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Back to the Books: Michelle Jeffers, public relations officer of the San Francisco Public Library,
places a book on one of the shelves of the newly-renovated library,
which will officially re-open to the public on October 24. (photo: Bill Sywak)

Bars Look to Pick Up Slack on Halloween Weekend
Lack of street closures, city-sanctioned special events leave few options for longtime party scene
With Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, the issue of the 30-year-long historical Castro district celebration has come back from the grave.

Renovated Harvey Milk Library Set to Re-Open
Neighborhood booklovers can finally come out of the woodwork and walk past those bookmobiles.
Closed since March of 2008, the Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Memorial Branch Library will re-open to the public in a grand celebration Saturday, Oct. 24. Situated at the corner of 16th and Pond Streets one block south of the Market/Noe intersection, the library has undergone extensive renovations.

Al’s: A Comic Book Store as Vintage as its Merchandise
A senseless act of vandalism, a brick thrown through Al Kizziah’s storefront window one early morning, threatened his business, the popular Al’s Comics on Market Street.

Interview with George Ridgley: Castro Street Fair Executive Director



 

 

 

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