Las Vegas gay bar Krave Massive, which
claimed to be the world's largest gay club, has shuttered its doors
after less than three months in operation. Its closing also affected
sister property Drink & Drag Lounge, a drag-themed bar and gaming
venue, which was also forced to close its doors.
to KVVU-TV, the properties went out of business after the city
yanked their liquor permits.
Owner Kelly Murphy reportedly owes the
state approximately $700,000 in taxes.
Krave Massive housed five themed dance
rooms, three bars, a martini lounge, a VIP lounge, two stages – one
for comedy, the other for performing arts theater – a gift shop, a
theater operated by all-gay Guest House Films, and a lesbian dance
Krave and Drink & Drag were located
inside downtown Las Vegas' three-level Neonopolis retail shopping
center. Together they occupied more than one third of Neonopolis'
Murphy insisted the businesses would