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Celebrate the New Year: party like it's 2024

Celebrate the New Year: party like it's 2024

While every bar and nightclub will celebrate the new year in some way, if you're looking for some fun things to do to celebrate the New Year, here are a few of our special suggestions of the best New Year's Eve events in town.

Last-minute gift guide: local specialties and queer creations

Last-minute gift guide: local specialties and queer creations

It's not too late to go to a local small business or jump online and order presents that will arrive in time for Christmas. Here's a selection of unique gifts that will provide memorable experiences at the table, on the town and even on your television.

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

It's time for Bay Area Reporter readers to cast their ballots for the LGBTQ newspaper's annual Best of the Bay contest.

Fluid510, Oakland's fabulous new nightlife venue

Fluid510, Oakland's fabulous new nightlife venue

Fluid510 is one of three new queer bars and the largest clustered in Oakland's Uptown and downtown neighborhoods that opened within months of each other this spring. It completes a trifecta of rebirth for Oakland's LGBTQ nightlife.

Gay Wine Weekend's bigger and gayer

Gay Wine Weekend's bigger and gayer

California wine country's premiere gay wine event, Gay Wine Weekend, will be hosted in a new part of Sonoma County July 14-16.

Project Nunway: The Sisters' sartorial celebration returns

Project Nunway: The Sisters' sartorial celebration returns

  • FASHION
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 16, 2023

Holy haute couture! The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's popular Project Nunway fashion show fundraiser returns May 26, and this time, the eleventh edition will be held in a former church, St. Joseph's Art Society.

Alison Riley's 'Recipe for Disaster'

Alison Riley's 'Recipe for Disaster'

Alison Riley's "Recipe for Disaster: 40 Superstar Stories of Sustenance and Survival" folds in humorous and heartfelt tales to satisfy almost every appetite.

Supreme Models: Vogue docuseries based on Marcellas Reynolds' book

Supreme Models: Vogue docuseries based on Marcellas Reynolds' book

  • FASHION
  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Mar 7, 2023

Marcellas Reynolds' ravishing book, "Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion," is a must-have for true fashion addicts. And so is the Vogue documentary series inspired by his book.

Alpine Adventure: Arosa Gay Ski Week's Swiss mist

Alpine Adventure: Arosa Gay Ski Week's Swiss mist

Switzerland's gay-friendly adventures coalesce in Arosa Gay Ski Week in January. The annual gathering is very popular in Switzerland, but mostly unheard of outside of the country, even among skiers.

Ty Hunter: fashion guru pens autobiography

Ty Hunter: fashion guru pens autobiography

  • FASHION
  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Dec 20, 2022

The fashion and lifestyle book of the season has emerged. Mr. Ty Hunter has decided to grace the planet with "The Makeover From Within: Lessons in Hardship, Acceptance, and Self-Discovery," an autobiography that's also about style and aesthetics.

Gay gift ideas for the holidays

Gay gift ideas for the holidays

Whether you're looking for tunes, booze, wearables, edibles or even insertables, support queer and LGBTQ-friendly makers and vendors in your quest for the perfect holiday gifts this year. Here are a few suggestions to help make your holidays gay.

Len Handeland's 'Tales From the Chair'

Len Handeland's 'Tales From the Chair'

  • FASHION
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 11, 2022

If you're looking for some light, fun reading, look no further than "Tales From the Chair: Adventures and Sordid Tales From my Life" in the Hair Business" by Len Handeland.

Besties dining: your food and beverage favorites

Besties dining: your food and beverage favorites

Wait! A plate? After a prolonged period of eating from cardboard delivery containers, refilling our own water glasses, and not flirting with servers, dining in restaurants can feel quite special.

Couture caper: 'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris'

Couture caper: 'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris'

  • FASHION
  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Aug 23, 2022

We are all in need of a fairy tale for adults to lift up our spirits. Fortunately, Hollywood has given us a whimsical, enchanting one in "Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris," based on the beloved 1958 Paul Gallico novel.