Tagged: Cliff’s Variety Store

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Car crashes into Cliff’s Variety

Well Pride weekend went off without major incidents in the Castro this year, that is, until this morning around 5AM. A driver of a black Mercedes Benz heading southbound on Castro crossed the lanes, smashed into a stationary concrete trash can and slammed into the side of Cliff’s Variety Store...

1948 in the Castro as the Costume Parade begins. Photo: Cliff's Variety Store Website 9

Halloween in the Castro: Then & Now

THEN: The traditional Castro Halloween street party was first established in 1946 by Cliff’s Variety Store owner, Ernie DeBaca, who decided to hold a costume contest for the local children. The kids came dressed in mostly DIY outfits and with items purchased from his all purpose store. They assembled in front...

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VIDEO: Protestors invade Cliff’s Variety Store

Store employees at Cliff’s Variety had a heck of a time kicking out protestors December 24th according to a video recorded by YouTuber and local videographer Peter Menchini. In the video a group of 12 or so folks take over the accessories aisle where the product SodaStream is located. The protestors,...