out-there by jianghongl



              out there
          Brooklyn                                      amateurs strip for $100. Fri: Together
                                                        in Spirit, soulful dance. Sat: DJ Evil E.
                                                                                                    DivA’s plACe
                                                                                                    It’s a family affair at Queens’ newest
                                                                                                                                                staten island
          The ABBey                                     Sun: The Temple w/ Ruben Toro. 1073         LGBT bar/lounge, Tue–Sun. Sun: Tranny       hush
          Mixed bar for art fags & straight hipsters.   Atlantic Av/Franklin Av, 718-623-5780.      Party w/ Mirkala Crystal 41-46 54th St,     Staten Island’s sexy gay nightclub and
          Happy hour 3–8pm Mon–Fri. Pool table,         MeTropoliTAn                                Woodside, 718-533-0011.                     lounge. Boys & girls welcome, DJ Lenny
          jukebox, drink specials. 536 Driggs Av/N      Williamsburg’s gay hipster mecca.                                                       Travato. 20 Ellis St, Staten Is, 718-227-
          8th St, W’burg, 718-599-4400.                                                             The CAve                                    1500, scoobproductions.com, 10pm Thu
                                                        Laidback, friendly and fun w/ video
                                                        games, pool table, outside patio,           Opening up for the gays. Fri: $1 drinks     & Sat, 18+.
                                                        free internet. Happy hour 3–8pm             10–11pm. 31-11 Bway/31st St, Astoria,
          Two-story club by creator of Meow Mix.                                                                                                krAvé
          Tue: Trivia Night. Wed: Karaoke w/            Mon–Fri, drink specials 10pm–4am.           212-714-8149, thecaveinastoria.com.
                                                                                                                                                The only all-gay bar on the island. Fri:
          Sherry Vine, Oink leather night. Thu:         Tue: Queereoke. Wed: Girls Girls Girls.     CluB ATlAnTis                               classic disco & ’80s. Sat: $5 cover,
          Margarita Madness. Fri: Cirrah. Sat:          Thu: Solid w/ DJ Eugene. Fri: Filthy w/     The hot Latin megaclub is better and        dance music. 1389 Bay St, Staten Is,
          Shack 249. Sun: Beer Bust. 249 4th            DJ Dario. Alt Sat: Gag, ’80s music w/ DJ    wetter than ever. Mon: Lunes Picantes.      718-720-3158, 9pm–4am.
          Av/President St, Pk Slp, 718-230-5740,        Cameron. Sun: Basic Black. 559 Lorimer      Fri: The Zone. Sat: Rumba Latina.
                                                        St/Metropolitan Av, W’burg, 718-599-
                                                        4444, gaybarsnyc.com.
                                                                                                    Sun: Objectivo Baile. 76-19 Roosevelt
                                                                                                    Av, Jackson Hts, 718-457-3939,              long island
          Glamorous lounge/art space that is a          ouTposT                                     clubatlantisny.com.                         Beenzy’s BAr & Grill
          work of art itself. Sun: Gypsy w/ host        Café by day, lounge by night. Back                                                      Happy hour 4–7pm Mon–Fri. Sun–Mon:
                                                        garden, hot bar staff, fun mixed crowd.     frienDs TAvern
          Scandelle. 368 Atlantic Av, 718-222-                                                      Jukebox, happy hour 4–9pm Mon–Sat.          beer specials. Tue: $4 Coors Lt. Wed:
          3692, deitynyc.com.                           Mon: Beer for a Buck. Wed: Open Mic.
                                                                                                    Tue: reggaeton w/ Alan & Jose. Wed:         karaoke. Thu: beer pong & flip cup.
                                                        1014 Fulton St/Grand Av, Clinton Hill,
          exCelsior                                                                                 happy hour all day, DJ Javier. Thu: DJ      Fri: dance night. Sat: live music. 2955
                                                        718-636-1260, outpostlounge.com.
          Mixed gay cocktail bar, eclectic jukebox.                                                 Yayo, drink specials. Fri–Sat: dance        Merrick Rd, Wantagh, 516-679-5456,
          Happy hour, $1 off all drinks, $2             suGArlAnD                                                                               beenzysbar.com.
                                                        The sweet spot for sweet boys in BK.        party. Sun: 4pm BBQ. 78-11 Roosevelt
          Yeungling, 6–8pm Mon–Fri, 2–7pm                                                           Av, Jackson Hts, 718-397-7256.              BlAnChe
          Sat–Sun. 390 5th Av/6th St, Pk Slp,           Wed: Nasty w/ Basic Black. Sat: Ticklyn
                                                        w/ DJ Emjay. Sun: Big-Rig. 221 N 9th                                                    Only full-time gay bar in Nassau. Happy
          718-832-1599.                                                                             hellGATe soCiAl                             hour 5–7pm Mon–Sat. 47-2 Boundary
                                                        St/Driggs Av, Williamsburg, Bklyn, 718-     After work drinks for the “alternative”
          GinGer’s BAr                                  599-4044.                                                                               Av, S Farmingdale, 516-694-6906.
          Lesbian & gay bar with a friendly Bklyn                                                   crowd in Queens. Happy hour 7–11pm
          crowd. Thu: karaoke. Fri: guest DJs. 363                                                  outdoor. 12-21 Astoria Blvd/14th St,
          5th Av/5th St, Pk Slp, 718-788-0924.          Queens                                      Astoria, 718-204-8313, hellgatesocial.
                                                                                                    com, 7pm Mon.
                                                                                                                                                Gay-owned and operated, daily drink
                                                                                                                                                specials. Mon: karaoke. Tue–Fri: DJ Jimi,
          kopperfielDs                                  AlBATross                                                                               2-4-1 10pm–2am, Tue: Cruising. Wed:
          Same-sex secret garden w/ high energy.        Cozy & friendly gay-les neighborhood
                                                                                                    MusiC Box                                   Empress James. Thu: Queen Mother
          House, hip-hop, R&B, salsa. Happy             bar, w/ pool table, dartboard, jukebox &    Happy hour 4–8pm Mon–Fri, 4–9pm             Eddie, go-gos. Fri–Sat: dance party, go-
          hour 8–9pm. 8910 5th Av/89th Av, Bay          cheap drinks. Happy hour 5–8pm. Wed:        Sat–Sun. Mon: Pool tournament, $3           gos, 21+. 192 North Main St, Sayville,
          Ridge, 718-745-9609, 8pm Sat, $7.             Pub Night,Thu: Margarita Madness. Fri:      Bud. Tue: Slammin’, all drinks half         516-567-2865.
          lAnGsTon lounGe                               Karaoke. Sat: Sexy Saturdays. 36-19         price. Thu: Spicy, diva shows, strippers.   CiTy friDAys
          Tue: Black Bar Code w/ DJ Ken Terry           24th Av/Astoria Blvd, Astoria, 718-204-     Second Fri: Barbra Herr. 40-08 74th St,     Upscale lounge, w/ male dancers, DJ
          plays hip-hop. Thu: Hot Thug Thursdays,       9045, albatrossbar.com.                     Jackson Hts, 718-457-5306.                  Manny Ojeda, Gay Lottery, half-price

          60 9 may 08
                                                            out there                     FIT FACToR                                   by ken hunt

drinks till midnight, late night barbecue.   karaoke. 66 Sugar Hollow Rd, Danbury,
508 Rt 110, Melville, 631-425-7575,          203-798-6996, trianglescafe.com.
Fri, $5–$7.
Bar and lounge. Hot go-gos, VIP room,        new Jersey
DJ Mikey Rave. 2686 Hempstead Tpk,           The CAGe
Levittown, 516-520-1332, 10pm Wed.           Happy hour 5–9pm daily, 3–9pm Sun.
lonG islAnD eAGle                            Shows, dancing. Mon: Karaoke. Tue:
Levis, leather & uniforms. Sun: Cocktail     Take It Off Tuesdays w/ Harmonica
Matinée, half-price drinks and videos.       Sunbeam. Wed: Hump w/ DJ Jon Marto.
94 N Clinton Av/Ackerson St, Bayshore,       Thu: Lockdown w/ DJ Eddie Love. Fri:
631-968-2750, 9pm Mon–Sat, 4pm               Blow w/ DJ Eddie Love. Sat: Picante w/
Sun.                                         Barbra Herr & DJ Frank Lamboy. Sun:
one More shoT                                Liquid Brunch. Sun Night: Fever w/ DJ
Fri: DJ Jimi. Sat: Déjà Vu. Sun: country     Bill DeMarco.32 Newark St, Hoboken,
dancing. 841 N Broome Av/Sunrise             201-216-1766, thecagehoboken.com.
Hwy, Lindenhurst, 631-226-6690,              CluB feAThers
onemoreshot.net.                             Mon: Dollar Night w/ DJ John Rizzo.
priDe for youTh                              Wed: ’90s night. Thu: Latino Night. Sun:
Coffeehouse                                  12” party w/ DJs Lady Tita and John
Coffeehouse for GLBT youths under 21.        Rizzo, hosted by the Feather Follies. 77
2050 Bellmore Av/Oak St, Bellmore,           Kinderkamack Rd, River Edge, 201-342-
516-679-9000, 7:30pm Fri, free.              6410, 9pm, cover varies.
show worlD
Hot male dancers perform for male
audiences. Lap dances available. 96
                                             Cruisin’ / The CirCuiT
                                             Men’s bar and dance club w/ live shows.
                                             911 Kingsley St/1st Av, Asbury Park,
                                                                                          Less to Love
Field St/Edison Av, W Babylon, 631-          732-776-7661, cruisinthecircuit.com.
                                                                                          Lose those Love handLes!
249-8216, 8pm Sun–Tue, $20.                  Deko lounGe                                  It’s almost time to break out your summer wardrobe, but
                                             Super stylish lounge hosting Jersey’s        unless you’re one of the very lucky few, there’s probably
upstate ny                                   most provocative parties. Fri: DJ Steve
                                             Sidewalk. 1979 Hway 35 S, Sayreville,        one area you’d like to improve before you hit the beach.
BArz                                         732-727-6410, dekolounge.com.                I’m talking about those love handles, or the oblique re-
Games, pool tables, live shows, light        The Den
food. Tue: karaoke. Fri & Sat: DJ John                                                    gion of the torso. If you have them, you certainly don’t love
                                             Large dance floor fueled by great sound
Martin w/ go-gos. 327 Route 9W North/        and lighting. Tue: Drag Wars. Thu: Go-       them; so let’s see what we can do to reduce them.
Fairview Av, Nyack, Rockland, 845-353-
4444, barz1.com.
                                             go Karaoke w/ DJ Warren Carter, 18+.           As with any abdominal fat loss goal, concentrate on three
                                             Fri: NJ’s hottest dance party. 700
BuDDies ii                                   Hamilton St, Somerset, 732-545-7329,         areas to help firm your mid-section:
Mon: ¢35 wings, $2 pitchers. Tue: $2         dennightclub.com.                              1. Healthy diet (to build energy and burn fat).
well & dom beer, darts 7pm, Trailer Park     GeorGie’s
Tuesdays drag show, 18+. Wed: Karaoke.       Happy hour noon–7pm. Mon: free pool
                                                                                            2. Cardio-vascular and resistance training (to burn fat and
Thu: Thirsty Thursdays, $1.50 well &         & Drag For It All. Tue: Game Night. Thu:       build muscle).
dom beer, half-price appetizers. Fri:        Bear/Cub/Leather Night. Wed & Sat:
$4 martinis, guest DJ. 1st Sat: Leather                                                     3. Targeted abdominal exercises (to help firm muscles un-
                                             Karaoke. Fri: live bands. Sun: football &
Night. 2nd Sat: Bear Night, guest DJ.        free pizza. 812 5th Av/Memorial, Asbury        der the fatty area).
Sun: karaoke, sports on screen. 166          Park, 732-988-1220, georgiesbar.com.
Franklin St, Buffalo, 716-855-1313.                                                       Regardless of what you’ve heard, you cannot target fat loss.
Griff’s                                      Club nights Thu & Fri. Alt Wed: drag
                                                                                          Fat will be used as energy for your workouts and will reduce
Mon: movie night. Tue: Karaoke. Wed:
Women’s Night. Thu: Men’s Cruise Night.
                                             w/ Jennifer Love; dance music w/ DJ          over time performing cardio, resistance training and by eat-
                                             Dave Smith. 59 Edison Pl/Mulberry St,
Fri–Sat: dance party. Sun: Turn Back
                                             Newark, 973-623-7363.
                                                                                          ing healthy.
Time. 47 Raymond Av, Poughkeepsie,
845-471-8913, griffsbar.com.                 pArADise                                       Nutrition and exercise are the main ingredients to achiev-
puBliC lounGe                                Wed: Fab Wed. Thu: Battle of the ’80s        ing any fitness goal, and the most important factor in losing
                                             Drag Divas! Fri: DJs Robert Ayala,
Sophisticated lounge w/ friendly crowd.
                                             David Henney 10pm; Paradise Follies          love handles is a healthy diet:
2318 Cty Hwy 41, Roxbury, 607-326-
4026, publiclounge.net, 4pm–midnight         midnight. Sat: DJs Shep Pettibone,             * Drink at least three liters of water per day (100 oz.).
                                             David Henney 10:30pm; Stop the Clock,
Fri–Sat, 2–10pm Sun.
                                             ’70s–’90s classics w/ DJ Robert Ayala.         * Eat five servings of vegetables and fruits per day.
                                             101 Asbury Av, Asbury Park, 732-988-           * Limit fried foods and cheese.
Connecticut                                  6663, paradisenj.com.
                                             sTAr BAr
                                                                                            * Limit processed sugar (sodas, cookies, candy, etc.)
CeDAr Brook CAfé                                                                            * Eat only lean red meats (1-2 times weekly).
Mon: Karaoke. Wed: half-price drinks till    Jersey City’s only gay owned bar. 2-4-
11pm. Wed–Sat: DJ and dancers. Fri:          1 happy hour seven days a week! 34             Atkins and other high protein diets may help at first if you,
Latin night. Sun: lounge upstairs. 919       Wayne St, 201-918-2050.
                                                                                          but try to follow a more realistic eating plan that does not
Post Rd E/W Parish Rd, Westport, 203-
221-7429, open till 1am.                     Happy hour 4–7pm daily. Mon: ’80s            eliminate any vital nutrients (like carbs).
M4M sunDAys                                  Night. Tue: Country & Western. Thu:            The stored fat around your mid-section is typically the
DJs Lady Tita and John Rizzo play the        Ladies Night. Fri: DJ Jimmy Moyer. Sat:
best circuit music in the fiercest club      Sweet & Sour. Sun: karaoke. 202 Myrtle       last to to, even after months of exercise. Try 20-45 minutes
in CT. Giveaways, go-gos, live show          Av, Boonton, 973-263-4000, switchbar.        of activities such as walking, running, biking or swimming
at midnight. Venue, 129 Atlantic St,         com, cover varies, 18+.
Stamford, 203-357-7755, 9pm Sun, $8                                                       4-5 times per week, also mixing in basic calisthenics like
incl one free drink before 11pm.
                                             pennsylvania                                 pushups, bench dips, squats and lunges 2-3 times a week.
                                                                                          It takes a few weeks to see the physical benefits of your diet
Tue: Mandance, f. humpy go-go men.           rAinBow MounTAin resorT
Fri: dance party, go-gos. 1st/3rd Sat:       All-gay resort w/ pool, bars, gym, sauna,    and exercise program, but you will see almost immediate
Leather Night. 4th Sat: Ladies’ Night.       dining, all on 26 acres. Fri–Sat: karaoke.   results in your energy level and overall mental alertness.
Sun: dance party, karaoke. 365 Crown         210 Mt Nebo Rd, E Stroudsburg, 570-
St, New Haven, 203-776-1014.                 223-8484, rainbowmountain.com.
TriAnGles CAfé                               The rAven                                    Ken Hunt is the owner of Steel Gym, 146 W 23rd St, 212-
Neighborhood “café” offers a hot dance       Great crowds on the weekends, pool in
floor. Fri: Extreme theme parties. Sat:      summer. 385 W Bridge St, New Hope,
                                                                                          352-9876, steelgym.com.
Unleashed dance party. Sun: dancing,         215-862-2081, theravenresort.com.

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