It's best to take a taxi to this out-of-the-way neighborhood. Share Pin Email. The Ziegfeld's side of the venue featured a large stage adorned on either side by a giant silver high heeled shoe. If you're coming from downtown, you can take the Orange line metro to the Minnesota Ave. The end all be all tourist attraction for the A-Typical gay tourist is truly a secret.
On the ground floor is the restaurant, serving very traditional, if predictable, Italian classics mussels in wine sauce, minestrone, eggplant parmigiana, etc.
Tucked into an otherwise unassuming alleyway off of Thomas Circle near Downtownthe bar is located in a converted two-story carriage house. But if you want to go to a dive bar that couples as a drag arena and male strip club, I suggest Secrets! The venue was once part of a thriving gay nightlife scene in what was then a distant corner of the city where club owners could do their business blissfully free of the usual quarrels with neighbors who might protest booze and debauchery.
The shows lasted approximately an hour and feature five drag queens doing a variety of performances for packed crowds.