Post Profile






Richard ‘Specs’ Simmons, popular owner of North Beach bar, dies

Richard Simmons, who owned and operated Specs’ Twelve Adler Museum Cafe, one of the most celebrated bars in San Francisco’s North Beach, died Wednesday morning. Mr. Simmons, who was always called “Specs,” was one of the last of the old-school San Francisco bar owners, much admired by his customers and the North Beach community. “He was one of the great, great saloon keepers of our time,” said Janet Clyde, an owner of Vesuvio’s, another famous bar just across Columbus Avenue from Specs’.
read more

share

Related Posts


All-Male Strip Bar Called “Swinging Richards” Sues North Miami Beach For Discriminating Against Gays

LGBT / Gay : Queerty

The city of North Miami Beach has long turned a blind eye toward a law prohibiting bars with fully nude performers from serving alcohol. In this now-bygone era, female titty bars Dean’s Gold and G5ive lived harmoniously alongside ma...

PHOTOS: Quench Your Thirst At Boy Bar In San Francisco

LGBT / Gay : Queerty

Each Friday, club promoter Gus Presents hosts Boy Bar at the Cafe in San Francisco. Known for its massive dance floor and incredible sound system, the Cafe is one of the Castro’s premier nightclubs. Boy Bar has no shortage of energe...

SF Gay Bar Employee Brutally Assaulted in Castro Attack

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Tommy Castellani, an employee at the San Francisco Castro bar Badlands, was attacked on Wednesday night while leaving karaoke night at another popular Castro bar, The Cafe, according to Hoodline. Said Castellani to the publication: ...

Lon Simmons, Hall of Fame San Francisco sports announcer, dies at 91

United States / Washington D.C. : Post Now

Lon Simmons, a Hall of Fame spotscaster whose career spanned five decades calling San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics and San Francisco 49ers games, died April 5 at his home in Daly City, Calif. He was 91.Read full article >>

Iconic 48-Year-Old Pac Heights Bar, The Lion Pub, Is Now Closed

United States / San Francisco : SFist

An iconic fern bar on Divisadero, which for about 30 years was a neighborhood gay bar before becoming more of a straight-people hang in the last decade, has closed following the death of its longtime owner. [ more › ]

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC