Monthly Archive: May 2013

Mama Ji's Dim Sum (4416 18th Street) (credit Steven Bracco via Eater SF) 2

Queen Malika Cafe reopens as Mama Ji’s Dim Sum

Over on 18th Street tucked between Eureka and Douglas sits Castro’s newest Dim Sum style restaurant. Formerly Queen Malika Cafe, known for their crepes and coffee, the new restaurant is named Mama Ji’s (4416 18th Street) and acted as a popup in the Cafe space before taking over full-time. The...

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Another New Building Going Up at Market and Dolores Streets

The hot bed of new real estate developments along the Upper Market Corridor leading to the Castro got another contender recently with the addition of a 4 story, 47 unit, with 40 underground parking spots residential building (25-35 Dolores St.) breaking ground at the now razed, side by side, nearly...

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Under One Roof Returns to the Castro as a Pop Up Store

Last year Under One Roof, the 21-year-old non-profit retail store that raises money for AIDS charities, shuttered its long-term Castro location (518 Castro St) citing changing economy, slumping sales, lack of community support and ballooning overhead. After a nearly 10 month absence from the neighborhood the venerable charity reappears in...

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CCOP hosting free self-defense class in time for Pride

The Castro Community on Patrol in association with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence “Stop The Violence” project will be hosting a free self-defense seminar June 22, the weekend before Pride. This Free community self-defense seminar is open to anyone 18 years or older. It’s billed as a very low impact, fun,...

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Flickr finds from around the Castro

Check out some of these photos we found via Flickr of sights around the Castro. Also, if you are looking for something to do today and tomorrow, check out our Events section. Happy Sunday!

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Hero to Open in the Former Kard Zone

Castro Biscuit reader Denny Garbuio tipped us that he had noticed some activity over at the old Kard Zone store located in between Radio Shack and the empty store front soon to be remodeled into the newly approved CVS drugstore local, the Castro’s eighth pharmacy and notions store. The Kard Zone,...