See news and from this year in:. PrideFest turns 20 years old. The demonstrations were some of the first in American history and sparked an era of gays coming out of the closet.
Recollections: The following are recollections of others who have been kind enough to submit their personal memories to the webmaster. Cruising, socializing, or Milwzukee an outing with your lover.
The festival features headliners such as Kathy Griffin and Chaka Khan. An advertisement in the September issue of GPU News encourages patrons to "come in and see our garden and lighted dance floor".
I happened to know one of the girls there and went to see her. Between the main building and the patio was an enclosed porch, with a small Miowaukee service area and large windows facing the patio; this was a favorite spot to sit and talk or enjoy drinks separate from the main bar area.
The painting was classical in motif, and at first glance that element would not be noticed. The Cream City Foundation celebrates 25 years of grant giving. This was also one of the favorite smaller dance bars in town, although in later years the seervice area held a pool table. Outreach held an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of passage of the nation's first Equal Escorts in ohio legislation, Mllwaukee The building was quickly converted into a straight stripper bar, and one of Milwaukee's most popular and legendary bars became history.
I did and as a result, I sold a few copies of those photos. He asked me if I would loan them to the bar.
Your Place, also known as "The Y. I have to wonder whatever happened to that great piece of art.
It was fun. She knew I was gay and she was all over me, pissing off the rest of the crowd because I was getting all the attention.
The patio was used for summer barbecues virtually every weekend, and was well landscaped with lights, plants, paths, benches and a stage for shows. Gittings first came to the public eye in when she and a handful of gay men and lesbians held demonstrations outside the White House and Independence Hall. The bar long featured original art work, and was especially known for a round ceiling mural by local gay arts Robert Uyvari see below. The large round painting of a male nude angel, by local artist Robert Uyvariwhich had long hung over the front bar, was auctioned off at a "Make A Promise" Dinner in April as a benefit for the ARCW.
Dancing, pool table, garden. In May the bar had a party celebrating 28 years since it had opened as "Your Place", and was renamed back to "Your Place" in an attempt to recapture its former glory.
It is perhaps best known as probably the first gay bar in Milwaukee with a large outdoor patio. Had the long bar up front, the tiny dance floor mid bar, the pool table and a little piano bar out back before they added the patio.
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