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Hidden Door faces TABC sanctions after fight left bartender injured

The Hidden Door bar is facing closing its doors for 40 days or a fine of up to $12,000 for Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission violations.
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Round-Up Saloon patron accuses club of anti-Hispanic discrimination

A Round-Up Saloon patron is worried the club is discriminating against Hispanic clubgoers with permanent resident visas.
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The Drama Room is closed

Lonzie Hershner, owner of the Drama Room, confirmed that the Cedar springs bar is closed. Continue reading

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Judge continues Hideaway hearing

Marty’s Hideaway was to go to court on Sept. 7 to hear whether they could receive a liquor license neighborhood groups protested the additional noise and traffic they said the bar would bring to the neighborhood. Continue reading

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Rainbow Lounge panel to feature FW police chief, TABC captain, Queer LiberAction founder

An “unprecedented” panel discussion focused on the Rainbow Lounge raid and its aftermath will follow a third-anniversary screening of Robert Camina’s documentary film about the raid on Thursday in Dallas. The panel discussion will feature Fort Worth police Chief Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Alan Steen, who guided TABC through Rainbow Lounge aftermath, to retire from agency in June

Administrator famously apologized to LGBT community for action at gay bar in June 2009. Continue reading

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WATCH: Robert Camina’s long-awaited “Raid of the Rainbow Lounge” to premiere March 15

Robert Camina announced that the premiere of his documentary film ‘Raid of the Rainbow Lounge’ will be held on March 15 at the AMC Palace 9 in Sundance Square in Downtown Fort Worth. Continue reading

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TABC settlements bring ‘closure’

Tom Anable Fairness Fort Worth president says payments to Gibson, Armstrong fair; TABC spokeswoman says agency is happy with mediated settlements JOHN WRIGHT | Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Two years and one month after the Rainbow Lounge raid, Fort Worth’s LGBT … Continue reading

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FEEDBACK: Tavern Guild treasurer responds to criticism over gay Pride festival changes

Clearing up some Festival facts I’m a bit disappointed by the tone of Hardy Haberman’s article on the Festival in Lee Park (“The end of the free festival,” Dallas Voice, April 15). The writer admits up front that he never … Continue reading

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TABC, Fort Worth consider settlement with patrons injured in Rainbow Lounge raid

Tom Anable Fort Worth city administrators are recommending that the City Council approve a settlement with Chad Gibson, one of the patrons who was injured in the Rainbow Lounge raid. The pending settlement is a result of mediation among the … Continue reading

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