The result has been a resounding hit with the West Hollywood crowd, who now pack the relatively small bar to overflowing and often wait in line to get in at peak times. We already have this email. Despite looking like a closed-down laundromat from the outside, the interior is quite large, with a dirt cheap and cash-only bar and performances throughout the night. Their late night Happy Hour Thanks in no small measure to the fact that it counterbalances its more stylized neighbors with a low-key dive bar atmosphere, Mother Lode is experiencing a bit of a renaissance at the moment. The staff can be notoriously rude, but still, this gem of a bar attracts a quirky bunch of artsy Venetians and Westsiders of all stripes, making it a refreshing choice for Angelenos in need of a change of scene or who just happen to be hanging at the beach.
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Tom Tom is the latest in a long line of Bravo-powered bars that are quickly erasing all traces of authentic queer culture in West Hollywood. Greetings from one of the most iconic gay bars in the entire country, and probably the world. Our newsletter hand-delivers its best bits to your inbox. You finally get the whole crew downtown and Precinct has a line wrapped around the block.