The appropriately named Bar Kick on Shoreditch High Street is the second of the Kick family, its older brother sitting in Exmouth Market.
Considered one of two of the world's leading "global cities", London remains an international capital of culture, music, education, fashion, politics, finance and trade.
The openly gay bar is a relatively new addition to the social space scene, and it became quite common quite quickly, perhaps, some say, too quickly.
Now, most straight folks have little fear of homosexuality, and gay bars become their joint du jour—to the horror of many men and women who wish they still had their sacred space free of bachelorette parties (read Drew Droege's take on this phenomenon).
But we're sure that this will only stoke the fires of debate. AKRON, Ohio THE SQUARE: To be fair, Akron isn't known for its hopping gay scene, but The Square would shine even in a more populated city.
Roomy without feeling empty, full of friendly folks without being crowded and hip without taking itself too seriously, it's square not to hit this spot when cruising through Akron.