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Aunt Charlie's Lounge :: The Tenderloin's Treasure

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 12
Aunt Charlie's has always been kind of an iconic bar for me. I've been coming here since the late 1990s, and it has always functioned as something of a litmus test.

Homophobia in Hipsterland: Landlord Bans Brooklyn Gay Bar

BARS | By EDGE | Apr 21
A Brooklyn bar owner’s Long Island landlord is banning him from turning his pub in the Greenpoint neighborhood of the borough into gay bar.

Fond Farewell to Tinker’s Damn and The Metropolitan

BARS | By Heather Cassell | Apr 11
It was a bittersweet farewell to Tinker’s Damn, the South Bay’s oldest gay bar, throughout the weekend of March 28 to 30.

Bail Set at $1M for Accused Seattle Gay Bar Arsonist

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 5
A judge has set a $1 million bail Tuesday for the man police believe set a popular Seattle gay bar on fire just after midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Suspect in Seattle NYE Gay Bar Fire Arrested

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 4
A Libyan Muslim man was arrested Saturday in connection to a fire that ignited on New Year’s Eve in a Seattle gay club.

Lesbian Sues Miss. Town For Denying Gay Bar Permit

NATIONAL | Jan 8
A woman’s federal lawsuit that accuses the leaders of a north Mississippi town of conspiring to prevent her from opening a gay bar by denying her a business license will go to trial Jan. 26, 2015, in Aberdeen.

Twin Peaks Celebrates Historic Status

FOOD/DRINK | By Michael Flanagan | Jan 5
Whenever I see the iconic sign for the Twin Peaks Tavern with San Francisco’s Twin Peaks and fog depicted on it, I am reminded of the ad campaign for Blackglama: ’What becomes a legend most?’

SPLC Files Lawsuit Against Miss. Town for Denying Gay Bar License

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 1
A federal lawsuit was filed today by the Southern Poverty Law Center against the town of Shannon, Miss. and its officials for denying Pat Newton, a lesbian, a business license to reopen her gay bar.

Gay Migration or End of an Era?

BARS | By Steve Weinstein | Aug 20
Splash bars’s last dance: disco requiem for Chelsea.

Man Arrested For Shooting Outside Vegas Gay Club

BARS | Aug 6
Las Vegas police have arrested a 24-year-old man who they say shot at a security officer in the parking lot of a gay nightclub over the weekend.

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