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Gay Old Time: The rise and fall of Laguna Beach’s gay clubs – Orange County Register
By Andrew Collins. The gay-nightlife scene is less pronounced these days than it used to be, but there's still a very fun gay bar right in Laguna, and a number of gay-friendly mixed hangouts and restaurants in the region. Here's a look at some favorite places to dine and drink in Laguna Beach as well nearby in other parts of coastal Orange County. For further information on exploring the area, check out the excellent Visit Laguna Beach website. Coast Highway, , fka Bounce, is an enjoyable spot for mingling, cruising, and - especially on weekends - dancing.
Laguna Beach & Coastal Orange County Gay Bars and Dining Guide
Techno music chugged; strobe lights blinked. But half an hour past the scheduled start time, patrons had yet to arrive. Endora sat at the bar and ordered a cocktail. In walked Craig Cooley, the bar manager for more than a year.
The lesbian-focused club Unzipped within Club Ripples is the perfect place to let loose with its go-go dancers upstairs and raucous atmosphere. Karaoke can be had downstairs during most nights and the go-go dancers will interact with you for some cash, as well. This place was given a total makeover by Tabatha Coffey and was featured on her television show, so any rumors of its prior demise have been greatly exaggerated and the upgrades have paid off in terms of style and substance. The drinks are good and inexpensive, however there is no kitchen, so do not come hungry unless you want a liquid dinner.