Words: Will Stroude
There's no such thing as a quiet year in New York, but with WorldPride 2019 set to descend on the city this summer to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the next 12 months are set to see some of the loudest displays of gay Pride yet in the Big Apple.
To mark the occasion, we've teamed up with nycgo.com to bring you a special edition gay travel guide featuring everything you need to know about the world's most exciting city, so you can get planning that historic gay-cation.
101 Things We Love About NYC comes FREE with both the print and digital editions of our brand new February issue - available to download and to order globally now - and whether you're a NYC first-timer or seasoned Manhattanite, our guide to 2019's hottest events and spots will bring you a unique and unmissable slant on this incredible city.
Inside, you'll find everything from an introduction to New York's five sprawling boroughs to curated guides to the best LGBT clubs, bars, and local drag stars.
Whether it's the hippest hotel and restuarant picks or finding out where to get tickets to a filming of The Wendy Williams Show, we leave no stone unturned as we share the best ways to have a gay New York getaway in 2019 - and that's before we run through the multitude of events taking place during WorldPride in May and June.
We also catch up with some of our favourite starry New York-dwellers including Andy Cohen to Bob the Drag Queen to get their insider tips on making the most of your time in the city.
Fred Dixon, President and CEO of NYC & Company says: It’s a pleasure to partner with Attitude for this 101 Things We Love About NYC supplement, which we hope will inspire you to add New York City to the top of your must-visit list this year.
"There is no better time to visit New York City, with ground-breaking new neighbourhoods, attractions and hotels opening across all five boroughs in 2019.
We are also hosting WorldPride during this Monumental Year, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall Uprising. As a city founded on diversity, inclusivity and a welcoming spirit, we’re extremely proud to host this incredible event in the United States for the first time.
Fred Dixon, President and CEO of NYC & Company
"We’re thrilled to invite LGBT+ travellers and allies to New York City to be part of these historic celebrations during our Year of Pride, a year-long programme of events comprising special cultural exhibitions and an abundance of experiences available throughout the five boroughs, celebrating New York City’s rich and diverse LGBT+ history, arts and culture."
"We look forward to welcoming you this year to experience first-hand all that makes New York City the most exciting and vibrant destination in the world."
Our FREE 68-page travel guide 101 Things We Love About New York City, supported by nycgo.com comes with the February issue of Attitude (digital download available separately).