Troy Petenbrink: August 2012 Archives

Labor Day weekend signals the unofficial end of summer but there is still a month left to take advantage of Aria's Summer of Seduction packages. One of Las Vegas's newer properties, Aria has teamed a two night stays in a Deluxe King Room with special

The Madison hotel, in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C.,  is now a TAG Approved property. In order to become TAG Approved, a hotel must be in compliance with six specific requirements: Enforce non-discriminatory policies including "sexual

When Steve Elkins suggested turning an anniversary party that was being planned for him and his partner, Murray Archibald, into an end of summer fundraiser in 1988, he could not have predicted that it would become an annual event that over the last t

In my hunt for the perfect taco after a night of bar hopping in Mexico City, I discovered El Borrego Viudo . . . as have thousand of others before me. This little taquería does a booming business 24 hours a day, and the tacos are outstand

Vermont’s annual Pride celebration has been moved to September for the first time in order to better include Vermont’s large student population and foliage tourists. The festivities will include a cruise on Lake Champlain on Fri

Many people around the world were shocked when Cleveland beat Boston and Washington, D.C., in the battle to host the Gay Games in 2014. Previous Gay Games had been held in such major cities as Cologne, Chicago and Sydney. However, Ohio's second large

The country is buzzing as the presidential election draws near, and The Liaison Capitol Hill, located in Washington, D.C. just steps from the U.S. Capitol building, is inviting travelers of all political affiliations to take advantage of an election-

World Rainbow Hotels has revamped its website,, to provide LGBT travelers more information and greater access to its network of certified gay and lesbian welcoming hotels. Since its creation in January 2011, World Rain

It will be a celebration of food and libations on the The Strip in Las Vegas from October 5 to 7 for MGM Resorts' Food & Wine All-Star Weekend. Following two successful years at ARIA and Bellagio, this year’s roster of resorts has

In May, North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.  On Tuesday, one of the state's most progressive cities announced a new campaign to encourage gays and lesbians to visit. The Durham Convention &

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