Castro

05 Jan 2022

SF Castro’s “Hope for the World Cure” Mural Severely Defaced

“The Hope for the World Cure” mural in the San Francisco Castro district was defaced with a broad stretch of lettered graffiti in late December 2021.  The mural, located at the corner of Market and 16th street, was unveiled in 1998 to honor the lives of those lost to the

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
28 Apr 2021

Castro Theatre Will Start Showing Movies Again In June

There’s a huge bit of news buried deep in the San Francisco Chronicle’s report today on independent movie theaters reopening. After the article discusses the scheduled reopening of the Balboa Theater, and the upcoming additional reopenings of the Roxie, the Presidio Theatre, and the Vogue, the Chron drops a bombshell

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
26 Apr 2021

The Castro Is Considering Putting Surveillance Cameras All Over Neighborhood

Back last September, Hoodline broke the story that the Castro Community Benefit District (CBD) was considering installing a private network of security cameras around the neighborhood, with the surveillance devices funded by a $695,000 grant from tech entrepreneur Chris Larsen, co-founder of the crypto company Ripple. What could go wrong? 

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
14 Jan 2020

How Drag Pageants Have Changed! The 1990’s to the Digital Now

By Eddie Jen The last time I competed in a drag pageant, it was in the nineteen hundreds. The very late nineteen hundreds. And on my third try, I won the tiara. Afterward, one of the contestants stabbed me in the shoulder. OK, she pricked me. But it was intentional. That’s the

Guest Writer 0
22 Nov 2019

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Hosting Benefit for Victims of Castro Fires

Join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Grand Duchess Migitte Nielsen, and Oasis on Thanksgiving Eve to help provide assistance to all friends & families who got affected by the recent fires in the Castro. A large fire broke out across from the historic Castro Theatre early Saturday morning, injuring two people

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
07 Nov 2017

Hangout with all the Artists & Art in the Mission

The final weekend of ArtSpan’s 2017 Open Studios is upon us, and it’s a doozie.   Mission, Castro, Noe, & Upper Market are all reporting for duty.  There are lots of studios within walking distance, many that contain some of our favorite artists.  This weekend of Open Studios is a real treat.  Thanks

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
01 Sep 2016

Gene Wilder Honored With Willy Wonka Candy Portrait in SF

Yes, that is a handmade portrait of the late, great Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, lovingly crafted out of nothing but candy. Meet the Willy Wonka candy portrait that will forever preserve San Francisco’s special relationship with Gene Wilder, handcrafted by local artist Jason Mecier who has long delighted us

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30 Jul 2016

Saturday Morning Memories: BAS Pride In Pictures 2016

Hey there, jotos!  Can you believe that our sticky, summertime slut-in is already in us??? Yeps, the singlets, slings and stillettos have already been ransacked at Mr. S and folks are desperately trying to get their last minute tramp stamps into all the fetes du fetish. Here at BAS, however,

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0