Events

Fruit Loop Run Tours Downtown Phoenix's Gay Landmarks

Marshall Shore, the Valley's Hip Historian, has a penchant for history, specializing in the unknown, the weird, and, come Friday night, the queer.

The Fruit Loop Run, a brainchild of Shore and Roosevelt Row, is a walking tour of once-open gay clubs along Roosevelt Street, a thoroughfare steeped in vibrant homosexual history. Phoenicians are encouraged to arrive in their campy best -- a call-back to the drag shows that used to color RoRo -- for the free event, which starts at 6:30 p.m. November 15.

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