Troy Petenbrink: October 2012 Archives

To help those who have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is offering 20% off rooms in the Washington, D.C. area as well as its properties all along the east coast. The discount is available when using rate code SANDY t

Expedia praised for gay-positive video

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
October 25, 2012 10:28 AM |
The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association is commending Expedia, one of the world's largest online travel booking companies, for its release of an LGBT-positive video. Charlie Rounds, chair of the IGLTA Foundation, said in a statement

Looking for a hotel room for the 57th presidential inauguration? Why not just get the whole hotel. Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants announced today that it is offering  up two of its properties, one in Northern Virginia and one in Washington,

It will soon become a whole lot easier to travel to the South Florida resort city of Key West. It was announced yesterday that beginning Saturday, Dec. 22, visitors can fly nonstop between Key West and both Washington, D.C. and New York City, wh

The Las Vegas Strip - including the ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign - will go purple for Spirit Day on Friday, Oct. 19, joining other iconic landmarks, celebrities and millions of Americans in a stand against bullying and to show sup

The Inn at Little Washington announced that it was named tops in all categories of The Zagat Guide's 2013 Washington DC/Baltimore Restaurant survey with a near perfect 29 out of 30 score for food, decor and service. The

One look at my fluctuating waistline and you know I love my sweet treats. And when I find myself in Philadelphia, one temptation that I cannot resist is a cupcake from Philly Cupcake. I feel in love with Philly Cupcake way before I discove

Mary Wilson was just a teenager when she signed with Motown Records and became an original member of one of the most important vocal groups in history, the Supremes. Over the nearly two decades, from 1961 to 1977, that the Supremes performe

Halloween is a gay High Holy Day. LGBT travels have a plethora of opportunities to don costumes, seek a scare and party like a rock star zombie.  Here are Elsewhere's 2012 Halloween travel picks: Las Vegas - Sin City was practically m

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