Author: Waiyde Palmer

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What’s To Do New Years Eve in the ‘Stro

2013’s getting ready to be history, but not before you and yours have one more Auld Lang Syne sing-a-long and raise a glass of cheer. Here’s what is what in the ‘Stro this coming Tuesday. Castro Theater  (429 Castro St. : Wanna skip out on all the madness and ring...

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UPDATE: Missing Man Found Dead in McCovey Cove

Sad news comes via SFist about the LA resident and Brazilian native, Paulo Netto, who we alerted readers was missing under suspicious circumstances last month as his remains were identified by relatives Friday morning. The 23 year old’s body was found floating in McCovey Cove near Pier 48 the morning...

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Masked Man Robs Castro Area’s Sterling Bank & Trust

On Monday December 23rd the Castro branch of Sterling Bank & Trust (2120 Market Street) was held up and robbed. The brazen bank robbery occurred around 3:45PM during the mad rush of the final hours of holiday shopping. A lone masked man walked into the small bank holding a gun...

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PHOTOS: Happy Holidays from the Biscuit!

Hope your day is filled with the intent and spirit of the season –good friends, good times, abundant joy and love. Here’s some shots from around the Castro filled with holiday cheer. Not everything is closed –we suggest you call first or check businesses Facebook pages or Twitter feeds to...

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UPDATE: Bandidos Approval Sails Through Planning Commish

On Thursday, December 19th, Bandidos the new Mexican concept restaurant being proposed by Jesse Woodward and Dana Gleim (the creative business team behind the well-regarded LGBT sports bar Hi Tops), received the go ahead from the SF Planning Commission. The Planning Commission granted the new venture its unanimous blessing without even...

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VIDEO: HBO’s ‘Looking’ Releases 2nd Trailer

‘Looking’, the HBO series filmed in the Castro and throughout the City that we’ve been following since inception, has released a second longer trailer touting its comedic Queer boy wares. As previously posted, the first trailer –a wet your whistle micro snippet– set a visual tone for the show. This second enhanced...

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Castro & SF 2013 Home Real Estate Sales Review

As 2013 draws to a close Paragon Real Estate has put out their annual analysis of City homes sales categorized by neighborhood. No surprise to anyone The Castro –according to the plethora of info laid out here in detailed, nerdtastic charts and graphs– ranks in the top half to top third...

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XMas Tree Shopping SF Style

It’s Christmas time for many in the Castro. Besides jolly good cheer and stockings hung just so finding the perfect tree to trim tops many folks lists. But how to get it home through the urban concrete jungle? Here are two creative solutions seen around the Castro in the last...

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See’s Candies approved to open in Castro

See’s Candies is coming to the Castro. Thursday, Dec. 12th, the Planning Commission voted  6-0 at its meeting to allow the South San Francisco-based chocolate chain to open next to Safeway in the former Wolfe Camera space at Church and Market St. As we’ve been following since August, the Warren...