Aunt Charlie’s Lounge

09 Jun 2020

Aunt Charlie’s Lounge Hits Fundraising Goal, Bar Will Survive

The last remaining LGBTQ+ bar in the Tenderloin is not going anywhere. We reported last week that Aunt Charlie’s Lounge, the 33-year-old nightclub that we think is the best drag queen dive bar in the world, was in serious danger of closing on August 1 if they could not get

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03 Jun 2020

Aunt Charlie’s Lounge Will Close In August Without Your Help

It could be curtains for the last remaining LGBTQ+ bar in the Tenderloin, and it will be without community support. Aunt Charlie’s Lounge at Turk and Taylor Streets prides itself as being the “last queen standing” in what used the be the gayborhood of the Tenderloin, but a June 1

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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10 May 2017

Minor Irritations: A San Francisco Tale

He pulled out his phone and checked his to-do list. 6 PM: dinner. 7 PM: break up with Angela. FINISH DIVE BAR PIECE BY MIDNIGHT DEADLINE!!!

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21 Jun 2016

BAS Pride 2016: High Fantasy Clothing Swap, Anti-violence Panel, & March w/ Harvey Milk & Jane Kim

Pride 2016 may be one of the most important in recent memory. Out of the tragedy of Orlando, a wave of solidarity has spread across the world and it has galvanized our community to respond with love, to speak out against our culture of violence, stand with our Latinx, Muslim,

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25 May 2016

Aunt Charlie’s May Be The Best Drag Queen Dive Bar in the World

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE!   This originally appeared in my Weeknighter column for 7×7 I used to joke that Aunt Charlie’s Lounge was where old drag queens went to die. To be fair, I didn’t know much about

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29 Jul 2014

Local Legend Of The Week: Poet and Criminal Janey Smith

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’ve begun doing a new series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and give them the character that people from around the world have come to love.

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08 May 2014

BA of the Week: Charlie Jane Anders, Founder of Writers with Drinks

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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24 Apr 2014

BA of the Week: DJ Bus Station John of The Tubesteak Connection (10 Years Tonight!!!) & Disco Daddy

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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