All posts tagged "obituary"

  • Beloved Bartender's Death Rocks Tracks Community

    For some Washington-area residents, Tracks, the iconic Navy Yard gay nightclub that closed its doors in 1999, is a venue that will be with them...

  • Remembering Armando Montano

    Those who knew Armando ''Mando'' Montano, who appeared in Metro Weekly as the Aug. 11, 2011, Coverboy, were dealt a shock in June when the...

  • Obit: Jeff Coudriet

    Sunday was somber as news spread about the passing of local gay activist Jeff Coudriet. After several months of battling lung cancer, Coudriet, a native...

  • Cheers and Tears for Hattoy

    In what may have been exactly the sort of politically star-studded event the recently deceased Bob Hattoy would have appreciated -- and, some would argue,...

  • Prime-time Pioneer

    In mid July of 1992, the United States was simmering -- not from the heat, so much as the feeling of change in the air....

  • Final Chapter

    Funny, generous, kind. Those are the words friends use to describe Niam Marcus Slyman -- better known simply as Marc -- who died Monday, Feb....

  • Dearly Departed

    Wanda Alston April 7, 1959 - March 16, 2005 GRIEF TRAVELED as fast as the news that Wanda Alston had been murdered in her Northeast...

  • Deep Impact

    When Wanda Alston was fatally stabbed in March by a neighbor in a crack-induced stupor, Washington lost a woman who was arguably the most powerful...

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