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What’s Hot South Florida: 2/5 – 2/11

What's Hot South Florida

On Thursday night, World Outgames Miami held a benefit at the Platinum and Olympic medalist Daniel Lleyva showed up to support (and he didn’t even tell me in advance he was going to be there…LOL). Also that night was the annual Taste of the Garden at Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. In Fort Lauderdale on Thursday evening SFGN hosted their 5th anniversary celebration at B Hotel on the beach. Congrats to Norm, Mike T and their entire staff on turning 5. On Friday, The Boardwalk featured the Mr. Florida Hookies, and congrats to this year’s winner Mario Costa. Also on Bubble Gum Fridays at the Manor celebrated their 4th anniversary to a once again packed house. On Saturday My TropiXXX hosted their annual Valentines Fashion show starring Velvet LeNore and hot models at Village Pub at 7om and I couldn’t believe how busy the bar was so early. Also that night the Sunshine Cathedral presented as part of their Performing Art Series, Internet sensation Steve Grand. On Sunday, there was this fabulous Katy Perry concert on TV and surrounding it was some sports game…LOL! Congrats to the New England Patriots for once again winning the biggest game in Football!

Last week HotSpots and SFGN hosted the National Equality Publishers Association conference in Fort Lauderdale.  The meeting brought together LGBT Publishers from virtually every major city in America to discuss topics of common interest.  Special guests included Stuart Milk of the Harvey Milk Foundation, Robert Boo, and business leaders representing various LGBT chambers from across Florida.  Thank you to the NEPA Leadership Team for sharing the vision and uniting our communities!


Thursday, Feb 5

Starting tonight and going through Saturday night, Floppy Roosters presents their 1st anniversary Party starring Adult Video Star Hunter Vance live! They will also feature giveaways, special guests, Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres on Friday, and raffles and much more!

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce presents an information sharing and networking at the LGBT Visitor Center, 1130 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach 10am – 11am.  Whether you are a new, existing or potential new MDGLCC member, learn how to maximize the use of all the Marketing tools and Programs available through the Chamber. Learn about the Chamber’s website and access to features as well as bounce ideas and ask questions to chamber staff and Membership Committee on how to engage the LGBT consumer with your products and/or services. Free admission.  RSVP at GayBizMiami.com, rsvp@gaybizmiami.com or 305-673-4440.

The Florida Amateur Flag Football League presents their 3rd annual Jocks and Jills Bachelor Auction at Village Pub at 9pm. They ask the community to come support FAFFL and win a date with your favorite player. VIP Tables with bottle service is $200. To reserve call 786-445-8841 or email Donate@Faffl.org


Friday, Feb 6

Le Boy presents comedienne Brad Loekle live tonight and tomorrow at 11pm. Brad is known for Tru presents World’s Dumbest…, being a write on Joan Rivers Fashion Police and as the adored cruise director on RSVP.



Saturday, Feb 7

Rumors second anniversary celebration starts at 7pm with live music, Hawaiian dancers and fire dancers, and a free luau and pig roast from 7 – 9. There will be drink specials, prize giveaways and at 11pm a balloon drop.

Village Pub presents a RSVP Bon Voyage party with shows at 5:30pm and 7pm featuring Amy & Freddy, Gert Crawford and Elenor Roseafelt.

Score’s Bigger Saturdays presents “Ahoy Party” as they welcome the Bearracuda and RSVP cruisers. The night will feature DJ/Producer Tony Moran and will also be a  birthday celebration for Patti Razzeto.

The Ramrod presents Pig Dance #78 with DJ/Producer Barry Huffine (Bear Bash, Beach Bear, Tidal Wave, Atlanta Eagle, and TBRU).

Discotekka presents, in honor of Sushi’s birthday, DJ Deanne in Work It! The night will also star DJ Sushi and Teo Moss and Carlos G as well as Discotekka divas Poizon, Sasha and Lotus as well as Marco Perez and his XXX dancers. La Puta Nota After-Hours starts at 3:30am.

Burst Saturdays at the Manor presents a “Sail Away Party” for RSVP Vacations 30th anniversary cruise. They invite you to party with over 2000 cruisers and will feature DJ Daniel Kristopherre as well as performances by TP Lords and Serena Cha Cha. In the Latin Lounge and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays presents the official victory party for Missy Meyakie and Kalah Mendoza winning (it was an exact tie) Miss Noche Latina 2015. The night will also star hostess Viva Mirage and DJ Nena spinning your Latin favorites. 11pm to 4am with Hot Go-Go boys and No Cover!


Sunday, Feb 8

Rosie’s Bar and Grill presents a Bon Voyage special Sunday Funday Brunch with free luggage check while you dine on their tropical patio and a free mimosa or Bloody Mary with your RSVP boarding pass. They are opening early at 9:30am with DJ James Leombruno spinning all day.

The Palace will be celebrating DJ Sushiman’s birthday during T Dance, so go out and support one of our local favorites!


Monday, Feb 9

J. Marks’s invites you to celebrate Valentines all week starting tonight with specials starting at $13.99, so book your reservations now!


Tuesday, Feb 10

The monthly Mack Mixer takes place this month at Himmarshee Public House (201 south west 2nd street) from 6:30-9pm. The $10 entry gets you a complimentary Ketel One cocktail. No RSVP is required, but for more info go to MackPlanet.com



Wednesday, Feb 11

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce & GALLA presents its monthly networking program tailored for attorneys, judges and legal professionals held on the middle Wednesday of each month. Open to others who want to engage with this target group at City Hall, The Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.  Panel discussion on Gay Marriage with the participation of distinguished attorneys. Registration 11:30am with luncheon/networking from 12pm to 1:30pm. Cost: MDGLCC Members ($35), Potential Members ($45, $10 applied to new MDGLCC membership). Includes seated style lunch limited to 50 persons. RSVP at GayBizMiami.com, rsvp@gaybizmiami.com or 305-673-4440.

Hot Stuff

On Sunday February 15, Swinging Richards presents Bare Bear Night where hot and hairy men take over their stage and bare it all!

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