All posts tagged "jr’s"

  • Featured Video: JR.’s Bar & Grill

    JR.’s is one of the oldest gay bars in D.C., and a mainstay of 17th Street. They are renowned for their Sunday specials, Monday Night...

  • Stagg Sweethearts

    Brad Brenner had no prior experience working in app development, but the psychologist with a private practice in D.C. just couldn't turn down the chance...

  • Teachers' Lounge

    It's that time of year again when kids are getting ready to go back to school -- and when many local public school teachers pay...

  • The Sweet Smell of Ba'Naka

    {Ba'Naka and friends (Photo by Julian Vankim)} Dustin Michael Schaad developed his drag alter ego Ba'Naka early. ''The first time was at a high school...

  • Mixtape Master

    ''Coffee is my vice,'' laughs Matt Bailer. ''I literally drink coffee when I'm DJ-ing at Nellie's. It's kind of the running joke around there.'' Bailer,...

  • Wigging Out for Charity

    ''Fifteen years ago when I came out, my parents had a really hard time with it, particularly my mother,'' Jack Jacobson says. But now? Things...

  • Silver Anniversary in Heels

    A longstanding Halloween season celebration is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and one of its chief organizers is calling it quits after this year's event. The...

  • Shared History

    My first trips to D.C. while I was still a college student in southwestern Virginia were particularly strong indicators of what a country boy I...

  • Raising the Bar

    Sitting on its prominent 17th Street corner, the expansive windows of JR.'s look out on a community that its helped become a little more ''out''...

  • 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...

  • Pumped to Race

    Organizers of the 24th annual High Heel Race, set for Tuesday, Oct. 26, are asking for three things: One, they need volunteers. Two, they want...

  • Blocks Party

    The construction that had crowded parts of 17th Street NW since December is gone. Accordingly, it's time to celebrate. This Saturday's 17th Street Festival does...

  • Cocktail Chorus

    When it comes to nightlife, Monday is about as celebrated as a case of pubic lice. That's exactly why, upon entering JR.'s Bar & Grill...

  • March Madness

    There have been Princess Dianas and Marge Simpsons, Dorothys and Sarah Palins. Coming up on its 24th year, the annual High Heel Race changes to...

  • Easter Tops

    Last year, JR.'s Dave Perruzza won the crown for best bonnet -- at Freddie's Beach Bar's Easter Bonnet Brunch. Perruzza, of course, knows a thing...

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