The Junction
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Full nameThe Junction Public House
Former names
Address1138 Davie Street
LocationVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Coordinates49°16′52″N 123°07′55″W / 49.281°N 123.132°W / 49.281; -123.132Coordinates: 49°16′52″N 123°07′55″W / 49.281°N 123.132°W / 49.281; -123.132
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junctionpub.com

The Junction Public House, also known as The Junction Pub[1] and most often abridged as The Junction, is a gay bar and nightclub in Davie Village, Vancouver, British Columbia. The club was formerly known as Pulse.[1][2]

Description

The Junction is a gay bar and nightclub located at 1138 Davie Street in Vancouver's Davie Village.[3] According to the Canadian LGBT-focused online magazine Daily Xtra, the club welcomes straight people. Its website says, "Expect to get down with those that are straight — not narrow."[1] Vince Marino co-owns The Junction and Pumpjack Pub, another gay bar.[1]

Reception

In 2014, Out Traveler's Jase Peeples wrote, "Whether you’re watching a hilarious drag show, enjoying a sexy striptease, or just spending a low-key afternoon on the front patio as you enjoy daily drink specials and a few tasty appetizers from the kitchen, the Junction is a must-hit stop for any trip over the Canadian rainbow."[4] The Junction topped Queerty's list of "7 Great Canadian Gay Watering Holes to Add to Your Bucket List".[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Gay vs mixed spaces". Daily Xtra. April 21, 2010. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "7 Great Canadian Gay Watering Holes to Add to Your Bucket List". Queerty. Archived from the original on July 16, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  3. ^ Takeuchi, Craig (July 17, 2015). "TD Canada Trust CEO talks about what being an LGBT ally means". The Georgia Straight. Archived from the original on September 17, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  4. ^ Peeples, Jase (May 15, 2014). "A Definitive Gay Guide to Vancouver, B.C." Out Traveler. Here Media. Archived from the original on August 7, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016.