Taboo Bar is expanding with Taboo Kantine Opening late February

Taboo Bar is expanding with Taboo Kantine Opening late February

Taboo Bar is a popular if somewhat small gay bar in the famous Reguliersdwarsstraat. The small bar hosts regular drag shows and other parties. The street in front of the bar is a popular hang out for gay men to have a drink and/or a cigarette and surely to look at other men. The owners of Taboo Bar have taken over the old rum bar next-door and are turning it into something new: Taboo Kantine….

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Gaylinc Fall 2017 Pub Crawl

Gaylinc Fall 2017 Pub Crawl

Gaylinc Fall 2017 pub crawl is another edition of our regular trips along gay pubs in Amsterdam. We check out new bars and revisit established ones. That’s how we try to keep a finger on the pulse of the LGBTQI nightlife in Amsterdam and give you the best tips and advice. And of course we have a great night out. This fall we took a tour along the following pubs: ‘t Mandje, Queen’s Head, The…

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Vivelavie is going to reopen! A boost to lesbian nightlife in Amsterdam

Vivelavie is going to reopen! A boost to lesbian nightlife in Amsterdam

Vivelavie is going to reopen soon under new ownership of Joy Hilhorst and Rachel Matteman. This was announced over this weekend on the website of Vivelavie and on its’ Facebook page. This will bring smiles on many faces of lesbian and bisexual women in Amsterdam. One of the first activities by the new owners is organizing a party during the Amsterdam Pride. Vivelavie is going to reopen after all On  the 1st of July Vivelavie…

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Gaylinc pubcrawl around the Rembrandt plein Gay bars still thriving

Gaylinc pubcrawl around the Rembrandt plein Gay bars still thriving

GayLINC regularly makes the rounds past the Amsterdam LGBTQI bars. The pub crawls are meant to keep a finger on the pulse of Amsterdam gay nightlife and keep you posted how the bars develop. This time we decided to make a small round along several of the gay bars in the Rembrandtplein area. And we were pleasantly surprised how well the bars seemed to be doing. A brief report. Brug 34 Brug 34 is a…

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Women Friendly City Award for owner Vivelavie

Women Friendly City Award for owner Vivelavie

Mieke Martelhoff, owner of bar Vivelavie, is the first to receive the Women Friendly City award. The award is an initiative of the city of Amsterdam to recognise and thank women who help making the city more women friendly. In awarding Mieke Martelhoff, Amsterdam recognises the many years Mieke has contributed to making Amsterdam a safe and welcome city. Her bar Vivelavie is a safe place for women (and men by the way) to meet…

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