Sep 27, 2007

EDGE Publications Launches San Francisco Gay News and Entertainment Portal

For Immediate Release Sep 27, 2007

San Francisco, CA - EDGE Publications, Inc. in partnership with the Bay Area Reporter today announced the official launch of EDGEsanfrancisco.com, a new online destination with news and entertainment serving San Francisco’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community.

EDGEsanfrancisco.com delivers eight major channels of information to its readers, including daily news, business & finance, weather, arts & entertainment, health & fitness, style, 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, Philadelphia, Miami, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Providence, Provincetown and greater New England.

"You simply can’t create a gay news network without San Francisco," said EDGE Publisher David Foucher. "With our launch to this city, EDGE brings our unique blend of daily coverage to a whole new community - and we finally become a true national network of portals for gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender individuals."

The Bay Area Reporter, the largest gay and lesbian community newspaper in San Francisco, has partnered with EDGE to provide a variety of local news and entertainment coverage.

Tom Horn, publisher of the Bay Area Reporter, expressed his delight that his newspaper will be joining the EDGE network. "The Bay Area Reporter has the finest writers and critics in Northern California," he said. "We’re happy to be the media partner for EDGEsanfrancisco.com, and we’re happy to share our content with internet readers from all over America and the world."

The new publication is available at http://www.EDGEsanfrancisco.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, LSan Francisco CA, Miami FL, Dallas TX, Philadelphia PA, Fort Lauderdale FL, Providence RI and Provincetown MA. Learn more about EDGE at http://www.edgeonthenet.com.


ABOUT BAY AREA REPORTER:

Bay Area Reporter is San Francisco’s oldest and largest local newspaper of record serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Founder in 1971, B.A.R. is regarded for its original writing covering news and entertainment relevant to our lives. B.A.R. and ebar.com are published every Thursday by Benro Enterprises, Inc. with print distribution in San Francisco and surrounding cities of the Bay Area, as well as 20 other US cities.

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For more information:

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