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Civic Center Redesign

Plans to remake City Hall’s front yard are in the works! This planned public space that will inspire civic pride is a 5 minute walk from your door at NEMA San Francisco.

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Celebrating Earth Day

With the arrival of spring comes a fresh new season and focus on Mother Earth. Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.

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7x7 Big Eat 2021

NEMA San Francisco is positioned at the intersection of SOMA, Civic Center, Hayes Valley, and The Mission neighborhoods—each offering a unique appeal and distinct character.

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Spring Spots in San Francisco

Spring is a beautiful time in the City to get outside and explore a trail, ride a bike, pack a picnic or take a stroll with your pooch. San Francisco has a variety of outdoor destinations for you to get your dose of nature.

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New Look for the San Francisco Civic Center

Have you noticed the Civic Center Community Benefit District’s new look? Before we leap to the new, take a step back and look at this National Historic Landmark District that is steeped in history. Since the 1800's the Civic Center has been the hub of culture, government and urban public spaces in San Francisco.

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Fall in Love with NEMA Living

It’s easy to find yourself falling in love with City living when you make NEMA San Francisco your home. NEMA offers 30,000 square feet of beautifully designed indoor and outdoor amenities for productivity, wellness, and leisure. Although we could go on and on, here are 5 reasons we heart NEMA.

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Year of the Ox on Parade

Gung Hay Fat Choy! For many Asian cultures, the Lunar New Year is a time of renewal and family, with activities meant to discard the misfortunes and negatives of the past to make room and welcome prosperity, good luck and health for the coming year. The Southwest Airlines ® Chinese New Year Festival and Parade celebrations in San Francisco are some of the largest in the world, just minutes from NEMA. This year’s celebration will look a little different with a new element to usher in the lunar year.

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Love Your Heart during American Heart Month

February focuses on the heart. It is National Heart Month and a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. One of the most important things you can do to protect your heart is eating healthy. A great way to manage your healthy lifestyle is to take full advantage of your beautiful NEMA San Francisco kitchen and make your meals at home.

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Valentine's Day at The Market

All you need is love…and a Luv Banh MI. If flowers, food, and bubbly is the way to your honey's heart, you are in luck! The Market at 1355 Market Street is mere steps from your door at NEMA San Francisco and will delivery many of your favorites including pizza, tacos, and other grill items along with gift baskets and groceries.

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Outdoor Fit City Spots

NEMA San Francisco is positioned at the intersection of SOMA, Civic Center, Hayes Valley, and The Mission neighborhoods—each offering a unique appeal and distinct character. Along with retail, dining and entertainment, San Francisco offers up undeniable spots to get outside and get fit. Take your run off the treadmill and head to the streets. We’ve rounded up City spots to stretch your legs and get your heart pumping all within a short trip from your NEMA San Francisco location. Remember to maintain a safe social distance, wear a mask, and pack a few layers for the bayside breeze.

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New Year at the Asian Art Museum

Our neighbor, the Asian Art Museum, has hit the New Year running with an amazing assortment of current and upcoming exhibits for you to enjoy. Due to Covid restrictions, the museum currently has online exhibits (#MuseumFromHome) and a number of “Explore Outside” exhibits. Here is a list of current online and outside exhibits:

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New Year, New Colors from Pantone

For over 20 years, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design. This year and only the second time in over 20 years, Pantone has selected two colors as their Color of the Year.

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Tidy Your Space with Help from Marie Kondo

As we start a new year, it fills us with an urge to clean out, organize, and declutter our homes. Most tidying methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method encourages tidying by category – not by location – beginning with clothes, then moving on to books, papers, komono (miscellaneous items), and, finally, sentimental items.

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Candy Cane Craze

Peppermint is giving cinnamon a run for its money as the stand-out spice of the season this year and even has a special day dedicated to the flavor. National Candy Cane Day is coming up on December 26th and the perfect day to celebrate the sweet and striped shepherd’s hooks found abundantly during the holidays.

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The Market Shares Top Picks This Season

Things couldn’t be more convenient when The Market at 1355 Market Street is mere steps from your door at NEMA San Francisco. From bubbly to Zin’s our neighbors at The Market gave us a few popular picks and pairings for this holiday season. They advised that wine is subjective but offered a few suggestions for your holiday table.

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10 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The holiday season is an important time to think of others less fortunate than yourself. If you’re new to doing charity work, picking an organization can appear more complicated than you’d expect, so we’ve collected these 10 significant ways you can give back during the holiday season.

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Shop Small – Local Shops to Get on Your List

‘Tis the season for spreading good cheer and happiness! This holiday season looks a little different, but we can still share joy to ourselves and those we love. Shop small and support your favorite small businesses online all holiday season long. We’ve rounded up a few nearby shops to get on your holiday retail shopping list for products or gift cards.

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10 Spots to Be Thankful For in San Francisco

Autumn marks a sweet spot for outdoor City adventures. We’ve rounded up a few dreamy San Francisco spots worth a visit this fall, all within a short proximity from your NEMA San Francisco location. Remember to maintain a safe social distance, wear a mask, and pack a few layers for the bayside breeze.

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