Many of the gay folks you'll meet in this part of the state, which is just north of the hugely popular gay mecca of Fort Lauderdale , have moved here from cooler climates, taking advantage of the great weather and generally more affordable living than farther down the coast in Broward and Dade Counties. Although not a huge destination specifically for LGBTQ tourists, plenty do come down to this area to visit. The county is home, of course, the world-famous, ultra-posh Palm Beach community, which lies just across the Intracoastal Waterway from the city of West Palm Beach and is rife with oceanfront mansions and swanky resorts, from the world-famous Breakers to the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach. If you're vacationing in Palm Beach proper, you won't find any gay bars in this community, but it's a relatively short drive to the places listed below in this article. Dixie Hwy. The friendly neighborhood lounge has a good-size patio, a pool table, video games, light bar food burgers, chicken wings, etc.
West Palm Beach and Lake Worth Gay Bars Guide
Exclusive: Man set up on Grindr, shares story of kidnapping, reunion with dog
Greater Miami and Dade County, one of the premier nightclubbing and partying spots in North America, has long cultivated a highly visible gay and lesbian scene. The number of gay bars in Miami has actually declined a bit over the years, but most of the ones that remain still draw huge crowds, especially on weekends, and are definitely top spots for dancing into the late-night and early morning hours. Also, whether you're in trendy South Beach, historic Coconut Grove, or the hipster-favored Wynwood Arts District in Midtown Miami, you're likely to find a strong LGBT presence at many of the area's mainstream clubs, bars, restaurants, and coffeehouses. One thing to keep in mind as you venture out clubbing in Miami: distances in 2,square-mile Dade County are vast. So while on the one hand, all four of the major gay nightspots in South Beach are concentrated in a relatively compact area an area easy to walk to from many Miami Beach hotels , the handful of gay clubs across Biscayne Bay in Miami proper are located somewhat far from one another.
Gay Bath House in Palm Beach County
A man was robbed and kidnapped in Florida last Saturday night after he visited the home of another man he met on Grindr. The victim was abducted and taken at knife point back to his home, which was then ransacked by three men. We have just arrested a man who kidnapped and robbed a man they met using the dating app, Grindr.
Last month, at least two men were held up at gunpoint after their Grindr date turned into a robbery. Irving Soto, 48, and Alexander Valentin, 35, met with suspect Vadol Marquise at his apartment in Boynton Beach on two separate days for a date after meeting Marquise on Grindr. Soon into the date however, both men reported that two additional masked men entered the room and threatened the victims and demanded that they hand over all of their valuables, according to the Palm Beach Post.