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Armistead Maupin on Mrs. Madrigal and Chelsea Pines

Armistead Maupin is the author of nine novels, including the six-volume Tales of the City series, Maybe the Moon, The Night Listener, Michael Tolliver Lives, and, most recently, Mary Ann in Autumn. Three miniseries starring Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney were made from the … Continue reading

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Terrence McNally Salutes 25 Years of Gay History

Playwright Terrence McNally has won 4 Tony Awards and an Emmy and received two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Rockefeller Grant, a Lucille Lortel Award, and a citation from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  Upcoming Broadway productions include his book … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our Anniversary Blog Series!

Chelsea Pines Inn, New York’s premier guesthouse, has been located at the nexus of three of the city’s hottest neighborhoods — Chelsea, Greenwich Village, and the Meatpacking District — for 25 years. And, boy, have we seen a lot of … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years (Stonewall, Moonwalking, Woodstock and Coming Out)

Just having seen the new Ang Lee TAKING WOODSTOCK (a major disappointment from a major filmmaker), it is probably time to recall the world 40 years ago this summer. And quite a world it was in the summer of ’69.

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