"When we initially opened [Paradox] the format for our music was predominantly house music. That's where I came from. We had a pretty diverse crowd at that time–the numbers probably started out in the lower hundreds and they grew. We had a promoter that did a party called Orbit, which was a very diverse party–gay, white, straight. The largest crowd we ever had was one of the Fever parties, which Orbit evolved into. It was a large crowd–I won't give away any occupancy. Exceeded 1,000. Saturday was our diverse gay and straight night. It was a melting pot at that point . . .