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  • End of an Icon: Vann Chen

    In various locales, every once in a while there comes a colorful personality that seems to add a splash of color or bit of panache,...

  • Thanks for the Memories

    What do you remember about Badlands and Apex? ''When I started at Badlands in 1993 there were two walled-in alcoves where the main bars [off...

  • A Lizard Last

    Mark Lee, host of the Sunday night institution, Lizard Lounge, has announced that he will discontinue the weekly dance party, with Sunday, Dec. 14, serving...

  • 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...

  • The Return of the Lizard

    Mark Lee knows how to make an impression. There was the success of his first Sunday night party in Adams Morgan during the late 1980s....

  • Wondering About 'Down Under'

    Although the District has, effectively, erased nude-male dancing venues off the city's nightlife map in favor of a baseball stadium, adult entertainment of a female...

  • Strike Two

    The ongoing saga that began roughly a year ago with the closing of D.C.'s gay nude-dancing -- and drinking -- venues in order to transform...

  • ATLAS Shrugs

    Mark Lee is not the bogeyman. He is not lurking around the district's many alleys handing out cigarettes to underage teens. But Lee says his...

  • Sunday Shake-Up

    ''I suppose people should think about this as Cher's final tour,'' longtime club promoter Mark Lee jokes as he talks about his future in the...

  • Lizard Lounge's Last Act

    The Lizard will shortly no longer be a king on the Sunday night scene. After almost eight years the weekly Lizard Lounge party will close,...

  • Bashing the Ban

    UPDATED JAN. 5 -- The City Council on Jan. 4 voted 11 to 1 in favor of a bill to ban smoking in all enclosed...

  • Smoke Saga

    Washington moved another step closer to banning smoking in all workplaces -- including bars and nightclubs -- following a 12-1 vote Dec. 6 in favor...

  • Graham Goes Smoke-free

    During a Ward 1 town-hall meeting Thursday, June 9, Councilmember Jim Graham publicly offered his support to expanding the city's smoke-free workplace laws to include...

  • Smoke Signals

    In Washington's ongoing tug-o-war over tobacco, the Whitman-Walker Clinic Board of Directors voted late last month to support expansion of the city's smoke-free workplace laws...

  • No Ifs, Ands or Butts

    Washington's newest local celebrity is Mary. She's the central figure in a new campaign aimed at smokers who are trying to kick the habit. Ads...

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