Entries by Rick Conley

MLW ANNOUNCES BROTHERHOOD AWARDS

The recipients of this year’s Mates Leather Weekend Brotherhood Awards are Jeff Arnold, Boggy Fryer, Joe Gaschnig and John Joiner. 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 brotherhood.

MLW XXII BIG SUCCESS

525 leather-folk were on hand for the 22nd Annual Mates Leather Weekend in Provincetown, MA September 27 – October 1 and by all accounts had a great time. The event raised $5,252. for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, bringing our total to date over $66,000. MLW’s annual Clothes Drive brought in a basket […]

Dominic Donahue Takes First Mate 2018

The 2018 First Mate Contest was held on Saturday, September 29 with Tom Giuliana, First Mate 2017 as emcee. Tom did an awesome job hosting the contest which had 8 entries. After careful consideration by judges Robert Birch, Mr. New England Leather 2018, Jesse Rosenburg, Mr. Providence Eagle 2018 & Russell Sweeney, First Mate 2016 […]

HELP WANTED: RAFFLE BOYS

MLW’s resident Raffle-men Joe and John will not be able to attend this year.  Hard shoes to fill but we are looking for two Raffle Boys to sell tickets from 11 – 2 on Saturday, September 29 at The Boatslip Resort.  Must be friendly, sexy and mildly aggressive.  In exchange for your efforts, you’ll receive […]

MLW XXII IS COMING. ARE YOU?

Plans are underway for the 22nd Annual MLW September 27 – October 1.  Check out the accommodations page to get a bed for your head and the registration page for a MLW Event Pass (just $65 through August 31).

You Ask, You Receive

Missed an event?  Left your shirt at a friend’s house or the beach?  Need a great gift idea? MLW & SNOWBOUND t-shirts from years past are now available through the BUY-TSHIRTS section above. Many sizes (but not all) are available for MLW Event shirts.  Supplies are limited.

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 […]