STARLIGHT LOUNGE 167 AVENUE A, NEW YORK, NY OPEN EARLY 2000s (NOW VACANT, PICTURED) Started by lesbian nightlife icon Wanda Acosta. Sunday parties ran for approximately 19 years offering a lounge-y hook-up scene where the phenomenon of “lesbian chic” continued from it’s origin at Cafe Tabac (also owned by Acosta) in the early 1990s.

STARLIGHT LOUNGE 167 AVENUE A, NEW YORK, NY OPEN EARLY 2000s (NOW VACANT, PICTURED) Started by lesbian nightlife icon Wanda Acosta. Sunday parties ran for approximately 19 years offering a lounge-y hook-up scene where the phenomenon of “lesbian chic” continued from it’s origin at Cafe Tabac (also owned by Acosta) in the early 1990s.