Last time I could barely squeeze everything that was going on into one column. This time, which includes Fourth of July week, it’s a different story.
But not everybody heads down the shore or up the mountains. What about those of us who are staying in town for the fireworks and the Queen Latifah concert?
Just because there aren’t any special events doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on. This time, let’s take a look at all the regular weekly events that sometimes get lost in the shuffle.
Country Line Dancing
Get your weekly fix of country music and two-stepping Fridays from 7-11 p.m. at Woody’s, 202 S. 13th St., with DJ Cliff Roberts. Get there early for the free lessons, from 7-7:45, and you’ll be a pro in no time.
Frat House Fridays
Hang out with frat boys on Fridays from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at ICandy, 254 S. 12th St. You must be 18 to enter and 21 to drink. They’ll have hot DJs, hot dancing boys and cool summer drink specials. Cover is $5 for 21 and up or $10 for the youngsters.
Nurse yourself back to life every Sunday from noon-4 p.m. at ICandy, 254 S. 12th St. The $20 all-you-can-eat brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas and half-price bloody Marys will have you on your feet in no time.
Looking for the Sunday brunch at Sisters? Don’t worry: It’s only on hiatus until fall.
It’s drag as only Tabu can do it, every Sunday from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St., starring the Goddess Isis, Navaya Shay and Omyra Lynn. There’s a $5 cover, which includes one drink ticket. This is the only drag show in town with an “open-mic” policy, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, be there before 10 and you might become their next star!
Big Boys with Big Toys
Check out the hot dancers every Wednesday from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at ICandy, 254 S. 12th St. There’s no cover, but there’s a guaranteed good time with drink specials and hot-body contests.
Hang out in your jock every Monday from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St. If you don’t have a jock, you can buy one from the bartenders or you can just hang around and watch. No one will mind.
Be the big man on campus every Wednesday from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at Woody’s, 202 S. 13th St. This is the oldest gay 18-and-up night in the city, and it still packs them in. Cover is $10 for everybody.
Mimi Imfurst and the Dollhouse Revue
The hardest-working bitch in the business pulls it out every Wednesday from 10 p.m.-3 a.m. at Voyeur, 1221 St. James St. Every week there’s a different theme so you’ll never see the same show twice, and you never know who will show up as a special guest!
Texas Hold’em Poker
Learn when to hold’em and when to fold’em every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m. at Stir, 1705 Chancellor St. It’s free to play and the top two players take home prizes every time. No prize for making it through the entire night without humming “The Gambler.”
Bob & Barbara’s Drag Show
Catch the longest-running drag show in Philly every Thursday from 11 p.m.-1 a.m. at Bob & Barbara’s, 1509 South St. Don’t miss hostess Lisa Lisa, her special guests and her hot male dancers. Cover is only $7.
Tired of the same old dance-floor tracks? Then move to a Latin beat, every Thursday from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at Woody’s, 202 S. 13th St. And if you really want to confuse people try to pick someone up by saying, “Amicus, quid tibi signum?” I doubt it will work, but the reaction could be worth it.
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