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...

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