Castro

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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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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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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07 Jul 2013

BAS 2013 PRIDE IN PICTURES- DOMA/ PROP 8 Go Down; Drag In the Academy; Sexing Thru SoMa; MORE! Partying and Hard Frenching

Pride in San Francisco is never a mellow affair, but even by the Barbary Coast’s well- seasoned standards, this was one hell of a joyride.  From Castro on Wednesday until grooving through the bodies electric on Sunday, our eagle-eyed contributor, Fabian, caught the City as she swelled rhythmically in a

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29 Jun 2013

BAS Pride 2013: Pink Saturday on Twin Peaks; Dyke March; 1/2 Price at Indie Cent; FREE Entrance to Swag

Look at that world through rose-coloured glasses! It’s Pink Saturday queer folk, and the hits just keep on coming. As of yesterday afternoon, the wedding bells started clanging again and hordes of lovebirds are promenading down those steps downtown like so many Marilyns and Joes. So whether you’re kick starting

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