This Broadway staple, which just celebrated its 40th birthday last month, was originally owned by Darling's uncle-in-law, as was the Brit. It was during the rebuilding process that current owners Larry Hebert and John Garcia got involved and slowly bought out the club's previous owners. Paradise and Falcon owner Barber echoed this sentiment. Instead of me changing them, they've changed me. Darling took over the bar's ownership about three years ago.
In preparation for this year's pride event and its famous parade, my friends and I took a trip south from L.
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Miya Folick Music Pick: Falcon Bar, E. Oftentimes the Falcon is the last bar visited on a Broadway pub crawl because, unlike the Brit and the Mineshaft, the Falcon takes credit and debit cards. After Casto's death in"it passed onto his heirs and we've continued to own and operate it ever since and honor everything he built. The Brit is a popular neighborhood gay bar in Long Beach. The night we visited, the club was a bit emptier than some of the Broadway bars we went to, but Hebert and Garcia are in the process of reinventing the club, which will hopefully attract more people. If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
Following the Brit, we moseyed next door to the other bar owned by Darling, the Mineshaft, known for its strong drinks and rustic decor. We all agreed our first night out in Long Beach was definitely a success and it made us excited to come back for Long Beach Pride. Paradise Bar and Restaurant, E. Club RipplesE. Paradise and Falcon owner Barber echoed this sentiment. You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter s - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!