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Halloween: Five Ways to Eat, Drink and Be Scary

1. Mission Treat The Bold Italic is throwing a microhood party down on Shotwell and 24th Street, what looks to be a dreadfully good time. Art and fashion as well as of course food and drink will be on offer, including Local Mission Eatery ($3 craft beers, oysters with apple gelle and pate with mustard and greens—yum) and La Victoria Bakery's Soul Cocina Kitchen, a pop-up headed by chef Roger Feeley. Thursday, October 28, 7 to 9 pm

Halloween Weekend: Where to Party (And Get Spooked)

All dressed up and nowhere to go? Don't let that happen on Halloween weekend. Here's where to party or just soak up a spook fest.

Spookfest @ Cow Palace, October 29:

Slap on some dancing shoes for this one: it's almost 12 hours of solid movin', groovin' and monster mashing. Look forward to some of the best turntablers out there,: DJ Shadow, Steve Aoki, Uffie, Blaqk Audio, Moby, MSTRKRFT and more. Tickets here.

Drink or Treat? Halloween Cocktails, Both Good and Bad.

Not that anyone needs and excuse to party on Halloween, but when it falls on a Saturday, as it does this year, I can sense trouble. Pretty much every bar is going to be revving up its party atmosphere this weekend, so there's no need to list them all.

But all manner of Halloween cocktail suggestions have been landing in my inbox over the last week or so, so I thought I share a few of them with you--both the tasty-sounding and the gruesome.

Link Love: Fur Fashion, Wigs on the Runway and LED Eyelashes

Tricks and treats to start your week …

Channel your inner animal, but watch out for PETA. The Fashion Time gives us an interesting Halloween costume idea inspired by Raquel Zimmermann in November’s Vogue Paris.

Just in time for Halloween, wigs are back in the fashion spotlight. (via The Cut)

The 10 Best Halloween Parties and Events

Halloween is fast approaching, and if you’re anything like us, you’re just now scrambling to make a grand plan. And though the downfall of the Castro's chaotic festivities has left everyone without an obvious choice for holiday mayhem, we're certainly not lacking in parties and play. Whether you’re into tricks, treats or more sophisticated revelry, we’ve got you covered. Here, our Top 10 Halloween To-Dos.

San Francisco Halloween Costume Guide

With just one full weekend left before Halloween, it’s time to get down to brass tacks on the costume front. Whether you’re in need of a finishing touch or a head-to-toe look, whether you'd prefer to buy or would just as soon D.I.Y., we offer up this list of the City's best bets to help you in your Halloween costume quest:

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Link Love: Linda’s High-Profile Pits, Kinky Paris and Nevernude-ing for Halloween

A roundup of reads from our RSS feeds....

Jezebel reports that One HuffPo columnist is raising eyebrows with her recent assertion that only gay men find pin-thin models attractive. True? False? Discuss.

Some girls have all the luck, as evidenced by Linda Evangelista managing against all odds to make sweaty pits look glamorous in a recent spread for W Magazine. Via Refinery 29.

What’s the Deal: Saffron Rare Threads, Inhabit, Flair and more...

As Ben Stiller once said, can you deal with this?

Saffron Rare Threads
: This local label by designer Priya Saraswati is celebrating its 5th anniversary in business this month. Much of the merch in the online shop is already on sale, and you can take 50 percent off the second item in your purchase with the discount code weare5. The deal also applies to Saffron Rare Threads items in stock at design collective and boutique Studio 3579.

Link Love: Tie One On, Pucker Up Naturally and Stare in Horror at Whit Port

We know. It's Monday. Sorry about that. But at least you can start your week off with some good reads from our feeds…

We love scarves all year round, but we will admit occasionally falling out of love with our current tying techniques. FocusOnStyle.com’s Sharon Haver comes to our rescue with short how-to video 10 Ways to Wear a Scarf.

Another how-to vid we’re diggin’ this week comes from Sephora’s Beauty and the Blog. It’ll teach you the basic steps you need to go dark and sultry this fall with an ultra smoky eye.

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