Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. This week: The best gay bars in St.
During this period, the nearby Central West End also solidified its reputation as St. Louisans found a sense of security and belonging on the block. In her semi-autobiographical novel A Crystal Diary , Frankie Hucklenbroich vividly describes visiting the block of Olive with a group of other teenage lesbians in the late s. Too young to enter the bars, they gathered outside on the street instead:.
Which Pride Festivals should I visit? Apparently the city has one the largest populations of gays and lesbians in the country — who knew! The Grove — this is the center of gay nightlife in St Louis and you find around a dozen gay and gay-friendly bars here, including St Louis most famous gay club, Just John.
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