Greenwich Village is famed for its high concentration of gay bars, but a combination of rising rents, decreasing stigmas, and increased diversity in the LGBTQ scene has laid the foundation for unique gay bars to become neighborhood staples citywide. And though it may be a challenge to venture from the comfort of your neighborhood gay bar, these LGBTQ bars and clubs across the city offer some of the best queer nightlife in all five boroughs. Late-night dancing on a quiet Brooklyn street Manhattan may dominate the queer nightclub scene, but The Rosemont proves that some experiences are worth ditching the island for. The crowd often leans male, but unlike some gay-specific clubs, The Rosemont creates a welcome environment for all queer people -- enough so that their occasional Peggy parties have become a favorite in the lesbian community. The narrow dive is typically packed with female-identifying people playing the jukebox and ordering cheap drinks from happy hour until well after midnight.
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Henrietta Hudson Hudson St. The longest-running lesbian bar in the city 26 years! Pat at Union Pool Union Ave.