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Slow Streets Noe Art Mart

Slow Streets Noe Art Mart

Slow Streets Noe Art Mart kicked off on Sunday, Feb. 14, with artists, craftspeople and others showcasing and selling prints, clothing and more. The free event, on Noe St. at Market, will be held weekly through June. photos by Steven Underhill

Queer bars' extraordinary fund list

Queer bars' extraordinary fund list

Despite our astoundingly difficult times, fans and patrons of LGBTQ Bay Area bars and nightclubs were extraordinarily generous to multiple fundraising efforts in 2020, donating nearly $400,000. You can still donate to help your favorite venues survive.

Glitter Worthy shop features drag swag

Glitter Worthy shop features drag swag

  • FASHION
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 29, 2020

In the much-needed spirit of buying local, check out and fill your cart with Glitter Worthy's fun array of gifts created with local drag performers, illustrators and photographers, including new works by Gooch.

Castro cocktails

Castro cocktails

With parklets for many bars and restaurants, Castro businesses are gaining back patrons and fans. On October 25, Militia Scunt (photo by Rick Gerharter) performed on the sidewalk on Castro Street during a drag benefit for clothing shop Knobs.

B.A.R. launches memberships

B.A.R. launches memberships

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

Out in Columbus - Buckeye capital's LGBT-friendly tourist sites

Out in Columbus - Buckeye capital's LGBT-friendly tourist sites

In March 2020, I joined a press trip to Columbus' Short North District with other journalists. As a former Ohioan, I wanted to witness the changes, and there were many, including some surprising new ones.

Street dining begins in the Castro

Street dining begins in the Castro

Street dining started Sunday, August 23, on two blocks of 18th Street in the Castro.

Roma's Ristorante brings Italian taste to downtown SF

Roma's Ristorante brings Italian taste to downtown SF

With so many businesses closing, it's great news to learn of an opening. Roma's Ristorante Italiano, which opened on August 4. In a unique nod to the LGBT community, its namesake is 'nun' other than Sister Roma.

Castro street closure request for dining plaza approved

Castro street closure request for dining plaza approved

Castro businesses have been granted approval to turn two blocks of 18th Street in the heart of San Francisco's LGBTQ district into an outdoor dining plaza on Sundays through the end of the year.

Castro street closure request for dining plaza hits roadblock

Castro street closure request for dining plaza hits roadblock

A request by the Castro Merchants to turn a portion of a street running through the heart of San Francisco's LGBTQ district into an outdoor dining plaza on weekends through the end of the year has run into a roadblock over fire vehicle access.

Dining In: Black-owned, drag-infused meals to-go

Dining In: Black-owned, drag-infused meals to-go

Too pooped amid protests and a pandemic to prepare poultry? Bay Area Black-owned restaurants and Oasis' drag-hosted catered meals can nourish you through the revolution.

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

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.

You can help support the Bay Area Reporter fundraising campaign

You can help support the Bay Area Reporter fundraising campaign

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.

Besties: Services and Shopping: a new winner dethrones longtime favorite

Besties: Services and Shopping: a new winner dethrones longtime favorite

  • HOME
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Apr 2, 2020

Bike shops, grocers, banks and barbershops, bookstores, car dealers and more were voted as this year's Best of the Bay by our readers.