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End of the Rainbow: Our dispatch from the last night of one of Baltimore's best gay dive bars

End of the Rainbow: Our dispatch from the last night of one of Baltimore's best gay dive bars

For City Paper's annual Queer Issue, I explored my favorite off-the-beaten-track gay dive bars around the city. I am sad to report that one of them, The Quest, shuttered its storied doors permanently this weekend. I checked out The Quest's final Saturday night bash, packed with all sorts of LGBTQueerdos mourning the demise of Southeast Baltimore's last remaining gay bar. I had been to The Quest on a "crowded" night, but that paled in comparison to this—even with two seasoned bartenders slinging absurdly cheap ($2) drinks, it took almost half an hour to make our way through the crowd to the bar. When I finally squeezed in to the corner, I overheard a man...

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