Castro District News

MODERN YET VINTAGE S16 HOME: REDECORATE YOUR LIVING SPACE

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When decorating your living space, calling your design aesthetic “modern” sounds as though you’re using a strictly black-and-white palette that puts sharp lines and lookism over comfort. It’s a rarity that a modern design can offer an edge and a home-y touch while still remaining fresh and original.

That’s where S16 Design in the Castro proves

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HEARTH: BRINGING FOOD & COFFEE PAIRINGS TO THE CASTRO DISTRICT

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It’s no cakewalk starting up a small business in San Francisco. And Ariana Akbar of Hearth Coffee Roasters knows it.

“Most sane folks would think it’s too much work for the amount of risk,” Hearth Coffee principal tells My Castro. “Unless you’ve opened a small business it’s hard to understand the amount of work, headache, and heartache have to go

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Bill requiring mandatory condom use in porn progresses

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The School House Rock song “I’m Just A Bill” might make light out of how a bill becomes a law, but there is very little singing and dancing when it comes to the heavy subject matter of many bills that pass through the Senate.

Such was the case for the recent bill that would require condoms to be mandatory on the sets of porn sets. The bill was tabled just a

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FOLSOM STREET FAIR GUIDE PART 3: THE PRE-GAME & PARTY GUIDE

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It’s finally here, Folsom faithful!

The 2014 Folsom Street Fair is this weekend, on September 21st, and there are plenty of fun pre-events to help you celebrate all week.

That’s right, the Castro and Folsom areas are chalked with events we can’t wait to share with you as we continue to get you ready for the world’s biggest and best leather event.

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BESO: THE CASTRO’S NEW & INNOVATIVE FOOD CRUSH

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Chef Nick Ronan certainly doesn't strike you as the man behind the bistronomia evolution.

When I sat down with the master chef at Beso--the new, spicy Spanish sister to the Castro's French eatery Bisou--to talk about the three-week-old tapas restaurant and delicious cuisine behind it, I learned not just about the incredible food but also the amazing people behind

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CHURCHILL IS THE PREMIUM SPOT FOR LATE SUMMER COCKTAILS

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The description of Churchill bar says quite eloquently: "If a well-traveled diplomat needed a stiff drink during his stopover in San Francisco during the 1940s, we like to think this would be his favorite watering hole. "

We don't know any diplomats from the '40s. But we do know that we love a good cocktail after a lengthy day on the grind and

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