Ybor City’s Santa Speedo Run

Author: , December 23rd, 2014

Ybor Santa Speedo Run 2014 - Watermark

Watermark has photos from the Santa Speedo Run in Ybor City, Florida on 12/14:

Men and women in skimpy attire returned to Ybor Citys Centennial Park for The Santa Speedo Run and Mrs. Claus in Bras on Dec. 14. This is the fifth year for the event and the contingent of runners was slightly larger than last year. The new female-directed aspect of the charity run brought out some new, more feminine faces this year.

By Bruce Hardin – Full Story at Watermark | Florida Gay Travel Resources

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FL: Ybor City Becoming a Drag Competition Hot Spot

Author: , March 26th, 2011

Ybor City DragHundreds of people in designer jeans, evening gowns and suits will head to Ybor City’s Honey Pot on Sunday to watch the region’s up-and-coming drag queens compete for a crown.

Some will arrive in limousines and sit at linen-covered tables behind velvet ropes. Six-and-a-half-foot queens will strut the red carpet to clicking cameras.
Pageant promoter Bob Taylor promises an “euphoric” night.

The scene has become increasingly common at the Honey Pot, a nightclub along the Seventh Avenue strip. More than three years after opening as a Las Vegas-style burlesque bar, the club has evolved into a hot spot for major drag queen pageants.

“We are very quickly becoming regarded around the nation as a home for the best drag talent in the country,” said D. Stephen Moss, a Honey Pot co-owner who also owns G.Bar and the Ybor City Social Club.

Full Story from TampaBay.com

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