First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Get ready to work up a sweat on a Technicolor-lit dance floor while sipping tropical-themed drinks garnished with candy. The Birdcage promises to be an "upscale LGBTQ nightclub and lounge that aims to be the premier destination for dancing, drinks, and entertainment," according to owner Juan Imeroni. The owner hopes to set a grand opening date for the all-in-one nightclub located at 927 Race St., Downtown this week. Imeroni and his business partners have spent the past two months remodeling the interior of the former gay bar Shooters, which closed two years ago. Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Imeroni said his philosophy is to waste nothing while building out a new restaurant space. He pointed out this and other sketches of birds that he found and repurposed for The Birdcage's decor. Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Get ready to work up a sweat on a Technicolor-lit dance floor while sipping tropical-themed drinks garnished with candy. The Birdcage promises to be an "upscale LGBTQ nightclub and lounge that aims to be the premier destination for dancing, drinks, and entertainment," according to owner Juan Imeroni. The owner said he hopes to announce a grand opening date for the all-in-one nightclub located at 927 Race St., Downtown by Thursday, Oct. 4. Imeroni and his business partners have spent the past two months remodeling the interior of former gay bar Shooters, which closed two years ago. Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Strands of changing-color LED line the bar. The base of the small stage and pole in the middle of the dance floor is also equipped with a fog machine, according to Imeroni. The is made from a repurposed machine wheel. Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Imeroni said his philosophy is to waste nothing while building out a new restaurant space. He pointed out this and other sketches of birds that he found and repurposed for The Birdcage's decor. Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
A red velvet rope and curtain act as a partition for The Birdcage's private lounge. The lounge is lined with blue and red plush seating, along with a small coffee table. Imeroni welcomed guests to check out the area's hardwood floor. People familiar with Shooters will see the markings of the pool table that once occupied the same space.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
A red velvet rope and curtain act as a partition for The Birdcage's private lounge. The lounge is lined with blue and red plush seating, along with a small coffee table. Imeroni welcomed guests to check out the area's hardwood floor. People familiar with Shooters will see the markings of the pool table that once occupied the same space.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Strands of changing-color LED line the bar. Imeroni lined The Birdcage's original bar with tin ceiling tiles he salvaged from another project.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
A red velvet rope and curtain act as a partition for The Birdcage's private lounge. The lounge is lined with blue and red plush seating, along with a small coffee table. Imeroni welcomed guests to check out the area's hardwood floor. People familiar with Shooters will see the markings of the pool table that once occupied the same space.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
A red velvet rope and curtain act as a partition for The Birdcage's private lounge. The lounge is lined with blue and red plush seating, along with a small coffee table. Imeroni welcomed guests to check out the area's hardwood floor. People familiar with Shooters will see the markings of the pool table that once occupied the same space.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Strands of changing-color LED line the bar. Imaroni lined The Birdcage's original bar with tin ceiling tiles he salvaged from another project.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
The Birdcage's bar is the original one that served Shooters' patrons for years.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Imeroni incorporated elements, such as the lights overtop The Birdcage's bar, from other restaurant and bar ventures he owns in Cincinnati. The owner also operate The Butcher and Barrel, Ché, O’Malley’s in the Alley, The Blind Pig, Gypsy’s Mainstrasse, and Coffee at Lola’s.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Various black and white photos also line the walls of The Birdcage.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Get ready to work up a sweat on a Technicolor-lit dance floor while sipping tropical-themed drinks garnished with candy. The Birdcage promises to be an "upscale LGBTQ nightclub and lounge that aims to be the premier destination for dancing, drinks, and entertainment," according to owner Juan Imeroni. The owner said he hopes to announce a grand opening date for the all-in-one nightclub located at 927 Race St., Downtown by Thursday, Oct. 4. Imeroni has spent the past two months remodeling the interior of former gay bar Shooters, which closed two years ago. Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
A red velvet rope and curtain act as a partition for The Birdcage's private lounge. The lounge is lined with blue and red plush seating, along with a small coffee table. Imeroni welcomed guests to check out the area's hardwood floor. People familiar with Shooters will see the markings of the pool table that once occupied the same space.Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO
First Look: See inside The Birdcage, new LGBTQ-friendly nightclub
Multiple flat-panel televisions, disco balls and an elevated deejay stage occupy the front of The Birdcage. Photo by: Brian Mains | WCPO