The Backstreet Cafe's iconic Canada Dry sign has been replaced by the bar's new name. Some of the those were injured were outed in the ensuring media coverage when they were identified as shooting victims. She currently books the Coffee Pot, another historic bar on the other side of town, as well shows at other venues. Nothing like choosing between a Sancerre and a Viognier to spark a conversation. If a new person came in, I'd always walk up to them and start talking.
We sat down there, shot pool, played the jukebox, drank beer.
Gay Travel Guide. The decor and name have changed at the former Backstreet Cafe, but most days it's still just a dive where you can shoot pool and have a conversation. The Park stands as one of the few gay nightspots remaining in Roanoke.
Stroud recently moved into a retirement home.