The Pilsner Inn has been called a Castro gay bar. But from its inception, The Pilsner has been considered by many patrons as an easy-going neighborhood tavern known for its wide selection of beer.
Sometimes, your parents are right. And in the service industry, “the customer is always right.” Here’s a recap of the preferred nightlife selections from the April 2013 Best of the Gays readers poll, published in the ‘Bay Area Reporter’ (our parent publication).
After nearly two years, legal real estate wranglings, liquor license hassles and lots of renovations, the rumors became true, and the historic San Francisco favorite, The Eagle Tavern, finally re-opened on March 2, 2013.
More of a celebration, and less of a wake, the last weeks of Marlena’s the historic and intimate Hayes Valley bar grew to a series of crowded boisterous celebrations. On the same weekend that the Eagle Tavern re-opened, after 22 years, on March 3, 2013, Marlena’s closed.
Five years to the day after it opened, Kok Bar, previously known as Chaps II, will close on March 30. Co-owner David Morgan, who ran the bar with Steven Abramson, said that the license was expected to transfer to the new owners on April 1.
The new sports-themed Hi Tops bar is catching more than a few Hail Mary passes, as its popularity continues to grow fans.
Mika, Tom Orr, Jacqui Naylor, Rita Coolidge, and Matt Alber!
New gay and straight-friendly bar in the Castro, with a cheery sports theme, multiple TV screens to watch games, a bright relaxed decor, and a tasty beer-friendly menu of eats.