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San Francisco Chronicle | San Francisco’s historic Stud Bar is reopening. Here’s when

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In case you missed it, the San Francisco Chronicle recently featured the fabulous news of the legendary Stud club grand opening on April 20 at their new location at 1123-1125 Folsom St.

"After months of anticipation, a famed San Francisco gay bar plans to reopen in the South of Market neighborhood.

The 15-person collective that owns and operates the Stud announced last week on Instagram an April 20 opening date at the bar’s new home at 1123-1125 Folsom St., promising more details soon. Representatives from the Stud could not be reached Tuesday, March 26, for further comment.

The Stud was previously located three blocks away at 399 Ninth St. from 1987 through 2020, and closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19 shutdowns citywide.

'Right now we are seeing San Francisco in a precarious state where a lot of businesses are closing. We’re more determined now than ever to be a part of San Francisco’s success and rebuilding,' Honey Mahogany, a member of the Stud Collective and chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party, told the Chronicle last year of the Stud’s anticipated revival. “It’s an opportunity to create a scene and also continue this incredibly rich and long history of queer resistance, joy and celebration in San Francisco.”

Collective members at the time also emphasized the importance of the bar remaining in the city’s Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District."

Read the full article here