Castro District News

Castro Tenants Convention Meeting on January 11, 2014 at Noon

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On Saturday, January 11th, 2014 at 12pm there will be a Castro area tenants convention at the LGBT Community Center (1800 Market Street).

Brought to you by Housing Rights Committee of SF, AIDS Housing Alliance, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and District 8 Democrats, this Castro Tenants Convention aims to "come up with strategies for fighting the evictions in our neighborhood and defend those who are being evicted, for stopping gentrification of our gayborhoods and the displacement of so many people, and for educating tenants about their rights and how they can fight when threatened with eviction."

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Eat Better in 2014: Best Health Food & Nutrition Advice in the Castro District

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Health Food & Supplements

1. Buffalo Whole Food & Grain Company — 598 Castro Street

Since 1975, Buffalo Whole Food & Grain Company has been the Castro neighborhood natural food market. Buffalo Whole Foods is known for its great selection, reasonable prices, helpful customer service and dedication to high-quality, organic products. They don’t carry any products that contain artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners. Buffalo also carries a wide variety of vegan, wheat-free, gluten-free and soy-free products that are easy on your body — and your wallet!

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Bi-Rite Market: Castro’s Most Adorable Neighborhood Grocery Store

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"Bi-Rite is a neighborhood market feeding our community with love, passion and integrity."

If you have yet to check out Bi-Rite Market in the Castro District — you’re missing out on some delicious goodies! They carry locally and sustainably-raised meats, poultry and seafood; delicious jams, coffee, produce and flowers from local vendors; and famous ice cream and baked goods from Bi-Rite Creamery.

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Six Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming Out

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By Adam Dachis

Coming out of the closet—that is, revealing your non-heterosexuality to others—can elicit a variety of reactions from great to horrible. Every time you do it, you're likely to learn at least one thing you wish you knew beforehand. Save yourself some trouble and learn from my mistakes.

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