History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Wisconsin - Businesses - Bars and Clubs

Hot Spot Night Club
Location: 2249 N. Humboldt Ave., Milwaukee



Male/ female
Black Bar/ dance club


The Hot Spot Night Club existed briefly in 1991. They tried to take the place of the formerly popular 'Park Avenue' and 'Papagaio' dance (disco) clubs, but never really made it. They did host the Mr. & Miss Black Gay Wisconsin pageant in March 1991, and so also presumably catered to the 'black' audience as well.

We will be researching the dates this bar was listed in the media bar Guides to try to narrow the timeline.

Any additional information is available from anyone willing to contribute it.

(In Step vol 8 #2, January 1991)

Credits: bar history by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: October-2020.

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