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. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "7 Great Canadian Gay Watering Holes to Add to Your Bucket List". Queerty. 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. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  4. ^ Peeples, Jase (May 15, 2014). "A Definitive Gay Guide to Vancouver, B.C." Out Traveler. Here Media. Retrieved August 2, 2016.