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One Way to Celebrate Halloween in the Castro

Pop quiz: your high-profile, critically-acclaimed Castro restaurant has been closed for five months and you're ready to reopen with a big splash. The city is cracking down hardcore on the now-infamous Halloween parade and partying in the Castro. What do you do?

What do you do?

Process ...

If you answered "Temple of Doom Halloween Party" too, then you are correct. From the newly-updated Mecca website:

October 31, Wednesday
Temple of Doom Halloween Party
7 p.m. - 1 a.m.

indulge with hauntingly decadent
sweet and savory tricks and treats
by executive chef Randy Lewis

imbibe chilling cocktail brews

midnight sexy-scary costume competition
celebrity judges
$250 first prize

London DJ Luke Fry

reservations ONLY
$60 per demon
security and valet

sponsored by Gloss Magazine

Purchase tickets online!
Tickets will be held for you at the door.

So, um, is Indiana Jones involved? Or is "temple of doom" just a scary moniker? And will the SFPD be sitting outside, waiting to pick off miscreants roaming Market in costume? So many questions!
· Mecca [Official Site]
· No Halloween in the Castro PSAs [SFist]
· Changes at Jack's; Mecca Reopening Soon [~ESF~]

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