Castro District News

Historic Mural Commemorates Right to Marry in the Castro

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A famous Australian artist has recently painted a colorful mural that commemorates the right to marry for same-sex couples in the Castro.  The large, color mural is located at 18th and Noe Street on the side of Kasa Indian restaurant. The historic mural commemorates the right to marry and is also a romantic Valentine’s Day engagement mural for the Castro resident who commissioned it. Due to the reputation of the artist

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The Castro's Arcade Bar: Brewcade's New Outdoor Patio

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Brewcade™ is the new playground for San Francisco’s generation. As an Arcade Bar or “barcade,” Brewcade™ has the appeal of a vintage industrial establishment featuring 25 beers on tap, a jukebox playing jams, and the inclusion of over 24 classic arcade games (equipped to play over 50 games in all.) Maintaining the creativity and culture that have been long established by the neighborhood and its location

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The Castro District - Home of the Diverse and the RICH?

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The Castro neighborhood is diverse. The building mix we see has been built up over decades. While some of our neighbors have been here since the 70s, others made Duboce Triangle their home last month. Some of the units are rent controlled, and some are not. The result is a mix of rent levels that accommodates a diversity of residents. A diverse neighborhood depends on a diverse housing stock. For this reason, DTNA has long been

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Castro Neighborhood Crime Brings About the Castro Cares Program

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Our District Castro neighborhood was shocked this year by two unsolved homicides on the streets of the Triangle, one at Church Street and Duboce Avenue and one at Noe Street and Henry Street.

Local neighborhood associatation DTNA held two crime and safety forums at their General Meetings in November and December of last year, bringing together representatives from the police

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WOULD ANTI-POLICE PROTESTS IN THE CASTRO BE PEACEFUL?

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The greater Castro area has--for the most part--the advantage of being its own little world. From its one-of-a-kind restaurants to exclusive bars to its neighborhood run street fairs. It's even a world-renowned site of homegrown political activism that distinguishes it from San Francisco's other neighborhoods.

But the Castro is not immune to the protests

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