The Sexist

Drag Queens Relocate to Southwest

SWDCBlog reports some good news on one gay-friendly locale displaced by Nationals Stadium: "Ziegfeld's, the drag performance venue with a decades-long presence in near Southeast, will soon reopen on Buzzard Point in Southwest." Ziegfeld's closed in 2005 after 25 years in the neighborhood. The new spot, at 1824 Half Street, is slated to open in late December, and will be split into two venues: "Ziegfeld's" for drag shows downstairs, and "Secrets" for dancing upstairs.

Photo by procsilas.

  • Josh

    There really is a God.

    I stopped going out once Nation, Wet, & Ziegfelds/Secrets closed.

    I refuse to step foot in a gay club that lacks full nudity and jockstraps. Don't tell my Mom, but I like to see ding-a-lings while drinking my Jagerbombs. When the clock struck 12 on 1/1/2006, this fundamental Baptist preacher's kid was at Secrets, drinking champagne from a bottle and groping a man I nicknamed "JT". (nickname origin will be provided upon request)

  • Amanda Hess

    Okay, I'll bite. Where did JT come from?

  • Ziegfelds and Secrets REOPENS

    Ziegfeld's & Secrets Re Opens on Friday February 13, 2009. Nearly 3 years after closing!!!

    1824 Half Street SW, Washington DC
    BE THERE, everyone else will be!

    Ella Fitzgerald will be there, DJ Spyke, Resident DJ at Ziegfelds, Chicago (and former DC) DJ Steve Henderson returns for the Grand Opening weekend upstairs at SECRETS!!