One of the Coolest Restaurants in the West (…and it’s not in LA!)

The Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails is located inside the Hotel Palomar in downtown Phoenix and is the city’s newest and, we think, best restaurant to come along in some time. This modern space is gorgeously designed and would not feel out of place in New York or San Francisco. This is big city dining atContinue reading “One of the Coolest Restaurants in the West (…and it’s not in LA!)”

Take Your Pride on the Rocks (in Sedona, AZ)

The Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa, a gorgeous luxurious resort 90 minutes north of Phoenix and the gateway to Arizona’s famous and mesmerizing red-rock country is host to the third annual Sedona Pride on the Rocks festival from September 16 to 18, 2011. The weekend-long festival will feature the Pre-Pride Party, Private Pride Pool PartyContinue reading “Take Your Pride on the Rocks (in Sedona, AZ)”


The City of Brotherly love (and Sisterly Affection) beckons LGBT travelers to “get their history straight and their nightlife gay.” What better time to do so then during the Philadelphia’s 11-day cutely named Wawa Welcome America Independence Day festivities. The city where a lot of American history started really does up July 4th. It actually started lastContinue reading “PHILADELPHIA FOR JULY 4TH: WHERE IT ALL BEGAN”

Don Draper Would Go Mad for the Hotel Valley Ho

By Dennis Hensley; originally published in If you’re a Mad Men junkie and you’re having withdrawals after the recent Season 4 finale, might we suggest getting your mid-century modern fix at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, AZ. Built in 1956 and refurbished from top to bottom for its 2005 grand reopening, the 193-roomContinue reading “Don Draper Would Go Mad for the Hotel Valley Ho”