Monthly Archive: November 2013

Seen on Noe near 18th in the Castro denoting a recent Ellis Act eviction. 11

Castro Street Art #6

Since the Biscuits inception we’ve posted about different works of street art that have popped up in the neighborhood as we’ve come across them. Today’s posts stencil image was found on Noe Street near 18th on the sidewalk marked in front of an apartment where the last tenant had been...

The Century at 2200 Market Street 28

Bandidos Restaurant coming at old Leticia’s

We broke the news over a month ago that Hi Tops owners, Jesse Woodward and Dana Gleim, would be opening up a new Mexican-style restaurant located nearly right across the street from their popular gay sports bar. They are taking over the old Leticia’s spot in the new build of...

Michael Petrelis and long-time partner Mike Merrigan outside Department of Elections office (photo: LEAAPS, Let's Elect AIDS Activist Petrelis Supervisor) 48

BREAKING: Michael Petrelis files to run for District 8 Supervisor seat

It’s official, Supervisor Wiener will have some competition next year when the District 8 Supervisor seat is up for grabs again. Long-time AIDS activist and transparency advocate, Michael Petrelis, announced on his blog yesterday that on November 21st, he officially filed papers with the San Francisco Department of Elections to run for...

Interior in progress at new Castro location (photo: Andrew Paynter) 4

Réveille Coffee spills on new Castro location

The brothers Newbury, owners of Réveille Coffee Company, the new coffee shop we reported is coming to the Castro this Winter, got back to us with some of the questions we asked about the new facility. The Locale The coffee shop will be located in the garage area of the...

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Castro Open Thread: The First

One of our neighbor blogs does something we thought was kind of cool, so we thought we’d emulate it here on the Castro Biscuit. It’s called an “open thread.” It’s a chance for Biscuit readers to sound off on whatever they would like to about the Castro or the blog....

SF Architectural Heritage 5

Castro Biz News: Accolades, Delays & Deals

Accolades: Word comes via Inside Scoop that the prestigious San Francisco Architectural Heritage organization has inducted three Castro merchants into their hallowed Legacy Bar and Restaurant initiative. The San Francisco non-profit formed in 1971. Its aims and goals are according to the groups website: …to preserve and enhance San Francisco’s...

Reveille Coffee location at 200 Columbus 16

More coffee coming to the Castro: Réveille Coffee Co.

San Francisco-grown coffee company, Réveille Coffee Co., is planning on opening their second SF location in the Castro on 18th Street between the Mix Bar and Poesia. Réveille started out as a coffee truck (in a converted DHL van) a few years ago in Jackson Square and opened its first...

Jaymz Smith is arrested for violating SF public nudity ban. Photo: Raphael Kluzniok 38

Sunday Nude-In at Jane Warner Plaza Ends in Arrests

Sunday, November 17th, San Francisco’s nudity ban was challenged, yet again, at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro when activists disrobed in an act of civil disobedience and were detained and cited by SF’s finest. According to the SF Gate prolific body freedom activist, Gypsy Taub, 44, her fiancé Jaymz...