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R & R Lounge

4958 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80220
303-320-9337
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Sarah McGill

Dear breeders: As dive bars in Denver go by the wayside, so, too, do gay dive bars. And as we’re all under attack here, we can’t be sure how long the R & R will be around — but we’re sure happy it still is. It has everything that a discerning drunk looks for in a Colfax hole-in-the-wall: cheap drinks, weirdos, a certain level of interior deterioration and an amazing neon sign. Follow that beacon inside, stat, before it’s too late.

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