April 4, 2013

Rawhide, Chelsea's Original Gay Bar, Closes After 34 Years

New York City is a place of constant change. But some changes are bigger than others. And this is a big one--after 34 years, the leather-n-Levi's gay bar Rawhide on 21st and 8th avenue has closed.

Last weekend was the last call, on Easter Eve, and I was there to write about the end of an era for NEXT magazine. My article is in this week's issue, out tomorrow, and you can read it online at the Nexus on the magazine's site.