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New Hillcrest fire station groundbreaking delayed

A temporary firehouse was planned at the intersection of Park Boulevard and Polk Avenue, said Mónica Muñoz, senior public information officer for the city. But plans were called off recently due to a bureaucratic mess-up, she said.

Celebrate August birthdays at Babycakes on Saturday!

This birthday party for adults includes a hosted vodka bar from 9-10 pm, free cupcakes, giveaways, party favors, drinks specials and free birthday "spankins" for anyone whose birthday falls in the month of August.

Uptown community groups give thumbs down to city's land-use draft

The Uptown Community Plan — which guides development in Park West, Bankers Hill, Hillcrest, Mission Hills, Medical District, Middletown and the western half of University Heights — is being updated by the city for the first time since 1988. The updated plan will have a major impact on these neighborhoods for the next 25 years.

Bike to Work Day is Friday

Bike to Work Day was originated by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956 to increase public interest in bicycling and to promote it as an alternative for commuting to work.