Category: Business

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REMINDER: Dining Out for Life is tonight!

Tonight is the annual Dining Out for Life fundraising event where local restaurants donate 25% of their sales to the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. San Francisco has hosted Dining Out for Life since 2001. Through community participation it has been able to raise over one million dollars for HIV prevention and care...

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Home furnishings store S16 Home opens in the Castro

We reported last year that a furniture shop was going in at the old Mark Harrington Glassware location at 286 Sanchez Street at 16th. Renovations are completed and the new shop, S16 Home, had its grand opening last week. The new home furnishings shop sells home furniture, gifts, and consignment pieces. The store...

New Outfit location (432 Castro Street) (Photo: Roy McKenzie) 8

New Outfit for the Castro

Walking through the Castro yesterday evening I noticed some guys working in the old Injeanious space (432 Castro Street), bringing the long vacant retail space back to life. I took a peek through the windows and saw Outfit branding on the wall with their signature metal on wood decor. Outfit...

Dermalogica interior (photo: Roy McKenzie) 13

Dermalogica coming to Icon ground floor

We noticed the coverings were off the new business at the ground floor of the Icon development. It looks like the Castro will be getting a Dermalogica concept store, the skin care company’s 8th such “Concept Space” in the United States. The interior of the store follows the design trend of...

Scaffolding up around Harvey's and adjacent businesses (photo: Roy McKenzie) 10

Nosey neighbor: Scaffolding up around Harvey’s

We noticed there was scaffolding placed around Harvey’s Restaurant (500 Castro Street) and we wondered what was up. We reached out to Harvey’s General Manager Steve Porter who told us that the scaffolding was up for the rehab of the exterior of the building. The restaurant has some architectural elements...

2299 (C?) Market Street (photo: Roy McKenzie) 15

New retail opening soon at Icon ground floor

We received tips from a lot of folks who noticed moving trucks this past weekend out on Noe Street outside the ground floor retail space at the new Icon building (2299 Market Street). Tipster Stephen G noticed a lot of cabinet fixtures being hauled into the southernmost retail space in...

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Tuesday Business Briefs

Happy Tuesday folks. Here are just a few business items we noticed as we romped around the Castro this past weekend. The wraps are off CVS It looks like the wraps are starting to come off the new CVS Pharmacy (2280 Market Street) on Market at Noe near Cafe Flore...

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West Coast Leather heading out

We received a few tips from our readers that West Coast Leather (400 Castro Street) has been setting up store closing sale signs in their windows and outside their doors the past couple of days. I stopped in earlier today to find out what was up. Having not been in...