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Castro Bike Share delayed

Bummer… Aaron Bialick, editor at Streetsblog San Francisco, broke the bad news to folks who were hoping to see the popular Bay Area Bike Share program expand from downtown into the Uppper Market / Castro and surrounding neighborhood areas. It looks like the company who manufactures the hardware and software...

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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...

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Castro decorative crosswalks: And the winner is…

Andrea Aiello of the Castro Community Benefit District announced at the Castro Streetscape Improvement Project groundbreaking this morning that over 4,500 voters and Castro area residents chose decorative rainbow sidewalks to be located at all four crosswalks at the intersection of Castro and 18th Street. The CBD voted to make up...

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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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Voting for 2014 Pride Grand Marshals has begun!

Public voting has begun for Community and Organizational Grand Marshals and Pink Brick Award recipient for 2014 San Francisco Pride. The public can vote on the SF Pride website here. Voting ends March 17th. The candidates are (mini bio’s of each nominee are included on the ballot page): Community Grand...

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What’s your best/favorite lunch deal in the Castro?

Is this the best lunch deal in the Castro? Post by Castro Biscuit.   $4 for a 5″ sandwich, chips, and a soda is lunch deal that is hard to beat, but maybe one of readers has found something even better? What’s the best vegetarian lunch deal? The best post-workout...

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WANTED: Photos/video of early morning Castro knife robbery

The Castro Community on Patrol released a notice to spread the word that the SFPD is seeking help in gathering photos, video or tips that citizens may have of an early morning knife robbery that happened last month in the Castro. February 21st, 2014, at approximately 2:15AM, a Castro-area merchant...