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All posts tagged "stadium"

  • D.C. Deal Jeopardizes Relocation for DC Center

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) and the owners of Major League Soccer's D.C. United soccer team Thursday morning announced the signing of a public-private partnership...

  • New DC Center Space Is Secure

    Rumors of a potential land swap that could jeopardize the June relocation of The DC Center, the area's LGBT community center, were floated in an...

  • Strip Search

    Craig Seymour is exposed, past and present. As a University of Maryland graduate student, the metro Washington native entered the world of Southeast D.C.'s male-stripper...

  • Spring Surprise

    As baseball season enters full swing, the new Washington Nationals stadium will mark its official two-month anniversary May 30. Meanwhile, it seems those Southeast D.C....

  • The Return of Ziegfeld's

    Once a famous facet of the D.C. gay bar scene, all-male strip clubs faded into history when a new baseball stadium displaced the few remaining...

  • Southeast Memories

    There was no body to mourn inside the meeting room of the Charles Sumner School in Northwest last Thursday, Feb. 28. But for the crowd...

  • Gone, Never Forgotten

    Members of the GLBT community and allies are invited to attend ''Before the Ballpark: Remembering What We Had in SE,'' at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday,...

  • 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...

  • Relocation moves forward

    The D.C. City Council on Tuesday passed, after second reading, gay Councilmember Jim Graham's (D-Ward 1) heavily amended One-Time Relocation of Licensees Displaced by the...

  • Premature Closing

    Bob Siegel, owner of the recently opened 2120 venue at 2120 West Virginia Ave. NE, closed the adult theater Tuesday morning, June 26, in compliance...

  • Countdown to Closure?

    If ever there was a difficult row to hoe, the displaced gay adult venues formerly of Southeast D.C. can claim it. Open barely a month,...

  • Relocation Reloaded

    Councilmember Jim Graham's (D-Ward 1) legislation to help nude-dancing, liquor-licensed venues displaced by they city's eminent-domain move to claim District land for a new baseball...

  • Debate Heats Up

    For those who could not make it to the May 16 town-hall meeting called by Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. (D-Ward 5), at Bethesda Baptist Church...

  • Stein Dems Back Bill

    The regular May meeting of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the primary voice of GLBT Democrats in the district, was billed as a chance to...

  • 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...

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