San Francisco - Retail & Industry
False claim of Target closing Metreon store spreads on right-wing media before truth can put pants on
An erroneous claim that Target is closing its downtown San Francisco Metreon location was picked up by conservative media, but shot down by a simple email from a Chronicle reporter who asked the company.
Castro Business Briefs: The Café reopens this month, European Wax Center proposed, Réveille's temporary closure, more
In this edition: a Castro nightclub appears closer to reopening, a new hair removal salon has been proposed, an unnamed coffee shop fills a long-vacant space, and another coffee shop opens while one remains temporarily closed.
Castro Business Briefs: Sui Generis temporarily moves, The Café announces reopening, Golden Grill closes
Here's a brief roundup of recent changes to Castro area businesses. In this edition: a designer consignment shop temporarily moves, a nightclub announces its reopening, and a sandwich shop closes.
A new "Welcome Center and Counterculture Museum Shop for the Haight” brings a breath of fresh air, and bouquets of fresh flowers, as boutique shop Haight & Ashbury celebrates the neighborhood's rich history.
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.
The storefront at 575 Castro Street, which for over a decade has been home to a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) merchandise store but which was once the home of the camera store out of which Harvey Milk did much of his early political work, may be destined to become a national historic site. HRC announced that they are vacating the space in April, and the landlord has hinted at something "much larger" on the way.