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Washington, D.C. Bars & Nightlife
What Does Town's Closing Mean for the Future of Gay Nightlife in D.C.? - Washington City Paper
Looking for a night of pop divas and pretty boys and girls? Get your ass to West Hollywood, stat! Hairy hipsters make you weak in the knees? Silver Lake is probably more your speed. Maybe you want a little bit of both -- and thanks to Uber those dreams can come true, too. A Latinx dive bar for nights of drag and dancing This longstanding Downtown bar has always been a divey refuge for local Latinx gays, who saunter through the door seeking stiff cocktails and even stiffer go-go dancers. On any given day and at any given time, guys and girls of all persuasions gather inside this open-air courtyard to cut loose and catch up.
What Does Town’s Closing Mean for the Future of Gay Nightlife in D.C.?
Over the past few decades, countless openings, promising re-openings, and disappointing closings have taught us to expect the unexpected. Is it such a bad thing though? Though that is the ideal, of course not every place in the politically polarizing climate of DC is considered safe for queer people.
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