Monthly Archive: November 2012

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BREAKING: Activist Michael Petrelis Arrested Over Privacy Violation Involving San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener

We awake this Friday to find yet another odd twist in the world of Castro neighborhood politics.  Clinton Fein from The New Civil Rights Movement reports in what appears to be an act of heavy-handed political retribution, longtime activist, muckraker and citizen journalist Michael Petrelis yesterday surrendered to the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department in...

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How Dangerous is the Castro?

There’s been growing discussion amongst many in the community regarding a perceived rise in crime in the neighborhood. Merchants, the MUMC and other concerned citizen’s had cited criminal activity as one of the main reasons they lobbied for the removal of the public benches from Harvey Milk plaza. The Biscuit...

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UPDATE: Hi Tops, Castro’s Newest Gay Bar, Opens Saturday

Hi Tops, the Castro’s newest gay bar, will be opening its doors this Thursday Saturday at 6PM! Hi Tops is San Francisco’s first sports-themed gay bar and is located at the old Lime location (2247 Market Street). Owner Jesse Woodward said, “The bar’s style walks a fine line between modern...

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Federal Judge to Review the Nudity Ban

Though the nudity ban isn’t officially a law yet, word comes this morning that U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen, with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, has scheduled a hearing for January 17, 2013 to hear arguments if the new, San Francisco law sponsored by...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We want to wish all our readers and their loved ones-wether families they’ve been given the luxury to choose or the ones they’re related to a very warm and happy Thanksgiving. We’re especially grateful for the amazing response we’ve gotten since our inception in August of this year. We look...