Posts Tagged ‘divco’

Divisadero Update: The Former Auto Body Garage at 834 Divis is Now a Parking Garage, $225 Per Month

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

I don’t know, seems a bit of an awkward place to pahk thah cah in the DivCoNoPaWesternAddition, but this new yellow and blue sign from CALIFORNIAPARKING doesn’t lie:

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Ah, how things have changed

“Western Edition
Near: The Independent Pandhandel, Haight Ashbury Area, restaurants 
834 Divisadero St.”

Will the place become the Barrel Head Brewhouse sometime soon? I know not.

Ivan Hopkinson
Managing Partner
838 Divisadero Street
(415) 745-1570

But anyway,  this 50-foot-wide building from 1916 is what you get for your hard-earned $2.3 million these days:

“Concrete auto repair building on 2 floors. 50 foot frontage on Divisadero St. Lease is up very soon. NC-2 zoning with potential for many commercial uses. Schematics available for a adding 4 residential units above the existing building. VACANT.”

“PRANCE – SATURDAY, MAY 26, 222 Hyde” – Wow, a Great Flyer Spotted in the Western Addition on Divisadero

Friday, May 18th, 2012

It’s arresting is what it is.

Let’s hope The Artist Formerly Known doesn’t find out about this:

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Extra-Long Wait for 38 Geary at Divisadero Allows iPad Thief Enough Time to Hit On and Hit Area Woman – Thanks SFMTA!

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Saturday night crime in the DivCo:

“I obviously locked/alarmed/blahblah’d it, but am still feeling very upset about it. The ipad was a gift from my father and not something I could dream about affording on my own. AND, more frustratingly, the dude who took it had just hit on me like five minutes beforehand. I don’t know. I guess if anyone sees an ipad with a TARDIS background on craigslist, PM me? Whatever.”

“I was outbound, so I was right in front of the Honeybaked ham store. I honestly pretty rarely use my ipad in public, but it was the end of a very long day, the bus said it was going to take 30+ minutes, and the dude who robbed me had hit on like ten minutes prior to it happening (needless to say, I was charmed), so I didn’t really expect him to, you know. Punch me.”

ATMs of the “Up and Coming” “NoPA District” in the Western Addition

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Oh, here’s one.

As seen on Divisadero, on the same block as the Popeye’s Chicken:

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Keep on chasing those rainbows, area real estate interests.

So many NIMBY meetings to attend, so little time…

OMG, the New “Google Offers” from Google is Just Like GroupOn, Except It’s for Places You Like: 50% Off of Little Star Pizza!

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Remember back in the day, when Little Star Pizza had a GroupOn type of 50% off deal?

Well, that one didn’t last long – sold out with a quickness.

But now, a similar deal is back, courtesy of Google Offers.


Note that this if for Early Birds only, so you’ll need to be seated by 6:30 PM. (Little Stars are busy enough during prime-time dinner hours already, right?)


Also, Hurry! As this deal won’t last long.

So far, all of the other deals offered by Google Offers since it began in San Francisco have been good as well.

Like this:

Now, you know Little Star, right?

Western Addition 846 Divisadero St.

Mission District 400 Valencia St.

Albany 1175 Solano Ave

(Little Star is now in Albany? Wonder what the Zachary’s people think of that?)

Bon Courage Google Offers!

Bon Courage Peu D’Etoile!

Western Addition House Loses a Front Yard But Gains a Garage for Tout le Monde to See – Hurray!

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

This place wins the most-tacked-on-looking-garage award for 2011.

(I’ll have to check and see where the stairs lead to now – it looks like an M. C. Escher subject at this point, IMO.)


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Now, a scrappy kid called Nicolas Kim Coppola (aka Nic Cage) took a different approach back 15 years ago. Check out his tacked on garage monstrosity at 1945 Franklin.

In conclusion, rich people in San Francisco just loooooooooove car garages – they just can’t get enough of them.

It Begins: Flat Rate Evening Parking Comes to the NoPA Part of the Western Addition

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Wow, flat-rate evening parking comes to Divisadero Street.

Now the “DivCo” (srsly, “Divisadero Corridor”) can hold its head high with other hoods what have signs like this – you know, North Beach, SoMA, La Mision, etc.

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Check Out This Light Pole in the Western Addition: The SFPD Sees All and Hears All, Looks Like

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

As seen on Scott Street near the Divco / NoPA / Alamo Square area.

How many detectors / transceivers / ShotSpotters / etc. can you count?

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Of course the cops from other locales laugh at our low-tech anti-crime cameras, but oh well…

Have a Graffiti Artist Paint Your Business and Then the Taggers Will Leave You Alone, Or Something Like That

Friday, February 18th, 2011

See how the Code of the Street works here? The Taggers of the DivCo in the lands north of the EaPA won’t lift their legs on Someone Else’s Art, the thinking goes.

But that doesn’t stop them from tagging the rest of your bidness, in’nt?

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That’s what we call a Pyhrric Victory or something, right?

Family Cleaners – 3Hr Service No Extra Charge – Our Victorian Schoolhouse – Fella and Farfella

Friday, February 18th, 2011

What does it all mean?

As seen North of the EaPA on the DivCo, the locus of NIMBY:

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