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Refusing the Right to Serve

Mommy Issues

Diving In Arlington

The Grotto’s Swan Song

Last Call

Last Call

The Rant

Being objective about bars is kind of a stretch when you gravitate toward a particular kind. Here's what I mean: If you prefer intimate...

Surviving Ovation

I had heard all of the stories about Ovation, about how the restaurant was a physical manifestation of "Why can't we all get along?"...

Roadhousin’

A couple weekends ago, a friend of mine dragged me to Bedford, a nice little bedroom community but not exactly my first (or ninth)...

Something Old, Something New

The concept is simple. Pay one cover charge and get access to a bunch of different clubs in the same building. City Streets has...

Closing Shop, Opening Wallets

After a much-ballyhooed grand reopening late last year, one of the Fort's divey gay institutions, the 651, closed its doors early this month. Manager...

SoDo You Come Here Often?

In New York City, every part of all five boroughs has carefully delineated boundaries and a name: The Upper East Side, Williamsburg, Harlem, Greenwich...

In The Zone

Mybuddy Len says nobody needs to venture east of I-35. For any reason. Len's like Amon Carter, who was rumored to have toted a...

7th Haven Redux

Recently got a sneak peek at the third incarnation of the self-proclaimed Cadillac of dive bars, the 7th Haven, and I have to say,...

Grapevine’s Christmas Break

The bar's smoky, the beer's cheap - and cold - the shtick on the wall is boys'-tree-house-and-sports-bar-y, and the regulars I've seen are pretty...

Fresh-Air Booze Cabal

For most of us scenesters above a certain age, drinking isn't what it used to be. Most of us do it because we have...