Harlem’s Lido Italian Restaurant and Bar to host ‘Gay-borhood Mixer’ November 12

Harlem is a very diverse community that is inclusive of all people. Lido Harlem, located on the southeast corner of 117th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd., enjoys and succeeds at serving up fine dishes  to all walks of life.  They recognize-and I agree with them-there appears to be a growing presence of the gay community in South Harlem. To cater to this particular demographic, they are hosting their first Harlem LGBT Community Mixer on November 12 from 9 pm to 11 pm with an extended happy hour that will feature drink specials!

I raise my glass to Lido Harlem for organizing this mixer.  We all know they are not the first to cater to the gay community in Harlem. Billies Black, Natives Restaurant and more have always catered and welcomed the LGBT Community of Harlem long before most of us moved here. However,  for Lido Harlem to do this, I say why not and go for it!

Gay-Borhood Mixer
November 12, 2012  |  9pm-11pm
Lido Harlem
2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd @ 117th
646.490.8575
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4 responses to “Harlem’s Lido Italian Restaurant and Bar to host ‘Gay-borhood Mixer’ November 12

  1. Wow. This is a great idea. I live in Midtown and I have many gay friends who live in Harlem. I’ve been to Lido once and really enjoyed the evening. Will definitely try to make it Monday. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Bravo to Lido for going after the disposable gay dollars. Being an all inclusive restaurant makes great business sense.

  3. Yes!!! Continuing to highlight number of LGBT people in Harlem is awesome.

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