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Gay No More, NYC's Out Hotel To Go Mainstream

Jul 27
The days of New York City's Out Hotel as a gay-themed vacation spot are numbered. The Real Deal reports that Merchant's Hospitality has bought the long-term lease on the Times Square area complex for $40 million and plans to go for a mainstream crowd.

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.

Rent Increase May Close Celebrated San Francisco Gay Bar

By Janie Har | Jul 7
One of the nation's most celebrated gay bars may soon go out of business after a new landlord more than doubled the rent, part of a trend that has old-timers lamenting that the San Francisco they know and love- dilapidated and diverse - is disappearing.

Police: Mass Casualties After Gay Club Shooting; Shooter is Dead

By Mike Schneider | Jun 12
A gunman opened fire at a crowded, well-known central Florida nightclub, and multiple people have been wounded, police said Sunday.

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.

Breaking: NYC Bars Can't Refuse Pregnant Women Drinks

By Jennifer Peltz | May 6
Pregnant women can't be kept out of New York City bars or refused alcoholic drinks just because they're expecting, under new city guidelines.

Ice Palace, Cherry Grove Beach Hotel Property On Sale for $5.3M

Apr 4
A year after the sale of the majority of commercial property in Fire Island Pines turned 2015 into "The Summer of Drama," it looks as though a key piece of neighboring Cherry Grove's business district may be following suit and changing hands.

Beloved NYC Gay Bar Julius Named to List of Historic Places

Mar 24
Gay nightlife history received a long overdue shot in the arm Wednesday when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Julius, the long-operating gay bar in Manhattan's West Village, gained official recognition as an historic site.

MAX Headlines Halloween Weekend at Club Cafe

Oct 27
Get out your best Kim Davis and head out to Club Cafe this weekend. For three nights Boston's leading LGBT club hosts parties with celebs, great music and the best Halloween costumes in town.

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