Tagged: MUMC

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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...

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Castro Biz News: Accolades, Delays & Deals

Accolades: Word comes via Inside Scoop that the prestigious San Francisco Architectural Heritage organization has inducted three Castro merchants into their hallowed Legacy Bar and Restaurant initiative. The San Francisco non-profit formed in 1971. Its aims and goals are according to the groups website: …to preserve and enhance San Francisco’s...

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EVNA: “Formula Retail” needs more study

This past Wednesday, the Eureka Valley Neighborhood association hosted a discussion panel titled “Facts Regarding Formula Retail” where local merchants associations, neighborhood associations, commercial real estate interests, and a member of the SF Planning Department came together to engage the public on the future of formula retail in the neighborhood....

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Chipotle Tries New Tact to Gain Local Support for Contested Castro Restaurant

Last year Grub Street broke the story that Chipotle, the Mexican formula fast food chain, had inked a lease for the space that had been Home Restaurant, empty since 2011, at the corner of Market/Church/14th Streets. Opposition to the chains incursion into the Gayborhood was immediate. Merchants and neighbors started a Change.org petition that garnered hundreds of...

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Patio Restaurant to Finally Reopen?

The folks over at the B.A.R. are reporting that the long closed, once Castro epicenter of food and gab, The Patio Restaurant (531 Castro St.), may at last be reopening by late summer. The owner, Les Natali, ‘temporarily’ closed the Patio in 1999 for a series of remodeling jobs-and in...