Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "nightclubs"

  • Going Greek

    ''Every time I go back to Greece, I miss home here,'' says Yiannis Elia, who moved to D.C. from his native Athens some 12 years...

  • ''So, You Think You're a Drag Queen'' @ Town Danceboutique: Episode 2 [video]

    Town Danceboutique held its fourth installment in the monthly contest ''So, You Think You're a Drag Queen?'' on Saturday, April 3. Five new contestants --...

  • So, You Think You're a Drag Queen @ Town Danceboutique: Episode 1 [video]

    Town Danceboutique held its third installment in the monthly contest ''So, You Think You're a Drag Queen?'' on Friday, March 5. Five contestants -- Niki...

  • Phase 1 40th Anniversary Party [video]

    Phase 1 celebrated its 40th anniversary with a weekend of events. Washington's longest-running lesbian bar is located in the popular 8th Street section of Capitol...

  • Here's to Equality

    ''If it's anything like , I don't know what I'll do,'' says David Perruzza, manager of JR.'s, when asked how many gay rights...

  • Revealing Host

    Jayson Watson's mother once helped him at the Green Lantern. ''She got to hold towels over people's crotches, and that was the best day of...

  • Steele Town

    DJ Billy Steele (Photo by Liz Liguori)   DJ Billy Steele is about to fulfill a career-long dream. “I’ve been wanting to play [D.C. for...

  • Red, White & Booze

    ''Red versus blue, which are you?'' It's not a reference to your political affiliation. And it's not a question of whether you're mad or sad....

  • Peter's Pride

    ''A lot of people miss the Roxy and the big-room experience,'' says Peter Rauhofer. ''We saw this as an opportunity.'' For many years, Rauhofer served...

  • Pride After Dark

    Every year, New York City includes in its Pride festivities a huge outdoor dance party on a pier off the Hudson River in Chelsea. Michael...

  • One for the Ladies

    In the professional promotion, there are a few words officially associated with Lace, a restaurant and nightclub in Northeast D.C.'s Brookland neighborhood: ''Sophisticated. Mature. Sexy....

  • Red Hot

    ''It's not going to be like any other night at Apex,'' says Adam Ross Wilson, who is bringing his party Calor to city's longest-running gay...

  • Gray's EFN Anatomy

    Bill Gray is happy to have stirred up a bit of mystery surrounding the future of the bar at 1318 Ninth St. NW. ''I get...

  • Stateside Arrival

    ''One of the things we wanted to do was bring some of the fun back to dance music,'' says James Wiltshire, referring to the impetus...

  • Tackling Transphobia

    Nightlife in D.C. is not as transgender-inclusive as it ought to be. At least, not according to Equality, Campus Style, a coalition of local GLBT...