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Virtual memorial for Richard "Omar" Lowry to be held Friday morning

Virtual memorial for Richard "Omar" Lowry to be held Friday morning

A virtual memorial will be held this Friday, May 8 at 10 am to honor the life of Richard "Omar" Lowry, who passed away Monday morning after a long battle with an illness. The virtual event will include the lowering of the Hillcrest Pride Flag to half staff in Lowry's honor.

#1 Fifth Avenue to present a COVIDeo Kiki on Saturday night

#1 Fifth Avenue will present a virtual COVIDeo Kiki on Saturday, May 9 at 7 pm via the Twitch platform. The show will feature some of the veue's favorite performers include KC Starr, Barbie Z, Vanity Jones, Nomi D'Shire, and DJ Pur Flo.

The lineup is packed with lots of excitement and energy for you to party away on Saturday night in your own home.

Out & About: White Party Kick-Off, The Porto Vista, and Fresh Produce Edition

We are getting closer and closer to summer and that means the White Party in Palm Springs is almost upon us. This week SDPIX and Rich's is preparing you for this spectacular event and giving you the chance to win tickets in the process. Also Spring has sprung at the Porto Vista Hotel as they celebrate the season with a party of their own. 

Historic #1 Fifth Ave. in Hillcrest getting new ownership

New owners are taking over #1 Fifth Ave. in Hillcrest.

As one of the oldest gay bars still operating in Hillcrest, #1 Fifth Ave. holds a special place in the heart of the neighborhood. And that badge of honor should still shine even after the coming months when the club changes owners.

An official statement was posted to social media today as current-owner and local icon himself, Omar Lowry announced the future changing of the guard. 

SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Dec. 15 - Dec 21, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

Whether you are a local reader of San Diego Gay and Lesbian News or you live a bit further away, Hale Media would like to wish you and those close to you the happiest of holidays.

Here is everything we covered this week from news to entertainment to local events. 

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