Castro District

Harvey's - Castro (credit: Pimpinellus/Creative Commons)

Best Bars In The Bay Area To Celebrate Pride Month

June is Pride Month, when San Francisco holds its 45th annual parade and celebration throughout the weekend of June 27 through June 28, 2015. The party extends to the city’s clubs, bars, resto-lounges and dance floors, some of which have been supporting the gay community for decades.

06/11/2015

People celebrate in San Francisco's Castro District following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013. (CBS)

Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less Gay

A November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco’s Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

05/22/2015

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Damage Estimated At $1.4 Million In SF Castro District 3-Alarm Fire Saturday

A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Castro District that burned two buildings on Saturday displaced a dozen people and resulted in an estimated combined total of $1.4 million in damage.

02/22/2015

Burned Vehicle

Torched Vehicle In SF Castro District Is 5th Such Incident In A Week

For the fifth time in a week, a vehicle was found engulfed in flames in San Francisco’s Castro District on Sunday morning.

12/21/2014

Bandidos Restaurant in San Francisco, California which is now named Hecho. (Bandidos Facebook Page)

San Francisco Restaurant Bandidos Changes Name Following Outcry In Mexican-American Community

The owners of the restaurant in the Castro District, which is a little over a week old, have decided to change the name to Hecho after much public outcry over the original name.

09/11/2014

'Painted Ladies' of Alamo Square (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Stray From The Tourist Traps: Spend A Weekend In San Francisco Like a Local

Refer to this weekend guide to San Francisco covering some other areas not as touristy but equally entertaining.

08/12/2014

AHF Hollywood Pharmacy (CBS)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Files Suit Over San Francisco’s Strict Rules On Chain Stores

The organization has filed a lawsuit against the city over its strict rules regarding chain stores, after trying to move to a new office and pharmacy in the Castro District.

08/07/2014

San Francisco Bay (Getty Images)

Guide To A Long Weekend In San Francisco

Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.

06/21/2014

Harvey Milk stamp unveiling

Anti-Gay Christian Group’s Advice: Don’t Accept Mail With New Harvey Milk Stamp

The first U.S. stamp to feature an openly gay elected official is prompting outcry from the Christian fundamentalist group American Family Association.

05/29/2014

Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in San Francisco, California. (CBS)

San Francisco Funeral Home Could Close Soon Following Big Rig Crash

Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services owner Jim Sullivan said he has been thinking of retiring and selling the valuable plot of land, now that his kids are grown and have their own careers.

05/15/2014

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