Tag Archives: Parliament House

FLORIDA: Orlando’s Parliament House Nightclub/Hotel Declares Bankruptcy

Orlando’s legendary/infamous Parliament House, where I made my first tentative steps into a gay bar on April 18th, 1976*, has declared bankruptcy. Via the Orlando Sentinel: Parliament House, a gay resort and entertainment complex, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday citing $15.5 million in debt. The 4.5-acre complex defaulted on loans during the recession in 2009 and has been ...

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FLORIDA: HIV-Positive Man Arrested After Alleged Rape At Orlando Gay Hotel

Orlando police say they’ve arrested an HIV-positive man after he allegedly raped a male patron in a hotel room at the famed Parliament House. Kenneth Creuzer, 48, told investigators the door to the man’s room was open, so he walked in and assaulted him as he lay on his stomach, a police report states. Leaving a door ajar and the ...

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Parliament House In Foreclosure

Orlando’s Parliament House, my first ever gay bar (back when dinosaurs ruled the Earth) is facing foreclosure and heading into receivership. Houston-based Southwest Guaranty Ltd. and Compass Bank of Alabama initiated foreclosure actions against the property on North Orange Blossom Trail in July over a $7.5 million mortgage that matured at the end of 2009. Attorneys for the creditors said ...

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