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12 Jul 2021

The Uptown Is Reopening, Will Stay A Music Venue

This website was shocked around three months back when we discovered that Oakland’s Uptown Nightclub was for sale on Craigslist. But that sale listing has been deleted, and the club just announced they found a buyer who will reopen it and maintain it as a music venue. “Dear Uptown Community,”

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03 May 2021

The Uptown Bar Is For Sale On Craigslist

This website is often cruising Craiglsist in search of Folsom Street Fair Missed Connections, obviously stolen items, or perhaps some COVID-vaccinated breast milk. But this weekend we found something for sale we did not expect to see — The Uptown bar in Oakland is for sale on Craigslist, in a

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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23 Feb 2021

‘Another Victim of the Times’: Virgil’s Sea Room Closes for Good

Unlike many businesses that staked claim in the city over the past decade, the folks at Virgil’s Sea Room avoided the tired and obnoxious practice of forcefully hammering a square peg into a round hole. Instead of trying to be San Francisco nouveau, they relished being part of the culture

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03 Dec 2020

Lucky 13 is Finally Actually Closing for Good

Update: Martin Kraenkel who managed Lucky for 25 years had this to say, “It sucks to go out like this way. We always knew this was coming, but I would’ve loved to have a big blowout. Instead we’re closing down during COVID. I can’t even take the staff out to

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02 Nov 2020

Triple Voodoo Brewing Has Shut Down

There’s been yet another sad closing in the Bay Area’s nightlife and beer scene. After 11 years making tasty beers in the Dogpatch, Triple Voodoo Brewing has shut down. As announced on their Facebook page, the final weekend at their tap room was the 23rd-25th and now they’ve officially stopped

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25 Sep 2020

Wish Bar in SoMa Has Permanently Closed

I just got the unfortunate email from Andrea Minoo, owner of Wish Bar in SoMa, that the the nearly 20 year old lounge has officially closed. This is a bad news day for SoMa considering we just reported that The Cake Gallery just down the street has also permanently closed. While

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13 Jul 2020

Bender’s Might Be Closing and Needs Your Help

I got the news today that Bender’s Bar & Grill is might be closing due to the awfulness of the COVID pandemic. That’s why they’ve started a GoFundMe to try and save the bar. I know that we keep hearing more and more news like this each day and it’s

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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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