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The gay proprietors of a popular Oakland venue have been told they’re in violation of their lease over the bar’s regular programming of karaoke and trivia nights, drag brunches, and cabaret shows.
Sean Sullivan, left, and Richard Fuentes, right — owners of the LGBT-friendly Port Bar at 2023 Broadway in Oakland — said they fear possible eviction from their business's home since 2016 as a result of a protracted dispute with their landlord, Phil Leong.
The owners of the recently vandalized Port Bar at 2023 Broadway are facing another hurdle. According to the San Francisco Business Times Port Bar’s landlord, Phil Leong, is looking to terminate the lease sooner than anticipated by more than two years on the grounds that the bar and venue packs too many people into its space, creating a safety hazard. Owners Sean Sullivan and Richard Fuentes deny this and want to stick around through 2027, the end of their original lease.
The windows of Oakland's The Port Bar were apparently shot through with what police called "weights" early Wednesday October 4, 2023
Downtown Oakland’s LGBTQ-friendly Port Bar was vandalized in what the owner believes was a targeted attack.