Excuse me, EXCUSE ME….um, did you happen to get the name of that damn train that just hit me or was that just the GayDays weekend? Another GayDays come and gone, sigh…sigh my ass, now I can eat again! So the weekend was quite the success. All of the parties were amazing, so congrats to all who planned them and all of you that lived through them! I had a chance to spend the weekend with my very old and very dearest friend Mr. D. Stephen Moss, who was adorned in that little black number he wore at Let’s Go Play and the boys went wild. Who knew she still had it in her?
Excuse me, EXCUSE ME….um, did you happen to get the name of that damn train that just hit me or was that just the GayDays weekend? Another GayDays come and gone, sigh…sigh my ass, now I can eat again! So the weekend was quite the success. All of the parties were amazing, so congrats to all who planned them and all of you that lived through them! I had a chance to spend the weekend with my very old and very dearest friend Mr. D. Stephen Moss, who was adorned in that little black number he wore at Let’s Go Play and the boys went wild. Who knew she still had it in her? When we got back, Eric from Hamburger Mary’s had us all over for a little poolside BBQ…fun was had by all and I LOVED seeing Dallas get pulled under the water, fedora hat and all. It’s OK girl, it dries! I hope everyone had as much fun as I did this past weekend! Thank you all for your support; a very special mention to everyone I work with at Hotspots who helped out this past weekend at GayDays to make Hotspots shine in Central Florida – you guys are the BEST! Now it’s back to the here and now, so read on my wonderful little column followers and WELCOME HOME! As always, much love to everyone and until next week…peace out, Scott.
Thursday, June 11th
JJ’s Café and Bar presents Drag and Dinner Thursdays in Ybor City (1601 E. 7th Ave.) This week join Miss Nicky Summers and Miss Miah Van-Cartier (yes, just like the damn jewelry!) JJ’s Café and Bar is a great place for some great dinner and a drag show. Showtimes are at 9:00 pm and 10 pm. Call 813-247-4125 for information and reservations.
Come enjoy Georgie’s Legendary Tea Party at Georgie’s Alibi St. Pete (3100 3rd Ave. N.) from 9pm to close. Live Performances By Natasha Richards. Call 727-321-2112 for more information.
Ybor Social Club (1909 N. 15th St. in Ybor City; YborClubs.com) presents Gay College Night. Come out and enjoy this night of energy with no cover all night long. There will be an amateur drag contest where the winner might get a chance to have a guest spot in the show at Steam Fridays at The Honey Pot. They offer a pool table downstairs in the Eagle along with a beer pong table. Music videos all night by VJ Charles.
Come out and enjoy this brand new night at Christopher Street Bar (ChristopherStreetBar.com) in Clearwater. DJ Bruce Devery is delivering the best in dance and, of course, what would a night be like at Christopher Street without their HOT exotic male dancers? From what I hear they are now hiring dancers, so if you’ve always wanted to show off that bod go over and ask for Mitch. Tell him you saw this in What’s Hot Central Florida in Hotspots!
Friday June 12th
Ok, so you spent some time at Parliament House Orlando during GayDays…but you know you can’t get enough, so… Start your Friday night off right with the Twisted Sisters Karaoke and Pony Show from 6 pm to 10 pm and enjoy a free happy hour buffet starting at 6 pm. From there head on into the Footlight Theatre and catch the 10 pm show of the Footlight Players before heading on over to the video bar and check out some of the hot dancers who are there for your viewing pleasures. There’s always something for everyone at the P House!
Looking for some good clean daytime fun? Head on over to The Club Orlando where you’ll find a 4 hour locker special for $8. This special rate goes from 10 am to 2 pm. Once you get there, tell them you saw their ad in Hotspots….and once you leave, TELL ME what you saw while you were there!
There’s just so damn much to do in GaYBOR that I figured, ahhh… what the hell, I’ll just give you the rundown! Now, pay attention! For the girls it’s Girl Butter over at G.Bar; for the boys it’s Steam at The Honey Pot; for the hotties in leather it’s The Ybor Eagle; for the hungry it’s New New York Pizza/Hamburger Mary’s or Streetcar Charlies. For the “I’m gay but don’t really wanna hang out with the gays” kinda boys and girls, head on over to Reservoir Bar… but steer clear of Mama if it’s your birthday and NO, I won’t tell you why. If it’s shopping you’re looking for, head on over and see my sisters (the mayor and his first lady) at MC Film. So, as you see… GaYBOR has something for everyone! Now put this damn column down and go explore! The GaYBOR District is located within the confines of Ybor City. Pick up a map at MC Film for details.
Saturday, June 13th
So, you miss the days of Cheers huh? Like to go “where everyone knows your name?” Well, look no further than Chelsea Nightclub. Nicky’s the owner and wow, we just love her. She’ll make you feel like you’ve been going there for years and like you’re part of the family. For more information go to ChelseaNightclub.com
Saturday nights at The Flamingo are such a DRAG! Come out to see the show at 10 pm with Bobby York, CoCo Montrese, Iman and other special guests. Sexy dancers are in abundance, so break those piggy banks boys and bring out your dollar bills for the “girls” and the boys! If it’s a late party you’re looking for, come check out Club H/E! Club H/E features DJ Tommy Scott and is open until 5 am with a $3 cover after 2 am.
G.Bar Saturdays is the mother of all gay men’s dance parties in the Tampa Bay area! Billboard Magazine reporting DJ Greg Anderson is hard at work in the main room and your favorite familiar music is playing all night long in the video lounge courtesy of VJ Charles. The light show is great and the boys on top of the bars are even better!
Sunday, June 14th
The Ybor Resort and Spa (1512 E. 8th Ave., Ybor City) presents their 2nd annual weekly Sunday T-Dance from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. There will be a booty shaking contest to the sounds of DJ Wizzy Juan. Annual members get free entry with the purchase of a locker or a room or you can buy a daily membership and locker rental for $10 from 3 pm to 8 pm. Call 813-242-0900 for more information. C’ya at the resort!
If you’re looking to reinvent yourself for the night then head on over to Orlando and hit up Parliament House for THE T-Dance tradition in Orlando. The Sunday T-Dance at the P is nothing less than an institution (and no, not the nut house…) for the party boys! You can get some frozen libations out by the pool, chow down on a free buffet and check out the Footlight Players at 7 pm, 10 pm and 12 am. The best part about this is that there is NO COVER! For more information visit ParliamentHouse.com
Monday, June 15th
So, you want some fun tonight…something out of the ordinary? Well, say no more because I’ve got the perfect night for youat Streetcar Charlie’s! My dear friend Miss Judy B. Goode along with Mr. Paul Thomas put on this great variety show that absolutely PACKS the house here at Charlie’s. While your singing and dancing with Judy you can enjoy all you can eat wings for just $8.95…I know, such a bargain, right? For more information check out StreetcarCharlies.com
Tuesday, June 16th
Now in their 20th year of business, City Side (3703 Henderson Blvd., Tampa; ClubCityside.com) presents Super Gay Tuesdays (please say that with a sort of lisp for the best effect…like this, ssssssuper gay tuesdaysssss). From musicals to drag and Barbara to Madonna, it’s the best in gay videos all night long.
Wednesday, June 17th
Hamburger Mary’s Tampa (1600 E. 7th Ave., 2nd floor of Centro Ybor) presents Drag Charity Bingo! Come out and try your luck at some BINGO and help to raise money for a great cause. Join them for some fun and great prizes and some delicious food…and now that GayDays is over, you can really eat to your heart’s content! There will be weekly guest drag hostesses and benefit a different local non-profit each week. While you’re there, tell Mary that Hotspots Magazine sent ya! For more information call 813-241-MARY.
Pulse Orlando: If it’s college boys you want, it’s college boys you’ll get! Tonight it’s all about Dorm Wednesdays at Pulse. This is Orlando’s #1 GAY college night featuring DJ Daisy spinning the very best in Hip Hop and there’s a show at 12:30 am hosted by Roxxxy Andrews and Angelica Sanchez. There’s no cover with college ID before 11.