Toronado Bans Santa

In an unexpected move, former Santacon-friendly haven Toronado denied entry to anyone even remotely resembling Kris Kringle during the annual booze-soaked fest Saturday. The Lower Haight beer mecca reportedly bore a hastily scrawled "no Santas" sign out front, and refused service to the easily distinguishable folks in red all day long -- surprised tweeters were reminded they never really got the invite in the first place. Thankfully, there were plenty of other area bars more than willing to fuel the debauchery. Beer before liquor kids...

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