As Summer Ends…

So Ya’ll, we’ve been on vacation in Tennessee…and although we had a much needed relaxing week, we’re extremely happy to be back to the “Big City”! So many exciting things to do…The Indiana State Fair…Corn Dogs, Tenderloins, Elephant Ears and the best grilled cheese sandwiches ever at the dairy bar! We just don’t understand why the fair starts so damn early year after year and the kids go back to school so early year after year??? Right! So all the adults can have one month of summer to themselves!

Uhhh…we also HEAR the word on the street is that Sunday nights could be the next hot night out. The Vogue is hosting their new “alternative” dance night while Blu downtown is hosting some dance party with DJ Deanne. We attempted to look it up on their website after we heard about it from Facebook, but their website is so outdated that they are taking New Year’s reservations for New Year’s 2008. Also, Tuesday’s are not listed as “Tantric Tuesday’s” but Industry nights for people that work in the field…bartenders, waiters, etc. In 2009, where everyone’s business is on the internet, you gotta keep up! And to the people at The Vogue…folks, we didn’t even know you were starting today and we offered you our help, free of charge, to get people there?? It’s interesting to us, while receiving sometimes hundreds of readers daily, that some clubs don’t take us up on our free marketing? It’s like “Word of Mouth Productions”, right here…don’t come crying to us if it doesn’t work out, but we sure as hell will raannt about it!

Oh well…we can’t all be winners! Speaking of…we’d like to remind everyone to drive safe when partying. We’ve seen so many accidents and police officers roaming around the streets late at night. We rather enjoy witnessing someone walking a crooked line or handcuffed, sitting on the sidewalk, but we don’t want anyone to end up dead as a result of drinking and driving. Always be safe and have a designated driver, as we do, BUILT in, might we add! You should also ask the bar or club you go to if they give out free soda and juice for the designated driver. Recently, Shae at Talbott Street told us they didn’t charge for soda for designated drivers and we were extremely impressed. The little things go a long way!

Be Safe!
Have Fun!
Eyes Open…We’re Watching!

P.S…Our Dear Friend…Brittany Mason, who will be back in town for some work this week, just attended the Midsummer Night’s Dream Party at The Playboy Mansion. She told us she wasn’t allowed to take a camera with her, but filled us in about the rest! So happy things are going great for you in Vegas baby! Can’t wait to see you this week! Stay tuned to Brittany as she will most definitely be the next big thing to come out of the Indy area…besides us!

Sidetracked…and whipped

So…the night didn’t exactly turn out the way we had planned, but we ended up in all the right places…at least for once. We had decided, along with the newly crowned Social Queen, Nneka, to head downtown to a birthday party at Subterra. Although we hear it’s small, we hear great things about it, so we thought we’d give it a try. On the way downtown, a friend texted us that the female impersonator, Shannel, was performing tonight at Talbott Street. We had all seen her on the reality show, Rupaul’s Drag Race, so we thought we might stop in for a minute and see what she was really like and then head down to Subterra. Well…needless to say, we never made it to Subterra. When we drove up to Talbott we were amazed. The parking lot was completely packed and it appeared to be more crowded than some Saturday nights. We went inside and headed upstairs, which was also packed. While ordering drinks, we were confronted by Shelly, the bartender, about having called the Talbott Street staff “elitist”. Uhhhh…let sleeping dogs lie…we thought we were past all that. But, Shelly is always so great and at the time, we hadn’t really meant her anyway(I wish you had known Shelly that in the past you were one of the ONLY bartenders we would go to), but now everyone is so nice so we don’t care. I hope she was joking though as we’re trying to get past all that and haven’t heard any complaints about any bad behavior from any readers. (By the way, we want to congratulate you and Miss S on your recent engagement!) Ok…enough of that, on to the show…(Although we must comment that the temperature in the club felt great tonight so whatever you guys did…we’re extremely pleased…)
Honestly…probably one of the best shows at Talbott in a long time. Not to mention the nationally famous Shannel was performing. And for anyone that knows anything…did you notice little Miss Tommie Ross on stage too! Legend! Vicki and Asia both looked more spectacular than we think we have ever seen them look and the audience responded in kind to their performances.(Sad that some people, for reasons unknown we guess…couldn’t make it??) We don’t know what the real story is behind all of this drag battle madness, but obviously you gals are feasting on some blood won…we only wish we had brought out some of our girls that had never seen a show before because tonight would have been the night to see one for the first time…Whoever is hiring the guest talent is doing an amazing job these days…we’re just sad we won’t be in town to see local legend Jamie Hunter…
We got to Talbott late so we didn’t get to see her whole performance, but for anyone that watched Rupaul’s Drag Race and have seen Shannel perform, you now know we didn’t get to see an inch, so to speak, of what she was really like on the show. Purple Vinyl? Loved it…and then walked up and down the stage juggling. Truly a showstopper. I think sometimes we forget how much work they all put into what they do and how they are really great entertainers. We talked with Shannel after the show and she was just as down to Earth and personable as we had imagined she would be. We had hoped we could maybe send our friend Brittany Mason over to see her in Vegas, as she now lives there and has many exciting projects(shhhhh!)in the works…but it appears that Shannel will be moving to Seattle. Well…we’re just happy we got to see you before you headed out west…all the best!
Ummmmm…what has happened to Asia LaBouche? She was the emcee tonight and blew the audience away with one hilarious comment after another. We can’t even recap everything she said, but needless to say, she got her digs in…deep. We are choosing to stay out of the chaos we have read as we believe in LOVE, but let us be the first to say…we love a gal who can laugh at herself first! This might be an appropriate time to remind you that those who laugh on Friday cry on Sunday; but in this instance…we don’t think you will. You showed true class and got one up. Good for you and may one day everyone come together and we can have ten hour drag shows at some bar watching every queen from Indy, Carmel, Martinsville and Prince Lakes perform until we can’t stand another second. And then everyone can stop bitching about the equality of drag in Indy…bore!!! The reality is…there just isn’t enough room at the top and you girls, Vicki and Asia, were at the top tonight with Shannel and Tommie Ross! Amazing!
We decided not to stay out too late tonight, sorry Subterra…maybe next time, but the TRIBE did hang around Talbott long enough to dance some and then we took Miss N over to the gay sex store for a quick tour in case she ever needed any supplies! Ahhh…Fridays in the Summer…we’re gonna miss them…


Starting in August…as the summer winds down…we’ve decided to review two clubs or restaurants a week that we haven’t been to before or haven’t reviewed. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. And as we close down the night, we want to give a special comment of appreciation for Tim at Talbott Street. Whether waiting tables or manning the door of the drag room, he is always hilarious and courteous…a true character that makes the night even more enjoyable. Sometimes, it’s these small things that make the night even more enjoyable and we always love seeing you Tim…

Alright everyone…remember…
Eyes Open…We’re Watching!

A Special Request


Hey Folks…We have received a special request from Mass Avenue Video, to send out a message to Indy readers in hopes of saving a failing business. They have informed us that if they do not raise $4000 by Saturday, their doors will close forever. We actually thought long and hard about writing this blog because we weren’t sure it was the message we wanted to send out about RAANNT, but we believe that anyone asking us to help their cause, as long as their request is positive, deserves our support. We would be more than willing to put our name behind anyone ballsy enough at a time like this to stand up and ask for help. Times are tough out there and we believe Mass Avenue Video, especially a business that has been around since 1999, deserves all of our help. Sometimes, we must all put small differences aside for the cause of the greater good.


In this failing economy, many people are unfortunate and many people have had to cut back on their spending habits. Mass Avenue Video is currently offering several deals regarding their video/dvd collection to raise the money needed and might be willing to entertain any offer. If you have more questions, they can be contacted at 317-951-7195. They are located at 922 Massachusetts Avenue. They can also be found on Facebook. Remember…we’re just trying to make Indy a little more enjoyable and hopefully a place where everyone can prosper and have fun! We wish you guys the best and hope the next few days brings you everything you need to stay around!

Eyes open…we’re watching!

One Week…

Recently we’ve had a lot of people ask us for more and more suggestions for what they should do throughout the entire week based on what we do and where we have the most fun. While it probably often seems like we write about some of the same places over and over again, because we do obviously have favorites, there are so many options for a great social week, assuming that for one week you might go out every night. If that were the case…here is what we would suggest.

Monday…is definitely, without a doubt, dinner night. Honestly, we both have Monday’s off, so we typically sleep in and then lay out at the pool depending on the weather. We go out to eat so often that it’s hard to make a great suggestion, because we honestly go to some of the same staples, such as Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Changs, on a regular basis. But if we had to list our number one summer suggestion…it would be Bazbeaux Pizza in Carmel followed by ice cream at Bub’s across the street. While there is also a Bazbeaux in Broadripple and downtown, recently, we’ve really enjoyed going and sitting outside at the location in Carmel. The city of Carmel has done so much work renovating the “artist’s district” that it is finally, after many years, enjoyable. All of the old favorites are offered at Bazbeaux, although we suggest greek salads, garlic bread, and plain cheese pizza. For an amazing sandwich try the Popeye. The location downtown is still great fun, but the one in Broadripple always seems to have thousands of kids running around. No thanks.

Across the street is Bub’s Burger’s and Ice Cream. Ok, honestly, this place is amazing. Inside it looks like something you might find in upstate Michigan on the lake or in some small coast town on the East. We haven’t tried the burgers, but they have this huge hamburger and if you can accomplish eating it, they take your picture and put it on the wall. The ice cream parlor is even more fun, and the ice cream is some of the best we’ve EVER had. Try the cinnamon coffee cake. Unbelievable.


And then if you aren’t too full…you can always rent a movie and go crash in bed watching it. New favorites we’ve loved so far are Push and Madea Goes to Jail…Ohhhhh…and Coraline comes out this week. For old, summer favorites…try Jaws 2 or Stand by Me…

Ok…this is getting lengthy…

Tuesday…We’ve tried Tantric Tuesday at Blu and after talking to the promoter, we’re willing to give it another try…also, it’s been suggested that we attend Subterra…Apparently there is no cover, drinks and bottles are half off and it’s House music all night…we can’t wait as we get somewhat anxious on Tuesdays trying to find something fun to do…

Wednesday…Well…we’ve been planning to write about Wednesday’s for quite some time and we plan to this week. There are so many options on Wednesday’s but so far, we’ve found only a few that are still fun. By far, Champps on the northside next to the Fashion Mall, is the best option. The place is always, always packed…even if it rains. People usually start filling the place after 8 and stay until about 12, when they start heading over to either LuLu’s or the Vogue. While we love the Vogue as venue, we could care less for Retro Rewind, or whatever it’s being called these days. How about rewind to a new night. (Although we’ve heard through the proverbial grapevine that the Vogue is revamping Sunday’s alternative night…and we are VERY excited…Indy has needed a Sunday spot for some time now.) Retro rewind seems to pack in the younger, crowd and crowd is the definitive word, but not in a good way. Champps is packed, but everyone is friendly and chill. Afterwards, head across the street to LuLu’s or down the street to Manhattan. We haven’t been to Manhattan yet but are planning a surprise visit one of these nights. LuLu’s is a lot of fun…right Gabriella? (The last time we went we didn’t spend a cent and closed it down…thanks too the friendly guys we met defending our girl’s honors…Ahhhhh Nneka, the new social queen! Remember…you NEVER touch a girl’s ass unless asked!)


For a completely different kind of Wednesday night, try Mo’s Irish Pub. We’ve been going there for some time now and we always have a great time, although the atmosphere can be a little Cougarish from time to time…but as one of us nears 40, who are we to pass judgement. Wednesday’s at Mo’s are karaoke nights with some of the most hilarious and heartfelt singing you have ever encountered. No, we do not grace the stages, except for one grand performance of Summer Nights from Grease…it won’t happen again…


Thursdays…Well, we discussed Scholar’s Inn in our previous blog, so we won’t revisit it, but it was interesting how we received some comments stating that they had not been treated very well in the past by the staff at Scholar’s, but were willing to give it another try. They all said they loved Nick. Come on guys, if we’re gonna endorse you, work out the problems, we want you to stay around! 45 Degrees also has half-price martini’s on Thursdays. Ok…now one suggestion. 45 Degrees? Beautiful environment…great music…friendly staff(sometimes)…half-price martini’s on the same night as Scholar’s?? Either extremely competitive or not very creative. Have a theme night on Thursday nights, market the shit out of it…we’ll even help and get everyone in there. We have some ideas if you’re interested…

Down the street between Meridian and Pennsylvania on 10th Street is The Ten. Now mind you, this is a lesbian bar, but all kinds of people are there. The cover is $4 and all drinks are half off…THE PLACE IS ALWAYS PACKED!!!(Just a side note…you will get “wanded” down at the door.) They play great hip hop music and the environment is crazy. You’ll probably encounter at least one fight while you’re there and they’re usually trying to sell Glamour Shot/High School Photo ops in the back corner. Ok folks, we’re not gonna sell this place on being classy, because it isn’t…but it’s a total blast. And it stays crazy right up until it closes and flows right out into the parking lot. The bartenders bust their asses and also smile and grunt at the same time…Try it!

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For a little Indy secret…try The Jazz Kitchen…Thursday’s are the Latino Dance Night and the music is all latino. Don’t be intimidated if you don’t know the dances; free classes start at 9pm before the main dance floor opens. The ambiance is sexy and everyone’s sweaty and chill…Probably one of the best places in Indy. Also a restaurant, we’ve heard they just revamped their menu and are even more diverse than before. Also every night, they have live jazz…We have never been disappointed and absolutely love this place.


Friday…who care’s right? It’s Friday…same goes for Saturday as well…although we would definitely suggest again that you trek out to Indiana Live! Casino and try Mosaic. As everyone knows…we’re typically at Talbott Street, usually after a very long nap…just because we love it and always have such a great time…(and funny that some of the same people that gave us shit about going there or blogging in Talbott’s favor, because of other unmentionables, are typically there too. Just be honest and admit you have fun!) Actually, as we’re typing this, we’re getting ready to head out to Talbott, so hopefully we’ll see you there!

Sundays…are usually Rehab at The Palms at Bella Vita, followed by a nap and dinner and a movie…We would recommend Bruno, The Hangover and Up…

Honorable mentions to some great places to eat after going out…Red Eye or Steak and Shake at 75th and Binford…If you go to Steak and Shake, treat Constance well…she works the world’s worst hours…

Also…restaurants we’ve enjoyed recently and would recommend…Wolfsies in Noblesville, Miyagi’s sushi at 96th and Keystone, The Nickel Plate in Fishers, Stir Crazy at Castleton…and of course, our all time favorite, Bella Vita at Geist! (We recently tried our old favorite Acapulco Joe’s downtown after going to the zoo, and I’m still not sure why we had to squirt salsa onto the chips because they didn’t give us a bowl…absolutely the last time we’ll go back!)

Anyway, this might sound like a crazy week and honestly, four nights out of the week, we are typically in, with the dogs, watching tv and movies like the rest of you…


We’ve been given some great suggestions of places to go and review and we’re excited about trying some new places…while sticking with the old. So, try a few of our suggestions and see what you think…but hands down…go to The Ten!

Eye’s Open…We’re Watching!

Lounge Sensuality…

So…Is the martini craze over? We don’t necessarily think so, but by the way it looked at Scholar’s Inn tonight, some might think otherwise. And we must say, we’re incredibly surprised. (We hope it was just the Def Leppard concert.) When we started going to Scholar’s Inn, long ago, for their half-price martini Thursdays, it was always packed. We have introduced so many people to Scholar’s and whenever we take new people they always comment how much the interior looks like a bar in The Hills; and now Miami Social. And the reality is, for Indy, it is Miami chic. And the music is amazing and lounge crazy! But, over the summer, it has continued to die down. We would always start our night off at Scholar’s and continue down the road to 45 Degrees, who also has half-price martini’s on Thursdays, or to The Ten; which is one of the best hip-hop nights in town…don’t question, just go.

Not only is the interior of Scholar’s Inn alluring and sensual, but the staff and bartenders are fast and extremely friendly. Nick Ilieff, one of the waiters at Scholar’s, typically waits on us and typically has our drinks ready for us only minutes after we walk in the door. He continues, as do the other waiters, to be attentive throughout the night, “making rounds” and keeping our drinks filled. He is hilarious and professional…and probably one of the best waiters we have ever been waited on in Indianapolis. If you go to Scholar’s, make sure to ask for Nick and sit in his section. And as always, tip BIG…these guys and gals need to earn a dollar.

On colder nights, Scholars has a huge fireplace outside which is fun to sit around with your friends making it the perfect place for early fall or late spring. Not only is Scholar’s a full service bar, but they are also a full service restaurant and have an amazing area upstairs perfect for hosting events or parties. At half the price as other bars in Indianapolis, everyone should be heading out to Scholar’s on Thursday nights. We miss the old faces we used to see every week! Let’s pack it up again and make it the perfect beginning, or ending to a Thursday. It’s sad that we have such an amazing bar right here and it isn’t full like it used to be!

While we were at Scholar’s tonight, Nick informed us that on August 7th, he and several other artists will be displaying their work from 5-8 pm. The show will display photography, jewelry, paintings, installation art and all kinds of interesting stuff to enjoy a different kind of evening. All proceeds will go to the It Happened To Alexa Foundation which financially aids the families of rape victims during their travels to the rape trials of their family members. More information about the It Happened To Alexa Foundation can be found on the link on our blog. If you have any questions regarding the art show at Scholar’s Inn, please contact Nick at 317-847-8892.

So many things to do…ahhhhh….so seriously folks…head over to Scholar’s next Thursday…and give 45 Degrees a shot too!

Remember, eyes open…
We’re watching!

Shut Your Face…

Now, a few comments regarding our blog and how it is interpreted, just to make sure everyone is clear…First of all, and this is not an exaggeration, we have hundreds of readers and the majority are extremely supportive and tell us that what we are writing is the truth. Well, just to be clear as we have SO many times before…it is just our opinion. So to one local gossip columnist, we got our facts straight and our napkin is in our lap; is yours? By the way, at least some people that work for you weren’t afraid to contact us directly. You’re losing a great guy in that one!
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Next, we do not nor have we ever, proclaimed to represent the gay community nor proclaimed to be gay role models; but thank you to several writers who apparently, negatively, feel as if we deserve that title. No thanks. And…we would just like to say to a certain, gossip “diva”, so to speak, thank you for reading our blog. We read yours as well from time to time and while we don’t necessarily agree with nor endorse your stance, we do appreciate your gusto. And thank you for welcoming us back…we didn’t realize we had gone anywhere, but it was considerate nonetheless…We’re not fighting a battle but we do appreciate your support, so here’s another honorable mention girl! We are not attempting to be in the middle of some drag “divism” that is apparently going on; we just like a good show! (On a side note, we would like to address Asia’s performances at Talbott since it has apparently gotten alot of attention lately. We don’t care how well she knows the words, etc…she gives a good damn show and people love to watch her. Not all drag is about how much someone looks like a girl, etc, although we prefer that kind…As Vicki wrote to us, these girls have a tough job and we should all support their endeavors…Just maybe another a different Lady GaGa song from time to time would be nice…but we think you’re great nonetheless.) We just want good times, funny how so many people take so seriously what we wrote. ITS JUST A BLOG AND IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT DON’T READ IT! But thank you for referring to us a “nice” nonetheless.
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One more thing, with our blog, “Out of the Closet”, we apparently started something we hadn’t intended or brought more attention to an ongoing battle between Talbott Street and several members of the gay community. We would like to publically state that besides the readers who have come up to us and told us our views were refreshing and honest, members of the Talbott Street staff and Vivian herself have been the ONLY people who have addressed us in person about what we wrote. And we appreciate that. So thank you, because if nothing else, it showed us that you had the balls to come up to us as and talk out our differences. So if we’re being used, as someone commented, who cares, we still enjoy going there and the animosity seems to be gone. Completely. And for the record, we never apologized or took back what we wrote, just how it was interpreted.


So if you don’t like what is going on, or you have an opinion…Blog about it! We do!
Have a blast, live deep, love long, eat great food, dance your ass off, take naps everyday… and take lots and lots and lots of pictures!

Eyes open, we’re watching!

An explosion of chill and flames…


For our birthdays this year we decided to try something new while still enjoying a favorite spot. We started off the evening at Blu Martini on 96th Street, using the northside locale as a meeting place for our friends before we drove off to Mosaic at IndianaLive! Casino in Shelbyviille. One word has always defined Blu Martini for us and it still remains; class. Our friend Bill, the owner of Blu Martini and 45 Degrees, made sure we were prepared by having a reserved section for us before we arrived. Throughout the evening, the waiters and bartenders were fast and talkative, making the beginning of our evening extremely pleasurable and chill, radiating off of the extremely loungey atmosphere and amazing background music. Bill came over several times throughout the night, making sure we were having a good time and even bought a generous round of shots for our friends, making the start to our evening perfect. It’s always great to feel welcomed to an establishment and the fact that it was our birthday made it even better. Thanks Bill, we hope to see you soon! (By the way, we noticed your waiters busted their asses the entire night…as did your bartender who was hilarious!)

After we left Blu Martini, we headed to Shelbyville to IndianaLive Casino to go their club, Mosaic. First of all, let us just be extremely clear that we were a little apprehensive to hold our birthday at Mosaic, even though we had reserved a VIP section, because if it happened to be a letdown, we would have forty friends behind us questioning our choice. WE WERE NOT DISAPPOINTED! Mosaic is absolutely amazing. Located at the back of the casino, it is shadowed by several rows of slot machines and easy to miss; but inside, it is incredible, probably one of the nicest clubs Indiana has to offer.

Rows of vinyl lounging areas cover the back while the middle is covered with a dance floor and bar, at which several times during the evening, the bartender would perform flame tricks with bottles of alcohol. Club dancers are arranged above the club on a second floor and also dance on the bar and throughout the club. Our waitress told us that the club is usually packed on Saturday nights and we weren’t surprised. We were only surprised that more people weren’t there that night. Take 10 or 15 friends, reserve a VIP section and get two designated drivers for the 25 minutes from downtown it takes to drive to Mosaic. Trust us…it is well worth the drive.

The next day, Father’s Day, we went to Rehab at The Palms at Bella Vita; easily our favorite social spot of the summer. While many of the people that we had invited did not show up and it was rather calm due to Father’s Day, we had such a great time due to our waitress Sara and the promoter of Rehab and owner of IndyScene; J.R. Peare. Both made arrangements for a free bottle of NUVO at our table; a cabana and soft drinks, water and juice. The day was amazing and partly due to how special they treated us! Thanks to you both. (We recently ran into J.R. at LuLu’s and he immediately came up to us and was so friendly that we just wanted to let everyone know what a great guy we think he is and what a contribution he is making to the social scene in Indy. Thanks J.R. for all your support.)

We had such a great birthday and we want to thank all of our friends for coming and making it so awesome…as well as our engagement(oh…did we just say that??)

Remember…eyes open, We’re Watching!

Running for the dream…


June has been a great month for us and we have received lots of great attention for our blog. Thanks to all of the club owners and promoters who have been so open to us coming to you with our ideas and suggestions and making Indy an even greater place. We would also like to think all of the readers who have supported us and continued to read our blog on a regular basis. It has been interesting how many readers have come up to us supporting our blog and wishing we would write on a more regular basis. With all of this wonderful attention, we thought it would be amazing if every month we could pick one specific fund raising endeavor in Indianapolis that readers could learn more about and hopefully support. While we think many charities and philanthropic attempts in Indianapolis are awesome, we thought it would be interesting to bring attention to someone who is raising money on a smaller level. Every month, we will highlight someone locally who is making a difference in the lives of others.

For July, we have chosen Christi Thompson. Christi is a local runner and health enthusiast who completed the Chicago Marathon last year for the first time. This year, Christi is raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and specifically for Ethan, a young boy in Avon, who is battling Cystic Fibrosis, as described on Cristi’s website, which we have added to our links. Christi will be running the Chicago Marathon again this year, with the goal of running with an even better time than last year, but also running for this little boy’s dream of helping him to continue his fight against Cystic Fibrosis.

We have known Christi for some time and have always enjoyed her passion for health and fitness and now her determination to use this passion to help others. We have so many people reading our blog on a daily basis that if each reader only donated a small amount, Christi would reach her goal quickly. Consider, as we have, to take the money it would cost to go out one night a month and donate it to a worthy cause, it would make a great difference in the lives of others.

Once again, we appreciate all of the support we have received from owners and promoters who have welcomed us and all of the friends and readers, even those people we didn’t previously know and have recently met, who have supported us.

Eyes open, we’re watching!

It’s Brittany Bitch!


Brittany Mason, Miss Indiana USA 2008…has left the building! Well at least on Tuesday that will have been the case. Brittany has recently been offered much exposure and will be heading out west; working between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. We are so incredibly sad to see her leave as she is one of our dearest friends as well as social elite in Indy…(She is the queen of the Pink Carpet Award!)

While she has many stories she has told us, which we have crossed our hearts to keep to ourselves, and many opinions, although she won’t speak out against Miss California, she is truly a genuine, small town girl with class, style and absolute beauty. We will miss her and hopefully like others before her, she will bring Indiana some much needed fame! We can’t wait to come out and see you in Las Vegas in a few!

Her last event hosted in Indiana was a Bikini Contest at Rehab at Bella Vita yesterday, promoted by American Legends Publicity and Ok, we know what you’re thinking…bikini contest? But really, it was great fun and probably the most packed Rehab has been the whole summer. We want to think all of our dear, dear friends who promise to come out week after week and never show up…you’re really missing a good time! On Alex’s birthday, even though we didn’t have a great turnout, J.R. Peare, the promoter of Rehab and owner of, made our day amazing, taking care of us and treating us truly as VIP’s. Much appreciation also needs to go out to our waitress Sara; hilarious, beautiful, quick and down to earth, even taking time to sit down to get to know us. All of the waitresses at Rehab work their asses off, so if you do come, order a lot and tip high!

We’re not sure we know what else to do to promote Rehab at Bella Vita on Sundays? If you’re a name dropper, it’s definitely the place to be. If you could care less about those names, even better, because everyone is friendly and personable…not to mention a great networking venue in a fun atmosphere. Summer is almost halfway over and we still need to see some of you out there!

So…as we bid farewell to Brittany(and she better get her ass over here quick to lay out!), we want to say we’ll miss her and we appreciate all that she has done to make Indy a little more glamorous and a little more social! Time for you to move on…we’ll be storing those stories in case you get even more famous! Just kidding…she’s a true, class act, even bringing her mother to Bella Vita yesterday to spend time with all of us before she moves…

And as she packs up and heads out…it’s time for us to crown a new social queen…but who is she???

Talbott Street Revisited…

So…before we get started, let us just say that we love going to Talbott Street and we always have a good time. Just because we made several suggestions or comments about our own experience does not mean it is the experience of all, but it was interesting that after our first blog came out, we were ambushed by statements from people who felt our blog was “refreshing” and “honest” and encouraged us to keep writing in the same vain. One Indy promoter who promotes larger events and supports several national social blogs told us our blog was right on track and we should keep writing it in the same manner, even being willing to endorse our blog in other cities to bring attention to Indy. So, we hardly apologize for what we said, but do apologize if it was taken as a direct insult to any specific person. It was never meant that way. Incidentally, Vivian from Talbott Street did pull us aside for a one on one chat and, as far as we are concerned, we are both on the same page for making Indy’s social scene better and attempting to only give critiques that are helpful. Thanks for the talk V. We have never allowed nor endorsed our blog to be used on any other blogs, myspace propaganda, etc…but we do appreciate the free advertising!

Ok, now onto our recent experiences at Talbott…

Paul Van Dyk was absolutely amazing and we were so incredibly impressed that Indy folks finally understood how great it was to have an internationally promoted event in our midwest hub. The bar was packed to capacity and even the upstairs and the side drag bar were usually full throughout the evening. Paul played non-stop for several hours of which we were completely drenched in sweat from dancing. Although it was incredibly hot in Talbott, like it had been the past several weeks prior to this event, we were told they were installing fans to help circulate the air and that there was only so much they could do when it was so humid and so packed. Honestly, it didn’t really matter because we had such a great time. In the past, it has appeared that Talbott has had a difficult time getting crowds to come out to international dj’s on non-weekend nights, but that Monday appeared to be busier than any Saturday we have seen there in a long time.

In the side room, DJ Deanne and DJ Jackola spun for smaller crowds, but their music was still awesome and at some points, we enjoyed being in there just as much as on the main stage because it was cooler and the music was comparable…well, to some. The only problem people mentioned to us the entire evening was the difference in price between regular admission and VIP admission, where there appeared to be no gain for buying a VIP ticket, and no one manned the top floor to stop people from coming in. Nonetheless, it was a great evening…Thanks to the folks at Eden Promotions and Talbott Street for making one of the best events of the summer possible!

Which brings us to 4th of July…First of all, where was everyone? Greg’s was packed on Friday night, so was everyone hungover or still drunk from the 4th and the night before? We didn’t even get out until after 12:30 and it already seemed pretty dead; except in the drag room. Ok, so everyone seemed to like our “Pink Carpet Award” we previously gave out…so this week, it goes to Caress. What the hell happened to her??? For the past two weekends she has completely danced her ass off and given it her all in the drag bar. Honestly, in the past, she was not one of our favorite queens(still a little embarrassed that the nationally famous Alyssa Edwards was at Talbott on one of the deadest nights of the year, Chicago Pride), but she has quickly moved to the top. Her energy and creativity is much needed…maybe time to give a new queen a position to make it three again? Great job and thanks for bringing Macy Grey’s “Sexual Revolution” back, which we had only previously seen done by Regine Phillips in Louisville. Loved every bit of you that night! But everyone was good that night…and we do need to give Vicki St. James much credit for a beautifully written letter she wrote us regarding our first blog…you’re a class lady Vicki!

So many people wanted us to write about the music and the dj that night, but since we have been told by others that our previous endorsement was seen as critical, we’ll just say this…no comment. As one person leaving commented, “I think the dance floor speaks for itself”. We do wish Talbott would give DJ Jackola a spot on the main stage. We don’t even know him but enjoyed his music so much the night of Paul Van Dyk we’re confused why he doesn’t get more exposure at Talbott; and this is not us stirring the pot. The week before was so dead because of Chicago Pride and DJ Jared Curry gave it his all spinning great music the entire evening. We just don’t get it. But instead of blasting us with negative comments next time…put a suggestion box next to the DJ, you’ll get all the honesty you need from the patrons.

We did suggest to several people on Saturday that they should start their own blog since they had so many things they wanted us to write about Talbott, but even though it was dead and the music…well…we had a good time and got to see some good friends. And really, isn’t that what we want out of our experience at Talbott? So, keep on doing what you’re doing, and as long as we’re welcome…we’ll be there!

Eyes open, we’re watching…