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Miami’s Winter Party heating things up

Winter Party Miami

The world’s hottest winter party is now underway in Miami – Winter Party, one of the world’s biggest and best-loved celebrations for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. More than 10,000 descend on Miami during the dance event, which runs from Feb. 29 to March 5. Winter Party has spectacular venues, many of them

Mardi Gras in Gulf Shores – It’s not New Orleans, but it ain’t bad!

Gulf Shores Beach Parade

In a place called Gulf Shores, you can bet they’ll put on a great Mardi Gras beach parade – and that they did. Boasting floats, marching bands, beauty queens and more beads that you could shake a stick at, the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras parade was a definite crowd-pleaser, particularly for the many snowbirds who

Electro Beach 2012 Puerto Vallarta: A 42-night Spring Break experience

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If the winter blues are setting in, and you’re starting to suffer withdrawal from lack of sun, how does a 42-night Spring Beak experience in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta sound right about now? Electro Beach 2012 is just what you need. It’s six weeks of some of the hottest up-and-coming DJ talents and a chance to

Annual Beach Bowl in Indianapolis attracts some big celebrities

Terrell Owens, Brandon Molale, and Jordin Sparks participates in DIRECTV's Sixth Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl game in Indianapolis, Indiana

The mid-western state of Indianapolis may not boast many beaches, but it’s got a pretty hip celebrity beach football match that keeps growing in popularity. The annual “Beach Bowl” event, timed to coincide with Super Bowl weekend, sees celebritie team up with former and current professional athletes in a game of flag football on an

BPM Festival leaves lasting impression – REVIEW

The DJs have all returned home, the beaches are a little less rambunctious and thousands of BPM Festival fans are undergoing withdrawal after partying it up at one of greatest electronic music festivals on earth. For those of us who were in Playa del Carmen, Mexico for the 4th annual BPM Festival, we’ll always have

Halloween on the Beach – parties planned from Florida to California

Halloween at Miami Beach

From Ocean City to Miami Beach, Americans are gearing up to celebrate Halloween, where else but at the beach. Beachfront clubs and bars are popular party destinations for those dressed as everything from Lady Gaga and pirates to naughty nuns and zombies. In Ocean city, for example, party-goers will be gathering at Seacrets, which draws

Summer in Australia heating up with Bikini Parade World Record

Bikini parade

While those in the North are hunkering down for another winter, Australians were preparing for summer with a Bikini Parade world record attempt. The event took place – fittingly – at Surfers Paradise Beach in Gold Coast City. A total of 357 bikini clad girls marched down the beach, breaking the previous record of 331

Surfing goes to the dogs at the annual Surf City Surf Dog competition

"Traffic jam on the water"

Surfing at Huntington Beach over the weekend went to the dogs as canines of all shapes and sizes took to the water to participate in the city’s much-loved Surf City Surf Dog competition. More than 20 dogs were entered in the competition, which made for hundreds of priceless photos. Here’s a sampling:

Cool air show photo over Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach Air Show

What a way to promote the Pensacola Beach Air Show. The show runs July 9-11 and will feature the Navy’s flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, as well as civilian and other military aircraft. For more info, click here.

Miami Beach hosts Winter Party 2011

Winter Party in Miami Beach

Miami Beach sure knows how to host a winter party. Of course, it sounds a little more appealing when it’s dubbed “The Hottest Winter in the World.” Winter Party is an annual festival in Miami Beach, which has become one of the largest parties for the lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. More than