This longtime dive South of Market has changed its profile somewhat in recent months, brushing a fresh coat of paint inside and booking performers for bawdy comedy nights, drag queen cabarets, and other forms of entertainment besides simply slugging well whiskey to a jukebox soundtrack. While this has the side effect of bumping up the drink prices a bit - Club 93 is no longer the budget booze mecca it once was - the new scenemakers bring increased energy to the long, low-ceilinged room. The pool tables remain in the bar's back half, however, should you feel the desire to shoot some stick while simultaneously shooting the breeze with a 6'3" transvestite in stiletto heels and feather boa.
In my never-ending quest to let you know what's afoot (not that thing at the bottom of your leg) within the performing community, this week I'll enlighten you about Toolbox.
On Thursday night, Toolbo... More »