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Eagle building still for sale

Eagle building still for sale

  • BARS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 14, 2021

The building that houses The Eagle, a South of Market leather-themed LGBTQ bar, is still for sale, according to one of the real estate agents.

Sing out: Crescendo Voices Rising with SF Gay Men's Chorus

Sing out: Crescendo Voices Rising with SF Gay Men's Chorus

On April 22, SF Gay Men's Chorus will present their 15th annual Crescendo: Voices Rising, an online gala with guest-stars LeeAnn Rimes, Jake Shears, Shangela, Rita Moreno and others.

50 years in 50 Weeks: May 17, 1972 Chaotic Cowboy Contest

50 years in 50 Weeks: May 17, 1972 Chaotic Cowboy Contest

The Covered Wagon bar hosted the 1972 Mr. Cowboy contest, but things didn't go well, as reported in the B.A.R.'s May 17 issue. Many in attendance were "stirred into a frenzy of accusations, charges and counter-charges of fraud, fake fix and cheat."

Homing's In April 9-16, 2021

Homing's In April 9-16, 2021

  • BARS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 8, 2021

Spring has quite sprung and many arts, nightlife and community organizers and producers have emerged from their Zoom caves. Chirp, chirp.

50 years in 50 weeks: May 1, 1971: In all their plumage

50 years in 50 weeks: May 1, 1971: In all their plumage

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 6, 2021

As we continue to celebrate the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary, each week we'll take a nostalgic look at a highlight from each year's issues. In May 1, 1971 , a plumaged party seemed like a lot of fun.

Homing's In, April 2-12, 2021

Homing's In, April 2-12, 2021

  • BARS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 1, 2021

As we continue to celebrate the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary, let's look to arts nightlife and community groups that share our collective history. Long-running theater companies and even new online forums span the decades.

Go West: How the B.A.R. brought me to California and halfway around the world, twice

Go West: How the B.A.R. brought me to California and halfway around the world, twice

With more than 900 articles penned for the Bay Area Reporter, I feel a strong connection as the newspaper celebrates its 50th anniversary this week. I thought to share some behind the scenes tales as well.

50 years of Leather in the B.A.R.

50 years of Leather in the B.A.R.

In honor of the B.A.R.'s 50th anniversary, let's look back on the past five decades of local leather seen through the lens of the paper, which is admittedly but a smidgen of the entirety of local leather history.

That's (adult) entertainment: veteran editor & columnist on the B.A.R.'s erotica true connection

That's (adult) entertainment: veteran editor & columnist on the B.A.R.'s erotica true connection

Our veteran erotica reviewer reminisces about the early glory days of gay porn on film, vintage B.A.R. coverage, and porn's rise, (ahem) in popularity before changes made into VHS and online formats.

Golden age of hustlers: The rise and fall of the B.A.R.'s famous escort ads

Golden age of hustlers: The rise and fall of the B.A.R.'s famous escort ads

  • SEXUALITY
  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Mar 31, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter has never shied away from expressing and exploring every aspect of the community, including sexuality. A look back at the 1990s peak of escort ads leads to bit of erotic nostalgia.

Working for words: a B.A.R. writer reminisces

Working for words: a B.A.R. writer reminisces

A former assistant editor and current freelance writer, Mark Norby recalls his first days working at the B.A.R.'s 9th & Harrison office.

The bars that brought us the B.A.R. - from the Tavern Guild to the Bay Area Reporter

The bars that brought us the B.A.R. - from the Tavern Guild to the Bay Area Reporter

  • BARCHIVE
  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Mar 30, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter first published on April 1, 1971, two years after the New York Stonewall Riots. But the paper's emergence grew not out of activism, but from San Francisco's growing gay bar scene.

Juanita MORE! to run for Empress

Juanita MORE! to run for Empress

Local nightlife icon and community organizer Juanita MORE! this week announced her candidacy to run for Empress of The Imperial Council of San Francisco. If elected, MORE! would become the 56th Empress.

Homing's In March 26-April 4, 2021

Homing's In March 26-April 4, 2021

Face it, you're itching to get out. With more museums, galleries, move theaters, bars and restaurants opening, you're allowed. Mask up, get out, have fun.