Nov 13, 2007

EDGE Publications Launches Chicago Gay News and Entertainment Portal

For Immediate Release Nov 13, 2007

Chicago, IL - EDGE Publications, Inc. in partnership with Windy City Times today announced the official launch of EDGEchicago.com, a new online destination with news and entertainment serving Chicago’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.

EDGEchicago.com delivers eight major channels of information to its readers, including daily news, arts & entertainment, business & technology, health & fitness, style, weather, sports and travel. Additional channels provide local coverage of nightlife, shopping, lodging, dining, plus a local business directory and calendar of events.

The site joins a family of market-leading online publications currently serving readers in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Miami, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Providence, Provincetown and greater New England.

"We’re very excited to launch Chicago as we continue to increase our national reach," said EDGE Publisher David Foucher. "Often considered the Midwest destination for the LGBT community, Chicago has a thriving and diverse scene. Together with the Windy City Times, we’re excited to deliver local and national coverage of news, entertainment, nightlife and more to Boystown and beyond."

Windy City Times, the most established gay and lesbian community newspaper in Chicago, has partnered with EDGE to provide a variety of local stories each week.

"We’re happy to add this great new way to access the work of our diverse team of writers and photographers," said Tracy Baim, Publisher and co-founder of Windy City Times.

The new publication is available at http://www.EDGEchicago.com.

ABOUT EDGE MEDIA NETWORK:

EDGE is an online community destination dedicated to the delivery of local, national and world content targeted to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in a fair, entertaining and interactive format. The company publishes online in Boston MA, New York NY, San Francisco CA, Miami FL, Dallas TX, Chicago IL, Philadelphia PA, Fort Lauderdale FL, Providence RI and Provincetown MA. Learn more about EDGE at http://www.edgeonthenet.com.


ABOUT WINDY CITY MEDIA GROUP:

Windy City Media Group is the producer of Windy City Times, Nightspots, WindyCityQueercast, and Identity. Learn more about Windy City Media Group at http://www.windycitymediagroup.com.

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For more information:

John Welton
Director Public Relations
415-215-8348
jwelton@edgemedianetwork.com