Tag: business

Cincinnati’s Dock Nightclub to close

CINCINNATI — The Dock Nightclub, home of the Mr. Cincinnati Leather contest, announced Friday that they would be closing. The club said on their Facebook page that they would be closing soon but a date had not yet been sent. Jessica Dimon, the entertainment director, said on her Facebook page that the property had been…

Full Kit celebrates three years in Chicago

CHICAGO — Full Kit Gear, one of Chicago’s three leather stores, celebrated its third anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 25. The anniversary was held at the store, still in the building it once shared with Man’s Country. Store Manager Kelly Stiles said that the new condo development to be built, The Renslow, will not be directly…

Dark Side of Kink Opens in Waterford, MI

WATERFORD, Mich. — The Dark Side of Kink started out as a large annual event that was created to cater to everyone in our community, not just small pockets like some of the smaller events, with 480 people attending the first event. In Michigan there are not many places to buy leather or fetish apparel, with some bars hosting pop up retailers or underwear shops. In fact if you Google leather shops in Michigan you will only find one other store currently offering fetish apparel. So Sir Jay, the current GLLA-MI Handler, decided to venture into the retail market, to make fetish apparel available to a community in need of a location to find their leather and fetish needs.

Court tells Kink.com to defend self against HIV claims

SAN FRANCISCO — Porn producer Kink.com has been told that it has to defend itself against lawsuits from actors who say they contracted HIV on set. Courthouse News reported that Atain Specialty Insurance Company sued Peter Acworth, CEO Kink.com, and his companies in November 2015. Atain claimed has no duty to cover litigation costs related to a rash…

Full Kit Gear to stay open in Chicago

CHICAGO — Full Kit Gear, one of Chicago’s three leather stores, said Friday that they will remain open after the Man’s Country bathhouse closes. Full Kit has had a storefront in the building in the city’s Andersonville neighborhood since it’s opening in 2015. The bathhouse will be closing after a final part on Dec. 31,…

Full Kit Leather Opens in Chicago

CHICAGO – Chicago welcomed a new leather store last week with the opening of Full Kit Leather in the city’s Andersonville neighborhood. The store is the first new fetish leather store to open in Chicago in more than 10 years and one of only two in the city. Though the store had done a soft…