood

Amid an effort by Whole Foods to move into the Polk Street…

Whole Foods would like to open up a store at the spot where the Lombardi Sports store was, but residents have resisted the project. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Long battle results in protected bicycle lanes for Polk Street

With the unanimous approval of protected bicycle lanes along Polk Street by…

(Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe creation of protected bike lanes would have led to the loss of hundreds of parking spaces.

Lack of protected bike lanes on Polk Street plan keeps debate lively

For nearly two hours Friday, the future of Polk Street was debated…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe creation of protected bike lanes would have led to the loss of hundreds of parking spaces.
Godofredo Vasquez/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoThe SFMTA’s engineering division is meeting Friday about a contentious plan for Polk Street that has pitted neighborhood merchants against cyclists.

Merchants, bicyclists continue to wage battle over Polk Street redesign

San Francisco's popular Polk Street corridor is on the road toward a…

Godofredo Vasquez/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoThe SFMTA’s engineering division is meeting Friday about a contentious plan for Polk Street that has pitted neighborhood merchants against cyclists.

Bike activists to keep track of corridor injuries in opposition to Polk Street plan

Angered that The City has revised an ambitious plan to transform Polk…

evan ducharme/special to the s.f. examinerJohnny Boswell says Bitters’ barbecue is a crowd pleaser. “If you can’t enjoy some wonderful smoked brisket

Bitters Bock and Rye brings barbecue to Polk

The owners of neighboring bar Blur have brought Polk Street its only…

evan ducharme/special to the s.f. examinerJohnny Boswell says Bitters’ barbecue is a crowd pleaser. “If you can’t enjoy some wonderful smoked brisket
A proposed blueprint for Japantown

Polk Street bike, pedestrian plan scaled back to keep car parking

After an outcry from merchants, San Francisco's transit agency has unveiled a…

A proposed blueprint for Japantown

S.F. man allegedly goes nuts after masseuse refuses sex act

No one ended up happy after this massage. A 54-year-old San Francisco…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerRita Paoli

Polk Street merchants angry about plan to remove parking spaces

Polk Street merchants are up in arms over what they call a…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerRita Paoli
photos.comAn El Cerrito man accused of fatally shooting another man inside a Polk Street coffee shop last year was ordered Monday to stand trial on a murder charge

Man ordered to stand trial for 2011 Polk Street coffee shop killing

An El Cerrito man accused of fatally shooting another man inside a…

photos.comAn El Cerrito man accused of fatally shooting another man inside a Polk Street coffee shop last year was ordered Monday to stand trial on a murder charge
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner

Permit violation closes popular Polk Street bar

A popular Polk Street bar’s liquor license was suspended this week by…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner
Joseph Schell/Special to The SF ExaminerOne of the owners of McTeague’s on Polk Street says the bar has an earlier last call than others

Nightlife noise becoming deafening for Polk Street residents

It has taken five years to transform a blighted two-block area of…

Joseph Schell/Special to The SF ExaminerOne of the owners of McTeague’s on Polk Street says the bar has an earlier last call than others

Polk Street mural plan a canvas for controversy

An effort to beautify and unify the Polk Street corridor with historically…