Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "nightclubs"

  • Blue Decade

    ''Basically, they were playing all of the wrong music,'' Mark Rutstein says about Cobalt when he became the dance club's manager three years ago. ''They...

  • Rock Steady

    This year may spell the end of PhaseFest -- at least as it has come to be known during its first five years. Next year,...

  • 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...

  • Outspoken 35: Guilty or Innocent? [video]

    Ebone Bell wanders into Nellie's Sports Bar during their Sunday Guil-Tea Dance to inquire sex on the first date, Axe Body Spray and Justin Bieber....

  • Outspoken, Ep. 34: Lesbian Nightlife [video]

    Host Ebone Bell visits Cobalt for the Bare White Party to find out what exactly makes the lesbian nightlife scene so alluring. //

  • Farewell to Badlands/Apex

    Metro Weekly put out a call to the community to offer its own memories of Badlands/Apex. What follows are a selection of the responses that...

  • Party Monsters

    Want a little news with your nightlife at this year's Capital Pride? The headline party this year is at the Newseum on Friday, June 10,...

  • Cherry Weekend 2011

    Thursday, March 31 PRE-GAMENellie's900 U St. NW6:30pm-9:30pmPass Pickup and Ticket SalesDJ Nick Centrik PurcellTickets and VIP Host Pass on saleAppetizers and giveawaysNo Cover IGNITION Cobalt1639...

  • Outspoken, Ep. 20: Bra or No Bra? [video]

    In this week's episode of Outspoken, host Ebone Bell hits the second anniversary of Bare at Cobalt to find out just who are the favored...

  • Finale: So You Think You're a Drag Queen [video]

    In the finale of Town Danceboutique's So You Think You're a Drag Queen, previous winners from the past year compete to win the $2,500 grand...

  • 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...

  • Holiday Spirit

    Drag queen Ella Fitzgerald is an angel who tumbled to earth. Literally. ''I went to pose as an angel and slipped,'' says Donnell Robinson, who...

  • Halloween Happenings

    In the gay community, Halloween is like Christmas: A chance to get presents and prizes, if you dress up for the occasion. Gay bars and...

  • Outspoken, Ep. 10: Nation Reunion at Town [video]

    In this week's installment of Outspoken, host Ebone Bell attends the Nation Reunion party at Town in Washington, D.C.,  and asks patrons what their favorite...

  • Mova Files for Bankruptcy

    Babak Movahedi, the owner of the Washington, D.C. gay bar Mova Lounge, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today for the business that operates the...