Plaza Adelante Archives

Five Pitches Give MEDA Food for Thought Around Occupant of New Plaza Adelante Restaurant Space

Nearing completion of the reimagining of the first floor of MEDA’s Plaza Adelante neighborhood center, there will be a pair of food stalls to fill. That’s why in late June five prospective small ventures — out of the six that have submitted their business plan — dropped by MEDA’s offices for their pitch to staff….

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Plaza Adelante First-Floor Reimagining to Begin, Adding to MEDA’s Vision for Mission Street Corridor

Family friendly. Vibrant microbusiness environment. Community anchor. These are the impassioned hopes of MEDA for the reimagining of the ground floor space of Plaza Adelante.  With this rethinking of the space, MEDA is implementing strategies of placekeeping of the Mission Street commercial corridor that has longed served as the lifeblood of the neighborhood. The goal…

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: “Arte en la Plaza”

Growing up in agrarian Mexico, sans modern conveniences, lends itself to having the landscape be your visual and a mind that is compelled to be creative to the max. Such was the experience of America F. Jimenez de Lara (pictured), who has had her organization, Global America, transform MEDA’s Plaza Adelante into a gallery sure to delight…

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