Rainbow Lounge announces new location

The Rainbow Lounge has found a new home. Check their Facebook page for updates. “Rainbow lounge of Fort Worth is excited to announce our new home Address 212 Lipscomb St., Fort Worth, Tx, 76104. Old converted warehouses make beautiful bars. Located next to the Twilight Lounge. We apologize it’s taken so long, but these things […]

WaterTower to host free screening of ‘Raid of the Rainbow Lounge’

WaterTower to host free screening of ‘Raid of the Rainbow Lounge’

PHOTOS: The fire at Rainbow Lounge and what it left behind

Photos of the 3 a.m. fire that destroyed Fort Worth’s iconic Rainbow Lounge, by Peter Matthews.   Photos of what the fire left behind, by Tammye Nash

VIDEO: Rainbow Lounge fire — the aftermath

This video showing the aftermath of the Rainbow Lounge fire, 651 S. Jennings Ave., in Fort Worth, was shot shortly before 8:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 1). Police tape cordoned off the front and south sides of the building. On the north side the police tape blocked off that section of West Hattie Street, also, […]

Fire destroys Rainbow Lounge

Fort Worth’s Rainbow Lounge has been destroyed in a blaze that started shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday morning, June 1. Officials, who by 6 a.m. remained on the scene, said the fire may have started at the bar’s ice machine. Shortly after firefighters arrived, the roof collapsed, and overhead views by 6 a.m. showed the […]

Rainbow Lounge goes smoke free

Beginning tonight (Saturday, April 1), Fort Worth’s Rainbow Lounge is going smoke free. According to a notice posted Friday afternoon, management of the bar, located at 651 S. Jennings St., said, “We want to satisfy all of our patrons, and will continue to provide a fabulous patio area for our smoking clientele.” That sounds great to […]

‘Raid of the Rainbow Lounge’ debuts today on DVD

‘Raid of the Rainbow Lounge’ debuts today on DVD

Speak Out Poll: Has the impact of the Rainbow Lounge raid faded?

Rainbow Lounge raid: Five years later

Impact of the raid on a Cowtown gay bar in 2009 continues to be felt in Fort Worth and beyond TAMMYE NASH  |  Managing Editor It was just after midnight on June 28, 2009 — officially, the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, the 40th birthday of the modern gay rights movement […]

2 club-goers attacked near Rainbow Lounge over weekend

Two club-goers were attacked over the weekend near Fort Worth’s gay clubs on South Jennings Avenue.