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Jun 08, 2021
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

Castro CBD votes to end private security camera proposal funded by tech entrepreneur

On Monday, the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District (Castro CBD) voted to scuttle its proposal to install a private network of 125 security cameras. Read More

Jun 07, 2021
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Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tours resumes in-person tours & releases virtual tour

Just this week, Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tours announced in-person tours have resumed, and she's released a new 45-minute virtual tour titled "The Castro - A Community Advocating for Equality." Read More

Jun 02, 2021
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

Castro Business Briefs: Sancha Sushi, Monster Goblin Games open, Last Rites reopens, more

A new board game shop as moved into the former Comic Book Beardies, a new sushi spot has opened in the former Miyabi space, and more. Read More

May 28, 2021
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Family-owned for nearly 100 years, Castro's Market & Noe Center listed for $17M

After being family-owned for nearly 100 years, the Market & Noe Center (2276-2288 Market St.) has been listed for sale for the eye-popping price of $17 million. Read More

May 24, 2021
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Queer artists of color installing two murals at prominent Castro & Duboce Triangle locations

Two new murals from queer, Black and Latinx artists will be completed soon at prominent locations in the Castro and Duboce Triangle neighborhoods. Read More

May 21, 2021
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After 14-month hiatus, Castro neighborhood bar Moby Dick reopens

After a 14-month pandemic-induced hiatus, Castro neighborhood bar Moby Dick (4049 18th St.) reopened its doors today at 1 p.m. Read More

May 21, 2021
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Castro neighborhood groups come together for Harvey Milk Day Community Recovery Celebration on Saturday

Tomorrow, a coalition of Castro neighborhood organizations will celebrate Harvey Milk Day on what would have been the former Supervisor's 91st birthday. Read More

May 01, 2021
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AIDS Memorial Quilt panels to be displayed Sunday in Castro

Castro residents and visitors out for a Sunday stroll will have the opportunity to view panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt at two locations around the neighborhood this weekend. Read More

Apr 29, 2021
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For second year in a row, Pink Triangle to be 'Illuminated' throughout Pride Month

While San Francisco's Pride parade will again not take place this year, the traditional Pink Triangle atop Twin Peaks will again be lit up like a giant gay beacon, this time throughout Pride Month. Read More

Apr 28, 2021
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

Castro CBD holds contentious town hall on security camera proposal

After months of delays, the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit (Castro CBD) held a virtual town hall Tuesday about its proposal to install a private network of 125 security cameras, and it was highly contentious. Read More

Apr 20, 2021
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Community provides feedback & criticism at Harvey Milk Plaza redesign town hall

Last week, the Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza (FHMP) held two virtual town halls seeking community feedback about its plans to redesign Harvey Milk Plaza, and the new design team offered multiple new conceptual approaches. Read More

Apr 16, 2021
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Castro cocktail bar Blackbird reopens after four-month hiatus with expanded outdoor seating

After a four-month hiatus, Castro cocktail bar Blackbird reopened Wednesday with expanded outdoor seating. Read More

Apr 13, 2021
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2100 Market Street, formerly Home, Church Street Station, and The Truck Stop, makes appearance in 'Doodler' podcast

The one-story, flatiron-shaped building that once lived at 2100 Market was home to multiple businesses over several decades. One of its brief incarnations in the 1970s, a 24-hour diner called The Truck Stop, figures into the unsolved case of "The Doodler," a serial killer who preyed on gay men in San Francisco, and about whom Chronicle reporter Kevin Fagan has just done a new podcast. Read More

Apr 09, 2021
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Team with Saison ties set to open Mexican restaurant Comodo in the Castro

Hoodline has learned that two people who are part of the restaurant group behind two-Michelin-starred Saison are set to open a new Mexican restaurant at 2223 Market St., formerly Nomica and before that neighborhood favorite 2223 Restaurant. Read More

Apr 02, 2021
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Castro Business Briefs: Healing Cuts reopens, Academy expands, Harvey Milk Plaza survey, more

In this edition: a barbershop reopens, a social club expands, a hair salon temporarily moves, and a community group has launched an online survey about the redesign of Harvey Milk Plaza. Read More

Mar 19, 2021
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Noe Art Mart continues offering queer artists a space to showcase and sell their creativity amid the pandemic

Every Sunday through the end of June, a block off Noe and Market streets transforms into an outdoor art market, where passersby can purchase anything from potted succulents to psychedelic portraits from participating vendors. Read More

Mar 17, 2021
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Castro Merchants awarded $50K grant to assist with COVID-19 economic recovery

Earlier this month the Castro Merchants were selected as one of four SF merchants' associations to receive a $50,000 Avenue Greenlight grant. Read More

Mar 05, 2021
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Castro's Plant Therapy outgrows store, moves to larger location next door

Castro's apartment-ready plant shop Plant Therapy has outgrown its current location at 2095 Market St. (at Church St.) and opens tomorrow in a new, larger location. Read More

Mar 01, 2021
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Castro's Subway sandwich shop permanently closes

The Subway sandwich shop at 2375 Market St. in the Castro has permanently closed. Read More

Feb 23, 2021
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During COVID year, Castro business owners report over $120,000 in smashed windows

Since the Castro Merchants launched a broken-window recovery initiative and survey last Thursday, neighborhood business owners have reported 72 incidents of vandalized and broken windows at a cost of $135,472.74. Read More

Feb 22, 2021
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Castro neighborhood group announces new Harvey Milk Plaza redesign team

Today the Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza (FHMP), announced the selection of SWA Group as the new design firm to redesign Castro's Harvey Milk Plaza (Market and Castro Streets). Read More

Feb 15, 2021
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Church & Market taqueria Casa Mexicana damaged in 1-alarm kitchen fire

Friday evening, Castro area taqueria Casa Mexicana (180 Church St., between Duboce and 14th) was damaged by a one-alarm grease fire in its kitchen. Read More

Feb 12, 2021
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Castro neighborhood bar Pilsner Inn reopens with patio seating after nearly one-year hiatus

Castro neighborhood bar Pilsner Inn (225 Church St.) reopened last week after a nearly one-year hiatus caused by shelter-in-place restrictions. The Pilsner's first day of outdoor drinks and food was February 5, much to the delight of customers, employees, and the bar's owners. Read More

Feb 05, 2021
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle Mission

New public safety ambassador program launches in Castro, aiming to deter negative street behavior and more

On Thursday, the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District (Castro CBD) launched its new unarmed Public Safety Ambassadors program, part of its new public safety initiative. Read More

Feb 03, 2021
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Castro Business Briefs: Great Tan, Face It Salon, and Salon Six all close for good

Three personal services businesses, Great Tan, Salon Six, and Face It Salon & Spa, have all announced permanent closures in recent weeks, nine months after their businesses were hobbled by shelter-in-place restrictions. Read More