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SFPD reports officer dragged by car in the Castro

SFPD reported an officer was dragged by a fleeing getaway vehicle around noon today, “At approximately 12:35 PM this afternoon, officers responded to a citizen calling about a suspicious person on the 500 block of Castro. Officers responded to investigate. This led to a foot pursuit. The suspect entered a...

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64 apartments planned for old Home location

SocketSite is reporting via San Francisco Business Times that Linea developer Brian Spiers is submitting plans to the city to raze the old Home location (2100 Market Street) to make way for a 64-unit apartment building with 4,700 square feet of ground floor retail. Apartment floor plans will range from...

New Outfit location (432 Castro Street) (Photo: Roy McKenzie) 8

New Outfit for the Castro

Walking through the Castro yesterday evening I noticed some guys working in the old Injeanious space (432 Castro Street), bringing the long vacant retail space back to life. I took a peek through the windows and saw Outfit branding on the wall with their signature metal on wood decor. Outfit...

Tops of Castro homes (flickr/torbakhopper) 13

Supervisors approve Wiener in-law unit legislation

In a unanimous vote today, the SF Board of Supervisors approved Supervisor Scott Wiener’s legislation to allow the construction of new in-law units (or accessory dwelling units) in the Castro area. New units must be fully functioning with a bathroom and kitchen and be no smaller than 220 sqft and no...

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More condos heading to the Castro

UPDATED 4/3 3:30PM –  Added architect renderings for 2201 Market Street that SocketSite managed to grab. SocketSite reported Sunday that more condos are heading to the Castro. The San Francisco Planning Department released their Preliminary Project Assessment (PPA) for a 6 story 63.5-foot tall mixed use building at 2201 Market Street,...

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Dermalogica coming to Icon ground floor

We noticed the coverings were off the new business at the ground floor of the Icon development. It looks like the Castro will be getting a Dermalogica concept store, the skin care company’s 8th such “Concept Space” in the United States. The interior of the store follows the design trend of...