Category:  Nightlife

Alabama Prom Night bingo a big hit for PALS

With a theme like Alabama Prom Night, how could Pets Are Loving Support go wrong with its monthly bingo benefit hosted by Bubba D. Licious?    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays, outdoors make for fun mix

On warmer-weather evenings, the gay boys -- and their friends of the female variety -- are flocking to outdoor spaces for their cocktails and conversation. That was the case at Social Tuesdays this week at Cowtippers.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays enjoys Cinco de Mayo fiesta

When you're looking to stage a successful evening out on the town, nothing helps quite like wrapping it around a holiday designed for drinking. Social Tuesdays knows that, and they proved it again this week at Las Margaritas.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays finds Ecco’s casual elegance

If there's a sweet spot for Social Tuesdays, it's Midtown. The weekly mix of cocktails and conversation ventured to Ecco this week, settling into the venue's casual elegance. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays camps out on Midtown Mile

With condo high-rises surrounding them, Social Tuesdays moved into Silk Restaurant on Peachtree Street this week with a perfect view of the new retail-residential livability hitting Midtown.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays does drinks old school at W

The guys at Social Tuesdays are always scouting for that nightspot nonpareil -- that place with no equal. This week's stop at the W showed stepping outside the box brings rewards. See our photos.    READ MORE »

Hydrate Thursdays heats up W Midtown

The gay boys are the beneficiaries of a newly competitive Thursday scene. A few hundred at the W got their first taste of Hydrate Thursdays this week. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Thursdays new battlground for gay cocktails

It’s now a Thursday night faceoff as 14th Street gets a little gayer each week. Competing nightlife events square off at Thursday Night Cocktail and Hydrate Thursdays.    READ MORE »

GLAAD, Atlanta provide receipe for success

Mix a Friday night with cocktails, and you've got a receipe for success. That's the approach the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, took at 'Thank GLAAD It's Friday.' See our photos.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays finds cozy downtown spot

Just in time to take advantage of a burst of warm weather, Social Tuesdays ventured downtown this week to the expansive outdoor spaces of the Wine Loft's patio. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gay bar needs a bailout?

An interesting blind item in the March 5 issue of David Atlanta magazine asserts an interesting item about the possibility of one of Atlanta's larger gay nightspots being offered up for sale.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays finds a favorite with tavern

Social Tuesdays returned to Marlow's Tavern on Feb. 24 with a sizable crowd. It marked the second stop there for the weekly round up of cocktails and cuties. Let our photo album whet your appetite.    READ MORE »

Spanish cuisine a draw for Social Tuesdays

The second time was the charm for Social Tuesdays. The weekly social gathering hit Cuerno on Tuesday to taste its flavorful Spanish cuisine and wine again. We got the photos.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays tastes a little tequila

imageSocial Tuesdays went to Cabbagetown this week for Southwestern eats at Agave.

The popular restaurant, which sits in the historic Cotton Mill general store on Boulevard, has been a mainstay of the area since 2000. The venue set aside a dining room for the evening of cocktails and conversation from organizers Kurt Edwins and Chris Coleman.

More, including photos, after the jump.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays finds gastronomic diversity

imageFrom Madagascan prawns to Mexican octopus and Japanese sushi, Social Tuesdays offered international flair on Tuesday.

The weekly evening of cocktails and conversation moved Feb. 3 to Eros World Tapas Bar, a new venue on Monroe Drive housed in the historic (and circular) Trust Company Bank. The restaurant, with its host of wines and cocktails from around the globe, offers more than 100 tasty options.

More, including photos, after the jump.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays gets raw on Peachtree

imageSocial Tuesdays ventured up Peachtree Road for its weekly dose of conversation, cocktail and connections on Jan. 27.

The restaurant, which opened last year, offers a fusion of Japanese, French and American cuisine and offers a suave tranquility that's upscale yet affordable. There's also five-star sashimi and sushi.

There's more after the jump.    READ MORE »

Local celebs strut with their pups for charity

imageLocal celebrities and their canines strutted their stuff along a runway in the gym of Grady High School on Jan. 16 during Doggies on the Catwalk.

The annual event, which pairs the celebs and their pets with original fashions by the school's Urban Couture students, is a fundraiser for Pets Are Loving Support. PALS, of course, is the group that started with providing care and support to the pets of HIV-positive people and later expanded its mission to include anyone with a critical illness, the disabled and elderly.

There's more after the jump.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays tastes some Asian spice

imageSocial Tuesdays stayed in Midtown this week, heading to Spice Market in the upscale W Atlanta Midtown for its evening of cocktails, conversation and connections.

The restaurant, which includes locales in New York and Istanbul, offers adventurous flavors and Southeast Asian cuisine. The Jan. 13 event was the first time Social Tuesdays took a peek inside.

There's more after the jump.    READ MORE »

Atlanta mulls impact of its ‘boring’ nightlife as hospitality suffers

imageHere's a news story rife with irony.

The city of Atlanta, mired in a budget deficit and hurting to keep its hospitality industry afloat during a recession, now says its lacks a nightlife attractive enough to keep out-of-town guests coming back. To be completely accurate, it's the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau telling folks that downtown needs an after-hours component.

Kind of ironic, since it was the current City Hall administration, Buckhead business leaders and others -- including a few Midtown residents bordering on homophobic and racist -- that shuttered over the last several years much of what used to be a vibrant and fun nightlife in the city. Now, those actions are coming to haunt them as convention-goers, which help feed the hospitality industry key to Atlanta's economy, are turning to places with better 24/7 options.    READ MORE »

Atlanta mulls impact of its ‘boring’ nightlife

imageHere's a news story rife with irony.

The city of Atlanta, mired in a budget deficit and hurting to keep its hospitality industry afloat during a recession, now says its lacks a nightlife attractive enough to keep out-of-town guests coming back. To be completely accurate, it's the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau telling folks that downtown needs an after-hours component.

Kind of ironic, since it was the current City Hall administration, Buckhead business leaders and others -- including a few Midtown residents bordering on homophobic and racist -- that shuttered over the last several years much of what used to be a vibrant and fun nightlife in the city. Now, those actions are coming to haunt them as convention-goers, which help feed the hospitality industry key to Atlanta's economy, are turning to places with better 24/7 options.

There's more after the jump.    READ MORE »

 
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