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Business Briefs: Home decor store spruces up Castro retail scene

Business Briefs: Home decor store spruces up Castro retail scene

By Matthew S. Bajko

A new gay-owned home decor store is sprucing up the retail scene in San Francisco's Castro district just in time to assist residents of the gayborhood with their holiday shopping needs.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | November 8, 2018

An improvement association for the gay Castro district has won approval to move its offices into a vacant storefront, giving it a prominent location in the neighborhood for the first time as it seeks to be renewed.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 7, 2018

For 23 years the Scarlet Sage Herb Co. has supplied San Francisco residents with holistic treatments to remedy all manner of ills, aches, and pains.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 1, 2018

A real estate firm is seeking to move into a vacant Castro auto space where housing had been proposed.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 10, 2018

Altif Brown, a co-founder and head of community at Constellation Labs, can count on one hand the number of other African-Americans he knows working in the blockchain sector. He has yet to meet another gay person.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 21, 2018

Brewcade, the popular arcade and craft beer bar on upper Market Street in San Francisco's gay Castro district, is in talks to expand into an adjacent restaurant space.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 12, 2018

Growing up in Redding in northern California, Chai Saechao loved to get his hands dirty in the backyard garden his mother tended.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 8, 2018

Working as a manager of Blue Bottle Coffee's Hayes Valley location, JoEllen Depakakibo learned what it takes to run a successful coffee business. She decided to use that knowledge to open her own coffeehouse.

By National LGBT Media Association | July 12, 2018

The National LGBT Media Association (NGMA) has announced its third annual Ad POP award winners, including many top corporate brand names.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 11, 2018

At the Cultivating Change Foundation's fourth summit for LGBTQ agriculturists and their allies, attendees listened to workshop sessions on such topics as "Growing Bridges: Research on Lesbian Farmers & Their Communities.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 13, 2018

Colin Walsh, the founder and CEO of Varo Money Inc., envisions a day where the local bank branch is a relic of financial history.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 9, 2018

A new mural honoring the late gay Supervisor Harvey Milk will be unveiled in San Francisco's Castro district May 22 as part of the local festivities taking place this year to mark Harvey Milk Day.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 3, 2018

A new cannabis retail store is seeking to open in the Castro in a storefront across the street from the eatery Flore on Market.


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