More than any other New York City neighborhood, Chelsea, which lies between Midtown and the West Village, has the greatest concentration of gay-frequented restaurants, shops, and bars, plus a handful of accommodations. Here's a gallery of gay-popular hangouts all throughout the neighborhood as well as in the adjoining - and trendy - Meatpacking District.
|Splash, the famous gay club, just off 5th Avenue (not far from Union Square)||Meatpacking District, which buzzes with fashionable restaurants and bars||Barracuda gay bar, 8th Avenue||Rocking Horse Cafe, 8th Avenue|
|9th Avenue & 14th Street, the junction between Chelsea and Meatpacking District||GEM Hotel Chelsea, a hip, affordable, gay-friendly hotel along 8th Avenue||David Barton Gym Chelsea - an upscale, gay-popular health club on West 23rd St||Chelsea Pines Inn, one of NYC's most esteemed gay guesthouses|
|Giraudon shoe boutique, 8th Avenue||High Line elevated park, which runs through Meatpacking District and Chelsea||Chelsea Hotel, the legendary landmark on W. 23rd Street (closed 2011)||G Lounge, the upscale gay bar at West 19th Street|