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Oct 14, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro arcade bar The Detour hits pause button, temporarily shutters pending COVID vaccine

"We made the tough decision to shift The Detour into hibernation mode for the next few months until a vaccine is released," said co-owner Shawn Vergara. Read More

Oct 12, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro district group delays vote on security cameras after significant community pushback

"Surveillance technology has been used repeatedly in the Castro to target and harass the LGBTQ community," wrote the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club in a letter opposing the proposal. Read More

Oct 09, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Longtime Castro barbershop reopens under new ownership & new name

Male Image barbers Philip Stover and David Hone have partnered with Jim Bolton to reopen the barbershop. Read More

Sep 30, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

Church Street's Miyabi Sushi permanently closes after 33 years

The closure comes as Mayor London Breed announced that restaurants can reopen indoors with limited capacity Read More

Sep 16, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Half-block Church Street closure leads to merchant complaints; Muni seeks alternatives

Restaurants say they've lost business from the closure, which was intended to promote safety for Muni's now-pulled train service. Read More

Sep 11, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Driver crashes into Castro's Fitness SF, Weaver's Coffee building [Updated]

No one was injured, but it's unclear how extensive the damage to the two businesses will be. Read More

Sep 08, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro CBD considers installing network of security cameras, funded by tech entrepreneur

The cameras could help stanch the neighborhood's epidemic of petty crime, but they also raise privacy concerns. Read More

Aug 28, 2020
San Francisco Duboce Triangle Hayes Valley Lower Haight Mid-Market

Nixing navigation center plans, city considers 33 Gough St. for safe sleeping site

The site was approved as a navigation center in March, but the city has scrapped those plans, and is now evaluating it for a potential tent village. Read More

Aug 26, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

City clears two more Castro encampments, including site of near-death from fire

Nearly 400 complaints had been filed about the two encampments, one of which had allegedly been using a vacant commercial space as a meth lab. Read More

Aug 19, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro business briefs: 2223 Market to get new restaurant; MX3's Yoga Loft closes; more

Plus, a Cow Hollow consignment shop is closing and consolidating its inventory to the Castro. Read More

Aug 13, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

After months of neighborhood complaints, city clears Duboce Triangle encampment

Nearly 200 complaints had been filed about the encampment since shelter-in-place began. Read More

Aug 12, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

SUVs flip in Duboce Triangle, Market & Gough collisions

Emergency crews responded to flipped SUVs two days in a row, on 15th Street at Noe yesterday afternoon and Market & Gough today. Read More

Aug 10, 2020
San Francisco Duboce Triangle Lower Haight

Firefighter injured, 11 residents displaced in 2-alarm blaze near Duboce Park

The fire, which took place in the early hours of Sunday morning, damaged two residential buildings. Read More

Jul 29, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle West Portal

Muni Metro's return brings temporary ramps, street changes to West Portal, Church & Market

The return of Muni trains means new infrastructure and changes to traffic and parking. Read on to see how your neighborhood is affected. Read More

Jul 21, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro Business Briefs: Historic bar reopens, CBD renewed without public safety funds, more

Plus, another Castro business permanently shuts its doors, bringing the total number of closures during shelter-in-place to 13. Read More

Jul 16, 2020
San Francisco Duboce Triangle Lower Haight

Construction crew discovers historic advertising behind facade at Duboce Park

When might the ads be from? How long has it been since anyone had a Par-T-Pak Cola? We talked to local historians to find out. Read More

Jul 10, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

Castro's homeless tent village to close after just 5 weeks, despite positive feedback

The city hasn't announced or opened a single new safe sleeping site since presenting a list of 42 options in early June. Read More

Jul 09, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Controversial rental company sues to pull out of Church & Market building, citing pandemic

The building's owner faced criticism for leasing it to Sonder, a company specializing in monthly furnished rentals. Now, Sonder wants out. Read More

Jul 06, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro Business Briefs: Restaurants and bars debut outdoor seating; new frame, flower shops open

The Castro's sidewalks are full of diners, drinkers and exercisers, as businesses take advantage of the city's "shared spaces" program. Read More

Jul 01, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro CBD gears up for renewal vote amid city funding crunch

The CBD is confident that property owners will give it another 15-year term. But with city funding likely to plummet, it may still be forced to cut some services. Read More

Jun 29, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Unhoused person sustains severe burns in Castro encampment fire

Officials say the person is in serious condition, with burns to 70% of their body. Read More

Jun 29, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro barbershop closes after 40 years in the neighborhood

"It was an era," says barber Philip Stover, who worked at the shop for nearly 40 years. Read More