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Philanthropy in the Island City: Out of the Closet

2018-03-27T00:22:10+00:00

Looking for a fabulous vintage shirt and a way to help the community at the same time? Look no further than the Island City’s not so hidden gem “Out of the Closet”. Nestled along Wilton Drive, Out of the Closet is the love child of Michael Weinstein. Michael is president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation [...]

Gilbert Baker & the Rainbow Flag

2019-03-13T21:53:48+00:00

In honor of Gilbert Baker, whose 66th birthday inspired a Google Doodle today, let’s look at the history of the rainbow flag, the internationally recognized symbol for the gay pride movement, and the man who created it. Gilbert Baker was born to a judge and a teacher on June 2, 1951 in a small [...]

What’s going down this weekend – Cinco de Mayo!!

2017-05-05T12:20:03+00:00

What's Going On This Weekend This weekend is Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican holiday celebrating the Mexican Army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. In the US, we celebrate our Mexican-American culture on Cinco de Mayo, probably more than the holiday in Mexico. So go out and [...]

Easter Weekend Events in Wilton Manors

2017-04-14T15:08:57+00:00

What's Going On This Weekend This weekend is the Christian celebration for Good Friday and Easter Sunday as well as the continuation of the Jewish spring festival Passover.  We have some fun events lined up for that. And let's not forget, it's the weekend!!  There are drag shows and dance parties going on all up and down [...]