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It Must be Spring: Church Street Flowers employees (from left to right) Sarah Allison, Brianna Foehr, Stephanie Foster show off the season’s finest next to co-owner Michael Ritz.
(photo: Bill Sywak)

Café Nightclub to Reapply for Conditional Use Permit from Planning Commission
Club hopes to build extension, have music and dancing seven nights a week
On March 20, the owner of the Café nightclub at Market and 17th streets will resubmit an application to the San Francisco Planning Commission for a conditional use permit to build an extension to the rear of the building, a request that was denied last year.

Filming of “Milk” Brings Back Fond Memories To Long-time Castro Residents
Many expect area to receive flux of visitors due to film
The Castro Theatre’s fresh coat of paint is one of the few remaining bits of physical evidence of Castro Street’s “retroification” for the filming of “Milk” that took place from late January through mid-February.

Church Street Flowers Brings Color to the People
This Valentine’s Day was one of the busiest days of the year for Michael Ritz and Thomas Teel, owners of Church Street Flowers. With over 600 calls, Ritz, Teel and staff were working overtime.