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14 Dec, 2012

New Paltz, Rosendale & High Falls

December 14th, 2012|Categories: City Guides|Tags: , , , |

For the most part gay life here has been quiet and understated; but the historic 2004 New Paltz weddings changed everything, creating a cultural seismic shift that brought the LGBT community out of the shadows and into the light throughout the region. The gay weddings, which commanded international attention, set off a chain reaction of [...]

24 Mar, 2011

Fox and Hound Wines and Spirits

March 24th, 2011|Categories: Food & Drink, Shop|Tags: , , |

For the owners of the Fox and Hound, Tom and Nick, their vision was to make wine shopping less intimidating for people. To provide a warm and welcoming environment where people are comfortable browsing and discovering wines for themselves; to have a friendly and knowledgeable staff always at the ready to offer assistance without being [...]

24 Mar, 2011

The Gunk Haus

March 24th, 2011|Categories: Eat and Drink, Restaurants|Tags: , , , |

Gunk Haus is a German gastropub located in Clintondale, NY. The owners, past residents of Washington, DC welcome the Hudson Valley's LGBTQ Community with open arms! They serve thoughtfully prepared comfort food made from carefully sourced ingredients. We are seasonal when we can, local when possible, and as organic as sensible. We make everything from [...]

24 Mar, 2011


March 24th, 2011|Categories: Shop|Tags: , , |

Cocoon has evolved into a shop with something for everyone. It is full of eye candy for the design-inclined individual. They have fabulous items for baby gifts, innovative chefs, clean-lined furniture, artisan jewelery, and yummy scents. Come check us out if you happen to be in the area – New Paltz is nestled in the [...]

27 Dec, 2010

New Year’s Eve for a Sparkling Purist : selecting the perfect toast for your new year’s eve

December 27th, 2010|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Ringing in the New Year with a glass of bubbly is a hand-in-hand tradition dating back as far as anyone I hunted down could recall.  Pursuant to that, with each annual descent of Times Square's ceremonial ball comes the ever pressing question:  "With so many bottles to choose from, which should I get?"  Luckily our [...]

17 Feb, 2010

BGHV Weekend, Feb 18th: “Falsettos” Heats Up, GayGamers Unite & Big Gay Giveaways

February 17th, 2010|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another edition of BGHV Weekend! With just over 30 days until the official start of Spring, we're in the home stretch folks! Hang in there - winter is almost over. This coming weekend is the final one for Falsettos at the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, and with shows on Friday at [...]

3 Feb, 2010

BGHV Weekend, Feb 4th: Trumans Goes GaGa, Erotica & Cross-Dressing in Tivoli and Sharing the Love

February 3rd, 2010|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hey all - we're a week before Valentine's and huddling in for the biggest sports day of the year, so happy Superbowl Sunday. If you're yet undecided what to do with your honey this V-Day, tomorrow - Friday - is your last chance to enter to win two free tickets to the Hearts for ARCS [...]