Tag: Mayor of Boystown

Scarlet Bar Chicago Celebrates Six Years!

Scarlet Bar Chicago Celebrates Six Years!
With a three-day-weekend on the approach, I’d imagine many of you in the city of Chicago are on the lookout for some fun plans. Chicago’s LGBT nightlife does in fact provide a ton of fun. Celebrating six years of action packed parties and pant less dance off’s, Scarlet Chicago is gearing up for one heck... Read more »

Martha Stewart stops in Lakeview

Martha Stewart stops in Lakeview
Domestic diva Martha Stewart was spotted Thursday in Chicago’s Boystown area grabbing a coffee at neighborhood favorite Intelligentsia. “She heard Intelligentsia has the best coffee in the country,” said famed designer Richard Dayhoff. “She had a cappuccino… Loved it!” GoPride.com was told Stewart was in town for an appearance on WLS-TV’s Windy City Live where... Read more »

Gay marriage stays safe in Iowa following Senate election

Gay marriage stays safe in Iowa following Senate election
Linn County, Iowa — Democrats have held a crucial senate seat in a special election in central Iowa Tuesday. Had the seat fallen to Republicans, it would have allowed the Iowa Senate to potentially proceed with revocation procedures of legal gay marriage in the state. The seat was made open to special election after incumbent... Read more »

Mayor McCheeeeeeese!

With my Sainted Father Llewelyn Pritchard at the Tony Awards
I spent a hilarious Wednesday evening with Fausto Fernos and Marc Felion of the popular Feast of Fun podcast. The moment the door opened to the second it closed we talked and talked and talked. I adore those boys! Among the many things we chitted and chatted about were the landmark Proposition 8 case; ChicagoPride.com’s future; the... Read more »

Playing with the Playgirl

Photo by Paul Blackburn I got a text last Thursday from my dear friend Ronnie Kroell. (“Make Me A Supermodel“) He and his boyfriend Taylor Proffitt were coming to town and wanted to fellowship. Well twist my arm! On Saturday we all converged on Minibar Ultra Lounge and Cafe (3341 N. Halsted St. 773-871-6227) in... Read more »

Dining Out for Life!

This next Thursday, April 29th, over 3,500 restaurants in 55 cities across the U.S. will host “Dining Out for Life,” raising funds for local HIV/AIDS charities. Participating restaurateurs will donate a portion of their proceeds from the day of dining to the licensed agency in each city. ChicagoPride.com reports, that participating local restaurants will contribute... Read more »

Boystown the topic of Anthropological study

Its true, Anthropologist Zachary Blair has been studying the Boystown neighborhood for the past three-and-a-half years! I can just picture the shovel and pick in his hands as he goes around the LGBT community looking for identity and change. This however is a different kind of dig. Zachary is focusing on how politics and the... Read more »

Kathy Griffin. . . Gay For Play!

Milwaukee PrideFest is announcing today that my girlfriend, Emmy Award winning, Kathy Griffin is slated to be the headliner for the popular LGBT festival on June 11th on the Miller Lite Mainstage. The last time Griffin played in the Midwest, she sold out a record four nights at the Chicago Theatre. It was Milwaukee PrideFest... Read more »

The Mayor of Boystown

How does one introduce himself to the world via blog? Taking a page on how to do so from my best friend seems smart. It worked for him. My name is Bill. I am a PBS-watching, fashion-trying, flower-arranging, brief-wearing, hair-styling, … Julia Child recipe-cooking, vodka and wine-drinking, nail-filing, exfoliated, pec-lusting, pocket square-sporting, football-abhorring, Will &... Read more »

Glambert in the Gayborhood

Midwest-born Adam Lambert came back to the heartland to tape an episode with Oprah on Tuesday (Jan 12). After the taping the American Idol runner-up hit Boystown. Adam with Frida Lay. (Photo by Anthony Meade/ChicagoPride.com) Photographer Anthony Meade caught up with Adam at Roscoe’s in Boystown where Frida Lay was hosting “Drag Race,” a weekly... Read more »
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