Monthly Archive: September 2013

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EVNA: “Formula Retail” needs more study

This past Wednesday, the Eureka Valley Neighborhood association hosted a discussion panel titled “Facts Regarding Formula Retail” where local merchants associations, neighborhood associations, commercial real estate interests, and a member of the SF Planning Department came together to engage the public on the future of formula retail in the neighborhood....

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West Coast Leather coming to old Diesel location

Word on the street was that West Coast Leather, the handmade leather goods shop near Union Square, is opening up a location in the old Diesel store at Castro and Market (400 Castro Street). One of our readers tipped us off (thanks Tiger!) so we moseyed on over and took a...

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Neighborhood Foodie News

OPENING: At the furthest borders of our Gayborhood, near the SF LGBT Center between Octavia and Gough, Proposition Chicken is set to open in early October at 1750 Market Street in the former Yum Foods space. Inside Scoop SF reports the team behind the popular eatery Straw in nearby Hayes Valley...

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Castro Gay Lieutenant Sheriff Arrested

SFist reports Castro resident, Vincent Calvarese, a veteran Lieutenant with the SF Sheriff’s Department, was arrested this week for failing to appear at a court hearing to discuss why he’d missed one of his court-mandated domestic violence counseling sessions. The probation and counseling order were the result of an incident that...

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SF Pride Elects Reformers to Board

The San Francisco Pride Committee, which has been in hot water for months due to bizarre decisions and lack of transparency, replaced a majority of its board with a slate of reformers during a long and contentious meeting Sunday, September 15. A new group, SF Pride Members for Democracy, Accountability...