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Six Cool Gadgets for the Home

I remember when we got our first big-screen TV. It was twenty years ago and it was a hand-me-down from a relative. It was very boxy and the screen felt like it was made of thick plastic! We’ve come so far since then. HDMI is the standard and transparent TVs are the future. What other […]

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Cool Gadgets for Work and Play!

The wonders of technology. In this day and age, you can do anything from anywhere. Want to access your favorite apps and utilize a GPS system at the same time? There’s a hand-held device for that. But how do you charge it? There’s a solar-powered charger for that…and that’s just a few of the fun […]

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7th Annual Hotspots Holiday Celebration: A Record Crowd Delivers Rave Reviews!

One of the most exciting events on the calendar this holiday season was presented in grand style. The seventh annual Hotspots Holiday Celebration was held on Tuesday, December 9 at the W Fort Lauderdale, located right on Fort Lauderdale Beach. The event doubled as a benefit for The Pride Center at Equality Park. As in […]

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Food for Thought: Beachside Café Dining

Enjoy the beautiful view while dining at H2O Café My brother Howard and I needed to catch up and celebrate. He had just become the 2015 President-Elect of The Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors and I was planning my nuptials. We chose to dine at H2O Café and enjoy the scenery of hot guys and the […]

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Nine Must-Have Apps for Your Smartphone!

Who isn’t glued to their smartphone nowadays? I was a late bloomer when it came to smartphones: I only got mine last year! But since then, I’ve wondered to myself over and over again, “What would I do without it?” I have some apps that you should try, and I bet that once you do, […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race “Ru-Veals” Season 7 Contestants

RuPaul is back to storm the runway with the highly anticipated seventh season of the groundbreaking series, RuPaul’s Drag Race. Logo TV revealed the eagerly awaited cast comprised of the nation’s 14 drag elite on Sunday, December 7 during the 2014 NewNowNext Awards. In a nod to superfans, Logo TV also launched a social scavenger […]

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LGBT Welcome Center Opens in St. Petersburg

In August 2013, the bungalow at 2335 Central Avenue in St. Petersburg was donated to Metro Wellness and Community Centers for them to use as an LGBT Welcome Center and coffeehouse. The previous owners had only one condition attached to this donation: Metro had to move the house off the lot. In the middle of […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

The Holidays are just a bit more than 2 weeks away and there are millions of items to choose from. Here are some of the items that came across my desk that I like and I hope you do also. Some of these just might be the perfect gift(s) for your gay friends or loved […]

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How to Make Your Holiday Party Stand Out

If you’re like me, you’ll be going to quite a few holiday parties in the final month of the year. So many parties revolving around one thing…it can be so easy for them to blend together. How can you make sure your party will stand out from the rest? I’m here to give you a […]

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Winter TV Preview

The winter season is my favorite time of year for television. Not only are some of my favorites returning with new episodes around this time, but there are also new shows that sound interesting that are vying for my attention as well. Set a date with your DVR and watch at least one of these […]

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Three Pop Music Celebrations Come to Florida

JingleBall Y100 and 93.3 FLZ are presenting two stops on the Jingle Ball tour, which will be presented at the BB&T Center (1 Panther Pkwy.) in Sunrise on Sunday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. and at Amalie Arena (401 Channelside Dr.) in Tampa on Monday, December 22 at 7:30 P.M. The Jingle Ball 2014 is […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida Presents “Comfort and Joy”

The Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida presents this year’s holiday concert, “Comfort and Joy,” for a special two-weekend run at Sunshine Cathedral (1480 SW 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale). The 160-member chorus will be performing at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, December 12 and 13, followed by two more shows at the same time […]

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12th Annual Cocktails for Compass

Cocktails for Compass is the largest fundraiser for Compass, and as such, luminaries in Palm Beach County’s LGBT community, as well as allies, all come together to raise money for the gay and lesbian community center. This fundraiser has been held annually since 2003, and the gala has grown in size and scope with each […]

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5th Annual Santa Speedo Run

Sunday, December 14 Only in Florida can you see Santa Claus in a Speedo and Mrs. Claus in a sports bra! The Clauses are supporting a great cause, and hopefully you will be too. The fifth annual Santa Speedo Run, benefiting the AIDS Service Association of Pinellas (ASAP) and Brighter Seasons for Children, will be […]

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St. Petersburg’s EDGE District Presents Third Thursdays

The EDGE District of St. Petersburg is an eclectic mix of gay-owned and gay-friendly shops, restaurants, and other businesses that line Central Avenue between 9th Street (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street) and 16th Street. Inspired by the city’s First Friday entertainment event and the Second Saturday Art Walk, both held in downtown, the EDGE […]