Tony nominee Sean Mathias (Waiting for Godot/No Man’s Land, Bent) directs.
There are also disturbing reports from outside cruising and sex areas.
The AVP, the New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, has a 24 hour hotline on 212-714-1141, plus counselling and other resources for victims of antigay violence, domestic abuse and other crime, as well as terrific tips for dating online and off.
So, how do we That’s right, bartenders aren't there just to serve up a gin and tonic on a moment’s notice. They’re also there to take a read on any two people sidled up to the bar, whether it’s a sparks-flying type of encounter or a sky’s-falling kind of meeting (because we’ve To get the inside scoop on tab etiquette, the telltale signs of a successful date, and where to go (and what to order) for the best romantic rendezvous of your life, we consulted the bartenders at some of the city's most beloved watering holes.“[Pick] somewhere with a bit of class.
I think you want warm lights, music that accommodates but doesn't overpower, conversation, and a sophisticated beverage selection — be it cocktails, spirits, wine, or beer.
After a life spent recovering from the disappointment and hurt of loving men in a world that refused to allow it, Beau is determined to keep his expectations low with Rufus.
But Rufus comes from a new generation of gay men who believe happiness is as much their right as anyone else’s, and what Beau assumed would be just another fling grows into one of the most surprising and defining relationships of his life.
I asked if she was okay, and she told me she was waiting for a date she met online.
'I’m not sure about this guy, but I’m going to give it a try,’ she said.
I also think it's considerate to choose a place that is convenient for the other person to get to.” — Nathan Dumas, The Shanty“[The perfect date bar is] kind of a blend of old and new: low lighting, candles on the bar, classic old woodwork. Your date is the reason you are there, not the game.
But, nowadays, the bar also needs to have a certain energy: not too in-your-face, but definitely feel-able. The bar you pick for a date says a lot about the environment you are accustomed to at home and in your everyday life. The time to bond over sports is later.” — Carlos Cruz, Sushi Samba“A place that has its music set just right will always make you feel comfortable, and possibly help you learn more about your date. No one wants to get to know you while they’re being elbowed by the happy-hour crowd.” — Micaela Piccolo, Distilled“[The bar] needs to be a place that’s conducive to conversation. Some places crank the music so loud, it makes communication challenging.
I don't list backrooms and parties here because mostly I've been asked not to: nobody wants too much attention.