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How Akbar Has Managed to Stay Open — and Relevant — for 20 Years in a Gentrifying Neighborhood

Back in the ‘70s and ‘80s, long before it was a hipster haven replete with cheese stores and upscale coffee shops, Silver Lake was a center for L.A.’s gay leather community. That all began changing in the ‘90s, and the chipping away at that subculture has continued ever since. Over...
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