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This year’s TOP INDIVIDUAL fundraisers are honored

Fred Schneider of the B-52s takes the stage

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Herman is warmed up and ready to rock n’ roll

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Wild Inspirational Gatherings (WIG) @ The Manor

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bar guide ALIBI 2266 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oGayborhood tradition since 1997. Comfortable, inviting atmosphere with indoor video bars, outdoor drinking and dining. Drink specials all week, with mammoth 22-ounce Long Island Iced Teas for $3 on Thursdays. BILL’S FILLING STATION 2209 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oVideos, pool tables, dart boards, dance floor, happy hour, live shows, Tuesday and Thursday karaoke – and great burgers to boot. Fun and friendly truck-stop-themed bar, great staff. BOARDWALK 1721 N Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale oOver 100 of the sexiest men from all over the world. Go-go dancers, cages, billiards, 2-4-1 Happy Hours. Drag em- cees and did we mention the boys? BOOM 2232 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oThe bar with two names features a dance club and Gayborhood bar. Drag Bingo on

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Mondays, karaoke Mondays and Tuesdays, dance music Fridays and Saturdays, and (indoor) Sunday T-Dance. CORNER PUB 1915 N Andrews Ave Wilton Manors oFriendly atmosphere, unpretentious clientele and staff. Next to Island City Pizza (so you can get your drink AND your slice on). CUBBY HOLE 823 N Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale oButch bar and grill with a rockin’ daytime crowd (and a fun nighttime one, too). Fifty-cent pool, 2-for-1 drinks all day every day, video games, hot movies on HDTV and DirecTV. Thursdays it’s Bare Bear Chest Night, and every Friday and Saturday, the fur flies with Hot Bears on Poles (where the Grizzlies Grind)! DEPOT CABANA BAR AND GRILL 2935 N Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale oAdjacent to the America’s Best Inn and Suites. Pool open daily - No Cover or Day Pass. Great food, daily happy hour, Sunday afternoon T-Dance Poolside. Karaoke and live music. Open daily at 11:30 a.m.

DUDES 3270 NE 33rd St Fort Lauderdale oMen dancing for men. Hot go-go boys in an upscale atmosphere, piano lounge for more quiet interludes. Steamy shower shows. JOHNNY’S 1116 W Broward Blvd Fort Lauderdale oClub, bar, lounge. Male dancers and the men who love (to ogle) them. Sunday amateur strip contest (and karaoke!). LIPS 1421 E Oakland Park Blvd Oakland Park oThe Ultimate in Drag Dining. Dinner and shows six nights a week. Sunday Gospel Brunch with the Sisters of Sequins. THE MANOR 2345 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oWeHo vibe (think: LA’s The Abbey) in the heart of the Gayborhood. Dine, drink, dance, play, mingle. Theme rooms (salsa and merengue every weekend in the Latin Quarter!). Live dancing and dining.


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bar guide MATTY’S ON THE DRIVE 2426 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oDrink specials, billiards, and a chill gayborhood vibe. 75 cent drinks on Wednesdays. No Drama, No Smoking. MONKEY BUSINESS 2740 N Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale oCozy neighborhood bar. Karaoke, drags shows, Patio Bar and open at 9 a.m. daily. MONA’S 502 E Sunrise Blvd Fort Lauderdale oCocktail Lounge in the heart of Searstown. Fun customers, fun bartenders and fun proprietor (the Legendary Jerry). Outside patio. Wednesday karaoke, Thursday Speedball Tournament. NAKED GRAPE 2163 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oRelaxing, friendly, hip, unique. The alternative gathering place on Wilton Dr. Now serving tapas nightly. Social Hour features $5 house wine glasses, $1 Barcelona Bites, and In The Biz all the time. RAMROD 1508 NE 4th Ave Fort Lauderdale oVoted World’s Favorite Leather Bar. Pig Dance first Saturday of the month – South Florida’s

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Busiest, Craziest Monthly Party (with caged hunks at midnight on Saturdays – Is there a downside to this?).

Monday In the Biz, Thursday Leather Nights. They bring the party (and the mattresses), you bring the booze.

ROSIE’S BAR & GRILL 2449 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oNexus of the A-Gay List. Be Seen in the Scene (without making one). Food, folks, libations, and a killer Sunday Funday.

SMARTY PANTS 2400 E Oakland Park Blvd Fort Lauderdale oCozy neighborhood bar with daily happy hour, and regular patrons. Show night Thursdays at 9 p.m. Karaoke Friday and Saturday nights, with matinee on Sunday afternoon.

SCANDALS SALOON 3073 NE 6th Ave Wilton Manors oA line-dancin’, tight blue jeans-wearin’ good time. Country and western music, two-steppin’, three-steppin’, pool tables, and themed events year ‘round. Cowboys and Indians was never this much fun, Pilgrim. SIDELINES 2031 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors oWhere sports come first. Nationally known destination sports bar with TVs streaming NFL, MLB, NBA and college games. Pool tables, dart boards and large indoor (and now smoke-free) facility. Outdoor patio features area for smokers. Mixed crowd of gay men and women (who would have thought?). Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek and recommended by LOGO. SLAMMER 321 W Sunrise Blvd Fort Lauderdale oPrivate Men’s Club. Pay cover, then uncover.

THE STABLE 205 E Oakland Park Blvd Fort Lauderdale oLevis-and-leather neighborhood bar, where the bears line dance and the cowboys are VERY friendly. TORPEDO 2829 W Broward Blvd Fort Lauderdale oDance, shoot pool, drink til 4 a.m., 7 nights a week. Doors open at midnight; dance til dawn. WILTON’S BIER GARDEN 2245 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o German cuisine meets Der Gayborhood, in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Upstairs dining, downstairs outdoor patio and bar, DJ music, and a fun staff make one of Wilton Manors’ newest venues a good time to be had by all.

Miami / Miami Beach CLUB SUGAR 2301 SW 32nd Ave Miami oGay Latin scene, with Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Hip Hop and House music always playing. DISCOTEKKA 950 NE 2nd Ave Miami oHot music, hot scene, hot bartenders, and hot patrons in the hot heart of Downtown Miami. JOHNNY’S MIAMI 63 NE 14th Street Downtown Miami oThe second location of the infamous Club, bar, lounge. Male dancers and the men who love (to ogle) them. Multiple weekly events including Latin Thursdays and Drag Queen Mondays and no cover. MOVA LOUNGE 1625 Michigan Ave Miami Beach oOn Miami Beach’s famed Lincoln Road, never

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a cover. Drink specials all week long, live DJs, high energy music and a fun crowd getting their dance on til late. PALACE BAR 1200 Ocean Drive Miami Beach oThis bar and restaurant in the heart of South Beach’s Art Deco District. Mouth- watering burgers, boys (and girls!). Weekend cabaret shows Thursday through Sunday. SCORE 727 Lincoln Rd Miami Beach oDance, drink, party all night on Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road. Tons of events throughout the year, including fundraisers for Winter Party, White Party, and Miami Beach Gay Pride. SPACE 34 NE 11th St Miami oMingle and mix with gays and str8s in the heart of Downtown Miami. Indoor dance floors and outdoor rooftop bar, spectacular light show.

SWINGING RICHARDS 17450 Biscayne Blvd N Miami oThe only gay strip club in Southern Florida to offer FULLY NUDE dancers. Smokin’ hot dancers all week long. TWIST 1057 Washington Ave Miami Beach oGreat music, friendly staff, hot tourists and locals. Never a cover, always a groove. Bungalow Bar = Hot Men. In SoBe’s Art Deco District. VLADA LOUNGE 3215 NE 2nd Ave Miami oUrban, sophisticated and chic in Midtown Miami with a bar that ices over. New York pedigree meets Miami attitude. Nightly DJs, never a cover.


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BILL’S FILLING STATION 2209 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Happy Hour half-off drink prices from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, with an additional halfprice “Bear Necessities” Happy Hour on Friday nights from Midnight to close. BOARDWALK 1721 N Andrews Ave. Fort Lauderdale o Happy Hour from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily, with 2-4-1 mixed drinks and brew. BOOM 2232 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Half-priced drink Happy Hours Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., as well as $7 premium martinis all day long. CORNER PUB 1915 N Andrews Ave. Wilton Manors o Seven-day Happy Hour from 11 a.m. til 9:30 p.m., with $1.75 domestic drafts, $2.50 domestic bottles, $2.75 imports, $2.50 well drinks, $2.75 calls, $3 premiums, and $4.75 Jaeger shots. CUBBY HOLE 823 N Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale) o Happy Hour with 2-4-1 drinks all day every day. The Depot Cabana Bar and Grill (2935 N Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale): Happy Hour features halfprice drinks, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. til 8 p.m. DUDES ON THE BEACH 3270 NE 33rd St. Fort Lauderdale o Happy Hour features a seven day a week 2-4-1 special from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. GEORGIE’S ALIBI 2266 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o 2-4-1 Happy Hour Monday through Friday. JOHNNY’S CLUB, BAR, AND LOUNGE 1116 W Broward Blvd. Fort Lauderdale o Happy Hour runs seven days, Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays

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from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., with varying drink specials depending the day, and discounted drinks starting at $4. THE MANOR RESTAURANT AND NIGHTCLUB 2345 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Happy Hour Wednesday through Friday from open ‘til 9 p.m., 2-4-1 drinks and $5 tapas. MATTY’S ON THE DRIVE 2426 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o 2-4-1 Happy Hour Monday through Saturday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., and a drink chip that’s good through 10 p.m.! MONA’S COCKTAIL LOUNGE (next to Lisa’s Backyard) 502 E Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale o Happy Hour is celebrated seven days a week from noon till 9 p.m., with $2.50 domestic beers and well drinks, and $1.25 drafts. MONKEY BUSINESS 2740 N Andrews Ave. Wilton Manors o Happy Hour runs through 9 p.m., seven days, with drinks specials that average about $1-$1.50 off per mixed drink or brew. NAKED GRAPE WINE BAR 2163 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o “Social Hour” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with $5 glasses of house wine, and $1 Barcelona Bites. On Thursdays, buy one flat bread or panini, get one 1/2 price.


happy hours PINCHé TAqUERIA 2045 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o A NYC-by-way-of-Tijuana-transplant, offering great outdoor atmosphere and a daily 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Happy Hour with $4 well drinks, $5 Pinché margaritas, and $20 margarita pitchers, as well as half-priced appetizers from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PJ’S CORNER POCKET 924 N Flagler Dr. Fort Lauderdale o Monday through Friday Happy Hour with $1 off every drink, as well as an everyday five 7 oz. Bud Lights for $5 special. RAMROD 1508 NE 4th Ave. Fort Lauderdale o Fort Lauderdale’s oldest gay bar under the same ownership, a leather, Levis, and uniform bar with hot men and a 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily 2-4-1 Happy Hour (weekends included!). RODEO RESTAURANT AND BAR 2033 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Select Happy Hour specials menu: 50% off bottles of wine, Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; half-price martinis on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursday Ladies Nights, with half-price well drinks, beer, and wine glasses. ROSIE’S BAR & GRILL 2249 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Happy Hour Mondays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with half-priced premium well, beer, and house wines and $1 off all other cocktails (excluding premium wines).

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SIDELINES SPORTS BAR 2031-A Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Happy Hour runs daily—for the first time!—from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. with half-price drinks (the other popular Gayborhood-variation on the split-level-drink-price), followed by a back-half Happy Hour from Midnight-toclose, also with (according to their Web site) half-price libations. SMARTY PANTS 3038 N Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale o Happy Hour seven days a week, starting at 9 a.m. and continuing through 8 p.m., with daily specials and discounts off their low drink prices. THE STABLE COUNTRY WESTERN BAR 205 E Oakland Park Blvd. Fort Lauderdale o Happy Hour Monday through Thursday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday through Sunday, noon through 9 p.m., with at least $1 off their regular prices on libations.

TROPICS 2000 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Happy Hour starts at 4 p.m. and runs through 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. Drinks are two-for-theprice-of-one (hereinafter, 2-4-1). WILTON’S BIER GARDEN 2245 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors o Happy Hour including 2-4-1 domestic draft beer, 2-4-1 well drinks, and 2-4-1 Coastal Vines house wine selections.

SCANDALS SALOON 3073 NE 6th Ave. Wilton Manors o Happy Hour at the main bar that runs Monday through Saturday from noon to 9 p.m., with $1-to-$2 drink special discounts, depending on what beverages you’re enjoying. All-day Happy Hour on Sundays.

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Keeping it Real—Military— Florida's All Year ‘Round South Leather Men

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ne of the most organized and activist groups in the LGBT community is our “leather men,” those Levi’s and leather hombres who sport a look that is two parts Schwarzenegger in “Commando,” three parts Brando in “The Wild One,” and ALL parts man. Known for their generosity to those in need, South Florida’s Leather Community has been extremely generous over the years, sponsoring and participating in numerous activities, building floats for the Stonewall Street Festival and Pridefest, conducting the “Sleazy Awards,” and hosting dozens of military-themed leather and jeans events. In December, the Leather Man’s Brotherhood donated $20,000, which was divided between Broward House’s gay teen suicide prevention efforts and the Chicagobased Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M). The donation totals a full five percent of LA&M’s operating budget, according to its executive director, Rick Storer. The spring’s hottest leather event was the Black Heart Uniform Ball, which was held in April at BOOM! nightclub, in Wilton Manors. The Uniform Ball, sponsored by Fort Lauderdale Leather Pride (FTLLP, Inc.), a Florida not-forprofit corporation was held as a communitybuilding event, by which standard it was hugely successful, along with benefitting Broward House’s new cancer support initiative, and the

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Leather Archives & Museum. Bear Man, Eric Lawrence, and Ira Smith, are well-known faces among South Florida’s leather men, and they have seen many changes and taking part in many socials and fundraisers with the Boys in Levi’s and Chaps. “There were so many participants in the past, that we have had to grow to a couple of events a year,” explains Lawrence, who serves as FTLLP’s president. “Years ago, Marie Wansiki—with the now defunct Wansiki Foundation—began a leather party, which consisted of mostly guys in uniforms. It grew into what is now the Leather Mask Ball.” The group’s first Black Heart Uniform Ball more than exceeded expectations. “This year, we divided the proceeds from the Black Heart Ball—$10,000—between the Leather Archives & Museum in Chicago and Broward House for their youth services program,” notes Bear Man. “Later this year we will be having the mortgage-burning party for the Museum, and we will announce that date soon,” he adds. Lawrence, Bear Man, and Smith are philosophical about the portrayal of “bears” and leather men, and say that their object is to have a great time while making a difference in the lives of their—and our—community. “People may have the incorrect perspective of the Bear community,” Smith offers. “It’s all about being informed and educated.”


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the SCENE

By GRANT JAMES

ADAM LAMBERT

NO “Trespassing”

“Trespassing,” the sophomore album—and latest foray into the poprock scene—by Adam Lambert is cocky, electric, and theatrical. It has a little bit of everything— ballads, electronic party-rock anthems, alternative rock, and Freddie Mercuryinspired choruses. The opener and title track, “Trespassing” (produced by Grammy winner Pharrell Williams), channels a hookheavy Queen (pun intended), and sets an interesting tone for the rest of the album. Sadly, some of the songs are forgettable, most notably his two singles, “Better Than I Know Myself,” and “Never Close Our Eyes.” Sometimes, the radio-friendly songs feel like a cross between Ke$ha and One Republic, and it’s apparent that there’s a definite sense of identity crisis on “Trespassing” as a whole. Additionally, the album’s

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lyrics leave something to be desired. On “Kickin’ In,” Lambert spits out, “She puts the shot glass down/she asks for another round/girl don’t you hit the ground/is it kickin’ in?/Can you feel it kickin’ in?/honey are you up there?” The former “American Idol” finalist is definitely at his best when he’s belting out the notes for which he’s fabulous and famous, and in this, he doesn’t disappoint. On the weepy “Outlaws of Love,” Lambert’s voice is both soft and beautiful. On “Cuckoo,” the vocals are abrasive and raw, but in an amazing way. Unfortunately, excessive electronic beats and dubstep-like drops end

up giving this album a dizzying crisis of identity. Trespass at your own risk. /10

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BEACH HOUSE: Blossoming into Perfection

Beach House: Victoria Legrand, Alex Scally

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altimore-based duo Beach House is best-known for their beautiful, soft style of “dream pop”— the alternative rock genre known for its focus on mesmerizing moods and textures, slow atmospheric rhythms, and ethereal melodies. Their songs take the listener on an extremely personal voyage that is not soon forgotten. The band members—Baltimore-born Alex Scally and French-native Victoria Legrand—have picked the perfect title for their fourth studio album, “Bloom.” Beach House’s sound is much like a flower: it starts as a soft, unformed, raw bud (their first album, the 2006 self-titled “Beach House”), which slowly and organically blossoms (second album, 2008’s “Devotion”). Next, it shoots up and out of the ground, blossoming into a tall, beautiful flower, complete with golden halo (the 2010 critically-acclaimed “Teen Dream,” their third album). That sound has taken its next growth step with “Bloom,” with the flower now completely open, reaching higher upward, toward the sky. The grand sounds of “Bloom” don’t shake and rattle you. All of the songs on the album are elegant, soft, and sleepy—there’s no fast-to-slow ratio. That said, these songs do not bore the listener. Instead, they slowly stimulate, planting an experiential seed which blossoms through the album. Legrand’s voice is reminiscent of Nico (from “The Velvet Underground & Nico,” the 1966 collaboration with Andy Warhol). It is sensual, raspy, and full of flavor. Her vocals drip with a beauty that haunts you long after you stop listening, while Scally’s eerie, high-pitched guitar strings perfectly compliment Legrand’s long notes. The climax on the closing track, “Irene,” ends the ride, leaving the listener in an ecstasyfilled daze, reminiscent of the moments immediately post-sex. It’s a perfect album.

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aris Hilton will spin—musically— for the first time in front of thousands, when she performs as a guest DJ on June 23, at the Pop Music Festival in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Hilton’s turn-atthe-tables happens after performances from the likes of JLo and Kelly Clarkson. Hilton is also working with Snoop Dogg, Paris Hilton LMFAO, and rumored Afrojack, boyfriend/DJ, on her follow-up album to 2006’s “Paris.” Speaking to Billboard about the Sao Paolo gig, Famous for Being Famous said, “I cannot wait to DJ for the first time in front of thousands of people. I have been a part of the music scene and club scene since I was 15. It’s something I have been passionate about and have come to respect very much. I am very excited to share all of my hard work with the world.” There it is. Hard work. It’s so hard to come by these days.

Summer: A “Game Changer”

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onna Summer lost her battle to lung cancer on May 17. The 63-year-old Diva of Disco was reportedly in Florida at the time of her death, working on the follow-up to her 18th LP, “Crayons” (2008). Summer’s family has said they are “at peace celebrating her extraordinary life, and her continuing legacy.” Mournful celebs shared their grief all day via Twitter. Mary J. Blige offered condolences and praise, tweeting, “RIP Donna Summer/You were truly a game changer,” while Adam Lambert added his “RIP” to “Donna Summer, glorious disco Goddess.” “Donna confused—tweeted, Rihanna—maybe Summer??” For all of her fans, the shock is real, the legacy eternal.

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NORTHFIELD, VT – The military academy from which graduated America’s original ROTC cadets is celebrating another groundbreaking first: The Norwich University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Allies Club (NULGBTQA) is hosting the school’s first gay pride week. The weeklong commemoration, which began on Monday, will culminate on Saturday with the school’s first Queer Prom, which will be attended by Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and Army Chief Warrant Officer Charlie party, Morgan amongpublicly announced Morgan.

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THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who have given their lives in defense of our country. I think that we live in a time when too many of our treasured events have given way to commercialism. Don’t misunderstand me. Nobody likes to get all “Cookout Fabulous” more than You Know Who, but this weekend is an opportunity to mix in a little meaning (not to mention patriotism) with your Mojito. American flags can be flown outside your home, or used to celebrate the day by using them with the décor indoors. (If you do fly a flag on your lawn or in the backyard, fly it at half-mast from sunrise until noon, to honor our nation’s fallen soldiers.) With September’s end of the hateful Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, 2012 marks the first year that gay servicemen and –women can serve openly in the armed forces, so by all means take a minute to remember them for their sacrifice, and for serving as role-models to other gay patriots in uniform. BATTLE “HIM” OF THE REPUBLIC What kind of memorable Memorial Day are we talking about? There are many options, including beach party,

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PAGE 03picnic, family-style outdoor dinner, pool THE MANY, THEand PROUD... numerous others. We are going to look at one of the most popular and fun—the outdoor cookout. Décor should obviously GET THE reflect a patriotic motif, but since this is more of a “military” SKINNY ON THE MOST holiday than, for instance, the Fourth of July, feel free to ask yourCOMMON guests to come dressed in party gear that suggests an Giving Back Despite a Tough Economic Envir WORKOUT armed forces theme (perhaps cute sailor caps poolside, or hot By PHOEBE MOSES MYTHS camo-briefs and cargo shorts for romping around their the backyard). WILTON MANORS clients and investors to do their PAGE 17

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As always, a good host is mindful of all his guests’ eating requirements, so for the veggie hounds, skewer green and red peppers with miniature sweet onions, zucchini, and eggplant, and brush them with olive oil, then drop ‘em on the grill. Corn on the cob—loved by carnivores and herbivores, alike— goes into aluminum foil, and is likewise dropped onto the grill for a crisp and juicy consistency. LET THE GAMES BEGIN This is the start of summer, so go bananas and have games and activities at the ready. Horseshoes, badminton, croquet, Frisbee, and other yard games are fun and competitive, and will make your guests hungry when it’s time for the main event—eating! The water balloon toss, water balloon fight, and water gun fight are all childhood faves that will get you guests WET in short order—but, hey, that’s what this is all about—just NOT IN THE HOUSE. A threelegged race is fun for both partnered couples and those individuals looking for their perfect partner. For something that’s fun, competitive, AND tasty, let your guests know in advance that you are holding a “Best Bar-B-Q Sauce” contest, and have them bring homemade sauces—with all guests serving as judges to determine whose sauce is Queen for the Day! If you are hosting a pool party, string up a pool volleyball net. Water tag, Marco Polo, water polo (with the more twink-ish among your guests riding on shoulders), and other pool-based fun will involve everybody. Award inexpensive prizes to the winners of your games, both pool and land-based. MORE FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Serve only what can be held on a heavy-stock paper plate, laying out large trays of finger foods that you won’t need to constantly restock. Chips with onion dip and salsa, hummus and pita chips, tortillas, and assorted salads (Caesar, bean, veggie, and pasta) are perfect as filler foods, in addition to the other great side dishes you serve. After dinner, finish things off with Popsicles and chocolate brownies a la mode, topped with delicious—and cold!—ice cream. What’s more American than apple pie? How about trying it with a slice of slightly melted American cheese on top, or a thick scoop of ice cream? And speaking of ice cream, don’t forget that American classic, the homemade ice cream sandwich—in this case, made with a scoop of your favorite flavor “sandwiched” between two freshly-baked cookies. Make S’mores with roasted marshmallows for a group activity that also serves as dessert!

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Try these tasty ideas on for size: ITaLIan-sTyLe DevILeD eggs Boil four eggs at a time, then cut them in two and remove the yolks. Mix the yolks with salt, pepper, paprika, minced garlic, and olive oil, and then place the mixture on top of the egg whites. Easy, yummy, and full of flavor! MICHELADA—In Mexico, a Michelada is a type of cerveza preparada, which is a beer mixed with a fruit juice (typically lime or tomato). Very similar to the British and Irish “shandy,” it is refreshing and quenching on a hot summer day. Ingredients 6 12-oz beers Juice from six limes 1 ½ teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon of hot sauce Pour ingredients into a large pitcher and stir. Rub a lime on the rims of six pint glasses and fill the glasses with ice. Pour and serve. BLUE LAGOON Ingredients 1 ½ oz of vodka 1 oz of Blue Curacao liqueur 1/3 cup of lemonade Fill a tall glass with ice. Add ingredients, and stir to mix. Don’t forget iced tea, fruit smoothies, and flavored waters for the non-drinkers among your guests. Happy holiday!


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t’s hard to imagine any business surviving and thriving for over 30 years in South Florida. Through changes in location and ownership, the bar that was once called Johnny’s Village Inn—a small beer and wine (and stripper) bar on 2nd Street in Fort Lauderdale, in the current digs of Dicey Riley’s—has persevered and adapted to changes in times and tastes. Sean David, who purchased the landmark nightclub from original owner and founder Johnny Moses, says that managing the only gay nightclub in downtown Fort Lauderdale is “a delicate balance.” David has conducted several major expansions at its present and permanent West Broward Boulevard venue—which also prides itself in a brand new sister location in downtown Miami, but more on that later—including upgrading the bars and redecorating the interior in both major club rooms. “We have illusionists, entertainers, DJ’s—and, of course, we have the dancers,” notes David, explaining the many and diverse tastes to which his club caters. “I try to make everyone happy. It’s a tight rope to walk. But, we try to keep it upbeat,” he adds. That diverse entertainment includes eye-pleasing dancers seven nights a week, as well as Johnny’s Friday night Illusionist Show (which is followed by the always crowded Hip Hop Party). On Saturday, Johnny’s showcases the dancers for which the club has become synonymous, hosted by Gemini Storm. Sundays, bartender Mike hosts Sinful Happy Hour with no cover charge, and then karaoke commences at 9 p.m., hosted by DJ Miik. Sunday night is also Johnny’s world famous Amateur Strip Contest. David, a native of Israel and a former co-owner of the Boardwalk Bar and Nightclub, says that his success merits returning something to the people who keep him in business.

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“One thing that I have also tried to do is always give back to the community,” David offers. “We do fundraisers [at Johnny’s] all of the time.” A much abbreviated list of the charities and service organizations to which David and Johnny’s contribute includes Kids in Distress, Disaster Relief, local agencies serving the HIV/ AIDS community, and The Poverello Thrift Store and Food Bank. “You might remember that when Father Bill from Poverello needed a new car to continue his ministry, we held the benefit at Johnny’s,” recalls David. “Father has been a friend to many of those who have needed comfort over the years. It was an honor and privilege for us to provide a forum to raise money for him to continue to provide his service,” he adds, noting that Father Bill has been a local treasure for a quarter century. “We invite any non-profit that wants to stage a fundraiser, either inside the club or in the parking lot,” David says by way of invitation. “A car wash, a dunk tank—anything that we can do, we are here for the community.” David says that a major focus of his efforts is promoting awareness of the dangers of substance abuse, especially among young gays. “We are also working with groups against drug abuse. Anyone who wants to help, please call me,” David says. “We have watched so many young people who have fallen into bad times, and we want to help them.” David’s expansion has included opening a location in downtown Miami, near the city’s arts district. Now fully one year old, Johnny’s Miami presents world class talent and adult entertainers, and a weekly schedule to keep you coming back over and over again (and when you do, please let them know you heard about them from Guy Magazine).


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hen it debuted in 2008, the Roku Streaming Media Box was labeled a “cable-killer,” offering access to an enormous selection of streaming entertainment, and at a fraction of the price you pay for cable. Requiring not much more than a TV and an Internet connection, Roku connects you to movies, music, the hottest games—egad, Angry Birds!— and live, big league sports action, as well as every major news and entertainment outlet.

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There’s no more need to watch streaming content and movies hunched over in front of your cramped PC screen. Roku is your window to over 100,000 movies and television programs, streamed from services that include netflix, Hulu, HBO GO, Amazon Instant Video, NBA Game Time, NHL Gamecenter Live, Disney, and many others, as well as music streaming from sources like MOG and Pandora. Loads of free content come included with the one-time start-up price for the Roku box, and you can subscribe to the for-pay services a la carte—trust me, it’s still a huge bargain when compared to paying monthly for cable (sorry, hot cable installer next door—I guess it just wasn’t meant to be). Turn it on: Several models with ascending included-features are available, starting at $49.99 for the basic Roku (LT) (which, at press time was “out of stock” at the manufacturer’s Web site), to $99.99 (shipping included) for the fully-loaded Roku (XS) model. Roku, thy name is “Nirvana.” Continued on Page 52


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KEITH BLACKBURN:

MAN ON A MISSION By DALE MADISON

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hen you sit down with Keith Blackburn, the President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (GFLGLCC), you know you are facing someone who is on a mission. That mission—one that Blackburn has defined for himself and for the Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors area—is to create the world’s go-to tourism destination. His own personal experience as a business and community leader in South Florida has helped shape his expertise and his brief as a leading promoter of gay international tourism to Greater Fort Lauderdale. In 2005, Blackburn opened Mary’s Resort near downtown Fort Lauderdale, a guest house catering to a specific LGBT clientele. When he opened Mary’s, Hurricane Wilma had recently wreaked havoc in parts of Broward County, and Blackburn’s new resort was without power for six weeks. One of the first key relationships Blackburn would forge would be with Roger Handevidt, at that time the owner of the Orton Terrace guest house and the energizing force behind the Rainbow Carpet Lodging and Hospitality Association (RCLHA), an organization that promoted gay tourism to South Florida, and which would become the Rainbow Alliance. “Roger was one of those who promoted everyone in this community,” Blackburn offers in praise, adding, “He has been a great influence.” After having his “boots on the ground” for a while, Blackburn says that he and other interested business owners and community leaders saw an opportunity to promote Greater Fort Lauderdale and its “gay village,” Wilton Manors, to the wider international gay and lesbian community. Partnering with other, like-minded movers and doers in the LGBT business community, they floated

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the idea of establishing a more permanent organizational structure to promote the area to tourists and to coordinate efforts with allied agencies and organizations. “I saw that there was a great potential, and I also looked at other business professionals who operate in the area,” recalls Blackburn. “We really felt a need to build an independent and uniquely ‘Gay Chamber of Commerce,’” one that was different in its scope from groups such as the Gay and Lesbian Business Exchange (GLBX), which falls under the purview of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. “That is exactly what we have built,” he adds. The organization that grew from that plan, GFLGLCC, was formed in 2011, as a 501 c (6) non-profit, with a mission to “promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community, and to serve as “an advocate and resource for all member businesses that promote equality.” Blackburn says that the task of GFLGLCC is too big for any one person or organization, and to this end, he and his board members, along with active partners in the local business market, have built close ties to other gay chambers of commerce across the country, to cross promote to their individual markets. , including the Miami Beach Gay Pride, the Fort Lauderdale International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), in order to better get the message out about the beauty and fun of Greater Fort Lauderdale. Blackburn is pleased to note just how much gay tourism dollars mean to the local economy. “Nearly 28 percent of travel in South Florida has been related to the LGBT community—that’s huge,” he says. “I just came back from Berlin with the IGLTA, and am getting ready to go to Orlando Gay Days in June,” an event he predicts will be “the biggest ever.”


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Guy Fitness By TOM BONANTI

Summer Fitness Survival Guide

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ummer is a time to slow down and chill out, and to strip off those pesky clothes—all of them—to reveal that body of yours in all its glory. We have a season full of excellent South Florida events that neither locals nor visitors should miss. This summer, in addition to packing your sunscreen, relaxing, and enjoying the action, take some extra time in the gym to fine tune your workouts. Here are a few of my top summer fitness tips. They are simple and easy to follow, so heed my advice, and enjoy. 1. Remember, stretching is a vital component of overall fitness. Stretch vigorously, and for several minutes, before doing any cardio routine like cycling, running, and swimming. For weight training, stretch lightly before working out, as well as between sets, and after your workout. 2. A cocktail or glass of wine is a delight around the pool or cabana, but overdoing it can pack on the pounds, deplete your energy, and prove fatal to your workouts. 3. Modalities like hydro-therapy, massage, and acupuncture can aid your fitness lifestyle, by relieving pain, speeding recovery, and adding to your overall well being. Treat yourself this summer. 4. A professional massage can relax sore and tight muscles, lower blood pressure, increase circulation, and moisturize your skin. 5. Summer colds are a bitch, so never workout when you’re sick. It’s counterproductive. Stay home and get well. 6. Music can rev you up, and motivate your workouts. If your gym is playing “tired” tunes, bring your own music source. 7. Carry a clean towel with you to the gym, as well as a few antibacterial wipes, to keep equipment clean for yourself and others. 8. Stay hydrated

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throughout the day, and during your work-outs. Chug water regularly, but don’t wait until you are thirsty. For the most part, sports drinks contain too much sugar, so for our purposes, good old H2O is tops. 9. Beginning at age 25, most people begin to lose about half a pound of muscle per year. Regular and progressive weight training helps to maintain and build lean muscle. 10. Consistency and regularity at the gym add up to success in achieving your goals. Even if your workout isn’t stellar, it’s still better to do something than nothing. 11. To jumpstart fat-burning, try 20 minutes of cardio—treadmill, elliptical, etc.—on an empty stomach, first thing in the morning. Make sure to eat soon after your cardio, and always before a major workout. 12. Before trying any new supplement for weight loss or bodybuilding, make sure you thoroughly research it. Check with your physician before trying anything new. 13. Good nutrition, weight training (free weights and machines), and cardio-vascular training (running, swimming, cycling) are the three elements of any sound fitness program. You need all of these to succeed, and to look fabulous. 14. Do some core training on the job. Replace your regular office chair with an exercise ball while you attend to your work. Do dumbbell military presses, arm curls, etc., on the exercise ball in order to really workout your core. 15. Warmer weather is better for joints and muscles while exercising, just don’t overdo it. Use sunscreen, and chug plenty of water. And—let me repeat—always remember the importance of stretching and warming up. Use your down time to get an extra pump in the gym, and enjoy your summer—while staying fit and happy. For more ideas on summertime fitness, contact TrainerTomB@aol.com. Tom Bonanti is a certified personal trainer and owner of Pump’n Inc Gym at 1271 NE 9th Ave, Fort Lauderdale. For more tips on how to get bigger beefier arms by summer, give me a shout at TrainerTomB@aol.com


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Love Jones

By JUSTIN JONES

Who Made This Guy?

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ome say he was born on a shooting star. Others swear that he descended from a midnight moon. There are those who tell stories of him arriving on a summertime snowflake. A few insist that he just popped into existence out of a cloud of glitter. But no matter how he got here, his arrival in this world was fantastic. And gay. REAL gay. Our guy in question starts his day with Whitney and Britney, to the accompaniment of hair flips and “BAMs” (wink). For breakfast, he eats little-to-nothing, and he takes pride in it. Although he’s more straight-laced at work—of course—he still gossips about the cutie who took over Cindy’s old cube (“Girl, did you see that ass?”). Later, he’ll be on the town for happy hour. He’ll kiss his friends when he greets them, order a passion fruit martini, and eye guys like he eyes shoes. On weekends, his attention is focused on helping his girlfriends do their shopping (and discussing their men). He helps decorate houses and entertains with stemware that costs more than his sofa. And the parties—oh, the parties! Those fabulous parties that start with dinner, and end at breakfast. They’re filled with men! Shirtless, perfect, and tan men. Men he’ll bed in excess. Men who’ll give him as much love as a few hours will allow. You know this guy. What a darling he is, this man from the Land of Rainbows and Unicorns. His style is fiery flamboyance. He’s a fairytale prince(ss) wrapped in a candycolored, Swarovski Crystal-emblazoned, techno-centric version of Man. He is “The Stereotype,” the representation of who we as gay men “are” in the minds of those who have no clue that this is precisely what most of us “aren’t.” What makes him so ever-present in the minds of certain people? Is he the “spokesman” they hear for “our side” when it comes time to vote for or against LGBT rights? What is it exactly that turns people against him (and, incidentally, the rest of us)? And you—do you fit “his” mold? Or are you one of the masculine-guys-only-crowd? Does his description resonate with you, turn you on, or make you sick? And, either way, why does it matter? On the subject of his birth, shooting stars and midnight moons played no part. His arrival instead hastened in the glistening of an evolving society’s hesitant sweat. The caricature was born from a melding of partial truths, and a sampling of the most flamboyant element of the gay masses. Traditionalists “painted” his “picture” and labeled us all, incidentally telling us that if we didn’t fit this portrayal of a gay man, we should hide our truths. If we disobeyed, we automatically became “him” in their eyes. Today, although this clownish image has waned (and “evolved”), the essential “portrait” of this cartoon-like gay man lingers. It follows older generations into voting booths, and acts as easily-accessible, graphic propaganda to harden the opposition (so to speak). Personally, I couldn’t care less. Well, no less than thinking at length about the subject, and then writing about it. For me—and for what I hope is this “evolving” society of ours—these images are images alone. They do not speak to the hardship of our teens, the contribution of our soldiers, the science of our doctors, or the creativity of our artists. The image forgets to inform that we are human beings, each with as much individuality as any of our straight counterparts, each with as much hope—and love—as anyone has ever known.

Justin Jones, 25, is a writer based in Minneapolis. In addition to his column lovejones, Justin pens Through These Eyes, a bi-weekly column for Lavender Magazine. He writes about things like being alive, being in love, and drinking too much. Facebook.com/JustinJonesWriter.

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MALE COSMETOLOGIST OR EASTHETICIAN Florida licensed professional wanted for all male guesthouse. We do it all except hair services! Reception, exceptional client service, spa maintenance and sales aptitude a plus. Submit your resume to: Spa@thecabanasguesthouse.com or call 954-565-2307. COOK- fULL TIME- must be able to work Graveyard Shift, Courtyard Cafe, 2211 Wilton Drive, or for fastest Response Fax to: 954-564-7181

home improvement

DEREK’S 24 HR HANDYMAN SERVICE Introducing our new cabinet shop! For all your custom made cabinetry countertops laminates.YOU MUST SEE OUR WORK, just ask our clients. All electrical to code; ANY & ALL plumbing work, Drywall finish work / repair. Crown / baseboard proinstall, interior/ exterior painting, demo work, Pressure washing, Decor tile install,Complete home up-dates. For large jobs,4-man crew available. WE CAN HANDLE IT ALL! Instant call back,direct service response. No job is ever too small.Excellent references. Derek (954) 825-5598 PLACE TO PALACE - Home Improvement and handyman services. Best rates, and smart solutions. Drywall, Painting, Tile, Doors, Wood Decks, Masonry, Purgolas, and Ceiling Fans. Turn windows into doors! Truck available for yard clean-up or apartment maintenance and moves. FREE estimates! Lic. & Ins. CC#11-FC-16297-X Cert. Ctrl#1118694. Call Ben (954) 565-9674

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rent/lease Wilton Manors – East Fort Lauderdale RENTALS, SALES|

rent/lease furnished PERfECT RELOCATION RENTALS 3-6 MONTHS. From $325/ week & $1300/month. Beautiful Studio, 1 & 2 BR Apts. Turn-key, fully furnished & equipped, clothing optional pool, laundry, parking. Close to Gay & Nude Beaches. Pets Welcome. Incl. utilities, cable, tel., Wi-Fi Internet. (954) 927-0090 or visit www.LibertySuites.com

roommate wanted DANIA BEACH. Share a charming home and lanai. Lush tropical setting. Lakeside, quiet and safe comm. Furnished Room Includes: Utilities, Direct TV, W/D. $500/mo. Non-smoker/drugs Call Ron (954) 965-7759 or (315) 857-7759

WILTON MANORS 3 BED / 2 BATH POOL HOME JENADA ISLAND, GREAT LOCATION! Almost 1800 Sq. Ft., plus carport, tile, new carpet in bedrooms, new paint, fenced private pool area, washer/dryer, pets OK, Only $2200. Call Robert Geary MacKilligan 954-234-8759 or rgmsell@aol.com N.E. fT.LAUDERDALE-WILTON MANOR AREA Lovely, IMMACULATE,

1/1, Tile Floors, A/C, washer/dryer available, cable ready, water, garbage pest control included, private patio, gay friendly, NO PETS, please $725. By appoitment. (954)592-3772 EffICIENCY, 15 NE 16 TH ST.- Walking Distance to Drive, Includes Electric $580.00 Avail Now, Call Nick 954-805-1195 fORT LAUDERDALE/IMPERIAL POINT- Well-maintained, quiet 1 bedroom apartment in Georgian Court complex on NE 62nd Street. Convenient to downtown, beach and Wilton Manors. Nice grounds and pool. Credit check required. $700/mo. Call owner: (917)334-1146

fT LAUDERDALE- CONDO QUALITY 2/1- Walk in shower, Designer bath, Open Granite Kitchen, Smooth top range, D/W, Icemaker, very spacious unit, CAC. $1250/mo. 1yr Lease, F/S. Call (954) 448-9811 WILTON MANORS- large 1 BD Apt. located on quiet cul-de-sac one block from Shoppes of Wilton Manors. CAC, ceiling fans, tile floors, fireplace, lots of storage. 12 ft. sliding glass doors lead to screened pool and patio. W/D on premises. Rent, which includes electric, water & propane is $975/mo. Sorry no pets. (954) 563-4442

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2 BED, 1 BATH APT. All Tile, Crown MLDG, Laundry, very clean avail Now. $ 850. 731 nw 1st Ave. Gay Complex (954) 805-1195 1/1 CLOSE TO ALL MAjOR EXPYS. Airport & Downtown. Private Deck, 1st last & security. $695 James 305-213-3473 RIVERLAND CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN 2/1 House with large Pool.

New Kitchen, Screened in Porch, Large Back Yard, New A/C Unit also a 1/1 Efficiency apt w/Utilities included. Call Butch 954-632-6639 WILTON MANORS - WALK TO THE DRIVE! Small 1/1 Tile throughout, Ceiling Fans, 2 AC Units, laundry Avail. $640 per mo. $300 Sec Dep 954.537.7513


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