Posts Tagged ‘men’s parties’

Prostitution Enthusiasts Mourn Closing of D.C. Brothels

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A recently closed "massage parlor," Orange Spa
Yesterday, D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles sent out a press release announcing the recent closure of several District "massage parlors," "health spas," and "wrestling clubs" operating as a front for prostitution (or other illegal activities). "[A]s part of a city-wide crackdown on prostitution and other unlawful sexually-oriented [...]

“Men’s Parties” 911 Caller: “They Didn’t Want to Call the Police”

It's been over a month since a man died inside an underground sex club at 1618 14th Street NW. The club, operated by David J. Butler and the D.C. Wrestling Club, had been throwing near-nightly "Men's Parties" in Logan Circle for years. The party came to a halt on the morning of Oct. 4, [...]

What Exactly Happens At A “Wrestling Club”?

A sign on a nondescript building at the intersection of 14th and Corcoran Streets NW has no doubt caused its share of confusion. Here’s what it says: “‘D.C. Wrestling Club, Inc. remains open for business, however there will be no Men’s Parties until further notice.”
Passersby are now aware that the building has got wrestling, but [...]

Photo: Men’s Parties “Closed Until Further Notice”

I happened to pass the "Men's Parties" house at 1618 14th Street NW this morning, so I took a shot of the sign that's now posted prominently outside the sex club:

The signage helps "Men's Parties" come into compliance with yesterday's court order, which requires the club—and the nonprofit organization behind it, the "D.C. Wrestling Club"—to [...]

District Gets Restraining Order Against “Men’s Parties” Sex Club

Today, the District of Columbia secured a temporary restraining order against "Men's Parties," the underground sex club operating out of 1618 14th Street NW. The District filed suit against the owner of the property (1618 14th Street LLC), the club's manager (David J. Butler), and its nonprofit front organization (the D.C. Wrestling Club, Inc.) on [...]

D.C. Police Describe “Men’s Parties” Location: Used Condoms, Glory Holes, and a Crucifix

On Wednesday, the District of Columbia filed suit to shut down "Men's Parties," the underground male sex club operating at 1618 14th Street NW. The lawsuit's three defendants—David J. Butler, 1618 14th Street LLC, and the D.C. Wrestling Club—face charges of "opperation of a business without a basic business license" and "use of premises for [...]

D.C. Files Lawsuit Against “Men’s Parties”

Yesterday, the District of Columbia filed suit against "Men's Parties," the underground male sex club located at 1618 14th Street NW. The club has operated for decades in Logan Circle the D.C. area—through fire, allegations of unsafe sexual conditions, and most recently, a member's death from an accidental head injury inside the club.
According to Erica [...]

Steep Price: Gay Sex Club Closes After Fatal Injury

Throwing in the Towels: Men’s club death leaves city grasping for answers.
Early in the morning of Oct. 4, a member of a private Logan Circle “men’s social club” fell to his death. According to a D.C. police report, the 47-year-old man was discovered in the stairwell leading to the basement of 1618 14th St. NW, [...]

“Men’s Parties” Organizers Emphasize Snacks

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On Sunday, Oct. 4, a man was found dead inside an apartment at 1618 14th Street NW, the victim of an apparent “blunt impact injury to the head.” No foul play is suspected in the man's death, but the incident has raised questions about what else goes on at 1618 [...]

Police Report Released In “Men’s Parties” Death

A police report has been filed in the weekend death of a man at a Logan Circle sex club known for hosting "Men's Parties" and meetings of the "Jack Off Enthusiasts Club." The report was taken on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 5:26 a.m. In the report, the sex club, located at 1618 14th Street NW, [...]