Earlier this month, more than 4,500 Castro residents voted on four designs for new decorative crosswalks at 18th and Castro. So which design took the cake? The rainbows, of course! The winning design was announced last Thursday at the Castro Streetscape Improvement Project groundbreaking ceremony.
Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and imagine your windows spotless, your
countertops shining, your wood floors sparkling and your oven squeaky clean. Zen
Home gives your house a five-star-hotel treatment, which gives you peace of
mind, comfort and pure Zen.
Zen Home’s mission is to provide luxury and hotel-style service with a holistic approach.
What used to be Tower Records in the Castro (closed in 2006), and what almost
became a Trader Joe’s, is now being redeveloped as a CVS Pharmacy. (This 2280
Market Street location on Market at Noe Streets near Cafe Flore and Radio Shack
has been empty for quite a while!) There used to be a large wood barrier
covering the soon-to-be pharmacy, but that was recently torn down to reveal the
Need a little extra cash? Go through your closet, find everything you haven’t
worn in a year, throw it in a bag and head to Crossroads Trading, Co. in the
Castro District. All you have to do is walk in, give your clothes to one of the
sellers and they’ll go to work. They’ll sift through your old garb, take
what they think will sell and
Watch out Gay Beach, the hipsters are coming: Hipster Hill at Dolores Park in
the Castro District is closing for six months on March 13th, 2014. Hipster Hill
takes up the northern half of the park (along with Fixie Flats and the tennis
courts) — so all those folks are bound to invade the sweet, sweet territory we
know as Gay Beach.
What better way to spend Fat Tuesday then to dance and drink the night away
with hot shirtless men while feeding the needy? Lookout, your favorite Castro
District balcony bar on 16th and Market, is holding a raging Mardi Gras party to
benefit Tenderloin Tessie, an organization that’s fed the San Francisco
community during the holidays for over 35 years.
The Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District released a survey showing
four different design ideas for the new prospective decorative rainbow
crosswalks to come to the Castro District. Earlier this month the Castro/Upper
Market CBD voted to fund the $206,000 bid to pay for the decorative crosswalks,
as well as programmable LED down-wash lighting on 24 streetlight poles and 20
cement stamped facts about the
What is the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District? The mission of
the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District is to provide services that
improve the quality of life in the neighborhood, emphasizing clean, safe,
beautiful streets. They also promote the area’s economic vitality, foster the
Castro’s unique district identity, and honor its diverse history.