Apr 1, 2008

EDGE Publications Launches Las Vegas Gay News and Entertainment Portal

For Immediate Release Apr 1, 2008

Las Vegas, NV - EDGE Publications, Inc. today announced the official launch of EDGElasvegas.com, a new online destination with news and entertainment serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community of Las Vegas, Nevada.

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

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

"It was high time we opened in Sin City," said Publisher David Foucher. "We’ve fielded quite a few requests from our readers to cover what’s happening in Vegas; it’s one of the top travel destinations in the United States, and has a growing gay and lesbian population."

QVegas, the Gay and Lesbian Voice of Southern Nevada since 1978, has partnered with EDGE to provide a variety of local news coverage.

EDGE’s network also features articles from a group of gay-oriented partner publications that include Bay Windows, Bay Area Reporter, Windy City Times, Dallas Voice, and NEXT Magazine.

"Las Vegas marks our tenth major metropolitan area in the United States," stated Sue O’Connell, the company’s Vice President of Sales and Business Development. "Judging by the number of readers we have on our sites daily, EDGE is now the largest network of gay and lesbian portals anywhere."

The new publication is available at http://www.edgelasvegas.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, Los Angeles CA, San Francisco CA, Miami FL, Dallas TX, Chicago IL, Las Vegas NV, Philadelphia PA, Fort Lauderdale FL, Providence RI and Provincetown MA. Learn more about EDGE at http://www.edgeonthenet.com.

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For more information:

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