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Friends School Leaving Castro: Third graders stand on the steps of the Friends School. The school is planning on expanding to include grades six through eight at its new location.
(photo: Bill Sywak)

Walgreens Going Ahead with Plans to Expand 18th Street Pharmacy
Planning Commission expected to deliberate on application this summer

Walgreens, the national drug retailer, submitted an application to the San Francisco Planning Department on Jan. 31, asking for a permit of use to expand its pharmacy at 4129 18th St. into the adjacent space that used to house the laundromat As the Suds Turn.

Planning Commission Approves Café Expansion; Business Must Meet 46 Conditions
The Café, a popular nightspot in the Castro, received a conditional use approval from the San Francisco Planning Commission on March 20 in regards to its application to make improvements to the club as well as build an extension in the back of the building and open up a small take-out restaurant.

City Guides’ Walking Tour Reveals Historical Treasures of the Castro
I hit the streets with the City Guides Walking Tour “Castro: Tales of the City” alongside folks from around the world to see what undiscovered gems lay hidden in our favorite neighborhood.

All Music Services Preserves Rare Musical Treasures for Modern Audience
Cabaret fans and nostalgia enthusiasts take note, when looking for old records and rare one-of-a-kind finds one need and look no further than a little treasure trove nestled in the Castro.