One night, as bartender Johnny Martinez walked through the Chapel, a music venue in the Mission, he heard a little girl whisper in his ear, "Iceman."
"All right. Who's there?" he called out. But the room was empty.
The Bay Area goes hard for Halloween. Whether it's ornate door decorations or insane block parties, the end of October welcomes all forms of fun and games. Here are the Bay Area's top events, sure to please both thrill-seekers and those looking to lay low this year.
There are several Bay Area companies eager to sweeten your night of trick-or-treating or trick-or-drinking. Whether you’re into ribbons of caramel, coconut or good old fashioned partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, check out these new releases and nostalgic favorites:
From grisly suicides to human sacrifices, the tales behind these haunted spots are sure to send a chill down your spine, whether you believe in ghosts or not.
For a festive, stress-free All Hallows' Eve, take a chance on a 1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom ride from Lyft, or find the perfect Halloween sartorial look from Costumes On-Demand.
Armistead Maupin and other local ghosts are revived in this weekend's agenda.
Halloween will be here before you know it, so don’t wait until All Hallows Eve to ask yourself the most important question of all: What am I doing tonight? Start thinking of costume ideas because we rounded up the best bets for a spine-tingling good time this October 31.
Advanced Style brought us a refreshing take on the ubiquitous street-style blog with portraits of women in their seventies and eighties showing the youngsters how it's done. And now the site's creator, Ari Seth Cohen, has brought these amazing women to life in a documentary film. Advanced Style debuts in San Francisco on Friday, October 10 at the Presidio Theater on Chestnut Street. The 8:20 pm showing will have a special treat afterwards: a Q&A with Cohen and SF's own style maven, Joy Bianchi.
When fright night falls on a weeknight, as it does this year, it’s hard to choose which day to celebrate. Our suggestion: don’t choose. Get your drink on before, during and after the Day of the Dead with a handful of Halloween-themed cocktails and costume parties at Bay Area bars and restaurants.
They say you can't judge a book by its cover. That may be true, but a great horror movie always has to have a great poster. Check out some of these wild posters from our list of 13 horror gems playing around SF this Halloween season: