Castro

13 May 2015

Celebrate Harvey Milk Day With “The Times of Harvey Milk” at the Castro Theatre with Rob Epstein & Tom Ammiano

This coming May 22nd will be what has come to be known as Harvey Milk Day in the Sate of California. It is, in fact, his birthday and if Harvey was still with us he would be 85 years old. In the The Times of Harvey Milk, Harvey Fierstein narrates,

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16 Dec 2014

Nut-cracking, Hot Buttered Fun & Free Buffet Tonight at Twin Peaks Tavern

As the holidays go on Castro Street, certain places have become mainstays as December draws to a close.  The Midnight Sun, aside from its nefarious happy hour, is also know for its ornate holiday train installation, which managed to survive the recent overhaul.  The windows in Cliff’s Variety showcase all

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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,

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04 Oct 2014

Queens 4 Campos & Loaded Cream Pies in the Castro Weekend!

  “Florida sunshine.”  Photo from the Des Moines Register. Harvey Milk was a guy who liked to have a good time.  Yes, he was the Mayor of Castro Street and a hero that changed the course of history forever, but he was also an honorary clown with a yen for

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10 Sep 2014

Nite Owl- Seeking Refuge From Bandidos @ Tacos Club

Photo by BAS contributor FBFE. Another bar food-cocktail parlour recently opened up in the Castro a few weeks ago to a less than warm reception.  Before its opening, Bandidos Consulting Chef Jamie Lauren mused, “I hate to call it white people Mexican food but it is.  And I think the Castro

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25 Jun 2014

BAS Pride 2014: FREE Meat 4 Yer Maw & Bottomless Belgians @ SFBG’s 10th Annual Pullin’ Pork for Pride (6/25)

As SF Pride 2014 hits midweek and shifts into higher gears, it’s time once again for the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s annual Pullin’ Pork For Pride happy hour.  They’ve been pulling said pork for ten years now, so you best trust that carne is just about as tender and juicy

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12 Feb 2014

The 2014 SF Midwinter Bar Workers Ball- 10 Years United In Nightlife

Ten years ago, when I was just a slightly younger bartender, I was working at Kimo’s up in the Polk and had just recently been hired on as a floater at El Rio, when I was invited to a citywide gay bar mixer held at some guys’ house in the

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06 Oct 2013

Come Dunk City Officials For Dollars at the 40th Annual Castro Street Fair

  Once a year, as the day’s light develops its golden October hue, Castro Street takes on a look akin of yesteryear, when bronzed boys hung out of listing Victorians and a sea of the Eureka Valley’s villagers grooved amongst the beer gardens and cotton candy booths below. True, the

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06 Sep 2013

Farewell Widow Norton- The Imperial State Funeral of José Julio Sarria

It was on a cold damp evening, 133 years ago that His Imperial Majesty, Joshua Abraham Norton I entered immortality on the steps of Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Chinatown. The city wept in great frenzy and many have kept his devotion in the many years since, one such devotee being

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