The Fish Bowl (Fishbowl Grill), a gay-friendly lounge bar and disco, was located at 9110 Kinsman Road. The Fish Bowl was operated by Earl Walker. The Fish Bowl was popular dance and disco among African American LGBT+ community members in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The Fish Bowl regularly offered dancing, live entertainment, and themed evenings. The Fish Bowl closed sometime after 1973.

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  • Carter, Don. “Happenings.” Call and Post. April 15, 1972.
  • Carter, Don. “Happenings.” Call and Post. April 29, 1972.
  • Carter, Don. “Happenings.” Call and Post. November 11, 1972.
  • Mapping the Gay Guides.
9110 Kinsman Rd, Cleveland, OH 44104

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