Sep 1, 2005

EDGE Publications Launches Providence Gay News and Entertainment Portal

For Immediate Release Sep 1, 2005

Providence, MA - EDGE Publications, Inc. today announced the official launch of EDGEprovidence.com, the media network’s fourth major online publication.

EDGEprovidence.com is devoted to serving the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender community of Providence and Rhode Island. The portal will deliver eight major channels of information to its readers, including daily local/national news, weather, arts & entertainment, heath & fitness, style, sports and travel. An additional channel provides local coverage of nightlife, shopping, lodging, dining, plus a business directory and calendar of events.

The site joins a family of market-leading online publications currently serving up ten million pages to more than 140,000 unique visitors per month that includes EDGEboston.com (Boston MA), EDGEptown.com (Provincetown MA) and EDGEnewengland.com (the company’s regional publication for the Northeast United States).

"Providence is a rapidly growing destination for our demographic," said EDGE Publisher David Foucher. "We’re thrilled to launch our third city portal here; the Providence community has been asking us to launch here since we premiered our first portal over a year ago."

The publication has also announced that it will sponsor nightlife events at one of the city’s newest venues, Club Energy.

"We’re so excited to have EDGE here in Providence," said promoter Chris Harris, who will co-sponsor the weekly events. "Finally - we’ll have a website that can reveal all that our city has to offer."

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

EDGE Publications is dedicated to the presentation of localized news and information to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) community in an objective, entertaining, ethical, socially responsible format.

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, 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