Paddy’s Beach Club – Westerly, RI (Misquamicut Beach)

Paddy’s Beach Club / 159 Atlantic Ave / Westerly, RI 02891 / 401-596-2610 As a local Rhode Islander summer officially starts when Paddy’s Beach Club on Misquamicut Beach in Westerly, RI opens! Summer just isn’t summer without a trip to this beachfront paradise.  As an avid traveler and beach lover, I’ve always felt LUCKY to … Continue reading

Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern – Smithfield, Rhode Island

Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern / 181 George Washington Hwy – Route 116 – Smithfield, RI 02917 / 401-231-4777   I have never been more excited about a restaurant review than I was about Blackie’s Bull Dog Tavern.    Why? Chef Angie Armenise, of course!  Angie, a recipient of the 2010 Rhode Island Hospitality Chef of the … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Tazza – Providence, RI

Tazza / 250 Westminster Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-421-0031 I call them as I see them and Providence’s Tazza is HOT! I’m talking European chic, hot. Think high ceilings with  organically inspired chandeliers, the soft glow of candlelight, the pulsating beat of New Age pop, an extremely attractive (and friendly) staff, community tables made … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Mediterraneo Caffe – Providence, RI – Gay & Lesbian Hot Spot!

Mediterraneo Caffe / 134 Atwells Ave / Providence, RI 02903 / (401)-331-7760 A Must Visit When in Providence, Rhode Island! When I think of Federal Hill, Providence, RI’s “Little Italy” neighborhood and the place where I was born, raised & lived for over 30 years, I can’t help but think of Mediterraneo Caffe.   Mediterraneo Caffe dominates the beginning … Continue reading

DownCity – Providence, Rhode Island’s Ultimate Gay & Lesbian Friendly Restaurant & Lounge!

DownCity / 50 Weybosset Street / Providence, RI 02903 / (401)-331-9217   The Ultimate Gay & Lesbian Stop When in Providence, Rhode Island!       Abby Cabral, general manager and co-owner of DownCity in Providence, is extremely cute, feisty, stylish, friendly, approachable, sassy, instantly likeable and just down right — cool. Much like DownCity … Continue reading