Hip, hip, hooray! We can now park for free on Sundays again. The weekend just got a little sweeter.
Just over a year ago, our beloved city started to charge us for parking on Sundays (as if we don’t pay enough in parking tickets already...and what’s with charging 25 cents every bloody second?!). The no-charge-on-Sundays had been
Calling all video gamers, arcaders and nerds who like to drink! Your dreams are finally coming true. San Francisco’s gay Castro District is getting a new arcade-themed bar, currently named "Project 22," according to the Bay Area Reporter. The new bar will be located in the 2,000 square foot, mixed-used development at Market and 15th Street (2200 Market Street).
While nowadays you may see LGBT more often, many people raise their fists at the acronym and push for one that is more representative of the all the sexual and gender minorities. Why is it so hard to agree on one? Is there historical significance behind it? Which one is correct? Why all the stink?
The letters just keep on growing: First it’s “gay,” then “gay and lesbian,”
Bryan Roberts Salon and Color Bar is a full-service boutique salon in the Castro District that offers a complete range of hair, color, skin, makeup and body services using top-of-the-line Aveda beauty products.
Bryan Roberts Salon wants to bring out the best in you and make you feel like you’re at the top of your game. Their highly specialized customer
Castro Street (between Market and 19th Streets) is one of the most well-known neighborhoods in San Francisco. Not only does it serve as a cozy unique home for the locals and a popular destination for visitors from all over the world, but it is also the epicenter of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender) history and a thriving LGBT community. Castro Street is also an important transit-function in San Francisco
Some folks in the Castro District are getting a little peeved about the new pavement. As part of the Castro Streetscape Improvement Project, new historical etchings are set to be embedded into the sidewalks on Castro Street. The controversy, however, is that many Castro District residents feel as though they did not get enough say in the finalized text, that the meeting for public input was set at an inconvenient time, and that
San Francisco is full of smart people with incredible passion, a.k.a., geeks. Everyone’s got that one hobby or interest that trumps the rest. If you live in the Castro, or are just here for a visit, satisfy your need to geek with these seven places to geek out in the Castro District.
For the Craft Geek: Cliffs Variety — 479 Castro Street
Under One Roof is not just an awesome store full of fun toys, cards and other random goodies, but it’s also a non-profit that generates funds for community-based organizations that provide assistance to the HIV/AIDS and LGBT populations. Under One Roof has sold over $11 million in retail merchandise and donated over $4 million to local charities!