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Best Lesbian Bar

Port in a Storm

4330 E. Lombard St., (410) 534-0014

Posted 9/19/2007

Highlandtown's corner bar Port in a Storm--uninviting on the outside, comforting inside--is where all the Gallagher's ladies have migrated since the Baltimore institution shut its doors, and it's easy to see why. The brick and wood front room features a pool table and a long bar that curves around in a horseshoe to the joining room where all the action is. Blue lights hang above the mirror-paneled far wall in front of the disco floor where ladies groove and everybody sings along with the loud dance music. As decked in Baltimore-festive décor as the physical space is--it's not exactly the Planet from The L-Word--there's a solid energy at Port in a Storm, even on the chill side, where a lovely lady may light your cigarette and ask your name, and a diverse crowd made up of all ages, colors, and styles chats at the tables.

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Other Awards for Best Lesbian Bar:

Sappho's, 9/16/2009

Sappho's, 9/17/2008

Gallagher's Bar and Grill, 9/20/2006

Gallagher’s Bar and Grill, 9/21/2005

Gallagher's Bar and Grill, 9/22/2004

Mount Vernon Stable and Saloon, 9/17/2003

Gallagher's Bar and Grill, 9/18/2002

The Hippo for Ladies Tea, 9/19/2001

Gallagher's Bar and Grill, 9/13/2000

Coconuts Café, 9/15/1999

Coconuts Café, 9/18/1996

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