Results tagged “New York”

New York's Splash Bar to Close This Sunday

By Doug Rule
August 8, 2013 4:27 PM |
In case you haven’t heard, New York’s Splash Bar nightclub has announced plans to close this Sunday, Aug. 11, after 22 years in business. The New York gay institution, once the reigning domain of stereotypical “Chelsea Boy” gym bunnies, and for a spell last decade known by the fashion-related acronym SBNY, is closing up shop for the simplest of reasons: ... [Read]

Edith Windsor, Cher Top off New York Pride

By Doug Rule
June 27, 2013 12:14 PM |
Every year New York Pride is a highlight of annual pride season, toasting LGBT rights and equality in the birthplace of the movement. But this year, after yesterday’s landmark Supreme Court decisions, there could be no better place to celebrate. Edith Windsor, the “Windsor” in the case United States v. Windsor that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, is ... [Read]

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) has announced the launch of New York’s largest tourism campaign in decades, designed to grow the industry, create jobs and attract even more visitors to the Empire State. The governor’s announcement came at the conclusion of the New York State Tourism Summit last week in Albany, where hundreds of tourism experts discussed new ways to ... [Read]

It's well known that many gay men love to travel. Unfortunately, so do diseases.   No, little viruses are not booking tickets on Orbitz, but they do hitch rides. Influenza is a perfect example: Each year new strains of the virus spread around the globe via the movement of infected individuals.  The Los Angeles Times today reports that Brett Shaad, a 33-year-old gay ... [Read]

"The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff." While Britney Spears demonstrated that she needed some geography lessons when she spoke these words, she was competely on the mark about traveling. The ability to discover new places, people and experiences can be very cool. It can also ... [Read]

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, when US Airways and Delta Airlines expand seasonal service to the Florida Keys. "This expansion of service reflects the airlines' confidence in ... [Read]

Hotels say "I Do" to gay couples

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
July 29, 2011 11:01 PM |
With the recent approval of same-sex marriage in New York, hotels from upstate New York to Costa Rica have launched new LGBT wedding and honeymoon specials. High Peaks Resort, on Mirror Lake in the world-famous village of upstate New York's Lake Placid, is welcoming same-sex couples to its new wedding facilities. The resort is offering a “Romancing the Peaks” wedding weekend ... [Read]