All posts tagged "number nine"

  • Number Nine’s monthly Middle Eastern-focused Habibi party isn’t your typical Wednesday night out

    “We get more inquiries about when the next Habibi is than most other events,” Number Nine’s Aaron Riggins says. Habibi, named after the common Arabic...

  • Coverboy: Jose

    Walk into Number Nine and you’re likely to see Jose, a 32-year-old bartender by night who is a high school counselor by day. Born and...

  • Big Apple’s Late-Bloomer

    ''Sometimes people get this idea in their head,'' blogger and journalist Kenneth Walsh says. ''Oh, if I get a nose job, my life will be...

  • All for Onesies

    ''Over the holidays, my family and I all got 'onesies,''' Doug Schantz shares. It wasn't long before the owner of Nellie's got the notion he...

  • Boo Binge

    Halloween isn't until next Thursday, Oct. 31, but around these parts this will be a Halloweek -- with a full week's worth of entertainment, from...

  • 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...

  • Pussy Galore

    Jason Barnes grew up a fan of the fairy-tale character Puss in Boots. ''Any character whose fashion is like his main power is good for...

  • RuPaul's Right-Hand Woman

    Michelle Visage long thought she might become the next Gwen Verdon or Bernadette Peters. ''As a kid growing up in New Jersey, I was a...

  • Upstairs, Downstairs

    When Number Nine opened in May 2011, it immediately became one of the city's hottest Happy Hour spots, featuring two-for-one drink specials every night. It...

  • To the Nine

    You won't have to be dressed to the nines to get into Number Nine, D.C.'s newest gay lounge, set to open soon. But the space...