Valentine’s Hangover Party @ Bootie SF // 375 Eleventh St.
On February 15th, 2014 at 9pm, Bootie’s DJs spin twisted love mashups all
night! At 11pm see the Monster Drag Show featuring Cookie Dough, Roxy-Cotten
Candy / Daveed Varela, Qween / Travis Santell, Rowland, Vanity Ytinav, VELVET /
Julien Rey, Dina Isis and Au Jus. Don’t forget to wear red!
The San Francisco Human Rights Campaign Action Center and Store is located at
575 Castro Street in San Francisco. In 1972, Harvey Milk, an American politician
who became the first openly gay person to be elected to public office, opened
Castro Camera at 575 Castro Street (in between 18th and 19th Streets) and lived
above the store with his partner. In 2011, it became the Human Rights
Campaign Action Center and Store, but it still has Harvey Milk written all over
When you’ve got your baby — aka your four-legged furry friend — with
you, it can be tough to get everyday errands done. Thankfully, the Castro
District is pet-lover central and many businesses welcome pets into their space.
Here’s a list of five places in the Castro that welcome your pets.
Hortica is a cute little plant shop between 18th and 19th Streets on Castro.
little shop is a Castro neighborhood gem that is home to many common and exotic
plants and flowers. Hortica is warm and inviting, and they’ve got tons of
happy plants just waiting for a new home.
Magnet is a place where gay men connect. As a program of the San Francisco
AIDS Foundation, Magnet has a unique approach to total health — they
promote the physical, mental and social well-being of gay men. addition to their
clinical services, Magnet is an art gallery and lounge where people
can engage, participate or just hang out.
The Rainbow Honor Walk, new art installation planned for the sidewalks of San
Francisco’s historic Castro district, was unveiled on December 20.
The RHW is similar to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but it will serve as an
international monument that honors lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered
individuals in history and their supporters. The RHW will feature
3-foot-by-3-foot bronze plaques displaying the honoree’s image, signature,
date of birth and death, and a brief bio describing their impact on the LGBT
community. Eventually, the walk will contain 500 plaques.
As they say: People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer and all
their life for happiness. In the Castro we say, "NAY! We shall have fun
every night of the week!" Here’s a list of the Castro’s best weekly
In 1979, what used to be The Corner Store became the almighty Moby Dick Bar.
While many things have changed in the 30 years Moby Dick’s been around, one
thing remains — it will always a friendly, affordable neighborhood bar. The
bar is most proud of their following of familiar faces —those who have been
coming to the bar for years — but they also have an undeniable appeal that
constantly brings in new customers.
Just a year after opening a lovely café in North Beach, Réveille Coffee Co.
founders and brothers Christopher and Tommy Newbury are opening their second
brick-and-mortar location at 4080 18th Street (between Hartford and Castro).
Réveille Coffee serves Four Barrel coffee and different espressos from all
around the world. The kitchen in the Castro will experiment with fancy syrups
and coffee milkshakes (imagine taking one of those bad boys to Dolores Park on a