I live on Fell St in San Francisco. I have to write a little something to say how much I like living here. The houses are beautiful, most built around 1900 – old in the U.S.
Just across the road is the Panhandle Park.
Parking in San Francisco, as in any city, is a big pain. Not so on Fell; a couple of years ago the city decreed that only those living on Fell could park on Fell. You have to apply for a residents parking permit but it costs very little. This means I can park the truck outside the house or in the near vicinity. What a difference this makes!
Two blocks South, which is a pleasant 5 minute stroll, is Haight St with everything you could want; hardware store, great food stores, restaurants, bars, celebrity. 6 minute stroll East is Divisidero with equally everything you could want.
Not far away is Bevmo, the world’s best wine store. Huge selection and crazy marketing, so if you buy one bottle, you get a second for 5 cents.
Every morning, I stumble to Central Coffee for my double shot Americano. They are nice to me. They call me Neil. http://centralcoffeesf.com
On the hill behind Fell, is the University of San Francisco’s Koret Sports Center. https://www.usfca.edu/koret This incredible facility is open to local residents. Well, it has been pretty much closed recently because of air pollution and Thanksgiving, but on Monday I start an intensive course of Boxing, Swimming and Yoga. These are all supervised classes with instructors who know what they are doing. I will lose 15 kilos.
Then there is my room, which I love.
I am very happy here.