What’s HOT! South Florida

Finally, everything you need to know in South Florida to plan your week is wrapped up in a nice neat package. Art, entertainment and cultural events are all covered starting with a wrap up of the previous week and a summary of the hottest events around town. Watch for the very popular “This Is Hot” section.

What's Hot South Florida

What’s Hot South Florida: 5/21 – 5/27

A week ago Tuesday, was the monthly Fort Lauderdale Mack Mixer, taking place this month at Taps Fort Lauderdale. Once again, it was a huge success. Thursday was the monthly GLBX After Hours Mixer at new Boca Smiles in Wilton Manors. I would like to congratulate Dr. Costabile of Boca Smiles on his second location. […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 5/14 – 5/20

A week ago Monday, Oscar A presented the return of Miss Fort Lauderdale F.I. after being gone for over a decade. It was a fabulous pageant at the Ramada on State Road 84, and in the end the new Miss Fort Lauderdale F.I. is Velvet Lenore and the 1st Alternate was Sapphire Bleu. Congrats to […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 5/7 – 5/13

Last Thursday, The GLBX (Gay and Lesbian Business Exchange of Greater Fort Lauderdale) presented a Business Lunch at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale, which once again brought together a nice crowd and was very informative. Also on Thursday, Dining Out For Life Fort Lauderdale (Yum, Yum) took place at many restaurants and was a benefit for Broward House. […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 4/30 – 5/6

A week ago Wednesday, I went to the AIDS Walk Miami media kickoff event at the LGBT Welcome Center in Miami where there were some powerful speeches that built excitement for the AIDS Walk. Right afterwards, Miami Beach Gay Pride presented their Sponsor and Volunteer Party at the Clevelander Hotel with an open bar, hors […]

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What’s Hot South Florida 4/23 – 4/29

A week ago Tuesday, Slow Burn Theatre presented songs from Rent at Stonewall Gallery. Attendees of this event had the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for the performances of Rent which go through April 26 and Little Shop of Horrors (6/5-6/28) at the Slow Burn Theatre West Boca Performing Arts location. Afterwards I went to […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 4/16 – 4/22

The 7th annual Miami Beach Gay Pride was once again hugely successful. It was so busy, that I am exhausted and I will let the pics do the talking….If you weren’t there, plan to be there next year! Friday, April 17 Care Resource is hosting a community fundraiser to benefit AIDS Walk Miami from 6-9pm […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 4/9 – 4/15

A week ago Monday, Pride Fort Lauderdale presented the first Pride Honors held at The Pride Center at Equality Park, and the honoree was Commissioner Dean Trantalis. Later that night was the annual Miss Boardwalk F.I. Pageant, an official preliminary to Miss Florida F.I., and congrats to Jennifer Grant for winning the Crown. On Tuesday, […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 4/2 – 4/8

This past weekend was filled with big events. Saturday was the return of Tampa Pride after 13 years and it was a huge success with 30,000 in attendance from what I heard from police estimates, and I believe it, because the streets were PACKED! On Saturday night, Ybor City was also packed, where I saw lines to […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 3/26 – 4/2

Last Wednesday started with the quarterly GFLGLCC Luncheon at J. Marks and ended with the 5th annual Woof Cuff and Uwe Schroeder benefit for Grateful Paws Dog and Cat Rescue at Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar, which raised over $14,000. As a friend and a community member, I am so proud of Uwe. Starting Thursday, and going […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 3/19 – 3/25

A week ago Monday was the 22nd annual Shelly Novak Awards at Score. The awards honors the best in the gay nightlife community. Congrats to Shelly and all the winners. On Tuesday, Mack Planet celebrated their 10 year anniversary at their Mack Power Mixer at Dapur Asian Tapas. Wednesday night was the 2 year anniversary […]


What’s Hot South Florida: 3/12 – 3/18

A week ago Monday, Three Sissies Productions presented their 2nd annual Miss Florida Continental Pageant at Lips. 5 contestants vied for the title and in the end your new Miss Florida Continental is Deja Devonier, and her first alternate who will also be sponsored is Elle Taylor of Key West. Congrats to Keith Allen, Franchesque Richards […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 3/5 – 3/11

On Thursday night, our publisher, Peter Clark, and a friend who will remain nameless to protect the guilty (LOL) headed over to Swinging Richards. Peter told me that the GM, Matt, was very hospitable and he got a tour of the entire property including the VIP rooms, which he said are decorated beautifully. I’m not […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 2/26 – 3/4

Alyson Thomas produced the 16th annual Carolinas Continental pageant a week ago Monday at the beautiful Jazz Club inside of the Deauville Beach Resort. This was 4 pageants in one as Alyson crowned a Miss, a Plus a Mister and an Elite. IN actuality the pageants were so close that she will be sending multiple […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 2/19 – 2/25

A week ago Tuesday was the monthly Mack Mixer at Grille 401 on Las Olas, and once again the crowd showed us all why this is the original and one of the most successful networking events. On Thursday, Equality Florida presented their annual Palm Beach Gala at The Studio and honored Ruthie Berman & Connie Kurtz with […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 2/12 – 2/18

Last Wednesday, the Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery presented Stroke: From Under the Mattress to the Museum Wall. Hunter O’Hanian, Museum Director, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art and Robert W. Richards, curator of the Stroke exhibition presented a talk about the exhibit Stroke and the history and collections of the Leslie-Lohman […]