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Members of the SF Gay Men’s Chorus sing a holiday song at the lighting of the Christmas tree at 18th and Castro streets on Monday, Nov. 26. The Chorus will be performing
at the Castro Theatre Dec. 13 and 24.


Christmas in the Castro
Neighborhood Gets Ready for Holiday Season
Even in our passionately non-traditional neighborhood, where Halloween best represents our taste for celebration and Burning Man has been called our Christmas party, holiday signs are plentiful.

Panel Discusses Changing Demographics and
Character of the Castro
Many Express Importance of Preserving LGBT Identity of Neighborhood
As homosexual couples turn fewer heads in mainstream areas, historically LGBT neighborhoods across the U.S. are losing their unique character to redevelopment. In spite of the Castro’s unique position as a LGBT community, tourist destination and powerful political voting block, the signs of this trend have surfaced here, leading to front-page articles in national publications.

Duboce Park Renovations Attempt to Accommodate Both Children and Dogs
Improvements Include New Pedestrian Path, Off-leash Play Area
After years of discussion and planning, construction has begun in Duboce Park on renovations that aim to fulfill the needs of dog owners, parents and everyone in between, by defining areas for usage and becoming the first legal off-leash dog park in San Francisco.

Under One Roof Holiday Party Welcomes New Director