All posts tagged "allen carroll"

  • Phase 1 Temporarily Closed for Renovations

    Club owner ends speculation over closure of country's oldest lesbian bar

  • Phase 1 of Dupont Turns 1

    My, how time flies. Can you believe it's already been a year since Phase 1 of Dupont opened in the former Apex/Badlands space? ''The past...

  • A Ziegfeld's Christmas

    Heard the rumor about local drag legend Ella Fitzgerald appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race? ''Why in the hell?'' retorts Fitzgerald. ''No, baby, that's for the...

  • Pink Palace

    There's a refurbished dance floor, which will be flanked by tables and chairs. There's also an enhanced sound system and more lights. But the biggest...

  • 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...

  • Suspension for Secrets

    Allen Carroll has been running nightlife venues for the local LGBT community for more than 40 years, starting in 1970 with Phase 1, the Capitol...

  • 40-Year Phase

    When it comes to pivotal years in LGBT history, 1969 -- year of the late June riots at the Stonewall Inn gay bar in New...

  • A Star is Reborn

    Are you ready? Nearly three years after drag queen Ella Fitzgerald and nude male dancers struck out in Southeast D.C., they're back to play ball...

  • A Pioneer Passes

    Just a year after the closing of the nightclub Ziegfeld's, one of the founders of the famed club has died. Christian Jansen III, known to...

  • License for Ladies

    As the redevelopment juggernaut of the Southeast waterfront steams ahead, fueled by the Washington Nationals baseball stadium construction, the fates of shuttered adult businesses catering...

  • First To Go

    Two big steps were made over the weekend toward the transformation of the area of Southeast D.C. that is home to a number of long-time...

  • Eminent Eviction

    The District government exercised its eminent domain powers Oct. 25, filing a legal claim to properties in the area of the proposed Southeast baseball stadium...

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