Entries by Rick Conley

22nd Annual MLW Announces 2018 Fetish

Plans are underway for the 22nd Annual Mates Leather Weekend September 27-October 1, 2018. Special thanks to Kent Briske (pictured) and Gordon Ross for suggesting the Lumberjack fetish, it is DEFINITELY gonna be hot!  Special thanks to David Jodoin of imagine8studios.com for his masterful photography.

SNOWBOUND 2018 PICS by BOGGY ARE POSTED

SNOWBOUND 2018 pics are now posted at SNOWBOUND 2018 PICS .  My deepest gratitude to BOGGY for sharing his memories of the weekend in digital form.  In addition to being ever-present with his camera, BOGGY is also responsible for enhancing the SNOWBOUND schedule years ago by creating “Chaps N Straps”, “White Out” (thermal underwear party) AND […]

SNOWBOUND SETS RECORD

The Eleventh Annual SNOWBOUND Leather Weekend was held in Provincetown MA February 23-25 and by all accounts was a great success with about 200 leathermen in town for the weekend’s events. Three days of events described as “A Winter Getaway with a Twist” concluded with the announcement of Mr. SNOWBOUND 2018, Nick Jamison of Barre […]

Mr Snowbound Contestants

There is no pageantry nor judging panel.  Mr. SNOWBOUND is chosen by YOU! Check out their winter & leather/kink photo submissions below and vote for your favorite by making a donation in their name to AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod.  The man with the  most money raised will win a cash prize and the title Mr. SNOWBOUND […]

Snowbound About to Blow Into Provincetown

Get Outta the Cold and Into the HEAT at this annual leather/kink event designed to warm up YOUR winter. Events include BEER BLAST, LEATHER DANCE, CHAPS n STRAPS, SNOWBOUND BRUNCHES, WHITE-OUT THERMAL UNDERWEAR PARTY and EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS presented by Full Kit Gear, Provincetown’s leather and fetish shop. Proceeds from 2018’s Mr. SNOWBOUND Contest benefit AIDS […]

MLW 2017 SETS NEW RECORD

A banner year for Mates Leather Weekend!  The biggest amount ever raised for ASGCC through MLW.  Special thanks to Jay Falcon and Cass & Liam of Harbor Lounge for their cash contributions.

First Mate 2001 David Oravez Announces Brotherhood Awards

David Oravez, First Mate 2001, announced the recipients of this year’s Mates Leather Weekend Brotherhood Award on Saturday September 30.  They are:  David Cunningham, Patrick Lamerson and Nelson Martinez. The Brotherhood Award is given to those who have shown extraordinary and continuous support of Mates Leather Weekend and demonstrate the true meaning of community and […]

Tom Giuliana Takes First Mate 2017 Title

The 2017 First Mate Contest was held on Saturday, September 30 with Russell Sweeney, First Mate 2016 & Mr. New England Leather 2017 as emcee.  Russell did an awesome job of properly introducing and presenting all 19 contestants in a little over an hour (including intermission and announcements).   After careful consideration by judges Jeph & […]

MATES LEATHER WEEKEND 2017 SETS NEW RECORD

525 leather-folk were on hand for the 21st Annual Mates Leather Weekend in Provincetown, MA September 28 – October 2 and by all accounts had a great time. The event raised $5,780.00 for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, an all-time record. MLW’s annual Clothes Drive brought in 40 articles of clothing and boots […]