OUT DESTINATION – CHICAGO

OUT DESTINATION: CHICAGO By Joey Amato When a city boasts a neighborhood appropriately named “Boystown”, you know you are in for a treat.  Although it’s the 3rd largest city in the country in terms of population, Chicago seems vastly different from Los Angeles and New York.  Maybe it’s the Midwestern mentality that generates passion and [...]

OUT DESTINATION – LAS VEGAS

By Joey Amato What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas…unless you’re a journalist and have to write about it! My first trip back to Sin City in over 12 years proved to be a memorable one.  Not only was I surprised by its enormity, but I was also shocked to see how upscale and chic [...]

OUT DESTINATION: WEST HOLLYWOOD

OUT DESTINATION: WEST HOLLYWOOD

In my first visit to the West Coast in many years, I decided to venture out to the land of dreams, Los Angeles, California and more specifically, West Hollywood.  In a region known for celebrities, rolling hills and mega mansions, West Hollywood is a wondrous enclave, with its own identity and a drastically different vibe [...]

OUT DESTINATION: FORT LAUDERDALE

OUT DESTINATION: FORT LAUDERDALE

Known as one of the country’s foremost LGBT capital’s, Fort Lauderdale definitely offers visitors a plethora of dining, entertainment and cultural options, not to mention miles of pristine beaches perfect for those looking to catch some rays while listening to the mesmerizing sounds of the Atlantic. Fort Lauderdale is actually three destinations in one.  The [...]

OUT DESTINATION: NASHVILLE

OUT DESTINATION: NASHVILLE

Creative, diverse, friendly and welcoming are words often used to describe Nashville. It has long been a destination rich in culture, music and food and is quickly becoming one of the premier LGBT destinations in the country. As the largest city in Tennessee, Nashville is home to dozens of arts organizations, historical landmarks, James Beard [...]

OUT DESTINATION: ST. LOUIS

OUT DESTINATION: ST. LOUIS

St. Louis, commonly referred to as “The Gateway to the West” is home to some of the country’s most recognizable corporations including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Edward Jones Investments Energizer, and of course, the city’s most popular company, Anheuser-Busch.  The city is also home to three professional sports teams: The St. Louis Cardinals, Blues and Rams and [...]

DESTINATION: ARGENTINA

Argentina: Celebrating Life, History and Beauty By Joey Amato When I first received the invitation to visit Argentina, I really didn’t know what to expect.  Argentina has always been overshadowed in the media by neighboring Brazil, so I really had to do my research to see exactly what I was going to experience.  After about [...]

DESTINATION: STOCKHOLM

DESTINATION: STOCKHOLM

By Joey Amato There are few places I’ve visited that captivate my emotions as much as Stockholm, Sweden.  This was my second visit to the city; a place so heartfelt that it is almost difficult to express in words.  The people, the culture, the history and the scenery of Stockholm are truly remarkable and make [...]

24 Hours In Chattanooga

By Joey Amato Chattanooga is one of the most historic cities in Tennessee.  A pivotal Civil war battleground, the city has earned its place in United States history. The word “Chattanooga” is a Creek word meaning “rock coming to a point” and it is thought to be a description of Lookout Mountain, one of the [...]

Going Out – New Orleans

By Joey Amato If you don’t have plans this Labor Day weekend, be sure to head to one of the most celebrated events of the summer, Southern Decadence.  Now in its 40th year, this fabulous celebration in New Orleans is one of the largest circuit parties in the country. From August 31 through September 5, [...]