• Outgoing District 6 supervisor Chris Daly will be remembered as an asshole and a hippie, in that order [The Snitch]
  • The Loin’s Jeff Bruton explains how he got started with his printing shop and clothing brand in the Tenderloin, and reveals his favorite spots to hang out in the neighborhood [Scoutmob]
  • Project to revitalizing Market street has gotten people excited for the last two years, but local retailers grow impatient with slow pace of change [The Wall Street Journal] (and wtf is an East Coast publication covering this stuff better than our local press?)
  • Off the Grid resumed at the Civic Center last Friday after a three-week holiday break, for all your food truck cravings [Off the Grid’s Facebook Page]
  • Best. Coffee. Ever? We received word from tender reader Derek that there is an iPhone app for the best coffee joints in SF and yes, apparently those in the Tenderloin & TenderNob are included–for once. [San Francisco’s Best Coffee]
  • Local drinkster, Heather of the SF Bar Experiment is setting out to work on a book about the bars in the Tenderloin. [The Tenderloin Bar Experiment]
  • SRO art thief gets one year in jail, makes SFist contributor wonder why hadn’t he pawned the stuff to get himself a nicer apartment? Or did he just like looking at it? [SF Chronicle, SFist]
  • Speaking of Tenderloin bars, tender friend Matt Baume writes about Tenderloin’s dive bar with a “respectable past” in the Bay Area Reporter’s Nightlife Guide. He includes the Deco Lounge, Gangway and R Bar, three institutions that every respectable Tenderloinian should check [Bar Tab]
  • Ever Gold Gallery, who are now in their 3rd year of operations, announced a bi-yearly residence program. Details to come [Ever Gold Gallery Blog]
  • A 15 year-old girl was caught speeding around downtown with a Dachshund in the passenger seat! Did any of you see them in a Volvo going the wrong way up Pine and Sutter last week? [SFist]

Chris Daly’s office photo by Steve Rhodes, from The Tender’s Flickr pool