Category: Bars

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Sunday rainy day to do: Super Bowl, Castro Theatre

It’s wet outside and a little bit windy, but if you’re still itching to head out of the house/apartment/micro-apartment today we’ve got a couple of options. Super Bowl Even though the 49ers didn’t make the cut,  that’s not stopping some of your local watering holes from playing the “big game”...

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Harvey’s closed temporarily

Update (1/9/2014): We received a note from Steve Porter, General Manager for Harvey’s, mentioning that they need just a bit more time and will be opening up the morning of Tuesday, January 14th. I haven’t closed the restaurant for more than a single day in 6 years. In that time...

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Pilsner Inn reopens with bowling alley bar

We reported last week that the Pilsner Inn, one of the oldest gay bars in the Castro, was closed for renovations for the past few weeks. Last night the bar opened back up and many folks will be happy to know that not much has changed save for the actual...

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Pilsner Inn Remodeling – Reopening Date Pushed

One of the last of the old school neighborhood gay bars, The Pilsner Inn (225 Church St.), has been shuttered temporarily since November 24th as it undergoes a bit of a facelift. The old girl has remained the same for as long as anyone the Biscuit knew to contact could...

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Castro Biz News: Accolades, Delays & Deals

Accolades: Word comes via Inside Scoop that the prestigious San Francisco Architectural Heritage organization has inducted three Castro merchants into their hallowed Legacy Bar and Restaurant initiative. The San Francisco non-profit formed in 1971. Its aims and goals are according to the groups website: …to preserve and enhance San Francisco’s...

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Who’s Ready For The Week End!?

Fall has finally arrived. The air holds a chill a bit longer despite the spattering of weakening sunshine. It’s the perfect time to take stock of what’s what in the Castro and plan a week end of good times to help stoke your fun furnace. Our weekly list of picks...

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All Hail the Queen: Juanita MORE! Booty Call Wednesday Turns 6

Juantia MORE! is one of the hardest working souls in SF clubland. She’s a DJ, club promoter, performer/ personality, photographer, art director, designer, tireless charity/non-profit fundraiser and –let’s face it– a living force of nature. Her Castro event, Booty Call Wednesday (BCW), held weekly at QBarSF (456 Castro St.) and...

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The Week End is Here: Lets Have Fun!

The week end feels like it came a bit early this week with Halloween falling on a Thursday. The celebration of All Hallows Eve continues Saturday, All Souls Day, in the Mission where sacred and secular meld for the annual San Francisco Dia de los Muertos celebration procession and altar building honoring...