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Memories of Milk: Harvey Milk shares a comic strip with Denton Smith in Castro Camera, illustrating the special, easy relationship Harvey had with young men in the neighborhood. Although the GLBT Historical
Society plans to have an on-going history display in the window of Harvey’s old camera
shop at 575 Castro St., the storefront’s future remains up in the air.
(photo provided by Dan Nicoletta)
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LGBT Center Receives City Funds to Cut Interest Rates
Sometimes a business has to spend money to make money. In the recent case of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center, however, it was borrow money to save money.
Future of Historic Camera Shop Uncertain
One day, like many customers before him, movie director Gus Van Sant strolled into Given Gifts at 575 Castro St. and asked a lot of questions about Harvey Milk and the store, his former camera shop.
Harvey Milk Day To Be Historic First
Every May 22 is now Harvey Milk Day in California, and there will be no better time or place for the first celebration of his birthday than in the Castro.
Morning Due Cafe Serves Up Old Comfort, Tasty Treats
Light streams in through windowpanes painted with a green leaf at the Morning Due Cafe. The small coffeehouse-turned-eatery has a quiet, clean, relaxed feel to it. On a Sunday afternoon, the restaurant is busy but not crowded, populated by brunch-goers, families, and people with laptops.