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#496 Sneakeater

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 05:00 PM

That may have been the last bikini bar in Manhattan.


I think there's still the Nassau.
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#497 Anthony Bonner

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 05:29 PM

is "The Deli" still around down there?
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 05:50 PM

I think the Deli is still there, but I don't think the back room is.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 06:48 PM

Yes, the Nassau still seems to be there. I know there are some in The Bronx. Used to be a number of them on Eighth Avenue.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 08:54 PM

Jimmy's Corner, alive and well last Saturday afternoon.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 09:11 PM

Hi, Swanee!

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 08:43 PM

Looks like my visit to Bill's Gay Nineties (before Monkey Bar) last week was timely. May be closing for good according to Lost City.

Years ago I worked across the street, and Fridays often meant chicken wings and Long Island iced teas in the bar. (Not necessarily my choice, but one goes with the flow occasionally.)

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 03:06 PM

Lakeside Lounge on Avenue B set to close April 30. Much bewailed by the jeremiahs at EV Grieve, but I hadn't noticed that anyone goes there any more.

Did see some lively performances there, er, ten years ago.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 03:18 PM

I still go there, although not as often as I used to. A terrible loss.
One of the best place to see really bad bands.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 03:22 PM

A good place not to quite see bands, thanks to the L-shaped room.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 06:58 PM

No way! Been to Lakeside two-three times in the past couple years. Drinks were cheap, usually pretty busy on Thursday-Saturday, and made for a good meet-up place before dinner in the area.

I think you need to interpret what I'm saying in a reasonable way.


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Posted 16 April 2012 - 07:03 PM

It was my local when I lived in the EV, and a neat place to hang out. I am sad to see it go. It has been there forever.
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Posted 16 April 2012 - 08:23 PM

Meanwhile, a survivor - Doc Holliday's - celebrates 18 years with 1994 prices. Which only goes to show how grossly over-priced Corona has always been.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 04:53 PM

With the closing of Timboo's comes news that it will be replaced by Skylark, from the owners of Abilene.

Abilene may not have Timboo's eccentric charm, but it's certainly grimy and drunken enough to spawn a suitable substitute.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 05:13 PM

The Court St. branch of Abilene is pleasant enough, especially in the summer when they open the windows to the street. At least Timboo's isn't being replaced with a wine bar that sells small plates. A branch of Terroir is already scheduled to replace Great Lakes, my favorite dive bar.

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