Early Sunday morning a fire destroyed Fresno's bear and leather bar, The Den.
The Fresno Bee reports: "A fire early Sunday morning caused an estimated 0,000 in damage at a bar in southeast Fresno. Fresno Fire Department officials said crews arrived at The Den Bar… to find a fire on the exterior of the building along a wooden fence. Within minutes, the fire spread to the attic of the bar. The fire damaged a storage area and the bar's interior. The bar was closed, and a neighbor reported the fire. No one was hurt."
"Fire Island Ferries will suspend service from Bay Shore at 3 p.m. tomorrow. It said ferries would resume early on Saturday, Sept. 4, once conditions improve. The Sayville Ferry Company told the News the 7 and 8 p.m. ferries to the Fire Island Pines tomorrow night are cancelled. Ferries to Cherry Grove remain unaffected as of this posting."
Despite outrage over his past complicity in antigay initiatives, former Republican National Committee chairman Ken Mehlman, who came out in a Wednesday interview, has quickly ingratiated himself to the LGBT rights establishment. Advocate.com: Daily News