CheckOut: Chicago’s Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel

This year makes the 147th year the Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel is open and the rich history, distinguished service, with fine combed layers of subtle modern upgrades makes this property the place to stay in downtown Chicago. The current Palmer House is actually the third Palmer House. The first Palmer House opened in 1871 but burned downContinue reading “CheckOut: Chicago’s Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel”

City Seen: Your Global Gay Destination Update

Every issue of ManAboutWorld is packed full of essential and inspiring travel information including City Seen, a round-up of new (or new to us) hotels, restaurants, attractions and events brought to us from global gay destinations by our correspondents.

Memorial Day Milestone: 1st LGBT Veterans Monument

UPDATED May 27 with actual photo from event. (Credit: Jean Albright via Facebook.) We hope you’re enjoy this long weekend and unofficial kick off to summer. Also be sure to give some thought to the veterans (LGBTQI and S) who’ve served this country. In a first, LGBT veterans will be honored today with the first such monumentContinue reading “Memorial Day Milestone: 1st LGBT Veterans Monument”

ManAboutWorld 2.0 Is Live For Download

ManAboutWorld 2.0 comes at you with a new look and a new attitude, rededicating ourselves to our mantra of inspiration and information! Inside, you’ll find our Editor’s Choice awards, awarding revolutionary, industry-leading hotels, restaurants, airlines, events, and more in more the 100 cities worldwide1 You’ll find our insider tips on Chicago; new sections such asContinue reading “ManAboutWorld 2.0 Is Live For Download”

Blackstone Hotel, Chicago: An Unexpected Oasis

Perched alongside Chicago’s most famous parks (at South Michigan Ave and Balbo Street), the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel has a long, rich history and a desirable set of assets and amenities that make it a worthy choice for gay travelers. It’s steps from Millennium and Grant Parks, home to art museums, fountains, lush lawns, outdoor performance spacesContinue reading “Blackstone Hotel, Chicago: An Unexpected Oasis”


  Our history (meaning LGBT history) has largely been eradicated, erased, ignored or just swept under the carpet. The Chicago History Museum attempts to reverse that unfortunate trend with an exploration of 150 years of dynamic LGBT history in a new exhibit this summer. (For dates and more information, click here.) Image, left: Bronzeville’s female impersonators Out in Chicago spans diverseContinue reading ““OUT IN CHICAGO” EXHIBIT, CHICAGO”