Dishing with Mark And Carrie

The gay scene in Central Florida is teeming with excitement. Contributors Mark & Carrie have been covering the gay community for more than a decade as only they can. Reporting directly from YBOR CITY (Gaybor District) in Tampa, the boys will bring you up to speed on the latest news and events. If you live in Central Florida, or are planning to visit, you’ll love this column.

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie August 27, 2014

Nephew of the Week: Dr. Robinson Ang Dr. Robinson is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. Today Dr. Robinson calls St. Petersburg his home. He is dedicated to his family and friends. You will find him in GaYBOR on the weekends. You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! I was […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie August 19, 2014

  Nephew of the Week: Jarred Nicolaou Original from Southeast Florida, Jarred now calls Tampa his home. A graduate of University of Florida, Jarred is currently working as a manager at Carne’s in Ybor City.   You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! The Sunday Fun Day “Shazam” parties on Hamburger Mary’s balcony in GaYBOR […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie August 13, 2014

  Nephew of the Week: Bryan Heckard This University of Tampa student is always busy with a big smile! When he’s not studying, you will find Bryan at Hamburger Mary’s in GaYBOR.   You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! One very hot summer day, we were going to our annual family reunion in Hastings, […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie August 5, 2014

  Nephew of the Week: Joey Bone Richter When he’s not on the stage performing, you will find Joey working hard at Hamburger Mary’s in GaYBOR. He is always full of energy and excitement.   You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! It was a hot Saturday afternoon in July. The balcony bar at Hamburger […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie July 30, 2014

  Niece of the Week: BadJoy Bombshell A smiling breath of fresh air with a contagious, positive attitude: that is how we would describe her. Joy is so very wonderful that she has a website dedicated to all the good in the world! badjoybombshell.com You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! Trips to Key West […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie July 23, 2014

  Nephew of the Week: Alexis De La Mer  Originally from New York, Alexis now calls Tampa Bay her home. You may catch her act every Thursday night at The Social In GaYBOR. She has hundreds of crazy fans, but a little bird told us that…Jack B. is her favorite!   You Just Can’t Make […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie July 16, 2014

  Nephew of the Week: Paul Sams This former US Navy guy is now working hard at a local hospital. He still sneaks time in for wild fun in GaYBOR!   You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! In the early 2000s we had our store at the Suncoast Resort. Mark was a bartender at […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie

Niece of the Week: DJ Phoenyx Von Black A St. Petersburg native, Phoenyx had donated countless hours to the LGBT community here. She has just started a Monday night event at GBar.   You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! It was the week before St. Pete Pride and we were at our store, MC Film […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie

Nephew of the Week: Dontez Matthews Just out of the U.S. Army! That’s way cool! Now Dontez is the operations manager at Game Time in GaYBOR/Ybor City. You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up! In the 1980s we were lucky to meet this fun loving guy named Jim. He was a very large guy with […]

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Dishing with Mark and Carrie June 26, 2014

Nephew of the Week: Garry Cohen Did you ever wonder what the zombies at Howl O’ Scream looked like? We bet that now you know, the next time you will let them bite you! When Garry is not working hard at Hamburger Mary’s, you will find him on stage. He is so naughty, but nice! […]