Gay Bar Planned for Historic Core

Gay Bar Planned for Historic CoreDowntown has a handful of nightlife spaces that feature LGBT parties and events, but none devoted to a gay audience.

That may change in early 2015 with new plans to open an LGBT-oriented bar in the Historic Core.

The project, dubbed Redline, would fill a 1,900-square-foot space at 121 E. Sixth St., on the ground floor of the Santa Fe Lofts. It is the first venture from Oliver Alpuche and Zachary Beus, who both live in Downtown.

“Seeing how open the community is, I think it’s time for a gay bar to be here,” Alpuche said. “We want to make it into a community meeting space, too.”

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