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Hop over to Hayes Valley

Hayes Valley is one of San Francisco’s liveliest urban hubs with lots of shopping, eating, and drinking to be done. Taking inspiration from 7x7’s modern guide to Hayes Valley, we’ve summarized a few spots to get your exploration started.

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Bean Around The Neighborhood

A serious caffeine fix in the form of good coffee is always a wonderful way to start your day so we have a short list of neighborhood coffee shops that will pour a mean cup of java and are easy accessible from NEMA.

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Culture Making a Comeback

Art and culture is everywhere. Visit a nearby museum or catch a live concert and let San Francisco inspire you. The welcoming public spaces surrounding San Francisco's City Hall as well as some of our city’s top cultural institutions are minutes away from NEMA. Start planning your visits today!

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“All in this Together” SF Pride 2021

June is Pride Month in the City! While there won’t be a parade this year, San Francisco Pride is hosting a series of socially distanced in-person events for the 51st annual celebration.

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Escape to Kapwa Gardens

Step inside a colorful hidden oasis just .07 miles from NEMA San Francisco. Filled with swaying bamboo, trees, living walls, and plants native to the San Bruno Mountains—Kapwa Gardens at 967 Mission Street is secret hideaway in the urban jungle.

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Summer Sips to Pair with your Poolside View

As we dive into the next few months of sunshine and opportunity to lounge by the 60-foot lap pool at NEMA San Francisco, we’re celebrating the summer season with a few recipes to pair with your poolside view.

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Explore Civic Center

Since the 1800's Civic Center has been the hub of culture, government and urban public spaces in San Francisco. The City’s history is deeply ingrained in the fabric of Civic Center, where cultural and ceremonial events have played out in these prominent spaces.

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F-Line Returns with Historic Streetcars

NEMA is surrounded by plentiful public transportation options and shuttle stops, as well as I-80 and I-280 highways. An exciting addition of transportation includes the F-Line returning with old school trolleys in May.

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May is Bike Month

May is right around the corner and you know what that means; it's Bike Month and San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is celebrating with a full month of programming. If you’re an avid cyclist or have taken an interest after taking a NEMA Public Bikes out for a cruise around town – May is your month.

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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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