Articles Tagged ‘castro’

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower September 21, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
One of the most prominent features on the San Francisco skyline is the Sutro Tower. Built in 1973 and topping out at 981 feet (299m), it can be seen from all around the bay. It dominates any other building around it and is often poking out above the fog layer. I personally have been able to see the tower...

Commemorating Harvey Milk in the Castro

Commemorating Harvey Milk in the Castro May 21, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Today is a dark day in San Francisco history. Thirty-two years ago, openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk was cut short when Dan White, who had recently resigned his post as supervisor, entered City Hall through an open window with a loaded gun. White first killed then Mayor George Moscone, then...