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The Closet

Just a block off the main Halsted bar area, The Closet has a dive bar feel and is one of my favorite places to meet other people in the community, without the pressures of trying to look hot while dancing and yelling over other drunk gays wearing speedos. If you accidentally knock over a pitcher here because of your clumsy noodle arms, the bartenders are really nice about it and so helpful - not that this has happened to me, of course. And while most bars in the area are geared towards gay men, The Closet makes sure it’s open for all queer people - including a clumsy lesbian like myself.

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