Watermark’s Wedding Bells: CJay Tauber & Steven Frost

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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I knew it,” Steven Frost says of meeting his husband CJay Tauber for the first time. “I knew it right away. It was one of those moments where you see somebody, and you don’t know why but you know you’re gonna spend the rest of your life with him.”

Frost had decided to spend his birthday in 2015 at Quench Lounge in Largo, where local favorite Tauber still bartends. “He came in and I was going back to officiate my niece’s wedding in Wisconsin,” Tauber recalls with a laugh. “So I left, but he couldn’t wait to come back and get my number.”

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Tampa Bay networking social takes a turn on the catwalk

By : Steve Blanchard
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The Tampa Bay Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce held its bi-monthly mixer at Quench Lounge in Largo on April 16, but added a twist to the traditional networking social.

The bar and 6S Boutique owners Andrew and Sasha Citino transformed the popular club into an epicenter of fashion complete with a runway.

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Quench secures ‘Venue of Year’ in Talent Quest Florida competition

By : Zach Caruso
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Largo – The 14th annual Talent Quest national karaoke contest is slated to begin on Sept. 14 in Laughlin, Nev., and while the national winners have yet to be crowned, Tampa Bay already has plenty to celebrate.

Florida’s regional qualifying competition, Talent Quest Florida, saw Largo’s Quench Lounge take home Venue of the Year, their karaoke jockey Jackie Larson win KJ of the Year, and boast a number of contestants in the top 10 of several categories.

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7 Sins gay dance party!

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Crowds pack 7 Sins
The LGBT community welcomed a new night spot to Largo in a very big way on Friday, July 26. 7 Sins Night club brought a huge LGBT Friday Night Dance Party to a 10,000 square-foot space within Los 2 Pebes Restaurant and Bar. A VIP area, a boom boom room and an outside Tiki bar stayed busy throughout the night. One attendee told Watermark that the club atmosphere was reminiscent of clubs found in New York. The night of entertainment presented two shows with host Madisyn Michaels and featured Nae Nae Dominatrix, Star Montrese Love and Natasha Possh. A rotating cast will bring the party back every Friday night and each week, popular Billboard magazine reporting DJ Greg Anderson (who is also a WAVE Award winner) will be in the DJ booth. You can keep up to date on 7 Sins by following it on Facebook at Facebook.com/7SinsNightClub.

Prom-oting memories
It was a busy weekend for Largo. Quench Nightclub held its very first “Prom You Wish You Had” on July 27, and the bar was packed with tuxedo-clad men and women and several prom dresses. There was even a King and Queen, King and King and Queen and Queen ceremony, all emceed by the hilarious Alexis Mateo and Madisyn Michaels. Prizes were awarded for “best prom attire” and several area businesses donated to the cause, including Georgie’s Alibi, Simply Delicious NY Deli, Lucky Star Lounge, The Garage, Nardo’s Naturals and Dunedin Lanes. Quench also provided two bar tabs as prizes. Quench was decorated with white balloons and celebrity cardboard cutouts and bartenders were looking hot in their tuxedo Speedos.

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