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By John Ferrannini | July 16, 2020

The corporation that does business as The Mix, a Castro neighborhood bar, filed a cross-complaint last month against Lawrence "Larry" Metzger, who sued the corporation and two of its shareholders in October 2019.

By Michael Flanagan | July 14, 2020

Polly Polaroid was a presence for around two decades in the gay bars of San Francisco — and yet no one seemed to remember her story. She would make her rounds in the bars, saying "Photo to remember the evening?" to all patrons — and yet she disappeared an


By Jim Provenzano | July 8, 2020

A Castro district institution for decades, the historic Twin Peaks Tavern is the subject of a 2019 documentary, to be screened as an online fundraiser July 10.

By Michael Flanagan | June 23, 2020

The town of Guerneville and the Russian River area are lovingly portrayed in Mark Abramson's latest, 'River Days, River Nights.' The memoir covers the period from 1976 through 1984, an era of considerable change for the region.


By Jim Provenzano | June 15, 2020

Need a bit of nightlife drinks and food in Oakland? The Port Bar offers To Go service every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until they are allowed to move to the state's allowance for "Dine-In".

By Jim Provenzano | May 21, 2020

The Stud is dead, but long live The Stud. The historic bar's collective owners are leaving the current location, planning a possible future, and a fabulous funeral.


By John Ferrannini | May 20, 2020

The Stud, San Francisco's oldest continuously-operating LGBT club, will be closing its doors permanently, according to a news release from Honey Mahogany, a co-owner of the South of Market establishment.

By Michael Yamashita | May 1, 2020

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.


By Jim Provenzano | April 24, 2020

He's photographed countless events and local luminaries in Bay Area nightlife. Now Gooch, the charming ever-busy Brit whose photos have graced Bay Area Reporter pages for years, has unveiled his new website, with a special offer of prints for sale.

By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.


By John Ferrannini | April 15, 2020

The long illustrious life of the Mission bar Esta Noche, its recent closure and the more recent loss of Club BnB marks a loss of LGBTQ People of Color venues.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | April 7, 2020

The arts and nightlife communities have been hit particularly hard, with venues including Oasis and Manny's in San Francisco and The Alice Collective in Oakland seeing their revenue streams disappear overnight.


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