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14 Amazing Covers of Leather Weekend

Join us on a special trip down "leathery lane."

With the 2016 Centaur Motorcycle Club-hosted Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend officially upon us, we thought it a perfect time to rifle through the magazine’s leather archive and take a look back at some of the covers — and stories — Metro Weekly has presented over the years. Enjoy the trip down “Leathery Lane”….

011300 pre-MAL cover Frank Nowicki web

In 2000, we served up an in-depth Q&A with the (seemingly) ageless Frank Nowicki. The funny, charming, beloved Nowicki has long been Master of Ceremonies of the MAL events — to this day, he’s not missed a year since Metro Weekly began covering MAL in 1995 — and we paid tribute with a glamour portrait by Todd Franson. The 2000 interview is not yet online but you can learn more about Frank in this 2013 interview by contributing editor Doug Rule.

Randy Shulman is Metro Weekly's Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. He can be reached at

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