Feb 1, 2006

EDGE Publications Launches New York City Gay News and Entertainment Portal

For Immediate Release Feb 1, 2006

New York, NY - EDGE Publications, Inc. today announced the official launch of EDGEnewyork.com, the media network’s fifth major online publication.

EDGEnewyork.com is devoted to serving the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender community of Manhattan and its five boroughs. The portal delivers eight major channels of information to its readers, including daily local/national news, business & finance, weather, arts & entertainment, heath & fitness, style, sports and travel. An additional number of 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 up sixteen million pages to more than 200,000 unique visitors per month that includes EDGEboston.com (Boston MA), EDGEptown.com (Provincetown MA), EDGEprovidence.com (Providence RI) and EDGEnewengland.com (the company’s regional publication for the Northeast United States).

"We’re simply so excited to be publishing in the Big Apple," said EDGE Publisher David Foucher. "Our growing number of New York readers have been visiting our New England publications for years; now they have a local portal dedicated to them."

EDGE has added Steve Weinstein to its roster of editors; Weinstein is a respected journalist, most recently working with the New York Blade.

"This is the future," Weinstein says of EDGE. "Online journalism is really gaining ground. Here in New York, the gay and lesbian population deserve a world class news source - EDGE is it."

The new publication is available at http://www.EDGEnewyork.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, 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