On Wednesday, the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) voted unanimously in support of recommending the expansion of the Castro Theatre's landmark designation to the Board of Supervisors.
Community group holds Castro Theatre town hall ahead of Historic Preservation Commission meeting [Updated]
Last Thursday, a coalition of community groups held a Castro Theatre town hall ahead of two consequential public meetings about the theatre's landmark status and preservation of its seats.
Fans of longtime Castro dining, drinking, and event venue Harvey's (500 Castro St.) who were surprised by Sunday's sudden announcement of its closure after 27 years in the neighborhood will have one last chance to say goodbye.
Castro concept boutique & social club Mikroblack now open in former D&H Jewelers space on Market Street
A new concept boutique and social club called Mikroblack (pronounced 'micro-black'), featuring only black clothing and accessories, has opened at 2323 Market Street, formerly D&H Jewelers.
Overnight on Monday, the Castro's Parisian-themed bakery and cafe Le Marais Bakery (498 Sanchez) had its storefront window smashed and the business burglarized for the second time in about a month, leaving its owners frustrated and disappointed.
Castro favorite Hot Cookie celebrates 25th Anniversary with rollback pricing & month-long festivities
Popular Castro cookie shop Hot Cookie (407 Castro St.) is celebrating its 25th anniversary with festivities all month long including rollback pricing and a customer appreciation party. Festivities kicked off Tuesday and will last throughout the entire month.
Plans for the anniversary include a week of screenings featuring iconic films from each decade of the Castro Theatre's history, from June 3 -12, as well as a day of films shot in SF on June 22, the actual anniversary date.
Another Planet Entertainment announces town hall meeting on controversial changes to historic Castro Theatre
Another Planet Entertainment has just announced it will be hosting a town hall meeting about the upcoming changes to the historic 100-year-old Castro Theatre on Thursday, August 11 at the Castro.
Another Planet Entertainment handed setback after Small Business Commission delays vote on proposed Castro Theatre plans
After hearing from an overwhelming number of in-person and virtual public commenters who voiced their opposition to the resolution, the commission voted unanimously 6-0 to continue the resolution to a later date.
Another Planet Entertainment dealt another setback after neighborhood group votes against proposed Castro Theatre plans
Last week at the monthly virtual Castro Merchants membership meeting the group announced that it has declined to sign a letter in support of Another Planet Entertainment's proposed changes to the 100-year-old Castro Theatre.
Another Planet CEO addresses 'misinformation' about Castro Theatre takeover, says future film schedule will meet market demand
Following last week's announcement about Another Planet Entertainment (APE) taking over operations at the historic theater, there's been a lot of public outcry, and APE's CEO says "there were a lot of assumptions made."