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Ogle this gay Atlanta baker’s tempting food porn

Much of gay Atlanta was eyeing and devouring Chris Flores’ cakes and buns long before now. As of Wednesday, you can drop in unannounced and get a fix in his new storefront in Decatur.    READ MORE »

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Gay A-listers rehab, expand their Atlanta empires

Bigger and better is the New Year's resolution for gay Atlanta power couple Richie Arpino and Mitchell Anderson, who are both knee deep in business rehabs that will put them in fresh, expanded digs.    READ MORE »

Ten Atlanta ready to romance gay nightlife

Restaurant by day, gay bar by night Ten Atlanta threw open its late-night doors and started pouring on Saturday. The food follows this weekend. The block-long corridor on 10th Street just got gayer.    READ MORE »

Tickets won’t last for posh gay business awards

You might think that a group of business stiffs would throw a dull event. But these are gay business folks, after all, and they don’t do stodgy when they gather Friday for the Community Awards Dinner.    READ MORE »

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That gay landmark in Marietta? Not anymore

The gay-owned Theatre in the Square, once the target of Cobb County’s anti-gay bigotry, is now dead, the victim of a tough economy and fundraising that couldn’t keep up with demand.    READ MORE »

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Brushstrokes to replace Outwrite as author host?

Concerned that authors may now skip Atlanta’s sizable LGBT population, the owners of Brushstrokes have a solution: A bar by night, but a smoke-free author space by day.    READ MORE »

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Outwrite: We’re closing for good, not moving

After weeks of hinting that despite its financial troubles, Outwrite would move to a new location, owner Philip Rafshoon said Thursday that the store is closed. Permanently.    READ MORE »

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Outwrite prepares for ‘Last Tango’ on 10th Street

Last call at Outwrite’s iconic Midtown location isn’t set in stone. But the LGBT store is preparing for its “Last Tango” that will bring together several authors for their final appearance at the store.    READ MORE »

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Bellissima closes as sale of lesbian bar stumbles

A potential sale that collapsed led to the sudden closure of Bellissima on Wednesday, ending the nearly four-year run of the smoke-free lesbian lounge in Midtown.    READ MORE »

Gay-owned Alan Avery Art celebrates 30 [photos]

Tough economic times have taken their toll on gay-owned businesses in Atlanta. But others are celebrating milestone anniversaries with posh parties. Count Alan Avery Art among them.    READ MORE »

AEN networks with toast to holigays [photos]

Nothing helps bring on the holigay cheer quite like a cocktail or three, so the Atlanta Executive Network took its annual holiday party to a Midtown bar last week.    READ MORE »

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Atlanta companies falter in ranking of LGBT love

A few high-profile Atlanta companies with strong reputations for gay-inclusiveness failed to get a perfect score on a new ranking of how they address LGBT workplace policies, benefits and consumers.    READ MORE »

Chamber toasts holigays with party [photos]

Even business gays must unwind. So the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce toasted the season on Tuesday with its annual holiday party at Hotel Melia in Midtown.    READ MORE »

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Look Young opens doors on med spa [photos]

Look Young Atlanta knows this simple rule: You can’t toast the opening of a gay-owned business without cocktails and music. So they offered both and much more for their grand opening celebration.    READ MORE »

Chamber takes its cocktails downtown [photos]

Some speed networking and a gala dinner behind it, a gay business group got back to its roots on Friday – cocktailing and conversing in a comfortable space.    READ MORE »

Speed dating but for ATL business gays [photos]

Three LGBT business groups joined forces on Thursday to help more than 100 people pick up tips, contacts and plenty of business cards during Fall Fling Speed Networking.    READ MORE »

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Outwrite, Charis asking for help to stay afloat

Tough economic times have pushed two local gay retail spots to ask their supporters for help to keep their doors open. For Outwrite Bookstore and Charis Books & More, it seems to be helping.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber hosts fiesta of networking [photos]

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce headed to the Castleberry Hill art district on Friday for its monthly round of networking, cocktails and conversation.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber gets a room (for cocktails) [photos]

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, with its love for gay and gay-friendly businesses always endless, finally got a room to share its passion. Sort of.    READ MORE »

Businesses pitch gay crowd at expo [photos]

Nearly three-dozen gay-owned and LGBT-friendly companies put their sales pitch on the road Sunday to take part in a gay and lesbian expo in College Park.    READ MORE »