Posts tagged ‘Stonewall Inn’

June 26, 2011

NY Bar Raided During Celebration: Stonewall All Over?

by Accidental Bear

EAGLE BAR NEW YORK CITY X390 | ADVOCATE.COM
In a case of poor timing, New York City’s Eagle Bar underwent a sudden police inspection Friday night just as patrons were celebrating the state’s legalization of marriage equality.

Those present say representatives from the New York Police Department and three other city agencies, including the State Liquor Authority, arrived shortly after the State Senate’s vote and turned off the bar’s lights. They then shined flashlights in patron’s faces and asked some of them to empty their pockets. READ MORE