A wonderful boozy dive bar where the drinks are strong and so is the sleaze, this is a perfect antidote to the overwhelming to the technicolor displays seen at other Miami clubs. Where the drinks are strong, the Whitney is blaring, and the boys are waxed to a T. Again, a truly excellent list. This basement bar has great music: This is far enough away from the hordes of Spring Breakers that you'll feel like you're getting a taste of the local culture. This is wicked fun and involves plenty of beer sampling for everyone. Except that Boston has the most expensive cabs ever.
As Hell's Kitchen has overtaken Chelsea as the gayborhood of the moment, Industry from the same people who brought you Elmo and Barracuda outshines as the stand-and-model masterpiece where the boys and girls are pretty and the nights stretch until morning.
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On the plus side, Venus and Machine sometimes have themes—with awesome professional dancers who dress accordingly! So do like the locals, who will surely share a pint no matter where you end up, and enjoy a bar crawl. In the heart of New Orleans's French Quarter, you're sure to make some new pals over pool, shuffleboard, and cheap drinks at Good Friends. Uncomplicated fun and dalliances can be found at the aptly named Breezeway Pub in Manchester. While you may think that Portland is a bit tame compared to other larger metropolises, that doesn't mean it doesn't have a queer homebase: The gay crown jewel of historic downtown Lexington, this converted speakeasy radiates faded glamour and genteel manners with its three bars, huge upstairs dance floor, and plenty of dark nooks to enjoy gentleman callers or a mint julep. This Williamsburg joint has no official attitude, and a friendly crew to boot.
Half a vintage car overhangs from an orange wall in this atmospheric hot spot. And ask please before they cop a squeeze. Life Alive and everything is really yummy Rachel: In the heart of New Orleans's French Quarter, you're sure to make some new pals over pool, shuffleboard, and cheap drinks at Good Friends. Amiable pimps and local prostitutes shoot pool as hordes of foreigners drink tequila and party until dawn. Stick around long enough to watch the quiet daytime cafe transform into a frisky hotspot as the night progresses. Drink is hands down my favorite place in Boston.