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MugShots Bar Announces Permanent Closure
Beloved dive bar was a Downtown mainstay since 2002
" quits, including the North Door, Cap City Comedy Club, and I Luv Video...."

Sept. 13, 2020 Food Post by Kimberley Jones

A Good Woman Is Hard to Find
British revenge drama mixes grit and slick
" root for this underdog heroine. Mixing Ken Loach-style social realism with Mike Hodge’s grasp of stylish murder, much..."

May 1, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Qmmunity: OUTsider Festival Returns for Year Six
Plus Guerrilla Queer Bar, Joterías, Lesbian Wedding, and more queer magic
"...big queer ATX love, m'kay? Thu., Feb. 20, 6-10pm. Violet Crown Social Club, 1111 E. Sixth."

Feb. 21, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Qmmunity: A Qweeah Howdy From New Q Editor Beth Sullivan
Plus some hot luvin' V-Day events
"...big, queer, ATX love, y'all. Thu., Feb. 20, 6-10pm. Violet Crown Social Club, 1111 E. Sixth...."

Feb. 14, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Qmmunity: A Decade of Austin’s Queer History
Plus Iron Bear says farewell to Eighth Street and Joterias returns!
"...ball. Can we get a Hail Mary?! Sundays, 4pm. Violet Crown Social Club, 1111 E. Sixth...."

Jan. 3, 2020 Column by Sarah Marloff

Qmmunity: Hope, Glitter, and Change for 2020
Ring in the new year with all the queers
"...with some cyber babes. Sat., Dec. 28, 10pm. Coconut Club, 310-B Colorado. $5 suggested donation...."

Dec. 27, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Qmmunity: The Queer Stories That Made 2019
Looking back, enjoying gelato, and the return of Middle School Dance Party
"...Brothers' Dragula season 3. Though neither took home the crown, both queens wowed audiences, achieved a cultlike following, and..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Qmmunity: Don’t Hibernate This Cuffing Season
From football to The L Word, there’s lots to watch queerly this week
"...there's no excuse for calling it quits on your social life just cuz it's a little cold outside (sometimes)...."

Dec. 13, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Turntable Eatery Out, Cluck-n-Burger In
Airport Blvd. pizza joint shutters at end of July
"...Fest that October. The couple’s two trucks at the Violet Crown Social Club and the South Austin Beer Garden..."

July 26, 2019 Food Post by Roxy Bonafont

Signs of hope in the Capitol
"...with the cast and crew. Sat., Jan. 19, noon-5pm Violet Crown Social Club, 1111 E. Sixth $5"

Jan. 18, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Austin-Made Queer Film's Final Fundraising Push
After a decade, God Made Man filmmakers say 2019 is the year
"...cut scene. If you’re more about experiences, stop by Violet Crown Social Club on Saturday, Jan. 19, for a..."

Jan. 16, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Queering tradition
"...TGQ Social For anyone on the trans and/or nonbinary spectrum. Second..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Cool Off With Cocktails at the Movies
Five local movie events to get your air conditioning and cocktail fix
"...Fiction at the Paramount – Orange Whips at the Violet Crown Social Club..."

Aug. 7, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Gay Place
Celebrating Pride Week amidst stupidity and hate
"...Violet Crown Follies: Dark Summer by the Jigglewatts Watch an..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

25 Bars That Define Austin
Dives, lounges, and saloons that are raising the bar
"...bridge is created with each clink of the glass. Violet Crown Social Club1111 E. Sixth, 512/614-4461"

July 21, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Gay Place
Cheers, queers!
"...5) Yellow Jacket Social Club..."

July 21, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

10 Austin Food Trucks to Fuel Your SXSW Fun
Because you can't get all your calories from beer
"...– one on East Sixth in front of the Violet Crown Social Club, and the other at Craft Pride..."

March 16, 2017 Food Post by Thea Newell

Seven Places in Austin to Eat and Drink on a Budget: Feb. 6-Feb. 12
Your day-by-day guide to the best local happy hours and deals
"...Monday Violet Crown Social Club 1111 E. Sixth, 512/614-4461 Via 313..."

Feb. 6, 2017 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Dear Glutton: Where to Eat Before a Halloween Party
In search of a respectable dinner before a night of costumed buffoonery
"...ask? Easy: the Via 313 truck in front of Violet Crown. The pizzas served there remind me of those..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Gay Place
Tegan and Sara fill our pop culture void
"...queer. I would drag my friends to the Lexington Club for The L Word each Sunday that year. I..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

The Great Austin Beer Scavenger Hunt
SXSW is brewing
"...DRINK FROM AN ACTUAL GLASS PITCHER AT CROWN & ANCHOR It’s not just that we brew better..."

March 10, 2016 Food Post by Eric Puga

No Smoking, Austin: 10 Years Later
Chronicle revisits smoking ban at bars, music venues
"...may have never seen a concert in a smoke-filled club because they grew up in an era when such..."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Post by R.U. Steinberg

Gay Place: We're Expecting Guests
Gird up, ATX! The city's expecting 150,000 revelers in a rainbow sea next weekend.
" offset all that blushing. Thu., Aug. 20, 6-9pm. Violet Crown, 1111 E. Sixth. Free."

Aug. 21, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: Find Your Qummunity
Events for every stripe of the rainbow, especially Qumbia Queers and Going Grrls
" offset all that blushing. Thu., Aug. 20, 6-9pm. Violet Crown Social Club, 1111 E. Sixth. Free."

Aug. 14, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
Where my queers at? SXSW, b'duh.
" scribble on your copy of It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens. Sat., March 8, 3pm. Austin..."

March 7, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

What is Proper Nang? Austin’s Teen Beat
The next generation weighs in on what’s hip in the ATX
"...Ryan Beatty, Bon Iver, the Boxer Rebellion, Bright Light Social Hour, Camera Obscura, Captain Beyond, the Cars, Johnny Cash,..."

Aug. 6, 2013 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Gay Place: Eastward, Ho
You can start your week with drag, get your car washed in drag, and end your week with drag
"...out the East Sixth pub jaunt. They'll launch from Violet Crown and end up at Shangri-La. All invited. Thu.,..."

July 12, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Austin's WriteByNight Is a Writer's Port in the Media Storm
Goldberg & Duhr: Easing the agony of blocks and deadlines
"...away from Rio Rita, just down the block from Violet Crown Social Club and Shangri-La and all those hipster-magnet..."

Feb. 6, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Eastside Bar Crawl
August 10, 2012. 26 Photos
"...Violet Crown Social Club..."

Aug. 13, 2012 Photo Gallery

Crawl No. 2
Shangri-La, Violet Crown, Rio Rita's, the Brixton, Liberty, the White Horse
"...JC: Next up, the Violet Crown Social Club is the newer, cleaner baby from..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

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