Results tagged “West Hollywood”

Gays and Halloween go together like the Irish and St. Patrick's Day. Everyone can enjoy Halloween but, at the end of the day, it's an LGBT holiday.  While the celebration of Halloween, or All Hallows' Eve, is a centuries-old tradition, CNN contributor David Frum nailed it when he credited the LGBT community for making Halloween the celebration that it is ... [Read]

And babe, don't you know it's a pityThat the days can't be like the nightsIn the summer, in the cityIn the summer, in the city Los Angeles is giving '60s rock band The Lovin' Spoonful exactly what they wanted -- a summer of fun days and nights. One City One Pride The City of West Hollywood will once again ... [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]

5 must dos: West Hollywood

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
November 13, 2012 6:03 PM |
The intersection of Santa Monica and San Vicente boulevards with its brightly colored rainbow crosswalks is hands down one of the gayest spots you can find. Of course, it makes perfect sense given that these two streets cross in the middle of one of the most gay-friendly destinations in the world - West Hollywood. Located in Southern California's Los Angeles ... [Read]

West Hollywood: The sound of music

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
June 12, 2012 10:00 AM |
On August 25, 1970, Elton John performed his first show in the United State at West Hollywood's Troubadour club. John was introduced by "Troub" regular Neil Diamond. John and Diamond are just two of the multitude of musicians who have passed through the doors of the Troubadour, and the Troubadour is just one of the many West Hollywood's venues that have shaped and continue to ... [Read]

Trick-or-treat travel

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
September 28, 2011 12:03 PM |
Ghosts, goblins and gays are synonymous with Halloween. And if you're looking for a spooktacular LGBT-friendly destination to spend the holiday, here are Elsewhere's picks: Toronto -- One day is simply not enough time to celebrate Halloween in Toronto. Celebrating its 5th year, Halloweek is held in the heart of the city's gay neighborhood, Church Wellesley Village. Area restaurants offers special Halloween-themed menus, ... [Read]