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Scottsdale gay bar BS West says goodbye with one final party

Longtime Scottsdale gay bar BS West closed Jan. 7 after 35 years. Here's a look at its last evening.
BS West's final night was a party for the ages.
BS West's final night was a party for the ages. Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen
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BS West, a gay bar in Old Town Scottsdale since 1988, announced earlier this month that it would be closing effective Jan. 7.

To send off the longtime hub of LGBTQ+ nightlife, the bar held one final party that evening, prompting generations of patrons to show up to reminisce and celebrate.

Here are some photos from that memorable evening.
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BS West's final night was a party for the ages.
Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen
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All hail Mr. BS West.
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Chatting with friends.
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Looking sharp.
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Canines of the human variety showed up, too.
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All smiles.
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The final party at BS West was time to come together with friends.
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Hugs were given out in abundance.
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Dancing the night away.
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The drinks flowed on BS West's final night.
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A toast to BS West.
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BS West has been an LGBTQ+ nightspot for decades.
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They showed up to party.
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The gimp mask adds a special touch.
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Love is always in the air at BS West.
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Trying to stay warm on BS West's patio.
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Celebrating the final night of a beloved nightspot.
Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen
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