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We miss the nightlife: Bestie talented people

We miss the nightlife: Bestie talented people

By Jim Gladstone

What would queer San Francisco be without our nocturnal animals, the revelers and entertainers and service stars? Let's raise a glass (make it a double), to this year's Nightlife People Bestie winners.

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By Jim Gladstone | April 2, 2020

When the lockdown finally ends and we're able to get out and about to socialize over our vittles once again, this year's Restaurant Besties will be here to help.

By Cornelius Washington | April 2, 2020

Even though we, as a nation, are going through some very trying times, the winners in these categories, voted for by Bay Area Reporter readers, should inspire you to get your freak on once social distancing becomes a thing of the past.


By Michael Flanagan | April 2, 2020

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. Celebrating the past year and with an eye toward the future, let's bring on this year's Bestie-winning events.

By Michael Flanagan | April 2, 2020

With the closure of bars due to Covid-19, reading about which bars are best in the Bay Area according to our readers may be a bit like looking through the window of a candy shop when it's closed.


By Michael Yamashita | April 1, 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 Events Editor | March 29, 2020

Feeling drag-deprived? Many performers are hosting online numbers, but SF icon Heklina's got her own show!


By Michael Flanagan | March 25, 2020

Charlotte Coleman's bars grew from the harassment of the 1950s. But the unintended consequence of losing a job was that she wasn't just a bar owner: she had such business acumen that some of her bars still exist till today.

By Race Bannon | March 25, 2020

Well, life has sure changed in the past two weeks. COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, has affected all of us dramatically, certainly for the short term.


By Events Editor | March 25, 2020

Continuing our coverage on stay-at-home entertainments, here are multiple options to lift your spirits in pandemic times.

By Max | March 25, 2020

If we're going to get through this situation successfully, we're going to have to be able to laugh at it. Alaska provides a giggle amid our crisis.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 18, 2020

Rachel Garlin's music harkens back to another era. Her soft, gentle voice, poetic lyrics and acoustic guitar conjures up memories of great folk singer/songwriters from a generation ago such as Judy Collins and Joni Mitchell.

By John Ferrannini | March 18, 2020

Almost all LGBT nightlife spaces in California are shuttered after Governor Gavin Newsom's Sunday directive that bars, nightclubs, wineries, and breweries should close in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.


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