Monday, Jan 16th was the annual Miss Noche Latina Pageant held at The Manor and once again the show was fabulous! In the end the winner was Alexis Mateo of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3. I am sure, as a Latina from Puerto Rico she will carry the crown beautifully and promote the pageant all year long in the Tampa Area, where she resides, and throughout the state. On Tuesday Broward House presented their annual Spirit of Hope awards luncheon at Dapur and Hotspots Media Group was proud to be one of the honorees. It was a very nice luncheon and owner of Dapur Eddie was, as usual, extremely hospitable. On Wednesday, Wilton Manors Main Street presented “A Day in the Life of Wilton Manors” featuring the top…
Last Week in Review
Monday, Jan 16th was the annual Miss Noche Latina Pageant held at The Manor and once again the show was fabulous! In the end the winner was Alexis Mateo of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3. I am sure, as a Latina from Puerto Rico she will carry the crown beautifully and promote the pageant all year long in the Tampa Area, where she resides, and throughout the state. On Tuesday Broward House presented their annual Spirit of Hope awards luncheon at Dapur and Hotspots Media Group was proud to be one of the honorees. It was a very nice luncheon and owner of Dapur Eddie was, as usual, extremely hospitable. On Wednesday, Wilton Manors Main Street presented “A Day in the Life of Wilton Manors” featuring the top 100 businesses at a luncheon at The Manor Complex. The who’s who of business owners in Wilton Manors was there and it was a nice getaway from the daily grind.
Friday night was the monthly Art Walk down Wilton Drive featuring lots of art work from up and coming and established artists. It was a beautiful night to walk up and down the drive and see lots of art.
Saturday Discotekka presented the Black and White Ball in honor of TP Lords and Danny Vilar’s birthday and the crowds came out to celebrate and also to hear the music of DJ Escape who kept the dance floor busy all night long. On Sunday the Coral Reef Guesthouse presented The Men of Ruff Riders Pool Party with hot boys wearing Ruff Riders shirts (and taking them off). The place had a great crowd, so much so that it took me 15 minutes to find a spot to park, but it was definitely worth the effort to see all those cute men in bathing suits!
LGBT Events for South Florida
Friday, January 27
Starting tonight and going all weekend long, Boom will be celebrating their 11th anniversary with a theme party entitled Studio 54 with Studio 54 original DJ Frank Corr, original bartender Sal Defalco and a Grace Jones look-a-like.
Bubble Gum Fridays at The Manor celebrates their 1 year anniversary with DJ JPS in the main room, DJ Daisy D in the Hip Hop room and performances by Estephania St. Lords, Sasha Lords, Erika Norell and TP Lords and your VIP Hostess Alandra Matthews.
Growl Fridays at Bill’s Filling Station presents an Atlantis cruise bon voyage and bear appreciation party with sexy Rocky Labarre live on stage!
Saturday, January 28
The 2012 Home Show – Arts & Crafts and Health and Fitness Expo takes place today and tomorrow at the War Memorial Auditorium (800 NE 8th Street). The show will feature over 200 exhibitors under 1 roof showcasing the latest in personal health care and home improvement. For more information call 561-245-8985 or go to SEFCC.com
The Manor, the largest gay club in Fort Lauderdale welcomes the largest cruise ship in the world with a Bon Voyage party starring celebrity DJ Manny Lehman in the main room and DJ Larry Larr in the Latin Lounge and patio. They will also feature shuttle service to and from the host hotels and no cover!
Hilton Wolman presents Salvation Sail Away where he invites you to join thousands of men that will be on the world’s largest ship with the official sail away party starring DJ Abel at Exit 66. To purchase tickets go to ShowClix.com.
Score presents a themed party entitled “Welcome District, Sin City” with music by DJ Alex Infiniti in a marathon set and a special performance by Chyna Girl.
The Club Fort Lauderdale welcomes the guys form the Atlantis Cruise with a huge BBQ and they invite you to meet video star and DJ Steven Ponce who will be working the sound hard to make you sweat!
The Ramrod invites everyone to meet the men of the 2012 leather community calendars. The calendars will also be available for purchase.
Bill’s Filling Station presents Porsche performing live at 10 pm on the main stage.
Sunday, January 29
Scandals Saloon presents their monthly Gospel Jubilee with Lady Fancy and the Scandals Jubilette’s choir at 6 pm sharp.
Sidelines Sports Bar invites the entire community to come out and celebrate Jennifer birthday starting at 9 pm tonight.
The Depot Cabana Bar and Grill presents Sunday T Dance poolside from 2 to 6 pm starring DJ Jeffrey Jacobs with no cover and free parking.
Monday, January 30
The Boardwalk invites the entire community to come out to the Celebration of Life of Michael Ross (Nikki Adams’ best friend) starting at 5 pm. Michael was a huge part of our community for 30 years and Nikki will pay tribute to him, along with many other fine entertainers that Michael called his friends through the years.
Tuesday, January 31
Planeta Macho at Score has brought back the dancers on the 2nd level and they are now hosted by Teresita “La Caliente.” The main level features the music of DJ George Ferrero with performances by Miami’s queen of comedy, Mariloly!
Check out the ad in this week’s magazine for Fuego Latino which is offering 2 coupons for your Cuban and Mexican dinning cuisine. The first coupon gets you have off your second lunch or dinner of equal or lesser value with the purchase of beverages and the second is 15% off your entire bill if you dine in their restaurant.
Sidelines Sports Bar is thrilled to announce its plans for Super Bowl Sunday, the highlight of NFL’s 2011 season. This year, Sidelines is hosting the ultimate tailgate and Super Bowl party, one that Wilton Manors, FL will long remember. In addition, to the parties, Sidelines has elected to donate a portion of the day’s sales to the Florida AIDS Walk 2012. For fans who wish to celebrate the big game, a tailgate party has always been an essential part of the day’s activities. So, in conjunction with several co-sponsors, vendors and liquor distributors, “The Ultimate Jack Daniels Tailgate Party” will take place directly in the parking lot adjacent to the building where Sidelines is located (Wilton Drive & 20th Street). The tailgate party will take place from 1 pm to Super Bowl game time at 6:30 pm. The parking lot will be transformed into a carnival-like football experience including bar and beer tents, and a tailgating BBQ grill & food station. There will also be interactive theme park-like games, giant displays, and musical entertainment featuring DJ Jared Michael.
Citing the $1.2 million donated back to local community organizations through the fundraising efforts of its Winter Party Festival and Miami Recognition Dinner, City Commissioner Michael Gongora proclaimed Wednesday, January 11, 2012, “National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Day” in Miami Beach. The proclamation kicked off the Miami Beach City Commission meeting and also included individual certificates of appreciation to Task Force staff, board members and volunteers. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force builds the political power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community from the ground up. The Task Force is the country’s premier social justice organization fighting to improve the lives of LGBT people and working to create positive, lasting change and opportunity for all. For more information, visit: TheTaskForce.org
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