Nightlife

Watch: Rio Circuit Party Closed Down — 2,000 Partied Ignoring COVID Restrictions

Watch: Rio Circuit Party Closed Down — 2,000 Partied Ignoring COVID Restrictions

PARTIES | Jan 2, 2021

A pre-New Year's Eve dance party in Rio De Janeiro was closed down by police on December 29 with 2,000 in attendance largely ignoring COVID restrictions

Homing's In, Jan 1-10, 2021

Homing's In, Jan 1-10, 2021

LOCAL EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Dec 31, 2020

Enjoying the new year yet? While most online events carried over from the "annus horribilis," some new events in arts, nightlife and community should cheer you.

Nightlife Flashback: Epic @ the House of Blues 1

Nightlife Flashback: Epic @ the House of Blues 1

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 31, 2020

A little more than a decade ago, the late Boston nightlife producer Chris Harris moved his Saturday night from Roxy to the House of Blues. Here's a look back.

Nightlife Flashback: Epic @ the House of Blues 2

Nightlife Flashback: Epic @ the House of Blues 2

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 31, 2020

A little more than a decade ago, the late Boston nightlife producer Chris Harris moved his Saturday night from Roxy to the House of Blues. Here's a look back.

Will NYE in Puerto Vallarta Become a Gay Superspreader Event?

Will NYE in Puerto Vallarta Become a Gay Superspreader Event?

PARTIES | By EDGE | Dec 30, 2020

Despite more than 1.3 million coronavirus cases throughout Mexico and upwards of 50,000 in the state of Jalisco some gay party promoters intend to kick off 2021 with a bang that could potentially become the super spreader event of the season.

Twin Peaks Tavern Reaches 60% of $100K Fundraiser Goal

Twin Peaks Tavern Reaches 60% of $100K Fundraiser Goal

BARS | By Jim Provenzano | Dec 30, 2020

The historic Twin Peaks Tavern, a landmark gay bar on Castro and Market streets, has collected almost $64,000 in its campaign to raise $100,000 to keep the struggling bar open and pay its staff. But more funds are needed in these difficult financial times

Homing's In, Dec. 25-Jan 2

Homing's In, Dec. 25-Jan 2

LOCAL EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Dec 23, 2020

Enjoy your leftover cookies and rum balls, ahem, as we wind up for yet another un-doable holiday. Yes, it's almost over, 2020, that is. But you still have plenty of online events to peruse.

Atlanta Naming Atlanta Eagle Gay Bar as Historic Landmark

Atlanta Naming Atlanta Eagle Gay Bar as Historic Landmark

BARS | Dec 21, 2020

Atlanta has begun the process of designating a gay bar as a historic landmark, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says.

LGBTQ Bars and Restaurants Get Creative to Survive

LGBTQ Bars and Restaurants Get Creative to Survive

BARS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 19, 2020

In the current COVID-19 conditions, LGBTQ bars have been forced to find creative ways of staying in business.

Homing's In Dec. 18-26: Arts, Nightlife and Community Events

Homing's In Dec. 18-26: Arts, Nightlife and Community Events

LOCAL EVENTS | Dec 17, 2020

Jingle around the clock with online arts, nightlife and community events. Some are viewable day or night. What? Like you're going anywhere?

Iconic LA Gay Bar Turns to GoFundMe to Stave Off Closure

Iconic LA Gay Bar Turns to GoFundMe to Stave Off Closure

BARS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 15, 2020

Iconic LGBTQ tavern Akbar, opened in 1996, is in danger of going under, another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. The owners have turned to GoFundMe to stop that from happening.

Pornhub Removes 10 Million Videos From Platform

Pornhub Removes 10 Million Videos From Platform

SEX | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 15, 2020

After a New York Times report on contents on videos on Pornhub, the site has removed most of the videos it hosted.

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 2

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 2

SPECIAL EVENTS | Dec 13, 2020

The Santa Speedo Run was born 20 years ago in Boston Back Bay. Here's a second look back at Speedo runs around the country over the years.

How Tokyo's LGBTQ District is Fighting for Survival Amid COVID-19

How Tokyo's LGBTQ District is Fighting for Survival Amid COVID-19

BARS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 12, 2020

Tokyo's Shinjuku Ni-chome gay district has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic but has been fighting to stay afloat, especially as COVID-19 cases hit a new high of 2,812 on Wednesday.

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 1

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 1

SPECIAL EVENTS | Dec 12, 2020

Since it started in Boston in 2000 the Santa Speedo Run has been one of the most fun charitable events of season. Other runs followed in other cities. Over the years - from Boston to Chicago to SF - EDGE has covered the event. Here's some flashback pics.

Homing's In Dec. 10-19: Arts, Nightlife, Community Events

Homing's In Dec. 10-19: Arts, Nightlife, Community Events

LOCAL EVENTS | Dec 11, 2020

Have you hauled out the holly? That stuff's poisonous, you know. No matter how you celebrate Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah, or Festivus, figure out how to celebrate safely with so many arts, nightlife and community events to choose from.

Last Call for COVID: To Avoid Bar Shutdowns, States Serve Up Curfews

Last Call for COVID: To Avoid Bar Shutdowns, States Serve Up Curfews

BARS | By Jordan Rau | Dec 7, 2020

As states and cities around the country enact curfews on bars and restaurants to limit the spread of COVID-19, many different calls are being made on "last call."

Santa Skivvies Run: Memories & a 2020 Revision

Santa Skivvies Run: Memories & a 2020 Revision

SPECIAL EVENTS | Dec 5, 2020

This year's Santa Skivvies Run, the SF AIDS Foundation's fun fundraiser, is an online challenge, and you can still have fun on Dec. 13 (sign up at www.sfaf.org). Here's an album of Steven Underhill's best photos from past events.

Homing's In: Online Events Dec. 4-12

Homing's In: Online Events Dec. 4-12

LOCAL EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Dec 4, 2020

While it's not exactly 'the most wonderful time of the year,' you can still get a bit of holiday cheer with online arts, nightlife and community events.

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

BARS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29, 2020

Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.

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