Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "ziegfeld’s"

  • Dave Perruzza’s Boycott of Yuengling Goes Viral

    D.C. gay bars boycott one of the country's oldest beers for its support of Trump/Pence ticket.

  • D.C. drag legend Vicki Voxx dies

    Friends remember Vincent Hill's warm, loving personality.

  • New Year’s Dancing

    Some people like to stay home and keep things low-key and quiet on New Year’s Eve. Fortunately, D.C. has plenty of options for the rest...

  • 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...

  • Partying with Pride

    ''I think this is just a great representation of a lot of the talent that we have in D.C. and in our community,'' says John...

  • A Ziegfeld's Christmas

    Heard the rumor about local drag legend Ella Fitzgerald appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race? ''Why in the hell?'' retorts Fitzgerald. ''No, baby, that's for the...

  • Sunday Death Reported

    Metropolitan Police are investigating the death of a man who was found still alive inside a local nightclub at closing time during the early hours...

  • 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...

  • Local Gay Man Found Dead (UPDATED)

    Mark Gower, a 26-year-old gay man from Portland, Ore., who had been living in the District since 2006, and dancing at Secrets in Southwest D.C....

  • Celebrating a Movement

    ''I'll never forget this moment the rest of my life,'' a beaming RuPaul shouted last Sunday from the Capital Pride main stage. With the Capitol...

  • A Star is Reborn

    Are you ready? Nearly three years after drag queen Ella Fitzgerald and nude male dancers struck out in Southeast D.C., they're back to play ball...

  • 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...

  • A Pioneer Passes

    Just a year after the closing of the nightclub Ziegfeld's, one of the founders of the famed club has died. Christian Jansen III, known to...

  • First To Go

    Two big steps were made over the weekend toward the transformation of the area of Southeast D.C. that is home to a number of long-time...