Castro District News

THE MYCASTRO GUIDE TO GOING LAST-MINUTE HALLOWEEN SHOPPING

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So you’ve had a Halloween costume planned since mid-July and you’ve been bragging about how you are going to win every pre-drag-show costume contest the Castro has to offer.

And then what did you do? You let your imagination get away from you and wanted to do too much and then you started second-guessing your original costume choice and the next

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THE MYCASTRO TOUR OF SKIN ON MARKET FACIAL SPA: PART 2

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“It’s the date night mask!” I can hear skin care therapist Maria Puentes announce gleefully from the other side of Skin On Market’s skin bar/business front.

And I say “hear” because I am reclined in the client’s chair near the space’s front window, eyes closed, as fellow therapist Albert Aldaco applies a skin refining masque to my face and neck.

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CASTRO HELPS GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY READY FOR GALA

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Upon first hearing about the GLBT Historical Society’s Unmasked Gala a few months back, I was instantly intrigued. I mean, I love good art, and I love a good cocktail party. And pretty much anything combining the two is deliciously divine.

What I didn’t know until doing further research is that the event—which is coming up on October 29—is an annual event that not only

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DECORATING THROUGH THE DECADES WITH BLACK & GOLD

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Like red-soled Louboutins, the vintage finds at Black & Gold are timeless despite what era they hail from.

The 15th Street shop has surely grabbed your attention during one of your man walks through the Castro; the furniture and art displays alone are enough to make you go inside and take a gander. (Seriously, that’s what a great visuals team is for

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FUN FALL THINGS THAT YOU CAN ENJOY IN THE CASTRO

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Not that you need for us to tell you this, you could look it up on the calendar or see the change in the leaves—autumn is in full swing and we cannot get enough of it!

The Castro’s big fall fete, the Castro Street Fair, may have already come and gone. But there is still plenty of festive things bouncing about during the month of October.

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GET INTO THE SPOOKY SPIRIT WITH CASTRO THEATRE’S LINEUP

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No, Halloween isn’t the same since the big bad street party in the Castro was shut down a few years ago. But hey, that doesn’t mean that the neighborhood can’t still get into the festive spirit right? And if you are going to get your All Hallows Eve on in a low-key manner, it might as well be with a scary movie or two.

Halloween is truly the best excuse to watch

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CASTRO STREET FAIR PREVIEW PART 1: THE BASICS

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The angle of the sun is changing, the air is getting brisk, and suddenly every food and its cousin is pumpkin spice flavored.

And you know what that means: Castro Street Fair is almost here!

After the mania of Folsom Street Fair, it’s nice attend a weekend event that’s a little less

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