Metro Weekly

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  • Thriller Night

    Not everyone likes to dress up for Halloween. Some people dress up enough already the rest of the year. But you certainly get more chances...

  • Blue Decade

    ''Basically, they were playing all of the wrong music,'' Mark Rutstein says about Cobalt when he became the dance club's manager three years ago. ''They...

  • Fully Baked

    Washington is a vibrant and dynamic city. For four years in recent history, however, some of D.C.'s pizzazz was muted, hidden behind a pall of...

  • Rock Steady

    This year may spell the end of PhaseFest -- at least as it has come to be known during its first five years. Next year,...

  • Duplex Vision

    Kevin Lee photographed by Todd Franson at the Duplex Diner on Friday, September 9 ''I was always shying away from the word 'change,''' says Kevin...

  • Dancing Dominion

    Some people go to Kings Dominion to ride roller coasters and bumper cars. Others go to eat cotton candy or funnel cake. And then there...

  • Apex's New Phase

    The secret's finally out: The club most recently known as Apex will soon reopen as Phase 1 of Dupont, an offshoot of D.C.'s oldest lesbian...

  • Perfect Mix

    ''In all of these three years, favorite moments are often the last song that we play,'' says Shea Van Horn. For example, at the July...

  • Bar Brawl

    Do local bars hate each other? ''There's a really bad stigma of bars not getting along, which is really not the case,'' says JR.'s David...

  • Twinkle

    After a hard day's work, Seth Knight would ''rather go home and go to bed than hookup again.'' Ah, the life of a porn star....

  • Circuit Camp

    There are circuit parties on the beach, at amusement parks, at sea and in cities. But at a campground? ''There are other gay campground festivals,...

  • Three Sirens

    Will Lady Gaga or Britney Spears dethrone Madonna in the 9:30 Club's diva dance battle this Saturday, Aug. 6? They just might. ''I don't know...

  • Bear Necessity

    Johnny Scruff was frustrated. Smartphone apps weren't helping him find the kind of guys he liked -- scruffy guys. They were not, as he puts...

  • Video Flashback

    ''I'm loving seeing the mix in the crowd we get,'' says Nikolas Groshans. ''The people are from all different backgrounds, they're different sexes, they're different...

  • Leather Family Picnic

    ''It started out as just a twinkle in my eye,'' Michael Sessa says. Six years later, Sessa's twinkle of an annual local Leather Pride event...