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Feb 19 2009

What’s hot around town, what to do, where to go and the hottest toys and gifts!

Monday, August 10th was the annual Bartenders Boxers and Briefs Auction for Tuesday’s Angels at Bill’s. The total of bids and other contributions was over $9,400.  Twenty-one bartenders took part from Rosie’s, Ramrod, Lips, Boom, Exit 66, Slammers, Alibi, Bill’s, Boardwalk, Matty’s, Sea Monster, Scandals, Stable, VooDoo and the boys from Fab Scout. Jason from VooDoo raised the most money, $1,200. The MCs for the evening were Nikki Adams, Toni Barone, Russell from Stable, Miss Kitty and Misty Eyes. Volunteers were Pooch from Scandals and David from Alibi. Among the many sponsors were the Grand Resort and Spa, Island City Fitness, Alibi, Bill’s, Russian Standard Vodka, Mount Gay Rum and Cointreau. Kudos go out to Don Clark (manager and bartender at Bill’s) and his team for once again organizing such a fantastic event. Sunday, August 16th was Score’s 11th Anniversary starring DJs Oscar G and Abel. The club was decorated beautifully and Billy and Luis could not have been more gracious hosts! The night was a who’s who is Miami nightlife including Babek and Jason of Halo, Tony of Azucar, Omar Gonzalez, Ejean of Twist, Josue Santiago of Latino Boys Magazine, Barbra Brice and many, many more! Congrats to Billy, Luis and the entire Score team (who, by the way, are all super handsome…YUM) for a phenomenal event!


Thursday, August 20th

MDGLCC presents their monthly networking program for the Upper Eastside/Midtown area membership group. Held on the third Thursday of each month, this month’s meeting location is at Soyka’s Restaurant private room located in the 55th Street Station (5556 NE 4th Ct.; 305-759-3117). Registration at 11:30 am with luncheon/networking from noon to 1:00 pm. Cost is $30 per person including seated style lunch and is limited to 30 persons. RSVP to 305-573-4000 or via email to MDGLCC@bellsouth.net.


The Boardwalk presents the return of Kevin Gotti, “Mr. Cupids” in his only Florida appearance for 4 nights starting tonight and going through Sunday.

From today until August 26th the Pride Factory features 20% off all shorts.


Friday, August 21st


Azucar, in association with Granda Entertainment and Club Papi, presents the Fey national gay club tour. Fey will be celebrating 15 years of amazing work in the music industry and she will be singing her classic hits “Muevelo,” “Azucar Amargo” and her new single “Lentamente.” The night will also feature the sexy papi dancers direct from Los Angeles.

The Ramrod invites everyone to pump, bump and jump at their Mandance tonight (3rd Friday of the month) starring DJ Herbie James.

Noche Latina Fridays at Sea Monster presents Champagne Bordeaux’s birthday extravaganza starring Champagne, Alyssa and special guests. The night also stars DJ Billy, hot Latin go-go papi’s and features free parking.


Saturday, August 22nd

Starting at 7 pm The Stable, in conjunction with BearParty Magazine, is holding a cover model contest. Cash prizes: 3rd place $25, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $100 PLUS a chance to be a magazine cover model. Contest is limited to 20 contestants and deadline to register is Friday, August 21st.


Bigger Saturdays at Score pres-ents DJ Kidd Madonny spinning and celebrating his birthday. The night will also feature a special performance by Flava.

Leatherwerks is having a storewide sale of 25% off everything except footwear today and tomorrow in the main store.


Starting today and going for 4 Saturdays Compass offers a free 4-week beginner level computer classes. This is a free, 1-hour class designed to familiarize you with basic computer operations. From being able to maneuver through computer settings and web browsing to setting up an email account, they will cover the basics! Reserve your spot, seats are limited. For more info or to RSVP email analucia@compass glcc.com



Humane Society of Greater Miami presents Summer Lovin’ Adoption Drive from 1 pm – 4 pm. Dogs will be available for adoption at the South Dade Petco, 18579 South Dixie Highway, along with food, drinks, giveaways and raffle prizes! This is a free event so bring the whole family and fall in love! In honor of National Homeless Animals Day, on-site adoptions will be offered at a 75% discount with all dogs only $50. A dog adopted from the Humane Society of Greater Miami has already been spayed or neutered and is up-to-date with all vaccines.

In celebration of Walt Disney’s “Alice In Wonderland,” Voodoo Lounge presents Wonderland, a themed event starring Erika Norell and cast and hosted by Kitty Meow and Alyssa Kartiar. The night stars DJ Bill Hallquist in the main room, Nena in the Latin Lounge and Miik on the open format/hip-hop patio.


Sunday, August 23rd

The Naked Grape Wine Bar presents a wine tasting to benefit Gay American Heroes Foundation from 5:30 to 8 pm. The suggested donation is $40 and includes catering by Hi-Life Café as well as appearances by Judge David Young and Stuart Milk.


Wednesday, August 26th


Club Ibiza in West Palm Beach presents the one and only Lady Bunny live tonight. Doors open at 9 pm with no cover before 10 pm.

Discotekka presents Balloonville where they will celebrate the birthday of after-hours DJ Carlos G. In addition they feature direct from Mexico and & Pure Jaus Records DJ Erich Ensastigue and their regular DJ’s Jarell in the main room and Alex Infiniti in the Forbidden Room. They will also feature shows by Vegas, TP, Gina and Sky.


Hot Stuff

JackCards.com offers thousands of terrific paper cards for every recipient and all occasions. And here’s the deal;  you pick the right ones for the right dates, and when the time comes, Jack Cards will automatically mail you the card to sign and send! That way you still can add your own personal handwritten touches. What’s more, the card comes stamped, addressed and ready to send off. You never have to remember your mom’s birthday or anniversary again! The company also features an array of gay cards. Membership is free and Jack Cards start as low as $2.49- so it’s a great cost-saver as well as time-saver. Here is a look at the Gay Themed selections: http://www.jackcards .com/card/browse_collection/Style?search%5Bquick%5D=Gay

Best life Day Spa recently celebrated its one year anniversary in the Galt Ocean Mile Shops of Fort Lauderdale. When asked what they attribute their success to, owners Erich Kissel and Douglas O’Reilly answered in near unison, “We believe in what we are doing and we believe in providing quality services at good value.” O’Reilly added, “I value my clients and want them to have a good experience.” “My focus is quality and attention to detail. I think that is what keeps them coming back.” Best Life Day Spa  specializes in waxing and skin care but also provides a full range of other services including salon hair services. Kissel and O’Reilly are notorious for some very provocative advertising. This advertising approach has garnered Best Life Day Spa quite a following and a lot of notoriety, both locally and even internationally. You may have seen the boys out and about locally. They are hard to miss in their “Wax Your Holes at Best Life Day Spa” shirts that include an iconic image you won’t soon forget! Best Life Day Spa is located at 3333 NE 32nd Street (one block north of Oakland Park Blvd. at A1A) in the Galt Ocean Mile Shops of Fort Lauderdale. For more information call



Argenti Designer Jewelers has moved locations. Their beautiful new store is located at 218 East Commercial Blvd (Lauderdale By The Sea, and just 2 blocks west of Aruba restaurant).


This is Hot

Pageant is a behind-the-scenes look at the 34th Miss Gay America contest where fifty-two ordinary gentlemen go to extraordinary lengths to be crowned as winner. Pageant follows five of the most talented and beautiful female impersonators (Carl Glorioso, Anthony Brewer, David Lowman, Robert Martin, Victor Parker) as they prepare to dominate in this underground competition. Featuring stunning musical numbers, this movie dives into the heart and soul of this make-believe world: the men behind the make-up. Hear from the contestants themselves and those who accompany them on this quest: husbands, mothers, sons, and little brothers. The DVD, which is 95 minutes and very interesting to watch goes on sale October 20th, but can be pre-ordered now for only $19.95 at WolfeVideo.com