Category Archives: Provincetown

Showgirls in Ptown starts next Monday

ryan landry, ptownRyan Landry’s weekly talent show where $500 is awarded each Monday night to the winning act starts next Monday at The A-House in Provincetown.

Tickets are available at House of LaRue (across from the Crown, downstairs) for audience members. Participating showgirls are FREE to enter and should contact Rainbow Frite or Liza Lott to get on the lineup.

For more information check out their Facebook Page Here.

Beary Poppins at The Crown in Ptown

Bear Week ProvincetownBear Week 2014 is going to be a very fun place to be.  Will you be going? You may want to check out this brand new show during Bear Week, featuring Peter C. Bisuito at The Crown. Tickets (with service fee) are a very reasonable $22.

Get Yer Tickets Here

 

New England summah: Ptown and Ogunquit

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SOURCE: Photo of Officer Jeff by Dan McKeon, Provinceown, MA

Spring came to New England late this year and will be over in just a couple of weeks when we celebrate Memorial Day Weekend.  In the span of the next two weeks nearly every commencement ceremony in Boston will have taken place; Harvard isn’t til May 29.

Aside from the college students skipping town, Bostonians will head for the coast each weekend. While guys go everywhere, most of the LGBT community looks to Provincetown, MA and or Ogunquit, ME.

Sergio and I have plans to visit both this summer and I’m looking forward to what other spur of the moment trips to the coast manifest.

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MacMillan Wharf Provincetown

Be sure to let me know about any parties or large events happening in Provincetown and Ogunquit.  I’ll be happy to do my best to help spread the word.  Additionally if you are coming to the region and have questions on places to stay, where to go, etc… feel free to reach out to me and I’ll be happy to be your “gay” concierge.  Look for more posts about Provincetown and Ogunquit in the coming weeks.

Ptown Fast Ferry Groupon from BHC

Ptown Fast Ferry GrouponPlanning a trip to Provincetown this summer, or perhaps you live in Boston and know you will be making multiple trips to Ptown? Regardless, The Boston Harbor Cruise Co. (one of the two high speed ferry companies here in Boston) has their annual GroupOn running at the moment.  Grab them while they last – this deal sells out every year.

Get Yer Tickets Here

Independence week in Ptown


Last week I mentioned that Liza Minnelli and Alan Cumming will be performing in Provincetown in August, but this week I want to remind you that in just a few more months the first major theme week of 2014 will kick off in Provincetown.

Are you planning to head down to Provincetown for the Independence Week parties? For those of you not familiar with Ptown or if you’ve never been during the week of the 4th of July check out this teaser from the Crown & Anchor.

Liza Minnelli adds second show in Ptown (SOLD OUT)

Provincetown Crown and AnchorLate last week I mentioned that Liza Minnelli and Alan Cumming will perform a show at The Crown and Anchor on Monday, August 4th.  Over the weekend the show sold out and a second performance (same night) at 9:30 p.m. has been added.  Tickets may be purchased here, www.onlyatthecrown.com.

UPDATE: I’ve been told this show has now sold out as well. You can’t say that I didn’t give you a heads up.

Liza Minnelli and Alan Cumming to perform in Ptown

Provincetown Crown and AnchorWhile summer may still seem a long way off, The Crown & Anchor has been busy booking shows for the 2014 season in Provincetown.   And this summer, Liza Minnelli and Alan Cumming will perform live at the Crown & Anchor for one show only on Monday, August 4th.

Don’t be fooled by the steep ticket prices. This intimate gathering ensures this will sell out well in advance. Tickets are $185 – $350 and go on sale in March. To buy tickets, visit www.onlyatthecrown.com.

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Spooky Bear weekend in Provincetown

Halloween in ProvincetownStill trying to figure out what you want to dress up as for Halloween?  Ptown’s Spooky Bear Weekend has chosen a fun theme for their party at The Crown & Anchor.  This looks like it would be hilarious and I’m sorry I won’t be there to see all these guys in their costumes.

More about Spooky Bear Weekend here

Will you be heading to Ptown for one of the many Halloween parties?  Do tell.

2013 summer season in Ptown comes to a close

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Sergio and I will likely continue to visit Provincetown off-season, but it is always sad to say good-bye to summer.  Make your plans for 2014 early, Provincetown will book up quickly.

Provincetown Carnival celebration

Provincetown Carnival 2013One week ago today Provincetown’s main drag, Commercial Street, was already crowded with people dressed in Las Vegas inspired, theme costumes even though the parade wouldn’t even make it to where I was in the West End for another three hours.

For those who attended, I hope this video offers some happy memories, but for the majority of you who were not there, enjoy this quick recap of all the fun that was taking place just one week ago in Ptown.

Have any questions about Carnival 2014? Feel free to contact me.

Hanging with Lea Delaria

ProvincetownLast Friday while I was sitting down at the Aqua Bar enjoying a cold beer, I heard a familiar voice from behind me ask, “Is this seat taken?” When I looked over I saw it was Lea Delaria.  I shared the seat but minded my own business but an hour later when I bumped into her on Commercial Street and she smiled back, I asked if she’d mind posing for a photo.  Guess what she said. :-)

Provincetown Carnival 2014 theme: Superheroes

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Although this year’s Carnival parade in Provincetown is yet to start, Commercial Street is chalk full of guys in Las Vegas themed costumes, in anticipation of the parade. I’ll be posting pictures from this year’s celebration and hope all the fun entices those of you who have never been to come and join in all the fun next year when Carnival’s theme will give a nod to Comic Book Characters / Superheroes.

Not sure which superhero best represents your personality? Check out this online quiz to give you ideas for the costume you should wear at Ptown’s 2014 Carnival celebration, Superhero Quiz.

Carnival in Provincetown

Provincetown Carnival 2013The 2013 Carnival party in Provincetown starts later today.

If you’ve not attended Carnival before, my word of advice is to get out to Commercial Street early to watch the thousands of men and women dressed to this year’s theme Viva Las Vegas. 

Here is a video my friend Olivier made after last year’s outlandish theme of Space Odyssey.

I’ll look to pull together something from all the fun this week to share with you in a few days.

Final visit of the season to Ptown

ProvincetownI am off to Provincetown for one final visit before the 2013 summer season for Cape Cod officially ends this coming Labor Day Weekend.  Should you be in Ptown and see me out this week, say hello.

Provincetown’s weekly party: Fag Bash

fag bash provincetownPardon the provocative blog post title, but for several years now every Wednesday night downstairs at the Governor Bradford there is a dance party called Fag Bash.

This week’s theme: Shotgun Wedding

Each week these differently themed parties attract party goers; some in very elaborate costumes.  With Carnival Week in full swing by tomorrow night you can imagine that downstairs at the Governor Bradford will be packed so get there early.  Much thanks to my friend Devon for sharing this week’s theme.