Tag: Issue 351


Q Puzzle: “Newman’s Men”

Across 1 Bessie of the blues 6 Mary had a little one 10 Straight, in a bar 14 Father, to Gloria Anzaldua 15 Foundation for Humanity name 16 Verb of Verlaine 17 No longer lying with one’s partner 18 Balls 19 Backup date? 20 Paul...

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Campbell Spears Spear Again For the historical record, Lavender might like to note that Senator Allan Spear’s 1974 coming out was not seen by many leading Minnesota gays at the time as particularly “courageous.” Spear came out...

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Bear Essentials: A Local History

About 15 years ago, the bear community began to join together formally in the Twin Cities. Two groups were established in the early 1990s: North Country Bears and MinnBears. Has it ever crossed your mind that some gay men...

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Bartender Spotlight

Who: Craig What: Recipe Toasted Almond 1 part Stoli Vanil 2 parts Amaretto Splash of cream Garnish with filbert nuts When: Mon. & Fri. • 2-8 PM Wed. & Every Other Thu. • 9 PM-2 AM Where: Town House 1415 University Ave....

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Thursdays Rock at the Town House

Every Thursday night, the Town House bar in St. Paul hosts a cornucopia of the best entertainment anywhere. Plus, it’s free—no cover charge! In the piano lounge, the first Thursday of every month showcases awesome quartet The...

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PrideAlive Hosts 10th Anniversary Bash

PrideAlive is producing a keepsake that will be distributed at the 10th Anniversary Bash—a yearbook with write-ups about every activity it has done over the past decade, and with photos of participants in some of those events....

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Salut Bar Americain

I confess. It wasn’t my first time at Salut Bar Americain on Grand Avenue in St. Paul since it opened in June. I’ve broken baguette with Rose McGee of Deep Root Desserts; stopped for a quick lunch on the terrace with my partner,...

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Giving Them The Bird

Home & Yard Blvd. Section It’s High Noon on Thanksgiving, and the house is a disaster. Instead of finely crafted silverware, plastic forks and spoons lie strewn about the kitchen table. Instead of an elegant arrangement of...

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Making the Holidays Yourself

Home & Yard Blvd. Section Maybe finances are tight this holiday season. Perhaps you want to put a personal touch on your presents. Maybe you don’t want to fight the crowds on Black Friday. Perhaps you just want to give gifts...

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