Gay & Lesbian Travel Sitemap - Page 5 2013-12-04
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Amid the countless gay bars and taverns around the famed intersection of Castro and 18th streets, Blush is a bit of a departure. This low-keyed, intimate wine bar and small-plates restaurant sofas and small wood tables is a great spot to sample wines by the bottle or glass (there are roughly 50 varieties by the pour) and snack on well-prepared tapas and light cuisine. The crowd is mixed, but given the location, you can well-expect a good many gays and lesbians sipping and noshing here each night. Page 61.
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With its four bars, lushly landscaped patio, huge dance floor, rocking sound system, and expansive layout, it's easy to see why gay and lesbian locals love Badlands Dance Club, and why visitors are often surprised to find such a stellar gay bar in Sacramento. Indeed, California's capital city only has about a half-dozen gay nightspots, but they're all quite appealing, and Badlands is the standout among them, in the heart of the gay-popular Midtown neighborhood known as
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It might just be the best all-around gay bar in San Diego, and yet the loosely French Quarter-themed Bourbon Street nightclub isn't in Hillcrest and doesn't generally draw big crowds to its dance floor. So what's so fun about this place? First, Bourbon Street has a friendly, welcoming staff and attitude, which tends to rub off on the diverse clientele. It's somewhat more of a guys hangout most nights, and it can get mighty cruisy when go-go dancers perform, but women are quite welcome. Page 39.
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The longest-running gay bar in San Diego, the Brass Rail deserves credit for always finding new ways to reinvent itself for the current times. This Hillcrest landmark has undergone a natty makeover, complete with a refurbishment of the bars vintage chandelier. Popularity varies according to the night, with the weekly Manic Monday parties (80-cent drinks!), Wednesday women's nights, and '80s Friday all a big hit. Additionally, on pretty much any afternoon, there's usually a crowd of regulars. Page 42.
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Of San Diego's two gay bathhouses, Club San Diego has the location that's most central to the gay scene, as it's smack in the middle of Hillcrest, just a block off the main clubbing thoroughfare, University Avenue. The good-size cruise-fest comprises a couple of levels of action, with about 50 rooms and all the usual bathhouse facilities - multi-player hot tub, maze-like hallways, video areas screening the latest inspirational porn, lockers, a gym. Page 41.
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A hip, Pan-Asian restaurant with a beautifully landscaped outdoor dining area and exclusive cabanas, Lei Lounge is situated a few steps from the popular University Heights gay bar Bourbon Street. This scene-y often packed restaurant and lounge has also developed quite a following with GLBT San Diegans, from the sunny weekend brunches to early evening cocktails and dinner right until last call at 2 in the morning. Page 47.
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For many years, Rich's in Hillcrest has been San Diego's definitive gay warehouse-style disco, a good-sized space with an industrial, circuit-style vibe and music supplied by some of Southern California's most illustrious DJs. This is the place to cut loose, admire the shirtless boys and dancers (and women on Thursday's Touch Ladies Nights), and - as comes with the territory - prepare to pay a cover charger (usually nothing too steep, compared with other big dance clubs in California). Page 52.
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For many years the home to San Diego's branch of Hamburger Mary's and the gay country-western bar Kickers, Urban Mo's still has the same friendly vibe, casual dining scene, and highly popular entertainment as its predecessor. But Mo's is more eclectic, still with occasional country-western nights but also with Latin dance nights, drag revues, champagne brunches and Sunday T-Dances, and other festive happenings. Urban Mo's has a huge patio and a handy central location in Hillcrest. Page 56.
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A look at Churchill lounge, which opened in the former Bar on Church space (which before that was the Transfer Bar). Page 66.
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The Castro's atmospheric Cafe Du Nord, with its cool old mahogany bar and gracefully detailed woodwork and architectural accents, has been a hot spot for knocking back cocktails and watching cutting-edge local and national bands since the late '70s. Set along Market Street a short walk from the neighborhood's gay-nightlife hub, Cafe Du Nord and the Swedish American Hall are very fun places to see a show, and there's also a very good, affordable restaurant. The crowd is mostly scenesters, Page 63.
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Set in a handsome four-story Victorian on 18th Street, the centrally location Castro Country Club is the city's long-running
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A classic gay neighborhood bar that's part of pretty much any Castro bar crawl, the Edge is sort of a catch-all guys' hangout, tending to draw a somewhat older (30s, 40s, and 50s) bunch of local guys. The best qualities are stiff drinks, a fairly popular happy hour (and Sunday-afternoon crowd), and fun retro music. Page 67.
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Although there are no gay bathhouses within San Francisco city limits, per a 1984 court order that eliminated them, the city does have a couple of popular gay sex clubs, including Eros, which is on the edge of the Castro on Market Street - it's close to the Mission and Hayes Valley, by the busy Church Street Corridor. Eros has been going strong for many years and has the feel of a gay bathhouse, but without private rooms. There is a sauna, showers, steam rooms, and professional massage available. Page 68.
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The Mission has morphed into an eclectic, if self-consciously hip neighborhood in recent times, but for many years it was San Francisco's prime Latino neighborhood. It was during these years that Esta Noche opened, and it has remained the Bay Area's favorite gay Latino dance club ever since - a place where the bumping and grinding can get mightly intense on certain evenings. The drag shows on Friday and Saturday nights are among the dishiest in the city. Page 69.
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Named for the legendary, late gay activist Harvey Milk, the quintessential gay brunch restaurant Harvey's - which opened in 1996 on the site of the old Elephant Bar (which has burned in a fire several years earlier) - is also one of the most popular queer bars in the Castro. Whether for evening cocktails or dinner, or to partake of the delicious brunch (served until 3 pm daily), Harvey's is a must-see for gay visitors. Inside the warmly decorated space are many photos of Harvey Milk. Page 70.
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You won't find many better spots for people-watching in the Castro than the extensive balconies at the aptly named Lookout bar and restaurant (for years it was called the Metro). This airy and open space with a bit of a sport-bar theme has packed happy hours, serves tasty pizza (all-you-can-eat on Tuesdays), and even presents a pretty fun drag-show on Wednesdays. Although the Lookout pulls in a good mix of guys throughout the night, it's especially popular in the afternoon and early evening. Page 72.
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Not every nightspot in the Castro is a gay bar, with Lucky 13 a very good example. However, pretty much every bar in the Castro has at least a GLBT following, and a mixed crowd, and the lovably dive-y Lucky 13 lounge definitely fits into this category. This low-key, hipster-favored spot just off the Church Street Corridor carries more than two-dozen beers on tap (the specialty is Belgians), plus a good mix of cocktails. Music tends toward the unpredictable - from reggae to punk to rock. Page 73.
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Midnight Sun has been the definitive gay video bar of the Castro for many years now. It recently underwent a refurbishment (which explains the rather unfortunate exterior appearance from the photo I snapped here in spring 2010). This is a favorite stop when gay-bar-hopping in the Castro, and it's especially popular for happy hour, and for catching the latest queer-popular TV shows - American Idol, Project Runway, and plenty of old retro favorites (Queer as Folk among them). Page 75.
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The laid-back Mix bar is one of the Castro's friendlier and more locals-oriented gay hangouts - it's a nice spot on a warm day, as there's a patio out back, and Mix sponsors a local GLBT softball team and cultivates a bit of a following with sports fans. It's a good spot to shoot pool, chat with locals (it's not especially loud), and people-watch. Page 74.
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Since 1979, the popular gay neighborhood bar Moby Dick has been a Castro fixture - one of several nightspots that figure in any queer-bar tour of the neighborhood. Set on the ground floor of a turreted gray Victorian house, this popular corner bar is most famous for the huge saltwater fish tank over the bar. This is a reliably good early-evening bar, and on weekends it remains quite crowded into the wee hours. Page 76.
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Opened in the centrally located space that used to house the Bar on Castro (which moved and became the Bar on Church, or BOC), Q Bar is a terrific, attractive, and modern gay bar just across the street from the venerable Castro Theatre. Generally packed during happy hours and drawing a cute, stylish crowd of San Francisco gay A-listers, Q Bar has a number of fun theme nights - go-go boys on Wednesdays, an afternoon beer bust on Saturdays. Signature cocktails include the Tranny Chaser and Q-Jito. Page 78.
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Among the dozen or so gay bars within a stone's throw of Castro and 18th streets, SF Badlands is arguably the most popular of the bunch. It's packed to the rafters on weekends and quite busy on other nights, catering to a relatively youthful (20s and 30s) bunch of guys. There's a bar and seating areas up front, and a mid-size dance floor in the back. SF Badlands is perhaps most famous for its well-attended Sunday beer blast, and happy hour specials are also quite a deal. Page 79.
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Toad Hall is a laid-back gay neighborhood in the Castro, part of the big clutch of gay hangouts near the intersection of Castro and 18th. For many years, this space held the Pendulum Bar - it became Toad Hall in 2009 and has become popular for its good-size patio - it doesn't hurt that such neighborhood hot spots as SF Badlands and Edge are close by. Toad Hall has one of the better happy hours in the Castro. Page 80.
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Some years ago, a gay bar on Market Street called The Detour became well-known as a cruisy pickup spot among buff gay guys (and it also earned a rep as the venue where several gay porn flicks were filmed). Fast-forward to 2009, and the Trigger opened in the old Detour space, with an upscale, stylish decor and spendy drink prices to match. In fact, this is the site of the first gay bar ever in the Castro, a place called Missouri Mile, which opened in 1963 (it was also site of Jet before. Page 81.
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Smack in the middle of downtown Oakland, you'll find one of the country's most popular gay Latin clubs, and certainly the most popular in the Bay Area, the Bench and Bar, which has a nice selection of special evenings throughout the week, including karaoke on Tuesdays, women's/lesbian/Latina parties on Thursdays, and great happy hours during the afternoons and early evenings (Friday's happy hour is especially fun and crowded). Page 22.
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With the closure of the famed Boom Boom Room and Coast Inn, which anchored the Laguna Beach gay scene for many years, this arty, liberal seaside town in Orange County has become a bit lower-profile as a gay vacation spot. Still, the town's one cozy bi-level gay nightclub, Bounce, is an enjoyable spot for mingling, cruising, and - especially on weekends - dancing. Early in the week, just the lower basement space is open, and there's karaoke down here. The main-floor has a decent-size dance floor. Page 10.
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Southern California has surprisingly few gay beach bars, especially with the demise a few years ago of the Boom Boom Room in Laguna Beach, but in the laid-back, underrated city of Long Beach - just 30 miles south of Los Angeles - you'll find one of the biggest and the best, Club Ripples. This two-story gay nightclub has been catering to the GLBT community since it opened in the early 1970s, just across the street from Belmont Shores's gay beach. Page 18.
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The only gay and lesbian bar in L.A.'s South Bay Area (which takes in Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Torrance), the low-keyed Dolphin Bar is set along one of the main commercial streets in the region, in Redondo Beach. It looks a little bleak from the outside (especially in daylight), but once inside you'll discover a festive place with a very welcoming staff. The crowd is mostly local, and a mix of types - there's dancing on weekends, karaoke some evenings. Page 36.
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For many years, this attractive nightlife set behind a fabulous exterior (note the cool sign) was San Diego's most popular lesbian nightclub. A series of management changes in recent years has led the Flame through some ups and downs. The most popular night appears to be Friday, for the Fabulous Flame Follies drag cabaret. Page 44.
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The largest and most popular of the gay bars along the East Arenas Road strip in downtown Palm Springs, Hunters is a spacious, well-decorated, upscale-looking gay video and cruise bar that's a mainstay of the region's clubbing scene. Popular as much for watching videos and dancing as for watching hot go-go boys dancing, Hunters fills to the rafters on weekends in high seasons and draws pretty good crowds year-round. There's a branch of Hunters in the northwest Chicago suburb of Elk Grove. Page 28.
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For more than 75 years, the very convivial White Horse Inn bar has served the gay and lesbian community of the Bay Area, catering to college students from nearby U Cal Berkeley, visiting queers from across the Bay Bridge in San Francisco, and regular Janes and Joes in the grittier city of Oakland. The still-festive bar is in Oakland, right by the Berkeley border. These days it keeps busy by holding a variety of cool theme nights. It also has a delightful patio area, perfect on a warm evening. Page 3.
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The Brit is one of several gay neighborhood bars along the East Broadway strip in Long Beach. There's not a whole lot to distinguish this one from some of the others along here - it's a relatively quiet spot with a largely local following. Amusements, beyond the stiff drinks (at low prices), include pool, darts, and a fun jukebox. Page 11.
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Small, laid-back, and generally pretty mellow, Club Broadway is a long-running lesbian bar along the city's main GLBT-bar strip, East Broadway (it's actually several blocks east of most of the other bars). Inside you'll find a pool table, darts, and ample seating and standing areas. It's just a few steps from one of the more raffishly endearing dive bars in Long Beach, the Reno Room, which is mostly hetero but also draws quite a few gays and lesbians. Page 12.
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The nearest gay bar in Long Beach to downtown, Hamburger Mary's is part of the much-loved, high-camp chain of burger joints with locations throughout the country (and the greatest number in California). The large patio is the best spot for lunch or dinner, while inside the bar serves up potent drinks, with specials throughout the week. Nightly themes include Club Lucky Wednesdays with go-go boys and drag shows, bottomless mimosa Sunday brunch, Friday's Boy Bar, and Doll House Thursdays. Page 15.
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Like many classic leather bars, the Mineshaft has steadily transitioned over time to more of a Levi's and T-shirts bar - it's still very much a guys' hangout, with a somewhat cruisy vibe (at least late on weekend evenings), but this unpretentious neighborhood bar with a mock-Western facade is mostly just a laid-back spots for affordable drinks and shooting pool. Dim lighting and a rustic wood interior give the Mineshaft a bit more character than some of the other gay bars along East Broadway. Page 16.
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This attractive piano bar and restaurant along East Broadway was known for many years as The Bird of Paradise. Nowadays the space goes by the simple name Paradise, and it's one of the most popular gay and lesbian hangouts in the city - it's actually pretty mixed gay-straight many evenings. Fans appreciate the lively piano cabaret, drag bingo shows, and very good mod-American food, including weekend brunch and dinner served late. Page 17.
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In a handsomely restored art deco building just off the quirky 4th Street Corridor and a bit northeast of the main gay bar district in Long Beach, the Silver Fox has been one of the city's nightlife mainstays for many years. It's not, despite the name, necessarily geared toward older men - age-wise, the crowd is very mixed. The attractive interior, friendly staff, and relatively compact dimensions make this a good spot to socialize, especially early in the evening, when it's most popular. Page 19.
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One of the several greatest hits that make up the East Broadway gay bar strip near downtown Long Beach, Sweetwater Saloon is a pretty classic neighborhood bar - there aren't a lot of bells and whistles here, just a no-nonsense bar with an outgoing staff serving low-price booze to low-keyed gay guys (and a fair number of straights). There's a patio off the bar, a pool table, and a cool jukebox with a wide variety of tunes. Page 20.
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Since 1979, the rakish and rugged Rainbow Cattle Company has been a fixture on the Wild West main drag of Guerneville, in the heart of the Russian River area of western Sonoma County. Plenty of other gay bars in this low-keyed, beautifully situated vacation community have come and gone over the years, but this no-attitude saloon has maintained its reputation as a fun place to hobnob, cruise, and people-watch. It's especially popular with bears, cubs, leather dudes, and the like. Page 7.
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Executive Suite is the closest gay club in Long Beach to the 405 Freeway - it's about 3 miles east of downtown, and it operates with a different approach than other GLBT hangouts in the city: it's open only Thursday through Saturday, and each night is geared toward a different crowd (Latin on Thursdays, gay guys on Fridays, and lesbians on Saturdays). Of these events, the lesbian nights are highly popular, but all have their fans. Generally, it's about dancing and clubbing here. Page 13.
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The story of the Falcon is one of those cautionary tales of what happens when an old-school dive bar that few but hard-core, day-long drinkers ever paid much attention to develops serious cachet among hipsters and poseurs. Personally, I had a great time in this place, but I was an outsider stopping by for a drink. Longtime locals appear more divided on the Falcon's increasing popularity, some uneasy about the crowds. Other like that the Falcon draws a genuine mix of Long Beach revelers. Page 14.
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Like the popular Gym Bar in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, Gym Sportsbar West Hollywood is a favorite hangout of GLBT jocks and players in the area's gay sports leagues. There are bottomless
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O-Bar, formerly on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, closed in 2011.. Page 105.
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For more than 40 years, as quite a few other gay bars along Santa Monica Boulevard have come and gone, the esteemed Palms lesbian bar has kept the lights on, welcoming an eclectic crowd of women from all over metro Los Angeles (plus a good many gay guys and straight friends). Celebrities ranging from Ellen DeGeneres to Melissa Etheridge have visited this attractive bar and dance club. Popular parties include Thursday's Club Martini, with live music performances; and Sundays comedy and karaoke.. Page 106.
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The Castro's loveably raffish Pilsner Inn celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2006, but this slightly divey gay neighborhood joint has really come of age in recent years, becoming a favorite destination of low-keyed, amiable, and individualistic San Francisco gay guys (and a handful of lesbians) who eschew the
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For many years, this downtown Santa Cruz bar and nightclub was the region's sole gay nightspot. The clientele has changed a lot in recent years, however, and now the crowd is sort of a hodgepodge, tending toward straight many nights, but almost always with a sizable gay contingent. For best results, come expecting a mixed but gay-accepting crowd, which you could say about most bars and nightclubs in this very left-leaning, counter-cultural university city. Page 92.
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It's really a little cheery and cozy in here to call Elsie's a true dive bar, but this chill neighborhood hangout on a residential street just on the west edge of downtown has the arty vibe, eclectic clientele (including plenty of GLBT regulars), and vintage decor that's common with that genre. Beyond the intimate main bar, with its pool table and otherwise living-room-esque style, there's an attractive patio in back. Also check the extensive selection of beers on tap. Page 90.
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With the closing in April 2010 of long-running bar Aunty Mo's, the small Northern California city of Eureka is without a gay bar, but Lost Coast Brewery welcomes the local LGBT community enthusiastically and has a strong gay following. Moreover, this convivial restaurant and brewpub set on the ground floor of a colorful three-story downtown building serves outstanding handcrafted beers (Downtown Brown, Great White, Alleycat Amber, Lost Coast Pale Ale, Tangerine Wheat, and several others). Page 9.
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Formerly the Seabright Bar & Lounge, the Mad House Bar opened in 2009 and has become the main GLBT hangout in Santa Cruz, as downtown's Blue Lagoon has become increasingly hetero (although you'll find that gays and straights mix quite happily at bars and lounges throughout Santa Cruz). Located in the funky Seabright neighborhood, on the east side of town not far from Capitola, the Mad House has a mid-size dance floor but is mostly a place to mingle and chill. Happy hours here are popular. Page 93.
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Native Lounge closed in 2011. Gay & Lesbian Travel. Page 89.
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For more than 30 years, this cool neighborhood bar set inside a homely, brick, aqua-blue building has been a fixture of the Venice gay scene - in fact, Roosterfish is the only gay bar in the Venice and Santa Monica area. As the surrounding Abbot Kinney Boulevard neighborhood has become increasingly hip and trendy, Roosterfish has developed increased cachet, too, morphing from a quiet neighborhood bar into more of a gay-hipster lounge that draws patrons from all over the city. Page 95.
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The most recent of Santa Barbara's gay bars closed a few years ago, but downtown's hip Wildcat Lounge has long hosted a Sunday night GLBT party called Flavor, and on other nights, this attractive space still generally draws plenty of local gays and lesbians. The Wildcat has a dance floor, lounge seating, red walls, and top DJs and live bands, and a stellar cocktail menu. Wildcat is just west of State Street, the main drag in this upscale resort city. Page 91.
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Set inside a redbrick, two-story building in downtown San Jose, Agenda is both a swanky lounge/nightclub and a hip restaurant. The clientele is a mix, but there's often a gay presence, and Agenda throws occasional gay-themed parties and events. The state-of-the-art sound system, high-caliber DJs, and attractive decor make it a fun venue for the see-and-be-seen set. Page 83.
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One of the only gay bars in Sonoma County outside of the Russian River community of Guerneville, the Black Cat has been a fixture for several years, set in a funky old building in Penngrove, just south of Santa Rosa. Unfortunately, the owners decided to close the bar in summer 2010. A new hangout called Mack's Bar & Grill has taken over the spot, and is sure to be very gay-friendly, but it's unclear right now how much of a GLBT following it will have. Page 35.
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San Jose's hottest and hippest gay nightclub, Brix lies in the heart of downtown and is easy to spot from the street, behind its distinctive rainbow-glass transom window. Inside you'll find a beautifully designed space with tall windows, high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and a U-shape central bar - it's one of the most attractive gay nightspots in the Bay Area, and a fun place for dancing, cruising, and meeting locals. The crowd is eclectic, with a mix of guys and women, tending toward young. Page 84.
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A profile of the West Hollywood gay nightclubs Ultra Suede and Factory. Page 110.
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A happily sexy and sleazy (in the best possible way) gay bar on Santa Monica Boulevard, Fubar has long been an edgier, darker alternative to the usual stand-and-model gay bars along the main WeHo gay bar strip (which is several blocks west). With an eclectic, cruisy crowd of regular guys of all ages, cool music that deviates from the usual dance beats, and super-dark lighting, Fubar feels as though it was airlifted from Silver Lake - in fact, you'll see a lot of the same guys here at Akbar.. Page 98.
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It's one of the more prominent buildings in downtown Guerneville, the heart of the Russian River's gay resort scene: the old River Theatre building has had many incarnations, and has sat dormant in recent years as often as not, although it was a popular gay nightclub called Ziggurat through much of the '90s. Most recently, it's become the area's premier live-music club and dance bar, Jerry's Knight Club - not gay-specific, but it does draw many of Guerneville's local GLBT folks. Page 6.
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Cozy Mac's is the longest-running gay bar in San Jose and one of the oldest such establishments in the state. The friendly neighborhood bar in downtown's Fountain Alley/Historic District is free of attitude and welcoming of all types. There's a small patio behind this storefront space, which is especially popular with the after-work crowd. Page 85.
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Renegades sort of feels like a mix of four or five different neighborhood bars in the Castro wrapped into one friendly, somewhat Levi's/leather/bear-ish hangout. This popular hangout is a 10-minute drive west of downtown, just north of the San Jose Market Center. Although the bar is favored by men mostly over 35 or 40, it consistently draws a mixed bunch and is very welcoming of all kinds, regardless of gender and style. It's also a frequent host of fundraisers for local community groups. Page 86.
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Closed as of summer 2010 for renovations, the popular downtown San Jose gay video bar Splash has been taken over by new owners, who are currently upgrading the sound system, lighting, and decor. Keep an eye out on the progress, and check the bar's website for updates on when the club will reopen. Splash is just a few doors down from another San Jose gay bar, Mac's, in the city's Fountain Alley/Historic District. Page 87.
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San Jose's Watergarden bathhouse and men's club is also very well-liked - fans praise the beautiful outdoor garden patio, solicitous staff, and attractive layout. It's a bit more inviting and cheery than the other gay bathhouse in the Bay Area, more industrial-looking Steamworks in Berkeley, but each estbalishment has its adherents, and Steamworks is more convenient to San Francisco. The Watergarden is in an attractive part of town, near the Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center. Page 88.
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In the offbeat, mildly artsy Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, Akbar is arguably the city's most eclectic gay bar (the other likely contender is the endearingly quirky Roosterfish, in Venice Beach). The laid-back lounge at 4356 Sunset Boulevard draws a chiefly gay-male crowd but also plenty of lesbians and straights of all walks of life, and also covering all age groups (although skewing toward youthful). Next door is the outstanding gay-popular restaurant, The Kitchen. Page 21.
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Bar on Castro closed - the space is now Q Bar. The owners of Bar on Castro had moved their operations to Bar on Church, but that space has also closed and is now Churchill. Page 59.
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The convivial garden seating at Cafe Flore, a longtime gay San Francisco fixture in the Castro - a must for people-watching and inexpensive food and drink. The establishment opened in 1973 and is one of the best spots in town to grab coffee with friends, but there's also a full bar, live music some evenings, and an extensive menu American fare, from Kahlua pork hash at brunch to fish tacos and mac-and-cheese at dinner. Page 64.
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Bars come and go in San Francisco's Castro, but The Cafe, which occupies the expansive upper level of a building on Market Street (near the corner of Castro Street) has held its own for many years, serving an eclectic mix of lesbians and gay men of all ages. There's a somewhat younger scene here compared with other Castro gay bars, especially on Friday Boy Bar and Saturday Delicious parties (lesbian), and Thursday Pan Dulce (Latino) nights. The Cafe has a great little patio, a pool area. Page 62.
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A profile of Revolver, the longtime West Hollywood gay video that was famously popular throughout the '80s and '90s and returned to its original space on Santa Monica Boulevard in fall 2011, taking over what had been known for several years as East West Lounge. Page 107.
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A profile of Eleven, a gay nightclub with a handsome restaurant and great DJs spinning into late hours. Page 97.
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Along a strip of gay-oriented businesses on University Avenue in San Diego's Hillcrest neighborhood, Flicks gay video bar has long been a hub of gay schmoozing and socializing in this sunny and scenic city by the ocean. Flicks is a cozy space with the usual array of video monitors, a nice little patio seating area overlooking the busy sidewalk, and a variety of fun theme nights (comedy videos on Tuesdays, the
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Here's the West Hollywood branch of the gay-popular restaurant chain Hamburger Mary's, which has several locations in gay neighborhoods around the country. It's a good place to meet up with friends for drinks, or to devour a whole tasty meal of massive burgers with all kinds of toppings, plus pizzas, salads, and sandwiches. This affordable, campy spot is at 8288 Santa Monica Boulevard. Page 100.
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Run by the same folks who operate the similarly fabulous G Lounge in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, the swank Here Lounge has become a gay clubbing fixture in West Hollywood over the years. It's right beside the white-hot Abbey gay lounge and coffeehouses, and around the corner from the old-school Mother Lode. Here has a successful flavor-of-the-week style, with different themes for different evenings. Page 101.
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A futuristic-looking, mod restaurant and lounge along an uber-queer stretch of Market Street in the Castro, Lime can be counted on for delicious cocktails (and especially lively happy hours) - try the White Cosmo with Citron vodka, white cranberry juice, and lime, or the Kaffir Lime gimlet, a house specialty. It's open till midnight most evenings, and till 1 a.m. on weekends. Lime is very much a place to see and be seen, the the kitchen turns out very good contemporary American chow, too. Page 71.
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One of the gay nightlife mainstays along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, Micky's continues to pack 'em in with such festive parties as Sister Bingo nights. Micky's Grill serves basic American fare, and the boys come here in droves on weekend mornings for
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There's nothing fancy about the rough-and-tumble Mother Lode, an old-school gay bar that's been drawing regular guys and gay neighborhood locals for years - this is just a solid, friendly, and somewhat cruisy hangout that's a good bet when you don't feel like dressing up and dealing with the stand-and-model scene at some of the scene-y bars across Santa Monica Boulevard. Page 104.
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The iconic gay nightclub Rage has long been a mainstay in West Hollywood's
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What began as a relatively modest gay coffeehouse several years ago, The Abbey has blossomed into one of West Hollywood's hottest hangouts, gay or straight. This elegant Spanish Mediterranean-style compound on North Roberston Boulevard (right next to Here Lounge) has lush landscaping, gurgling fountains, and plenty of patio seating. The kitchen turns out tasty and creative American fare, and the bar is a sophisticated venues for cocktails and hobnobbing with West Hollywood scenesters. Page 96.
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On a quiet street just a couple of blocks north of Guerneville's Main Street, the Russian River Resort has been a fixture of the region's gay vacation community for decades, having emerged over the years, following extensive renovations, into a comfier and more welcoming getaway than ever. One of the highlights to staying here is having the chance to hobnob and dine on-site at the resort's excellent Triple R Bar & Grill. Page 8.
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West Hollywood's traditional gay sports bar and also a genuinely friendly, low-attitude spot for cocktails, Trunks is at 8809 Santa Monica Boulevard, a short walk from several other gay bars in the area, such as Micky's, Rage, and Revolver. Page 109.
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One of San Francisco's venerable gay-nightlife icons, Twin Peaks Tavern is said to have been the very first gay bar in America to have clear (as opposed to opaque or covered) glass windows, something unheard back when it opened in the early '70s. Two lesbians opened the bar, but it's had a mostly male following over the years, and these days it tends to draw a somewhat seasoned bunch of guys, and a few women. Page 82.
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Albuquerque has some less traditional gay nightlife options, including the highly inviting local coffeehouse-restaurant chain, Flying Star. These hip, smartly furnished hangouts are spacious and attractively decorated, several of them with fireplaces and most with large patios. There are six of them throughout Albuquerque. Page 10.
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Just a short drive or slightly longer walk northeast from Honolulu's little gay epicenter around Kapahulu and Kalakaua avenues, you'll find a slew of inexpensive, funky eateries that form something of an offbeat Restaurant Row along Kapahulu, with Waiola Bakery and Shave Ice one of this area's definitive must-tastes. The bare-bones bakery and ice-cream shop is most famous for doling out some of the city's best shave-ice treats. Page 12.
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You won't find many bars out there with quirkier locations than Mobel-Olfe, which occupies the ground floor of a defunct mid-rise furniture store that's surrounded by Turkish-immigrant apartment blocks - the bar is just outside the northwest side of the Kottbusser Tor (U) subway station, and it's a tiny bit challenging to find. Best just to ask around, or bumble around until you spy a crowd of hipsters, slackers, artists, and bohemians mingling outside the bar's front door. Page 3.
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Delightful dapper and quite chic, Bar Uriarte occupies a long, narrow space on one of Palermo Viejo's most inviting cobbled lanes. Once inside, you'll discover a warmly lighted, handsomely outfitted restaurant with a long bar on one side and a couple of different dining areas - the one in back is quietest and best-suited to a romantic meal. It's not overstating things to call this one of the top few bar-and-grill venues in the city, and certainly one of the most stylish. Page 3.
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Serious pizza aficionados and ardent gay-nightlife goers both join the long lines throughout the day and late night at Artichoke Pizza, a simple-looking storefront at the north edge of the East Village that turns out simply outstanding pies. It's a simple concept, and just four types of slices are available: artichoke, regular (margarita), Sicilian, and crab. There's also beer, canned sodas, and bottles of Boylan soda. Page 9.
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Rather impressively, F Street Adult Video & Gifts has been a fixture among fans of porn, sex toys, lube, and racy adult treasures since the mid-'70s. The regional chain has eight locales, and the one pictured here, on University Avenue in the western edge of North Park (very close to Hillcrest) tends to draw the highest percentage of GLBT customers. The selection of gay videos and mags is actually marginal - it's more hetero. But this is still a reliable place to stock up on lube, toys, condoms. Page 34.
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More than 50 of the art galleries that have made Santa Fe into one of the world's most famous art markets lie along a narrow street on the East Side of downtown, Canyon Road, which wends its way up a gradual incline. The once modest adobe casitas, along with a few Territorial-style homes, along this street shaded by leafy trees and lined with fragrant gardens now contain one gallery after another, including some quite prestigious ones. You'll also find a few restaurants along Canyon Road. Page 11.
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Kansas City's iconic Kauffman Center. Page 5.
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One of a few excellent gay beaches in the bustling and sophisticated Spanish city of Barcelona, the beach at Barceloneta can be easily walked to from the Barceloneta metro stop, or by walking south (heading to the right) from the Olympic Port/Marina Village area. You can also take an aerial tram to the beach from Parc de Montjuic. The beachfront here is typically packed with hot guys and women, and there are several lively cafes and mainstream though gay-friendly bars along the beachfront here. Page 14.
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One of four major national parks in stunning southern Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park is arguably the most beautiful, and it's a must-see on any road trip through the Four Corners region of southern Utah, northern Arizona, northwestern New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado. The park, just off of Hwy. 12 and east of U.S. 89, offers magnificent views of pointed hoodoos (spires), carved amphitheaters, and other mesmerizing geographical features. Page 4.
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How many underwear shops do you know of that hold gay fashion parties with briefs-clad models? A festive and slightly cheeky shop in downtown Portland, a short walk from the Stark Street gay-bar strip, gay-owned UnderU4Men has become legendary for its Friday night fashion shows (at 7 pm), featuring hunky boys modeling nothing but Ginch Gonch and AussieBum delicates. The store carries more than 30 brands of underwear and is a must if you have a boxer-briefs or g-strings fetish.. Page 19.
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A beloved fixture along Stark Street's strip of gay bars, the infectiously campy and fun Roxy Restaurant is arguably Portland's gayest little diner. It's a 24-hour lovefest of gays and straights, many with the requisite pierced nipples and colorful tats you'd expect of this neighborhood. The crowd is most interesting late at night but intriguing all day. Dishes have silly names - the pancake platters are nicknamed for busty beauties, such as Dolly Parton and Pamela Anderson. . Page 31.
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A cheerful and fun sex toy and erotica shop as well as an all-around resource center on sexuality and sex education, Self Serve is right in the heart of Albuquerque's hip Nob Hill neighborhood, and it offers a welcoming, clean, well-lighted alternative environment for buying and learning about dildos, vibrators, lube, bondage and S&M gear, lingerie and underwear, erotic movies and books, and just about anything else you can think of that relates to adult play and intimacy. Page 11.
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Head to Bump and Grind for tasty breakfast fare, and to watch the slightly (but affectionally) freakish drag waitrons work the room (these are not glam female impersonators but rather gruff but very dishy and fun guy clad in just the barest pretense of drag wear). Weekend brunch (and especially the Sunday Petticoat Bruncheon) is the main event here, and the kitchen serves up quite tasty (and ginormous) portions of Mexican eggs Benedict, delicious chocolate chip cookies, and the like. Page 18.
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Where do gay and lesbian Portlanders go when they're craving fun at ocean? The artsy, sophisticated, yet low-keyed towns of Cannon Beach and Manzanita are a couple of the most gay-popular destinations along Oregon's rugged and serene North Coast. You won't find any real
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Part of what turned the tiny Maine coastal village of Ogunquit into a significant gay destination was the development of the community's theater scene, which has been blossoming steadily ever since the Ogunquit Playhouse opened in 1933. Since that time, such acting legends as Bette Davis, Tallulah Bankhead, and Rita Hayworth. There are several productions each summer, typically musicals. Page 9.
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The imposing, historic Ferry Building Marketplace, which contains a trove of fantastic cafes, eateries, food stalls, and markets, is a must-see for foodies and gourmands visiting San Francisco. Behind the building, the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from morning until early afternoon - it's a perfect spot for a delicious lunch. Page 3.
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Austin's gay bathhouse, the Midtowne Spa, is located a 15-minute drive north of downtown, near Highland shopping mall and just north of the Hyde Park neighborhood. The sizable facility that's part of one of the nation's largest gay-bathhouse chains (with branches in Dallas, Denver, Hollywood, Houston, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and Wilmington, CT) is pretty popular and draws a pretty good mix of ages and types, including some students from nearby University of Texas. Page 32.
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Checking out the best - and most gay-friendly - shopping in the French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana
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A look at the best shopping along Magazine Street in New Orleans
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Finding the best shopping in the Warehouse District and Central Business District of New Orleans
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An overview of the best and most GLBT-popular neighborhoods for shopping in New Orleans
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Acme Burger Company, Salt Lake City, UT (closed 2010)
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A look at one of Fort Lauderdale's top coffeehouses and cafes, the Stork's Cafe & Bakery, in the GLBT-popular community of Wilton Manors (there's a second branch of Stork's in the town of Davie, just southwest of Fort Lauderdale)
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A guide to the best gay bars in Las Vegas, from the huge new Krave and Affair nightclubs to quirky neighborhood dives to Sin City bathhouses.
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A preview of the 2013 Santa Fe Opera season, which celebrates its 57th season this year, with performances from late June through late August.
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A preview of Outfest, the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, which takes place in July 2013
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A preview of QFest, the Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, which takes place in July 2013
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A preview of Saskatoon Gay Pride, held in the largest city of Saskatchewan, in early to mid-June 2013
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A look at one of Litchfield County's best and gay-friendliest restaurants, Carole Peck's Good News Cafe, in Woodbury, Connecticut
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An article about the gay-friendly Fearing's, the upscale restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton Dallas.
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A profile of Sonoma County's gay-friendly Stark Reality Restaurant group, which includes Stark's Steakhouse, Monti's Rotisserie, and Willi's Wine Bar in Santa Rosa, and Willi's Seafood and Raw Bar in Healdsburg, as well as Barcode lounge in Santa Rosa.
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The Kit Kat Club in Puerto Vallarta has closed
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A review of Winnetu Oceanside Resort, a gay-friendly, family-oriented resort in Edgartown, Massachusetts, on the island of Martha's Vineyard..
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A review of Woody's, a long-running gay bar Philadelphia's City Center.
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A description of the hottest club in gay Puerto Vallarta, Club Manana.
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A review of Chow, a gay-popular restaurant in San Francisco's Castro District.
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A review of Marsha Brown Creole Kitchen, a gay-popular restaurant in downtown New Hope, Pennsylvania.
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An article about the gay-friendly Hotel Le Bleu, in the hip and GLBT-popular Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.
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An article about the gay-friendly JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, west of Honolulu on the island of Oahu.
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An article about a great gay apartment rental in Buenos Aires in the Palermo neighborhood, owned by gay travel agent and owner of Pride Travel, Carlos Melia
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An article about the gay-friendly Nines Hotel, in Portland, Oregon, along with the hotel's acclaimed restaurants, Urban Farmer and Departure. The Nines occupies the historic Meier & Frank building in downtown Portland.
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An article about the gay-friendly Opus Hotel, in Montreal.
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An article about the gay-friendly Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau Buenos Aires
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The elegant Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort, formerly the Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas
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An article about the gay-friendly Wyndham Orange County, in Costa Mesa, and its enthusiastic embrace of gay marriage ceremonies.
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A review of the Best Western Hawthorne Terrace, an affordable and friendly hotel in Chicago's gay-popular Lakeview (aka Boystown) neighborhood.
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A review of Atlanta's hip, moderately priced, and gay-popular Hotel Indigo Midtown, across the street from the historic Fox Theatre and a short drive or cab ride from gay nightlife.
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A review of London's May Fair Hotel, a luxury, gay-friendly property in the heart of Mayfair, and a short walk from SoHo gay nightlife.
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A review of the Royal Palms Resort, a gay, clothing-optional resort in Fort Lauderdale Beach, steps from the ocean and a short drive from Las Olas Boulevard and Wilton Manors.
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An article about the gay-friendly Maui Four Seasons, at the posh Wailea Resort, on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
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An article about the gay-friendly Amara Hotel and Spa, and Hundred Rox restaurant, in Sedona, Arizona.
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An article about affordable gay hostel Bayres B&B, in the charming Palermo Viejo section of Buenos Aires
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An article about the gay-friendly Embassy Suites Honolulu - Waikiki Beach Walk, an upscale all-suites hotel in the Waikiki Beach section of Honolulu, Hawaii.
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An article about the gay-friendly GEM Chelsea, an affordable yet stylish hotel in New York City's trendy GLBT epicenter, Chelsea.
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An article about the gay-friendly Hotel 1000, in Seattle, Washington, along with the hotel's estimable BOKA Kitchen & Bar, and the Spaahh at Hotel 1000
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A description of one of Gay Healdsburg's trendiest and most inviting little restaurants for gourmet pizza, gelato, salumi, and breakfast, in the back of the outstanding independent bookstore, Copperfield's.
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A review of the King-Keith House, a gay-friendly inn in Atlanta's gay-popular Inman Park and Little Five Points neighborhood.
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A review of the Mansion on Forsyth Park, a gay-friendly boutique hotel in Savannah, Georgia.
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A review of the Market Pavilion Hotel, a gay-friendly boutique hotel in historic Charleston, South Carolina.
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A review of the Parker Guest House, a gay-friendly boutique hotel in San Francisco's gay-popular Castro neighborhood, California.
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A review of Casa Cupula, a gay resort in the historic Zona Romantica neighborhood of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
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A review of Big Ruby's La Plantacion, a clothing-optional, gay resort in the popular Pacific Coast town of Quepos, in Costa Rica.
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An interview about travel with openly gay actor, Chad Allen (star of the Donald Strachey mysteries, Save Me, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Our House, and the play Looped), in which he talks about adventures in Ecuador, Costa Rica, Louisiana, New Mexico, Hawaii, and his home turf of Southern California. Page 2.
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An interview about travel with openly gay actor, Chad Allen (star of the Donald Strachey mysteries, Save Me, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Our House, and the play Looped), in which he talks about adventures in Ecuador, Costa Rica, Louisiana, New Mexico, Hawaii, and his home turf of Southern California. Page 3.
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Should gay and lesbian travelers boycott Utah, California, or other parts of the country in opposition to Prop 8 and other anti-gay measures passed in 2008? As a travel writer, here's my perspective
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A travel strategy for showing your support of gay marriage rights, and winning over opponents of Proposition 8 and similar legislation. Page 2.
Gay Travel Boycotts - Reasons Against Boycotts - Opponents of Gay Adoption - Gay Rights Protests
LGBT travelers have everything to gain by showing up both where we're made welcome, and where we sometimes encounter opposition to our basic civil rights. Page 3.
Colombia Gay Travel - Bogota Gay Resources - Gay-Friendly Gargano - Kitzbuhel Gay Scene - Kuala Lumpur Gay Bars - Nepal Gay Vacations - Oslo Gay Scene
Sizing up Colombia, Kitzbuhel, Norway, Gargano, Kuala Lumpur, and Nepal among the New York Times 31 Places to Go, in terms of how gay-friendly they are. Page 5.
Cesme Gay Travel - Antarctica Gay Tours - Mumbai Gay Resources - Mumbai Gay Scene - Gay-Friendly Cesme - Shanghai Gay Tours - Leipzig Gay Nightlife
Sizing up Cesme, Antarctica, Leipzig, Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Mumbai among the New York Times 31 Places to Go, in terms of how gay-friendly they are. Page 2.
Minorca Gay Travel - Minorca Gay Resources - Gay Marrakesh - Marrakesh Gay Travel - Bahia Gay Scene - Salvador Gay Nightlife - Gay Istanbul Vacations
Sizing up Minorca, Costa Rica, Marrakesh, Las Vegas, Bahia, and Istanbul among the New York Times 31 Places to Go, in terms of how gay-friendly they are. Page 3.
Shenzhen Gay Travel - Shenzhen Gay Resources - Gay-Friendly Macedonia - Cape Town Gay Scene - Montenegro Gay Travel - Salt Spring Island Gay Scene
Sizing up Breckenridge, Shenzhen, Macedonia, South Africa, Montenegro, and Vancouver Island among the New York Times 31 Places to Go, in terms of how gay-friendly they are. Page 4.
Gay Italy Tours - Gay Senegal Tours - Gay Wallonia Tours - Gay Flanders Tours - Gay Provence Tours - Gay France Tours - Gay San Francisco Tours
An article about the tour company, French Escapade, a lesbian-owned operator specializing primarily in small, escorted women's, co-ed, and LGBT cultural-immersion tours to France, Belgium, Africa, and California. Page 2.
Nepal Gay Tours - Gay Costa Rica Adventures - Gay Egypt Tours - Las Vegas Gay Trips - Gay Cambodia Tours - Vietnam Gay Trips - Gay Crete Greek Islands
An article about the acclaimed gay tour operator, Out Adventures, a GLBT-owned company based in Toronto, Canada, and specializing in intimate (usually up to 14 guests) journeys throughout the world, from Antarctica to Zambia, and focusing on a variety of styles: urban adventures, upscale style, GLBT family trips, comfort, active, and more. Both gay/lesbian and women-only trips are offered. Page 2.
Out in Alaska Tours - Gay-Friendly Denali Tours - Gay-Friendly Alaska Cruises - Gay-Friendly Juneau Trips - Gay Camping Alaska - Alaska Kayaking
An article about the gay-owned, custom tour operator Out in Alaska, which is based in Fairbanks and offers personal, upscale expeditions throughout Alaska to a mostly GLBT clientele, and with a focus on adventure, the outdoors, wildlife viewing, and gaining a personal sense of what's often dubbed America's Last Frontier. Page 2.
Las Vegas Gay Spring Break - Gay Spring Break Las Vegas 2013
Among landlocked U.S. cities, the glitzy metropolis of Las Vegas gets plenty of attention from gay spring breakers. It's easy to get here, as it's served by virtually every airline with direct flights from all over the country, and it's within a half-day's drive of Southern California, Phoenix, Albuquerque, and Salt Lake City. It's fairly easy to find cheap hotel rooms, and there's no shortage of opportunities to party, whether at Sin City's many gay and gay-friendly nightclubs, or gambling. Page 10.
New Orleans Gay Spring Break - Gay Spring Break New Orleans - New Orleans Mardi Gras 2014 - New Orleans Gay Vacations
Depending on the timing each year, it's possible to plan your spring break vacation to coincide with the famed (and quite gay-popular) Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans each year - the Mardi Gras date in 2014 is March 4 (for Mardi Gras Tuesday), and then next year it's February 17, 2015. Regardless of whether you come for Mardi Gras, the six weeks from early March into mid-April are excellent for visiting this festive city. Page 11.
Gay Spring Break Cancun Mexico - Gay Spring Break Panama City - Gay Spring Break South Padre Island - Gay Spring Break Lake Havasu City -
Many of North America's top spring break destinations aren't especially appealing or popular with gay and lesbian travelers. Cancun, Mexico is arguably the top spring break getaway on the continent, and it does have a handful of gay nightclubs and accommodations. Within the United States, the Gulf Coast city of Panama Beach has gradually edged out Daytona Beach as Florida's spring break hub - again, it's pretty straight. Padre Island in Texas and Lake Havasu City in Arizona are others. Page 12.
Key West Gay Spring Break - Gay Spring Break Key West 2013
Balancing cool diversions, gay-friendliness, value, climate, and beauty, Key West is a terrific overall gay spring break getaway. Page 2.
Palm Springs Gay Spring Break - Gay Spring Break Palm Springs 2013
The top gay resort destination in the West, the dry and sunny desert community of Palm Springs offers easy access to spring breakers in this part of the country. Page 3.
Aspen Gay Spring Break - Telluride Gay Spring Break - Vail Gay Spring Break - Crested Butte Gay Ski Week - Park City Spring Break - Tahoe Spring Break
As America's top ski regions go, Colorado is tops for gay spring breakers. It's home to several ski resort communities with popular GLBT followings, including swanky Aspen, stunning Telluride (which hosts Telluride Gay Ski Week from late February through early March), and diverse and accessible Vail. As an alternative, Park City, Utah has similarly amazing skiing and is easy to reach, via nearby Salt Lake City, and Lake Tahoe and Mammoth are tops among California spring break skiers. Page 4.
Puerto Vallarta Gay Spring Break - Gay Spring Break Puerto Vallarta 2013
Although Mexico continues to receive plenty of negative attention because of drug-related violence, most of the tourism-oriented parts of the country are quite safe, and the Mexican Riviera city of Puerto Vallarta - long a major winter retreat among gay travelers - is one of the safest. Concerns about safety in Mexico, coupled with weak local currency versus the U.S. dollar, makes Puerto Vallarta remarkably affordable - even for students with limited funds. Page 5.
Fort Lauderdale Gay Spring Break - Miami Gay Spring Break - St. Petersburg Gay Spring Break - Orlando Gay Spring Break
Florida has plenty of superb gay spring break possibilities beyond the charming resort town of Key West (see above). Fabulous Fort Lauderdale was the state's original Spring Break party hub before the city classed things up in the 1990s, but it remains popular with students in March, thanks to the wealth of gay resorts and bars. Miami holds its famed gay Winter Party Festival in early March, Orlando has Walt Disney World and myriad other theme parks, and St. Petersburg enjoys a lively gay scene. Page 6.
Gay Road Trips - Gay Spring Break San Diego - Gay Spring Break Los Angeles - Four Corners Road Trip - Carolinas Road Trip - Gay Vacations California
The coast of Southern California - from San Diego up through Laguna Beach, Long Beach, Santa Monica (and, by extension, Los Angeles and West Hollywood, Malibu, and Santa Barbara - provides some of the most dazzling scenery in the country. It's perfect for road-tripping, and that's one style of spring breaking that can be fun for the right group of friends. The great thing about spending a night in these gay-friendly cities is that you can combine partying with rugged adventure. Page 7.
Gay Spring Break Stowe - Gay Spring Break Killington - Gay Spring Break White Mountains - Gay Spring Break New England - Gay Sugarloaf
Spending spring break on the snowy slopes of some of America's top ski resorts can be tremendously rewarding. New England has several fine areas for this pursuit - from Stowe and Killington in Vermont to the several resorts of the White Mountains in New Hampshire to Sugarloaf and Sunday River in Maine. See above for a discussion on gay spring break ski vacations in Colorado and Utah. New England ski areas not only have great slopes - they're in a relatively gay-friendly part of the country. Page 8.
Gay Spring Break Hawaii - Gay Spring Break Costa Rica - Gay Spring Break Curacao - Gay Spring Break Puerto Rico - Gay Spring Break Caribbean - Oahu
The common assumption about spring break travel is that the focus should be on economical destinations, where college students of limited means can potentially afford to spend a few days, or perhaps even a week. But not all spring breakers are strictly constrained by tight budgets, and if you're in a position to spend some dough, consider such intriguing tropical resort destinations as Hawaii (Honolulu for an urban partying experience, the other islands for nature), Costa Rica, or the Caribbean. Page 9.
Wolf Creek Ski Area - Pagosa Springs Ski Vacations
A guide to Wolf Creek Ski Area, near Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Page 2.
Pagosa Springs Hotels - Pagosa Springs B&Bs - Gay-Friendly Hotels Pagosa Springs - Red Hawk Haven Pagosa Springs
A guide to gay-friendly hotels and B&B in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Page 5.
Springs Resort and Spa - Pagosa Hot Springs Hotel - Pagosa Springs Spa - Pagosa Springs Resort Hotel
A review of The Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Page 4.
Pagosa Springs Gay Guide - Wolf Creek Ski Area - Southwest Colorado Ski Trips - Gay-Friendly Pagosa Springs - Durango Gay Guide
A travel guide to Pagosa Springs and Wolf Creek ski area for gay travelers, including attractions, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, and things to see and do in this beautiful area of southwestern Colorado that's easily reached from Durango, Santa Fe, and elsewhere throughout the Four Corners region.
Pagosa Springs Restaurants - Pagosa Springs Nightlife - Gay-Friendly Bars Pagosa - Pagosa Coffeehouses
A guide to restaurants, coffeehouses, and bars in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Page 3.
Athens GA Restaurants - Athens Georgia Gay Coffeehouses - Athens GA Southern Food - Best Breakfasts Athens Georgia - Farm to Table Athens - University of Georgia Dining Guide
A guide to restaurants and coffeehouses in Athens, Georgia and around the campus of the University of Georgia. Page 3.
Athens Hotels Guide - Athens GA Gay Hotels - University of Georgia Lodgings - Gay-Friendly Inns Athens Georgia
A guide to the best hotels and gay-friendlys inn in Athens, Georgia. Page 4.
Athens Georgia Gay Bars - Athens Music Clubs - Best Nightlife Athens Georgia - University of Georgia Gay Bars
A guide to the best gay nightlife in Athens, Georgia. Page 5.
Athens Gay Guide - Athens Georgia Weekend Getaway - University of Georgia Gay Guide - Gay-Friendly College Towns
A guide to Athens, Georgia, including tips on planning a weekend in this progressive, gay-friendly college town (home to the University of Georgia) just an hour and a half from Atlanta. Included here are recommended attractions, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, and other things to see and do.
St. Petersburg Gay Beach - Sunset Gay Beach St. Petersburg - Directions Treasure Island Gay Beach - Bedrocks Gay Beach St. Petersburg - Gay Beaches
It takes a little effort to find it, but the gay beach on Treasure Island in greater St. Petersburg is one of the loveliest stretches of sand in the region. Years ago a gay nightclub along the beach, called Bedrocks, drew revelers to this narrow spot backed by dunes. The club closed eons ago, but this area now generally known as Sunset Beach remains popular with gay guys and lesbians, especially on weekend afternoons. Here's how to reach this beautiful spot. Page 2.
St. Petersburg Gay Beach - Sunset Gay Beach St. Petersburg - Directions Treasure Island Gay Beach - Bedrocks Gay Beach St. Petersburg - Gay Beaches
It takes a little effort to find it, but the gay beach on Treasure Island in greater St. Petersburg is one of the loveliest stretches of sand in the region. Years ago a gay nightclub along the beach, called Bedrocks, drew revelers to this narrow spot backed by dunes. The club closed eons ago, but this area now generally known as Sunset Beach remains popular with gay guys and lesbians, especially on weekend afternoons. Here's how to reach this beautiful spot. Page 3.