Castro District News

The Castro District Loves the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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You had to have been living under a rock—take that back, make that five rocks—to have completely avoided any and all news and mentions of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

What started as challenge by former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2011, turned into a full-blown phenomenon that has spanned over the month

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Park Day: A Relaxing Way to Spend a Day in the Castro

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In my immediate circle of friends, weekend days at Dolores Park are a frequent tradition that never gets old. On any given Saturday in this, one of the city's warmest spots, we gather on picnic blankets with bottles of wine and delicious eats to share with friends--or perhaps to enjoy on our own while soaking up some rays and diving into a good book.

Park Day is not only a relaxing and enjoyable way

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Reveille Review: One of the Castro's Newest Coffee Spots

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Truth be told, SF has a serious obsession with chique places to dine and shop that are transformed from old houses, and have the ability to out-do a large chain.

Is it the excitement of being the first to try something fresh, while feeling as though you haven't left the couch? Or is it our constant love of speakeasies and the thrill of sipping your

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San Francisco Pride’s Pink Saturday 2014: "Barbi Pink"

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Do you know about the Pink Saturday Party? Because, you should. It’s a gay party that’s big enough and crazy enough to shut down the heart of the Castro District.

This year’s theme is “Barbi Pink” in honor of the dear, departed Sister Barbi Mitzvah who ran Pink Saturday for a number of years. Pink Saturday is held every year on the night before the San

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