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RaulVargas
"Safe"
stevecash
"Easy access to most anything"
ditmas89
"no plant life what so ever"
DrewJ
"great community spirit"

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#12 - Down 2 spots in Manhattan

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Top community reviews

StBloomSF
4/5 rating details
  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Schools 3/5

"40 Days Neighborhood"

Okay, so Potrero is a little bit like the Bernal Heights area—it is super popular with young couples looking for a relatively close spot to the main areas of the city without supposedly having the crime problems that you expect. If you are a fan of the film, 40 Days and 40 Nights with Josh Hartnett, then this is the hill where the main characters lived (though the other spots were mostly in North Beach and the interiors were shot in Canada—don’t try finding the Laundromat with the hidden Tide—i... Full review
Pros
  • Quiet Niches
  • Good Restaurants
  • family-oriented
Cons
  • Crime on South
  • A Bit Cramped
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
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