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Holy Castro: Father Steven Meriwether sprinkles holy water on parishioners outside of Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, one of three major churches in the neighborhood, during Palm Sunday services.
(photo: Bill Sywak)

Castro Benefits District Approves Bench Seating for Harvey Milk Plaza
Seven candidates vying to be the next District 8 supervisor shared their positions on key issues and mingled with local residents at a packed forum sponsored by neighborhood groups at the Harvey Milk Recreation Center on Feb. 22.

Rainbow Honor Walk Takes Step Toward Becoming Neighborhood Reality
From a jaunty yellow brick road, replete with a gigantic pair of ruby slippers, to a rainbow-striped Hollywood Walk of Fame-styled trail, there have been several proposals over the years advocating a way to both honor famous LGBT figures, and bring tourist dollars into the Castro. One such vision is on the verge of becoming a reality.

Churches Celebrate Easter with Local Flair
Although not famous for its ecclesiastic institutions, the Castro neighborhood is home to a number of long-standing churches that fervently celebrate Easter, each with their own panache.

In Memory of Brad Villers

Thorough Bread & Bakery Embodies Gourmet Artisan
From the lettering on the wooden storefront sign reading “Thorough Bread & Pastry,” barely visible from a distance, you would never guess that a pastry-lover’s paradise lies inside.