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Homing's in -  Entertainment alternatives for the duration

Homing's in - Entertainment alternatives for the duration

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Mar 18, 2020

With every bar, nightclub, museum and theater closed for weeks, if not longer, you're probably looking for alternative activities to fill your possibly-homebound days and nights. We have some fun suggestions.

Polar Bear Skate @ Union Square Ice Rink

Polar Bear Skate @ Union Square Ice Rink

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Jan 8, 2020

2020 started off brisk and witty with costumed 'polar bear' skaters taking to the ice in skivvies, onesies and winter-themed costumes on Jan. 1 at the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square, which is open through Jan. 20.

Nice packages:  Sexy holiday gifts for a loved one, or yourself

Nice packages: Sexy holiday gifts for a loved one, or yourself

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Dec 11, 2019

If you're like many people who want to improve their sex and love quotients in the upcoming year, here are few selections for some sexy gifts, whether hung by a chimney or wrapped up with care.

Santa Skivvies Run @ Castro District

Santa Skivvies Run @ Castro District

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Dec 11, 2019

The San Francisco AIDS Foundation's eleventh annual Santa Skivvies Run drew participants out in festive holiday undergear on December 9 for the brisk short run fundraiser around the Castro.

Opening Day @ Safeway Holiday Ice Rink

Opening Day @ Safeway Holiday Ice Rink

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Nov 13, 2019

It was quite an icebreaker at the 12th annual opening for the Union Square Ice Rink, a holiday tradition that attracts thousands of locals and visiting tourists.

Castro Street Fair @ Castro & 18th

Castro Street Fair @ Castro & 18th

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Oct 9, 2019

Under sunny October 6 skies, Castro and 18th streets filled with booths, live music, and cheerleaders flying above the crowd of thousands who strolled the 46th annual Castro Street Fair.

10 Tips for Folsom newbies - Navigating the sexy street fair for optimum fun

10 Tips for Folsom newbies - Navigating the sexy street fair for optimum fun

  • by Race Bannon
  • Sep 25, 2019

Folsom Street Fair is just days away. Among the crowd will be throngs of people who have traversed past Fairs multiple times. For them, it's an annual gathering for which they already know the ins and outs.

Frank Schumacher memorial @ The Edge

Frank Schumacher memorial @ The Edge

  • by Mark Abramson
  • Aug 12, 2019

San Francisco bars often serve as more than a space for drinks and entertainment, but also for community gatherings. On a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon, August 11, two crowds gathered to wish their loved-ones Godspeed.

Playa in the Grove @ National AIDS Memorial Grove

Playa in the Grove @ National AIDS Memorial Grove

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Aug 7, 2019

Under slightly foggy August 3 skies, fans of outdoor grooves and artistic splendor enjoyed the fourth annual Playa in the Grove, produced by the queer Burning Man camp Comfort & Joy, and held at the National AIDS Memorial Grove.

Daytime Disco @ Virgin Hotel

Daytime Disco @ Virgin Hotel

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Jun 19, 2019

DJ Wayne G spun Prideful funky grooves at Brian Kent's Daytime Disco, a scenic airy rooftop party at the Virgin Hotel (250 4th St.) on June 15. Guests enjoyed the views, music and mid-Pride month fun, while some sported glamorous retro attire.

Sisters' Easter Celebration @ Dolores Park

Sisters' Easter Celebration @ Dolores Park

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Apr 24, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrated Easter Sunday and their 40th anniversary on April 21 by returning to Dolores Park for a well-attended picnic-filled party of thousands.

BAAITS @ GLBT History Museum

BAAITS @ GLBT History Museum

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Feb 6, 2019

Opening celebrations on Jan 31 for 'Two-Spirit Voices: Returning to the Circle,' the new exhibit at the GLBT History Museum, featured members of Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits (BAAITS).

Holiday Ice Rink @ Union Square

Holiday Ice Rink @ Union Square

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Nov 28, 2018

The holiday season got off to a cool start at the November 7 opening day ceremonies for the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square.

Say, "Cheese!" - Laura Chenel's and Marin French Cheese, local and tasty

Say, "Cheese!" - Laura Chenel's and Marin French Cheese, local and tasty

  • by BARtab staff
  • Nov 14, 2018

With the holidays fast approaching, consider adding some locally-made delicious cheese to your party plates or brunch menu. Sonoma and Marin artisan cheese makers Laura Chenel and Marin French Cheese recently sent us some delicious samples.