Celebrating Frankie Sharp’s ‘Cuntiness:’ Westgay at Westway’s One-Year Anniversary

Tonight, the impossible will be celebrated. A year ago, when Frankie Sharp started his WESTGAY party at Westway (75 Clarkson at the West Side Highway), there was a lot of experienced competition, and it seemed impossible that WESTGAY would survive. Frankie’s attitude which was – according to many, a bit too "cunty" – defined "experienced" as "old" and established as tired. His go-go boys were sleazier, his music harder, and the new generation embraced him and the night as the next big thing. Tonight is going to be special.

I’m a bit experienced and established and don’t talk-the-talk like the young studs, so I’ll let them say it in their own WESTGAY way:

"MOMMY WOW!!! IM A BIG CUNT NOW!

WERE SINGING HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR FUCKING SELVES CAUSE ITS BEEN A WHOLE FUCKING YEAR, CAN YOU FUCKING EVEN BELIEVE IT!!!

AND LOOK WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE!!!!!

A LIVE PERFORMANCE AND DJ SET BY JESSICA 6 W/ NOMI RUIZ.

MAJOR LATE NIGHT SHOW BY BANJEE REPORT!!!!!!

AND AS ALWAYS AND FOREVER – RESIDENTIAL DJ REALNESS: NITA AVIANCE & JONJON BATTLES

SO, LIKE, CAN YOU EVEN?

****YOUR WESTGAY KISSING CUCKOO COUSINS****

CUPCAKE REALNESS UNIQUENESS NERVE & TALENT: AMY CAKES

WESTGAY SISTERS OF DEVASTATION: HOUSE OF LADOSHA

FLAWLESS BODY & FACE STARS: THE ONES

RAVING TIL DAWN: AARON KOLFAGE AND @TOP8FRIENDS

GIRL GOING TO SCHOOL (HILLMAN COLLEGE): JULIANA HUXTABLE

 

GOGO BIRTHDAY BOYS BOUNCING AND BANGING EVERYTHING IN SIGHT:

THE MEATBALLS

VINNY VEGA

ARDEN

TERZIAN

ROWAN

MIGUEL

 

BACKROOM WHOREDEN:

SCOOTER (CUBCAMP/TORONTO)

PAPARAZZO: SANTIAGO FELIPE

 

$10 AT THE DOOR OR FLASH MARKUS YOUR OWN BIRTHDAY SUIT

 

$6 FROZEN FLIRTINI SPECIALS ALL NIGHT LONG!!!!

$10 FUUUUUUCKTINIS (FLIRTINIS W/ SHOT) THEY TASTE LIKE FUCKING OTTER POPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

You get the idea. No one passed the baton to Frankie Sharp. He didn’t even grab it from their hands. He decided to redefine the scene and, one year later, we can all celebrate his "cuntiness." Omg I’m there.

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Jessica 6’s Nomi Ruiz Talks Going Out In NYC

Nomi Ruiz has that quality—that je nes sais quoi, in fact—that doesn’t allow you to look at anything else when she is on stage. It isn’t just her gorgeous looks or the way she simply melts sex appeal; it’s also her voice and her big eyes pleading with the crowd as she purrs, wails, and beckons over the Italo-infused tech-house of her band, Jessica 6. From Lady Gaga stylist Nicola Formichetti to Antony Hegarty, Ruiz has played muse to some of music’s biggest influencers. With her non-stop tour, modeling, and DJing schedule, she is a New Yorker worth knowing. She shared some of her favorite late-night secrets with us.

Best bar when money is tight:
The Holland. Best dive bar in town!

Place or bar whose name immediately induces hangovers:
Trophy Bar. To be honest, I’ve had many a walk of shame after night there. 

Best place for a covert makeout session:
Bembe. Great place to take your mistress and do a little dancing. 

My favorite guilty pleasure venue:
Pacha. I secretly love to fist pump and hook up with gorillas on the down-low.

My favorite jukebox/DJ/bartender who plays great music:
Honey Dijon at Cielo. I always wind up in a dance battle at her off-the-hook parties.

Alcohol you won’t see me drinking:
Hypnotiq

Where you might find me a night off:
Shopping on 5th Ave in Sunset Park, back home in Brooklyn

Hands down, best drink in NYC, and you can quote me on it:
A sazerac at Williamsburg‘s The Richardson.

[Photo by Marco Ovando]