All posts tagged "ed bailey"

  • Big (Drag) Finish

    Ever see a drag queen walk the runway on a balance beam? How about while dodging hurdles? Or blindfolded? You have if you've ever stopped...

  • The Nightlife Coverboy: A Brief History

    You can blame it all on Ed Bailey. During the early days of Metro Weekly, Ed, who at the time ran VelvetNation and now co-owns...

  • Velvet Goldmine

    Manny Lehman. Aubrey. Reg. Cryogenic freeze. ''There are a lot of things that people think of when they think of Nation, but nobody thinks of...

  • Man Collapses at Town

    On Saturday night, May 1, a 57-year-old patron of Town Danceboutique, a popular gay nightclub located in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C., suffered a...

  • There's Smoke, No Ire

    Not long ago, smoking was a contentious topic in the local GLBT community with an intense -- and occasionally acrimonious -- debate over a ban...

  • Talented Townies

    The ads said anything goes, or almost: “A crazy talent contest where anyone can compete and do whatever they want on stage (basically anything).” And...

  • Welcome to Town

    John Guggenmos and Ed Bailey It's late October and the effort to create the latest addition to D.C.'s gay nightlife is in the home stretch....

  • Going to Town

    Exterior of new club, Town, at 8th St & Florida Ave/U Street With nearly 20 years of experience under their belts, Ed Bailey and John...

  • Change of Scene

    Ed Bailey and John Guggenmos, the masterminds behind a string of gay nightclubs and bars for nearly two decades in Washington, including Tracks and VelvetNation,...

  • Velvet Touch

    Here is what Ed Bailey will be doing on Saturday, July 15, the closing night of Velvet Nation, the seven-year, mammoth dance event he created...