SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Residents of the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco Sunday celebrated the makeover of Amigo’s Market during the Sunday Streets: Tenderloin event.
A ribbon-cutting and comments from community leaders were scheduled for 11 a.m. at Amigo’s Market at 500 Ellis Street.READ MORE: UPDATE: Air Attack, Calming Winds Aid Firefighters Battling Wildfire Near Big Sur; Containment Grows To 25 Percent
The transformed market is giving a front seat to fruits and vegetables and the back seat to alcohol, tobacco and junk food.
A mural at the front of the store welcomes patrons and neighbors.READ MORE: PG&E Still Restoring Power to Over 2,000 Customers in East Bay
Residents and visitors to the store Sunday participated in taste tests, took store tours and learned how to shop and cook healthy meals.
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