Tag Archives: Folsom Street East

Folsom Street East: June 21st

After a hiatus in 2013 due to the continuing makeover of West 28th Street, Folsom Street East came roaring back last year just one block away. Some details on this year’s flesh fair: Folsom Street East, Inc. (FSE) today announced that it will hold its 18th annual Street Fair on Sunday, June 21st, from 11 AM to 4 PM, in ...

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TODAY: Folsom Street East 2014

Folsom Street East runs today on West 27th between 10th and 11th avenues. That’s one block south of the street in front of the Eagle. The weather today is partly cloudy with highs in the mid-70s – perfect for an outdoor party.

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Seen On The Mister Sunday Dance Floor

Folsom Street East director and popular DJ Dave Hughes sported his JMG shirt at yesterday’s Mister Sunday party in Brooklyn. After a one year absence, Folsom East returns on June 22nd. It was Dave who suggested using the quote that is on the back of all the JMG shirt styles.

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Folsom East Announces 2014 Lineup

Details and bios. I know most of these guys!

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Folsom Street East To Return

Folsom Street East didn’t happen last year due to the massive apartment building that is nearing completion on West 28th Street. The event returns this year, one block away. Via press release: Folsom Street East (FSE) today announced that it will hold its 16th annual Street Fair on Sunday, June 22nd. In anticipation of final approval from the City of ...

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Folsom Street East 2013: Canceled

The organizers of Folsom Street East announced this afternoon that this year’s event has been canceled. It is with sadness that the Producers and Board of Directors of Folsom Street East have to announce that the 17th annual Folsom Street East Street Festival this June is going to be cancelled. Though we continue to receive support for this community-building and ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Chelsea Condo Owners Seek To Close Folsom Street East

New York City’s Folsom Street East Fair is this Sunday and Jeremiah Moss reports that the owners of luxury condos nearby have petitioned the local community board to end the fair. Moss’ site Vanishing New York has a quote from a resident: Residents from several surrounding buildings have passed fliers asking our residents to write to the Community Board to ...

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Folsom Street East: Sunday, June 20th

New York City’s annual leather street festival, Folsom Street East, is next Sunday, June 20th. Inspired by San Francisco’s legendary Folsom Street Fair, FSE was founded in 1997 by former Gay Male S/M Activists (GMSMA) chair John Weis and a cohort of similarly-minded New York City leathermen. “I thought that having a fun day in the sun for the SM/leather ...

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Peter LaBarbera Lies For Jeebus. Again.

In a piece instantly lapped up by wingnut sites like World Net Daily and others, leather-fascinated closet case Peter LaBarbera has trained his beady pig-eyes for the first time on NYC’s Folsom Street East. Sending an undercover cameraman into the paid-admission only event, Porno Pete has again published photos of unsuspecting fairgoers, making the ridiculous claim that “hundreds of fully ...

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Slideshow: Folsom Street East 2009

Despite the intermittent showers, the folks at Folsom Street East pulled off another huge success, with Chelsea’s W. 28th mobbed at times from end to end. As per usual, there was a guy with a snake, a guy with a parrot, and just to shake up tradition – a guy with a weasel. Also: drunk boys, leather boys, and pony ...

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Folsom East Umbrella Fair Today

As you can see, we’re due for another wet Folsom East Fair today, but the forecast only calls for a half-inch of rain all day, so at best we’re probably only gonna get sprinkled on. When it started raining last year, the 10,000 or so folks in attendance had nowhere to run, so we all just covered our beers and ...

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Folsom Street East Update

Those perverts at the Folsom Street East fair asked that I post this updated flyer and mention that I’ll again be a “celebrity” judge at the 5:30pm porn star contest. If you recall or were there, the last time I judged the contest…well, let’s just say that no photos were appropriate for this here website thingy. The fair takes place ...

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Sunday In NYC: Folsom Street East

This Sunday over 10,000 kinksters, friends, and looky-loos will crowd Chelsea’s W.28th Street for the 13th Annual Folsom Street East Fair. Performers this year include Billboard Top Ten recording artist Sylvia Tosun, as well as Peppermint, Reina, Guy, the Johns, Kissy Kamikaze, The Imperial Court of New York, Noa Tylo and Fredrick Ford. Porn producer extraordinaire Chi Chi LaRue will ...

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Bears, Otters, And 10,000 Assorted Pervs

Folsom Street East was a barrel of monkeys pony boys yesterday. Despite the on and off thunderstorms early in the day, West 28th Street was mobbed by 4pm. And when the rain returned for an hour or so, there was no available cover for most of us, so we all just left our cakes out in the rain. Pretty much ...

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Reminder: Folsom East This Sunday

Don’t forget that Folsom Street East takes places this Sunday on 28th Street in West Chelsea. Even if you’re not down with the scene, it’s hard to resist any reason to stand in the sun and drink beer with 10,000 scantily clad perverts. This year’s performers include punksters Kissy Kamikaze, dance hotties Noa Tylo and Frederick Ford, SuperNova, Trai la ...

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Folsom Street East XII – June 22nd

The 12th annual installment of Folsom Street East takes place on June 22nd in West Chelsea on W.28th Street. Folsom Street East is New York’s premiere s/m-leather-fetish themed street festival. Produced by Gay Male S/M Activists (GMSMA), Folsom Street East is the largest outdoor event of its kind on the East Coast attracting nearly 10,000 visitors. Performances already schedule this ...

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Smooth/Soften

Paging the Conde Nast art department: Father Tony (NSFW) has some mad photoshop skillz, evidenced here by the creamy complexions of Superdaddy and myself. My skin hasn’t looked this baby-smooth since spring break ’81 when I passed out drunk in the Marlin Beach Hotel and awoke to find that my friends had entertained themselves by giving me a cucumber-avocado facial. ...

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Folsom East Draws Record Crowd

Yesterday’s Folsom Street East fair was a smash success, with a massive crowd of leatherfolk and looky-loos crowding W.28th Street from 10th to 11th Avenues. FSE head John Weis was ecstatic, telling me that attendance was an all-time high, somewhere around 10,000, putting the event on a scale with SF’s similar Dore Alley Fair. Porn stars, media types, LGBT leaders ...

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Folsm Street East: This Sunday

Folsom Street East, NYC’s smaller but almost as pervy version of the legendary San Francisco leather fair, takes place this Sunday on Chelsea’s W.28th Street. I’m told this year’s festivities include a “porn star pie eating contest”. Will there be actual pie involved? Inquiring minds, and all that. FSE is put on by GMSMA, the Gay Male S&M Activists. Hey, ...

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