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Weekend Guide: Armistead Maupin, Haunted Victorians, & More

Armistead Maupin and other local ghosts are revived in this weekend's agenda. 

San Francisco Halloween Guide: Parties for Every Personality

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.  

Shop Talk: 'Advanced Style' SF Premier, Gorgeous and Green Gala, Fall Fashion Fest, More

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.

Drink Here Now: Halloween Edition!

clift hotel halloween party

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.

13 Horror Flicks to Watch on SF Screens

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:

Scenes of the City: SF Giants' World Series Victory Parade

Everyone either skipped work or school to be there, and there must have been thousands, if not hundreds of thousands at the Giants' Victory Parade down Market Street today.

Street Style Report: Four Stylish Halloween Looks in Nob Hill

We called upon Old Navy visual stylist and Guam native, Robert Shabazz, to cook up some stylish Halloween looks. From a dapper, dancing Sammy Davis Jr. (above) to a iPad-reading, shoe-tying modern Mr. Rogers, here's what he came up with.

Seven Scary Movies to Watch in the Dark

Sam Neill in "In the Mouth of Madness"

Now that a certain chill is in the air and pumpkin food and drink is being hawked by every vendor in sight, we take a break from our regular film calendar (which isn't really doing much in the horror department this year–come on San Francisco!) to share some of the best overlooked horror flicks from the past.

Where to Dress Up, Party, and Get Down This Halloween

Scary Clown

This year, Halloween is on a Wednesday–but it doesn't have to be Bummertown, USA. It just means a few more days of hard partying, dancing, being weird, and getting the most out of your costume(s). Here's our guide to Bay Area parties, but beware: The first one starts on Thursday, so pace yourselves!

Trick or Drink this Halloween in Wine Country

It’s no secret that people don’t need a reason to don a costume in San Francisco. It’s only natural then that locals go all out this time of year when Halloween rolls around. USA Today even named San Francisco as one of the best cities to celebrate Halloween. However, beyond the parties, parades, and costume contests, there are unique things to do beyond the city of San Francisco in Wine Country. Today we spotlight a few of the different Halloween activities happening in Napa and Sonoma this month.

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