Fancy a night out on a Tuesday? No problem. Whilst others flitter in and out of identity crises, The Village Inn has stood true to form as one of the longest-established and most popular cabaret bars in the "gaybourhood. Perfectly placed in the vicinity of Chinatown and the Gay Village, the Loft Lounge is a decadent and fun bar that provides the perfect launchpad for a night on the town.
Your essential guide to the best places to party in the Gay Village for Birmingham Pride weekend. Birmingham Pride is back on the second May Bank Holiday weekend for another festival of music, celebrating and campaigning. Where are the best places to go for a night out? Open noon to 2am Sunday to Thursday, noon to 4am Friday and Saturday. Smart cafe-bar with mixed crowd.
The area expanded from just the Nightingale Club and Windmill bar in the s, to multiple bars and venues in the surrounding streets, with the area first curtained off from the rest of the city by the Smallbrook Queensway section of the Inner Ring Road. This took place in the s, when the area was a little warehouse district with a few small businesses. The area was expanded in the s when land to the east of Hurst Street was cleared for the building of the Arcadian Centre, with the only surviving building being that of the Missing Bar.
Birmingham, Alabama, is known as "The Magic City" for its reputation for growth and reinvention. Though the gay community here long has dealt with the horrors of discrimination, the tide is beginning to turn. Birmingham's growing LGBT community supports a Pride celebration, a gay and lesbian film festival and a handful of gay-owned businesses. Birmingham has elected several openly gay officials to public office. The Birmingham gay scene is diverse and welcoming, and includes students from the local University.