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Recent Nightlife Articles

Clublife | Cherry's Blossom Is Back

The Cherry Fund's annual spring dance party returns for more growth in 2014

''After such a brutal winter, D.C. deserves a special weekend,'' says the Cherry Fund's James Decker. Of course, the weekend he has in mind will require just a little more patience. But Kurt Graves promises Cherry 2014, starting Friday, April 4, will be worth the wait a full two weeks into the new season. After joining the Cherry Fund board last year, this year Graves steps up to replace Decker as the weekend co-chair with Allen Sexton. ''I think this ... [Read]

Clublife | New York Naughty

The final Black Party at Roseland Ballroom and another Alegria ''Xtreme'' offer a one-two punch for fetish fans

''Venues are very important. They really do make the identity of a party,'' says Mike Peyton, producer of New York's Black Party, set for Saturday, March 22, at New York's Roseland Ballroom. Even so, Peyton is quick to add, venues are not a party's be all and end all. After all, the Black Party has not only survived the 1988 closure of its original venue, New York's legendary gay club The Saint, it has truly thrived. The rite has become ... [Read]

Recent Coverboy Interviews

Coverboy: Scott

Coverboy: Bartenders Edition

Coverboy Scott didn't think he'd ever work in a gay bar. In fact, he didn't know much about the LGBT community at all. But when the owner of a newly opened Freddie's approached his friend and asked if he knew anyone who needed a job, Scott found himself being volunteered for the position. ''I think my friend wanted me off his couch,'' he laughs. A native of Northern Virginia, the 38-year-old enjoys slinging drinks in a happy work environment where ... [Read]

Coverboy: Ron

Coverboy: Bartenders Edition

Visitors to Beacon Bar & Grill will get a treat if they're served a drink by Coverboy Ron, who enjoys creating cocktails to meet even the most discriminating palate's preferred tastes. The 31-year-old, who also works at The Fireplace, views himself as an artist behind the bar, always trying to think up new concoctions for his customers. Raised in rural Oregon, Ron spent his high school time as a scholar-athlete before moving to D.C. to work on Capitol Hill. But ... [Read]

Coverboy: Eric

Coverboy: Bartenders Edition

If you happen to drive up to PW's Sports Bar & Grill in Laurel, Md., you're likely to encounter Eric, doing a job he loves and is passionate about. Though his educational and work background is in computer science, the 30-year-old Houston-area native and self-described ''country boy'' loves to meet new people and chat them up as he crafts various cocktails to suit each patron's individual taste. But beware: If you happen to nod off at his bar, the self-admitted ... [Read]

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