Five NYC Boutique Fitness Studios We Love

A good workout is an crucial aspect of a NYC visit for most gay male travelers. Hotel gyms often suck though. On your next visit, take a high-energy class at one of these great boutique fitness studios. You’ll stay fit, burn (on average) 500 to 1,000 calories and possibly meet your next short-term boyfriend. We visited theseContinue reading “Five NYC Boutique Fitness Studios We Love”

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.

La Guardia Needs A New Name!

It’s about time we renamed La Guardia airport! With the proposed (long-overdue, much-desired) top-to-bottom renovation of La Guardia, the New York Times ponders this question: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has declared that the $4 billion rebuilding planned at La Guardia Airport in Queens will amount to replacing the airport “in its entirety.” So is it time, after 76 years, to replace the name, too? It wasContinue reading “La Guardia Needs A New Name!”

Whitney Museum, Stunning Attraction for Gay Travelers

The new Whitney Museum is a masterpiece. The building is cool in an industrial sort of way with drop-dead views from multiple outdoor spaces and well-placed windows; big open spaces housing some of the world’s greatest modern art; and several places to pick up cute, artsy gifts or have some very good food, wine orContinue reading “Whitney Museum, Stunning Attraction for Gay Travelers”

LGBT Guide To New York City By Bike With NYCGo

Check us out on their website, NYCGo.com (screenshot above). Download this free app for access to a bike guide with itineraries and the inside scoop on where to go, eat and shop in the City. We are excited about our collaboration with NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization. Get it here: Google Play The iTunes AppContinue reading “LGBT Guide To New York City By Bike With NYCGo”

Gayography Brief: Your Global LGBT News Update

This column is brought to you by Ashton Giese, ManAboutWorld correspondent and editor of the GAYography newsbrief. Exciting week with the onset of Pride around the world! Plus, on Broadway a musical based on the life story of lesbian and her closeted gay father took home Best Musical at the Tony Awards. Meanwhile abroad electionsContinue reading “Gayography Brief: Your Global LGBT News Update”

Departing Shots: Killer Photos Of Cemeteries

Cemeteries are the subject of the Parting Shots section of this month’s issue of the magazine. Here are a few of our favorite shots. Story and photos by Jeffrey James Keyes   Why do you check out cemeteries when you travel? I think some of the most incredible artwork can be found in cemeteries, I love seeing how some areContinue reading “Departing Shots: Killer Photos Of Cemeteries”

The Gay Graves of Brooklyn

The Gay Graves Tour, a one-of-a-kind tour at Green-Wood Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark in Brooklyn, returns for spring 2015. The tour will introduce you to the famous and the not-so-famous gay men and lesbians who are among the permanent residents at Green-Wood. The Gay Graves Tour is conducted entirely on foot. Tickets are $30 per person. Beginning at the fabulous Victorian Gothic entry gateContinue reading “The Gay Graves of Brooklyn”

The Right Place for the Wrong People

Our friend Andrew Lear wrote this fun and interesting piece on his new Oscar Wilde tour of New York: New York is truly one of the great gay cities. Ever since the days before the Civil War, when Walt Whitman hung out with his Bohemian friends at Pfaff’s Beer Cellar at Broadway and Bleecker, it hasContinue reading “The Right Place for the Wrong People”