Weekend Roundup: Succulents, Office Space, And A Rainbow Surprise
By Jared Schwartz - Published on June 21, 2014.
There was so much going on in the neighborhood this week that we weren't able to include all the news we heard about. Here's a quick rundown of some other great events and opportunities currently going on or coming up in the next week.
DIY Succulent Workshop
Now that gather has moved into their store, they're ready to start offering classes on a wide range of topics. The first one coming up is a Do It Yourself Succulent Workshop on Thursday, June 26 from 6:30pm-8:00pm. According to owner Daisy McClellan, "You'll learn all about succulents, how to grow and tend to them, and how to create your very own hanging succulent." The store will provide one painted can, soil, succulents, and extras to spruce up your new plant. If you want to make more than one, cans and succulents will be available for purchase. The cost is $15 and you'll need to RSVP here. [541 Octavia]
6000ft² of Retail Space Available
Looking to start a business in the area? Know someone who is? You might be interested in this Craigslist ad. A large, ground-floor retail space is available at the corner of Page and Franklin streets. The ad says it's empty and can be altered for your retail, restaurant, or service-related business. [Page & Franklin]
Papabubble isn't the only new local business excited for Pride. Souvla, the neighborhood's Greek sandwich shop, has a special offer for those with a sweet tooth. Along with their regular selection of frozen yogurt, they're adding a "Rainbow Surprise" to the menu next week. Toppings are a "house blend of everyone's favorite fruity cereals." For every Rainbow Surprise sold between June 24-29, Souvla will donate $1 to the San Francisco LGBT Center. [517 Hayes]
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Fatal Police Shooting of San Francisco Burglary Suspect Captured on Bodycam Video
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