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We’ll see you at Hoodline tomorrow!

Hello, loyal Biscuit readers! Tomorrow is the big day! As I announced last week, the Castro Biscuit is merging with the San Francisco neighborhood blog collective Hoodline tomorrow! This means better coverage of the Castro and expanded coverage to neighborhoods nearby like Duboce Triangle, Lower Haight, and Hayes Valley (in addition to other...

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A name change for Bandidos?

Bandidos (2200 Market Street), the Castro’s newest Mexican restaurant, has been open for less than two weeks and controversy surrounding the restaurant’s name has erupted into a firestorm of comments on the restaurants Facebook page. Some of the comments have been taken down, but the blog, Latino Rebels posted a...

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Castro streetscape project will miss deadline

The Bay Area Reporter’s Matthew Bajko reported back from the Castro Merchants meeting yesterday that due to manufacturer delays in some parts needed to complete the streetscape improvement project by the Castro Street Fair, the project completion date will be delayed until mid-October. Not to worry, however, the bulk of...

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Misspelled Rainbow Honor Walk plaque to be sold at auction

UPDATE 3:05PM: From David Perry of the Rainbow Honor Walk: The “Oscar Wilde” plaque and the “Christine Jorgensen” plaque will be auctioned off: “Oscar” to benefit the Rainbow Honor Walk and its ongoing work; “Christine” to benefit the Transgender Law Center who has been, and is being, so helpful with...

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Rainbow Honor Walk dedicated. Photos and a map!

The first leg of the Rainbow Honor Walk was dedicated earlier today with reps from KTVU and the usual politicos including Supervisor Scott Wiener, Senator Mark Leno, and Bevan Dufty. These 20 plaques honoring LGBT heroes are the first set of plaques in a series that will eventually extend all...

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OPENING: Bandidos restaurant debuts Tuesday

Bandidos, the newest Mexican fine-dining restaurant and bar in the Castro Upper Market area is opening its big wooden doors wide this coming Tuesday, September 2nd. A posting for restaurant staff last month detailed that Bandidos will “offer patrons exquisite food presented with fine dining manners, but in a casual...