- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jun 13One of the top ten most-visited cities in the US, New Orleans was recently ranked second in the nation for gay friendliness. As our guide, Miss Jeanie, told us upon our return to the Crescent City, "You love New Orleans - and she’ll love you right back."
- By MARY FOSTER | Sep 19Arnaud’s and many of the city’s other top restaurants, including Commander’s Palace, Galatoire’s and the Bourbon House, are intensifying their efforts to fight back, offering their famous fare at cut-rate prices to lure diners.
- Aug 30During September, Caesars has created an inclusive three-city event tour that will kick-off in New Orleans, continue to Las Vegas and wrap in Atlantic City. The gaming and entertainment company will roll out the rainbow carpets and demonstrate pride.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jun 11Recently, Avery Fine Perfumery opened the doors of its first American outpost in New Orleans. The store, located at 527 St. Joseph Street in the Warehouse District, is an interactive perfumery and features an "aviary" theme.
- By Joshua Miller | Jul 24What started out as a going-away party to shut up a New Yorker who kept complaining about the New Orleans summer heat, has become one of the nations biggest and most decadent LGBT celebrations.
- By MARY FOSTER | May 12A veteran Jazz Fest attendee, Heck has her game plan down: first get food, then pick out a spot in front of a stage. "I love the music," she said. "But I may love the food even more."
- Apr 26"I Love a Parade" could be the unofficial theme song of New Orleans. Famous for its Mardi Gras parades, the gay-friendly Big Easy has also been hosting a for more than a decade. The 12th annual Gay Easter Parade was held on Sunday, April 24, 2011. Horsedrawn carriages, convertibles and trolleys filled with riders throwing beads and Easter trinkets through the gay district of the city’s historic French Quarter drew thousands of spectators. The parade is the finale of five weeks of special events designed to raise money to support Food For Friends, a vital program of the . This year’s efforts helped raise more than $25,000. Among the supporters was , which was a title sponsor of the parade and hosted a VIP reception and fundraiser on Good Friday at Harrah’s Casino Masquerade nightclub. EDGE was there to capture the spirit and fun of the festivities.
- By Gay Chicago Magazine | Mar 6Lots of places count tourism as their biggest business. But, face it - most are built to be that way, and if you’ve seen one resort beach, one slick modern hotel or one glitzy, sprawling disco, you’ve seen them all.
- By MARY FOSTER | Dec 10When the New Orleans Museum of Art opened its doors 100 years ago thanks to a $150,000 donation offered by a local businessman to build a "temple of art for rich and poor alike," it owned only 11 pictures and a small collection.
- Nov 26New Orleans diners got more than good food last year, they also got a price break. According to the latest Zagat Survey, the average cost of a meal in New Orleans has dropped for the first time in a decade.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Nov 14With dark days and cold nights, winter can feel endlessly long. Beat this season’s blues by pairing a Renaissance Hotel with these terrific events in three of our favorite American cities: New York, Chicago, and New Orleans.
- By Robert Doyle | Mar 21Denmark has long held a fascination for gay people, thanks to timeless interior design alongside LGBT civil rights - and now that Copenhagen is the foodie mecca of Northern Europe, the Danes are welcoming LGBT people from all over the globe.
- Mar 21Ever since Copenhagen’s Noma has been repeatedly named "Best Restaurant in the World," the city has become a foodie mecca - and when combined with a history of timeless design, Copenhagen is a true haven for gays who love everything related to good taste.
- Mar 26What began as a small, intimate, one-day gathering of wineries and chefs 20 years ago has grown into a grand celebration of wine and food attracting more than 10,000 people each year over a 5-day weekend.
- Apr 4W New Orleans French Quarter showcases what is new and next in the culinary world by joining forces with Commander’s Group on an unexpectedly playful modern Creole Saloon.
- By MARY FOSTER | Feb 22A new generation of parades is hitting the streets of New Orleans for Mardi Gras, and they’re throwing away old traditions of big, glitzy floats and celebrity kings and queens for smaller, greener and sometimes naughtier floats with a hipster sensibility.
- Apr 6The 13th annual Official Gay Easter Parade rolls Easter Sunday, April 8th beginning at 4:30pm following its traditional route through the French Quarter beginning at N. Rampart and St. Ann Streets.
Halloween Party @ Alegria :: October 26, 2014Alegria is an institution in NYC and its Halloween version is without a doubt the best one of them all. Ric Sena, its producer, puts together the most amazingly striking spectacle of lights , music, costumes and dancers.
Night Of The Living Drag :: October 25, 2014Milk, Jujubee, Ivy Winters, Ben DeLaCreme and many others, were the stars at RuPaul's "Night Of The Living Drag," a night of scary looks and brilliant performances. A Brando Voss production, hosted by Sharon Needles, with music by Mimi Imfurst.
Disco Night @ Oil Can Harry's :: October 25, 2014What a fun night of dancing all night long to the hits of the 70's. EDGE got down on the floor to take some great pictures of the crowd, check it out.
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