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BARchive :: Club Dori - A Bar in A World of Its Own

BARchive :: Club Dori - A Bar in A World of Its Own

By Michael Flanagan | Aug 20
When we think of the history of our community, we usually think of neighborhoods. But there are places that exist outside of neighborhoods, and Club Dori was one of them.

BARchive :: Purple Reign

By Michael lanagan | May 7
In a few short years North Beach was ground zero for a host of talented musicians, comics and poets not associated with the Beats. The Purple Onion was central to that world.

The History of LGBT Bookstores in the Castro

By Michael Flanagan | Jul 17
The closing of Books Inc. in the Castro last month and the opening of Dog Eared Books (489 Castro) where A Different Light once existed has gotten me thinking about bookstores and the literary world of San Francisco.

Iconic SF Gay Bar's Future Uncertain

By Khaled Sayed | Jul 9
The building housing one of San Francisco's oldest gay bars has been sold and the owner said he's retiring and moving to Hawaii, leaving the club's future uncertain.

BARchive :: Gay Love in the Haight - A Fifty-Year Bar History

By Michael Flanagan | Jun 12
Bars have played a huge role in the rich tapestry of gay history. Here's an overview of oral (ahem!) accounts of the Haight's bar scene over half a century.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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