Author Archives: Dan Renzi

Pizza, martinis and puppies: the insider’s guide to Chicago’s International Mr. Leather

May 31, 2017 by
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Chicago is one of the great American cities, and with the urban core in The Loop and shopping along Michigan Ave., a.k.a. The Magnificent Mile, to the bars in Boystown and the beautiful and queer-centric Hollywood Beach, the city boasts one of the …

Miami Beach’s legendary Palace Bar & Grill bites the dust, last gay venue on Ocean Drive

May 04, 2017 by
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Palace Bar and Grill, the legendary drag bar on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach simply known as The Palace, is closing. According to the bar’s owners, the hotel that has housed The Palace for 29 years, famously perched on the …

Check Out Downtown Las Vegas, Another World Beyond The Strip

Jul 28, 2016 by
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Check Out Downtown Las Vegas, Another World Beyond The Strip

Glitzy, campy, and entirely more relaxed than The Strip, Downtown Las Vegas is the “real” Las Vegas. A mile or two north of The Strip is another world, where the casinos are smaller, the pace is easier to follow, and feel …

2 Dollar Clothing Store Is WeHo’s Best-Kept Shopping Secret

Nov 28, 2015 by
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Do not be fooled by the 2 Dollar Clothing Store‘s name. This is not one of those infamous discount stores in a strip mall, filled with cheap T-shirts hanging alongside an incongruous assortment of depressing (although sometimes necessary for life) …

Palms Place Hotel: Las Vegas Luxury For Less

Nov 22, 2015 by
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Las Vegas is marketed heavily as a hotspot for LGBT conventions, in the hopes of bringing in big groups of visitors who appreciate luxury and will spend top dollar to have a good time (translation: gay men). Whether it be …

Check Out Downtown Las Vegas, Another World Beyond The Strip

Oct 21, 2015 by
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Glitzy, a little tawdry, and entirely more relaxed than the casino fortresses of The Strip, Downtown is the “real” Las Vegas. Downtown is another world, where the casinos are smaller, the pace is easier to follow, and feel is more …

Mustache Mondays, L.A.’s Hottest Monday Night Party, Moves Up In Downtown

Oct 20, 2015 by
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The gay invasion of DTLA continues, although this time it is more like a move up than just a move in. Mustache Mondays, the long-running Monday night party hosted by Nacho Nava, has ditched its rough-around-the-edges digs at La Cita, …