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Where to Find Drag Shows and Brunches in Philadelphia

With a once-used marketing slogan of “Get Your History Straight and Your Nightlife Gay,” it’s no surprise that Philly has a huge drag scene. From […]

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Gay Sex and the Philly City: Don’t Take Me to a Gay Bar on a Date

Nothing says “boner killer” like going to U Bar on a first date. I’ve been asked to go on first dates at gay bars in […]

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Racism Rampant in Philly Gay Bars, Says Metro Columnist

Metro columnist Ernest Owens has penned a new piece entitled “Black Not Fetch Enough for Woody’s?,” in which he points out the racial divide that is still prevalent […]

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Which Philly RuPaul’s Drag Race Viewing Party is Best For You?

Only a week away from the premiere of the seventh season RuPaul’s Drag Race, and local gay bars are coming out of the woodworks announcing […]

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Top Gay Bars in Philadelphia

Beagle Tavern 1003 East Main Street, Norristown 610-272-3133, www.mybeagletavern.com Norristown’s unassuming, beagle-loving gay bar (it was named after the owner’s pooch Timmy) has great drink specials […]

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The Westbury Is Closing Its Doors For Good

You may have noticed that The Westbury has been closed the past couple of weeks, but a message posted on its Facebook page this weekend […]

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DO THIS: Boxers PHL Grand Opening Celebration On Saturday With An Open Bar

New Gayborhood sports bar Boxers PHL has been open for a couple weeks, but owners are ready to make it official with a special grand-opening […]

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Icandy Faces Permanent Liquor License Suspension For Serving Minors

In case you haven’t noticed, Gayborhood bar Icandy has been shut down all week, after* an Administrative Law Judge suspended its liquor license for three days on […]

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New Gay Bar Boxers Opening Today in the Gayborhood

The day has finally come, Boxers, the New York gay bar franchise with locations in Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen, will open its doors this afternoon […]

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Proposed Philly Lesbian Bar Falls Short of Indiegogo Goal

Over the past month former Sisters manager Denise Cohen has been working to raise funds for a new Gayborhood lesbian bar. She was seeking to crowdsource […]

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Former Sisters Manager Trying to Crowdsource New Philly Lesbian Bar [UPDATED]

Denise Cohen—who managed Sisters for 17 years—has started an Indiegogo account to fund a new lesbian bar in Philadelphia. The project is quite ambitious—and mysterious […]

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Getting (Coat) Checked: Is Philly’s Guerrilla Queer Bar One Big Marketing Ploy?

I’m always early when I go places, despite the age-old (and rather annoying, might I add) principle that gay men are supposed to be “fashionably […]

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Was There a Shooting at Woody’s? [UPDATED]

UPDATE 3/3/2014, 12: 11 p.m.: The answer is yes, there was a shooting at Woody’s, but it took place outside. I just got this from […]

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Tavern On Camac Renovations Moving to the Dancefloor, Will Remain Closed Indefinitely

In January everyone’s favorite gay piano bar, Tavern On Camac (TOC), went black for what was supposed to be a two-month renovation on the downstairs […]

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PHOTOS: Tavern on Camac in Full-Blown Renovation Mode

It’s been two weeks since demolition began on the piano bar in Tavern on Camac, and Director of Communications Randal Mrazik tells me things are […]