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The Pulse of the Fillmore

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The latest installment of "I Heard That!" reveals that the Fillmore redevelopment isn't exactly winning over the locals either: "When the idea was in the drafting stage, The Fillmore was to boast restaurants, night clubs ran by Black businesses! Former successful San Francisco club owners like Bunny Simon, H. Warren put forth their proposal, but did not happen. Yoshi’s [was] first to bring JAZZ back to the street, BUT many residents resent their presence, felt the site should have been for affordable housing. One lady said she could not buy chicken in the area other than Popeye's..." [BeyondChron]

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