Located in Center City’s Midtown Village neighborhood, Philadelphia’s Gayborhood stretches from 11th Street to Broad Street and from Pine Street to Chestnut Street. U Bar has established itself as a popular spot for the LGBT crowd thanks to cheap drinks, friendly staff and airy, floor-to-ceiling windows.
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