Bar Babe of the Week: Freddy at 9th Ave Saloon

One of Hell’s Kitchen’s only friendly neighborhood divey-bars, the Ninth Avenue Saloon boasts this adorable otter, keeping you embibed there for the past decade. It’s Freddy! Bar that I work at: Ninth Saloon Saloon How long I’ve worked there: Just about ten years. What are my shifts: Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday night .Continue reading “Bar Babe of the Week: Freddy at 9th Ave Saloon”

Wednesday (4.19.2017)

UPTOWN ALIBI: Extended happy hour with DJ Poison Ivy (6pm) LA PINATA: Sapphira Cristal happy hour (8pm) TOOLBOX: Karaoke with Jackie Dupree (9pm) WEST END: Brita Filter & Terra Hyman  (9:30pm); The Ultimate Drag Pageant Season 2 finale (11pm) CASTRO: Cockboyz (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN BEECHMAN: Sutton Lee Seymour: Fame-ish (7pm) POSH: DJ John Marto (9pm) VSBU: KaraokeContinue reading “Wednesday (4.19.2017)”

On Point With: Candy Samples

A drag queen since the ‘90s, this musician and entertainer has been one of the scene’s best known and most successful charity fundraisers. And with her final benefit for her AIDS Walk team the CandyWrappers going down at the Albatross this weekend, we’re very much catching her during her busiest season. Join Thotyssey for aContinue reading “On Point With: Candy Samples”

RePoint: Gloria Swansong

When last we spoke, Gloria Swansong was in the middle of the “So You Think You Can Drag” competition, slaying challenges and giving life. After a strong second place showing, they’ve become a force to be reckoned with: designing looks for one queen’s stage show, and channeling a legendary performer in some shows of her own.Continue reading “RePoint: Gloria Swansong”

Monday (4.17.2017)

UPTOWN MAMAJUANA CAFE: Sugga Pi Koko, FiFi DuBois & Chachita Rubio (8pm) TOOLBOX: Charity bingo (9pm) SUITE: Glam Gavin’s karaoke (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN POSH: DJ Xavier Mazara (9pm) THERAPY: Marti Gould Cummings hosts Stage Fright with Frenchie Davis and Taylor Frey (10pm) HARDWARE: Cacophony Daniels with guest Sutton Lee Seymour 10pm) ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Musical MondaysContinue reading “Monday (4.17.2017)”

On Point With: Kimmi Moore

A bona fide Daughter of a Preacher Man is now one of Hell’s Kitchen’s hottest drag hostesses, and a killer performer to boot. Give us more, Kimmi Moore! Thotyssey: Kimmi, hello! You hosted a viewing party of that last episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race at the Ritz… OMG, drama! The girls are finally getting the chanceContinue reading “On Point With: Kimmi Moore”

Sunday (4.16.2017)

UPTOWN SUITE: Karaoke Sundays with Glam Gavin (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN LOVAGE: “Love Age Sundays” with DJ Brian Richards (4-11pm) HARDWARE: Brita Filter & Terra Hyman (7pm); Miz Cracker & Monet X Change (10pm); Marti Gould Cummings with Gina Tonic & Carmen Sidemi (midnight) THERAPY:  Paige Turner (10pm) ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Holly Box-Springs & Scotty Em (10:30pm)Continue reading “Sunday (4.16.2017)”

On Point With: Justin Luke

One of New York’s best known and most successful event promoter/producers, and a very successful writer to boot: Justin Luke’s is an authority on all things night and life. Now semi-retired, you can still catch him producing the West End underwear parties (there’s one comping up on April 21st) and Broadway Mondays at Hardware. ThotysseyContinue reading “On Point With: Justin Luke”

Saturday (4.15.2017)

UPTOWN TOWNHOUSE: Live Doo Wop (9pm); BuffDaddy Gogo boys downstairs (10pm) CASTRO:DJ Anarki spins Papi Saturdays (10pm) ALIBI: Impacto Saturdays (10pm) SUITE: Octavia Anyae (11:30pm) HELL’S KITCHEN STAGE 48: Holi in the City: Festival of Colors (noon-7pm) BEECHMAN: Paige Turner’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza (7pm) LUCKY CHENGS & STAGE 48: Jessica L’Whor performs (8pm) HARDWARE: Monet XContinue reading “Saturday (4.15.2017)”

On Point With: Stacy Layne Matthews

The voluptuous vixen most fondly remembered by “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fans for her flawless Mo’Nique impersonation on Season 3′s “Snatch Game” segment, Stacy Layne Matthews has been living her truth and living it large! And we all clearly need more of this small town girl who made it big in our lives; even the briefest glimpse ofContinue reading “On Point With: Stacy Layne Matthews”

Friday (4.14.2017)

Before, during and after Drag Race. UPTOWN TOWNHOUSE: BuffDaddys Go-Go Boys (9pm) THE TRIAD: Bad Apple Boylesque (9:30pm) CASTRO: S.O.S. Fridays (10pm) SUITE:  Brenda Dharling (midnight) HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Furry Friday bear happy hour hosted by The Haus of Aja (6pm); “Super Size Queen Fridays” with Bootsie LeFaris (11pm) BEECHMAN: Premiere of Paige Turner’s EasterContinue reading “Friday (4.14.2017)”

Where to Watch Drag Race Ep. 4

The show starts at 8pm! UPTOWN SUITE: no host TOOLBOX: Heather Wood WEST END: Shuga Cain   HELL’S KITCHEN BARRAGE: no host BOXERS HK: Marti Gould Cummings   HARDWARE: Aja, MoMo Shade, Dahlia Sin and Kandy Muse INDUSTRY: Miz Cracker MR. BIGGS: Chaka Khanvict   POSH: no host RISE: Paige Turner   RITZ: Holly Box-Springs & KimmiContinue reading “Where to Watch Drag Race Ep. 4”

On Point With: Tipsy Von Tart

With her likeness perhaps best known in a citywide campaign for Manhattan Mini Storage, this dynamic performer and designer is now getting all the gigs. And the titles, too–starting with last week’s win for the Miss Lady Liberty prelims! Read on as Thotyssey gets a hearty serving of Tipsy von Tart. Thotyssey: Greetings, Tipsy! IContinue reading “On Point With: Tipsy Von Tart”

Thursday (4.13.2017)

UPTOWN: SUITE: Karaoke with Jackie Dupree (10pm) CASTRO: Turn Up Thursdays with the Socialites (11pm) L. VIOLET LOUNGE (BRONX): Ivana Black’s Thirsty Thursdays (11pm) WEST END: Shuga Cain (11pm) HELL’S KITCHEN RITZ: Beers & Bears happy hour upstairs (6pm); Peppermint’s Do The Right Thing downstairs (11pm) HARDWARE: Dusty Ray Bottoms with guest Shuga Cain  (7pm);Continue reading “Thursday (4.13.2017)”

Bar Babe of the Week: Christopher at Therapy

Get your Therapy on with this week’s Bar Babe, Christopher! Bar that I work at: Therapy Lounge How long I’ve worked there: 9 years What are my shifts: Thursday thru Sunday What makes this bar great: It’s a really chill place where you don’t have to be any particular thing to fit in. Also, the ownerContinue reading “Bar Babe of the Week: Christopher at Therapy”

Wednesday (4.12.2017)

UPTOWN ALIBI: Extended happy hour with DJ Poison Ivy (6pm) LA PINATA: Honey Davenport & Sapphira Cristal happy hour (8pm) TOOLBOX: Karaoke with Jackie Dupree (9pm) WEST END: Brita Filter & Terra Hyman with Jessica L’Whor (9:30pm); The Ultimate Drag Pageant (11pm) CASTRO: Cockboyz (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN POSH: DJ John Marto (9pm) VSBU: Karaoke with Ally GanzaContinue reading “Wednesday (4.12.2017)”

On Point With: Vic Sin

With a performing style combining drag and burlesque, this sexy Bearded Lady vamps stages all over the city. And after an upcoming cabaret benefit extravaganza, Vic Sin will soon be taking over the world! Thotyssey: Hey Vic, how was working the door at Chris of Hur’s Muthur party at Alphaville the other night? Vic Sin: Really cute! IsContinue reading “On Point With: Vic Sin”

Monday (4.10.2017)

UPTOWN TOOLBOX: Charity bingo (9pm) SUITE: Glam Gavin’s karaoke (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN POSH: DJ Xavier Mazara (9pm) THERAPY: Marti Gould Cummings hosts Stage Fright with The Lion King’s Adrienne Walker, Jelani Remy & Chondra Profit-Ardrey (10pm) HARDWARE: Cacophony Daniels with guest Leeds Hill (10pm) ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Musical Mondays with VJ Gusty Winds & SkylaContinue reading “Monday (4.10.2017)”