Category: Feature

Feature stories on the Great Lakes Den (interviews, profiles, fun stuff).

International Bootblacks: boy Patrick ICBB 2016

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…

International Bootblacks: Pup Pawlish IMBB 2017

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…

CLAW 2017 Through the Eyes of a Puppy

CLAW 2017 took place Thurday, April 27 to Sunday, April 30 in Cleveland, OH. Pictures supplied by Fetish Photography by Alpha Bayard. Thursday Night was the unofficial start to CLAW 2017, with a welcome party located at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, followed by several parties at local bars. Here we have pics…

CLAW 2017: What Should I Do?

CLEVELAND — CLAW is Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend and is one of the biggest leather events in the country. Going to events like this can be daunting to begin with, but if it’s your first time, it makes it even more difficult to try to figure out what’s going on, when, and where. We are going…

Interview with Mr 501 Eagle 2016, Eric Masters

INDIANAPOLIS – Eric Masters is Mr 501 Eagle 2016 and the new executive director of Team Friendly Indiana, an organization committed to breaking down the stigma of HIV. As Mr 501 Eagle, he is invested in bridging the gap between new and older generations of leathermen and encouraging a celebration of diversity in the leather…