Posts Tagged ‘the Crossroads’

With Crossroads Closed, Where Will D.C.’s Caribbean Scene Settle?

You couldn't blame most locals for overlooking the fact that the D.C. suburbs recently lost one of its best venues for Caribbean music. As the Prince George's Newsletter quietly noted in May, the building that long housed Bladensburg's Crossroads Nightclub was sold to J & J Medical Health Care & Equipment for $1.2 million. Outside of the local Caribbean [...]

Crossroads Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Bladensburg, Md., eatery Crossroads Nightclub and Restaurant was operating as normal last week, but owner Alton Gayle was tied up with more serious matters.
On Sept. 11 in Prince George's County Circuit Court, Gayle pleaded guilty to one charge of willful failure to file return sales and use tax. The club owner's plea agreement calls for him [...]

The Crossroads Nightclub: No Music, No Alcohol, Just Carryout Food (for Now)

The Crossroads Nightclub and Restaurant Entertainment Complex in Bladensburg, which was suddenly closed for “maintenance” last December, has again run into mysterious problems.  Since at least last Thursday, the nightclub has been closed, and the restaurant has been only open for Sunday brunch and for carryout food service on weekdays. No alcohol is being [...]

Crossroads Nightclub Still Closed For “Maintenance”

On December 10, the Crossroads Restaurant and Entertainment Complex in Bladensburg, Md. posted a message on its website stating that the club “will remain closed today Friday December 10th until further notice for ongoing maintenance.  Management apologizes for any inconvenience. We will inform you in a timely manner, when we are scheduled to reopen to resume [...]

Sweet Micky Headlines One Caribbean Haiti Relief Concert Sunday at the Crossroads

While the media may have moved on to covering Chile, Haiti’s massive problems following the January earthquake will continue for some time, and that means some benefit shows for the latter will keep happening.  On Sunday night at the Crossroads in Bladensburg, Haiti’s Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly and his band will headline the One Caribbean [...]