Many Suicide Club events, particularly the physically dangerous and/or illegal variety were no alcohol, no drugs affairs. Even so, many members would imbibe on occasion. Kathy Hearty’s Summer of Love re-enactment was an event that actually encouraged participants to “get in the spirit” of the original period.
Photographer Greg Mancuso caught the faux-hippies in the act as they wafted and pranced down Haight Street. The genuinely sincere hippies on the, even at that time venerable Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park, welcomed the Suicide Club Flower Children in an act of (to paraphrase the Haight Denizens) “hearkening back to a more innocent time.”