Brenda Darling, a Tuesday night headliner. | MICHAEL SHIREY
PHOTO ESSAY BY MICHAEL SHIREY | Boots & Saddle, the West Village's premier bar for drag queens, kicked off Pride month with a move to its new location at 100A Seventh Avenue South. Playing host to more than 30 queens seven days a week, Boots & Saddle now serves bar fare, including brunch on weekends. Seen here are Ari Kiki and Brenda Darling, who headline Tuesday nights, along with guest queen Dotty Spartans. When they are not lyp-syncing for their lives, the queens mingle with patrons — and may even buy them a shot or two! For more information, visit bootsandsaddlehouseo.wix.com/bootsnsaddlenyc.
Sharing some shots. | MICHAEL SHIREY
Ari Kiki. | MICHAEL SHIREY
Guest queen Dotty Spartans. | MICHAEL SHIREY