The Mission District is a sunny, lively neighborhood filled with some of the city’s best parks, pubs, taquerias, ice cream shops, and murals. It’s named after Mission Dolores, the oldest structure in The City, and you can easily spend a full day strolling Mission Street and Valencia Street, or just hanging out in the sprawling Mission Dolores Park. Below are just some of the highlights of this eclectic area.
If the Bay Area is calling your name, you might consider setting your sights on the East Bay as an alternative to living in SF. While Oakland is often the number-one place people think of when looking at East Bay locations, Piedmont is a little-known island hidden within the urban sprawl of Oakland proper.
The centrally located neighborhood of Hayes Valley can be a commuter’s dream come true. If you enjoy frequent trips to downtown or want a good jumping-off point to the other side of the bay, Hayes Valley provides a lot of convenience. If you own a car, simply hop on the freeway; otherwise, the Van Ness Muni station is a great spot to access all areas of the city quickly. This neighborhood’s location is just one of the great reasons we ranked Hayes Valley as one of San Francisco’s Best Neighborhoods for Young Professionals.
Tom and Linda Scheibal’s daughter Blaire was out walking early on the morning of October 9th with her husband. Blaire was due to have her baby that day, and she remembers looking up and commenting on how beautifully golden the light was. Moments later, they both realized the intensely orange sky was due to flames and billowing smoke that were fast approaching from the nearby Calistoga hills.
Moving is such a hassle—we feel you. Not only is packing a pain but all those little things we tend to forget along the way add up when you’re under tight deadlines. Here at RentSFNow, we want to help make the transition to your new apartment as seamless as possible. There are tons of guides out there about what you need to buy when moving. Yawn. Rather than rehash all that information, we decided to stock your apartment with some essential move-in day items, so you have less to worry about.