Contact Thomas King at Thomas carolinatheatre. Legends has a smoke free lounge and plays the usual mix of techno music. The local chain Port City Java has a cozy, gay-popular outpost in historic downtown, with its high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and polished wood floors - it's great noshing and sipping. Page 1 of 2. Follow City-Data.
The city has a population of 58, more than half of whom are students at prestigious University of North Carolina Chapel Hillwhich is notable for its many historic buildings and a uniformly attractive and well-planned appearance.
In late September, Durham plays hosts to many of the key events including a festival and parade that make up North Carolina Gay Pride. Raleigh is the most prominent of the cities in this eight-county region that also includes the collegiate hubs of Durham and Chapel Hill - it's also the most geographically diffuse of the three cities, although Raleigh's downtown has undergone a dramatic revitalization in recent years, and its small but vibrant Warehouse District contains the bulk of the city's gay bars as well as the impressive new Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh. Even if you don't make it down for gay pride, you'll find much to see and do in the Outer Banks year-round, and especially from late spring through early fall.
Charlotte's gay leather, bear, and butch crowd favor The Woodshed Loungewhich is a minute drive west of Uptown near the airport.