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2nd Bearrison fair set for Saturday

2nd Bearrison fair set for Saturday

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 12, 2022

October 15 is shaping up to be the final blast in San Francisco's LGBTQ street fair season.

Castro Street Fair's 48th

Castro Street Fair's 48th

  • by photo by Steven Underhill
  • Oct 3, 2022

The 48th annual Castro Street Fair saw thousands of people enjoying the sunny October 2 day, with community organization booths, food, drinks and DJed music.

News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Aug 9, 2022

Voting is open for the Bay Area Reporter's readers' poll known as the Besties.

Party with the bears at Bearrison Street Fair

Party with the bears at Bearrison Street Fair

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 19, 2021

Dubbed A Fair For Every Bear, the inaugural Bearrison Street Fair will commence Oct. 23. Bearrison promises to be a fun afternoon not only for bears, but for their friends, admirers and loved ones. Big Dipper headlines the fair.

Juanita MORE!'s Pride party returns

Juanita MORE!'s Pride party returns

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 22, 2021

One of the more exciting pieces of news regarding the state's reopening is the return of Empress Juanita MORE!'s annual Pride Party at 620 Jones on June 27, Pride Sunday.

The Sisters' Easter celebration's online April 4

The Sisters' Easter celebration's online April 4

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Mar 20, 2021

For the second time, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will host their very popular Easter party online. the event will still include the Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary contests, plus a basket full of drag fun.

Sunday brunch at Harvey's

Sunday brunch at Harvey's

  • Mar 9, 2021

Patrons of Harvey's enjoyed outdoor dining and drinks on Sunday March 7, and photographer Steven Underhill was there. 500 Castro St. at 18th.

Martuni's sells wines, aprons, shirts for quick gifts

Martuni's sells wines, aprons, shirts for quick gifts

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 20, 2020

Get a taste of those fun cabaret shows at Martuni's that we miss so much. The popular martini bar is making do in difficult times by selling a cute variety of gifts items.

Santa Skivvies Run: memories & a 2020 revision

Santa Skivvies Run: memories & a 2020 revision

  • Dec 4, 2020

This year's Santa Skivvies Run, the SF AIDS Foundation's fun fundraiser, is an online Challenge, and you can still have fun on Dec. 13 (Sign up at www.sfaf.org). Here's an album of Steven Underhill's best photos from past events.

B.A.R. launches memberships

B.A.R. launches memberships

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Sep 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

A weekend in the Castro: businesses, re-opened

A weekend in the Castro: businesses, re-opened

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 14, 2020

Visitors to the Castro district on Sunday Sept. 13 enjoyed outdoor dining, drinks and shopping at local stores. Safety and health precautions were heeded as patrons enjoyed themselves while supporting local businesses.

Roma's Ristorante brings Italian taste to downtown SF

Roma's Ristorante brings Italian taste to downtown SF

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 21, 2020

With so many businesses closing, it's great news to learn of an opening. Roma's Ristorante Italiano, which opened on August 4. In a unique nod to the LGBT community, its namesake is 'nun' other than Sister Roma.

SF Castro's Badlands to close permanently

SF Castro's Badlands to close permanently

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jul 30, 2020

The Castro nightclub Badlands at 4121 18th Street will not be reopening, according to a post on its Facebook page.

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

  • by Michael Yamashita
  • May 1, 2020

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.