Would you take your mom to Swinging Richards? Gay strip club, Outwrite Books win GayCities awards The GA Voice Editors January 11, 2011 Atlanta The Abbey in Los Angeles ranked #1 for the bar to “take your mom.” Several other Atlanta businesses and events, or those with a major presence in Atlanta, also placed in the GayCities awards. Here are the other local winners by category and sub-category: Best Shops: Meet a Book Lover: #5 Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse in Atlanta tied with Liberia Nuestras Letras in San Jose, CR Best Events: Charity Social of the Year: #2: Dining Out for Life (which takes place in multiple cities, including Atlanta) Restaurants: Avoid Meat: #5: Cafe Sunflower in Atlanta Hotel Brands We Love: #1: W Hotels (nationwide, with the Atlanta’s W Midtown extremely popular for LGBT events) Atlanta Pride did not make GayCities’ readers’ top 5 for Best Pride City, which went to San Francisco, followed by New York, Toronto, Rio de Janeiro and Madrid. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website four × = 20 Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.