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The Chinese paper lanterns, gleaming cardboard stars, and polka-dot fish hanging from the ceilings have grown in number since the bar opened in , but the mix of patrons requesting songs on the jukebox and enjoying the nightly drink specials has stayed remarkably laid-back. Plenty of gay bars in the Big Apple have trivia nights. Answer pop culture questions along with a crew of neighborhood regulars, who return week after week for the two-for-one happy hour specials and reliable music heavy on the divas.
Almost five decades later, the bar with its flashy new landmark status remains a popular choice for New Yorkers and visitors looking for a good time. Welcome to Flaming Saddles: Where else could you watch the big game while bopping to Rihanna and sipping a frozen margarita?
The parties are a jugement-free safe-space where locals let loose. By Peter Schlesinger Updated: April 02, An easy hang to start -- or end -- your night Having risen from the ashes of a dive bar devastated by fire, this ever-cool hangout dates back to -- as does some of its music. Phoenix endures as a top spot to meet Tinder dates, assemble your crew, or just dance your work week worries away at a Friday night party.
The cool downtown crowd livens up with the occasional drag performance or DJ set. In the old days, the neon flashing lights behind the bar, disco balls hanging from the ceiling, dance cages, and super sugary shots were like lady catnip, even with a weekend cover charge.
Visitors here have planned a night out and are laser-focused on fun. President Obama made the bar a National Historic Landmark in , so expect to find a handful of tourists including allies at this cozy, bilevel watering hole where regulars run the show.
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Weeknights are all about drag bingo, singing competitions, and variety shows. Get ready for rainbow Jell-O shots. A pre-Stonewall historic stop One of the oldest spots of its kind in New York City, Julius got its start as a grocery store in the s and evolved into a full-fledged gay bar after about a hundred years.
Metropolitan is the place to huddle by an indoor fireplace, enjoy free Sunday barbecue, or unwind with a cheap, unpretentious beer. All-night breakfast sandwich joint Bagelsmith is across the street, should you need a BEC for the ride home.
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What if a gay bar, but sports? A gay male equivalent to Hooters I think? The patios are crowded on spring and summer weekends, when brunch crowds linger over draft beer and Major League Baseball. Football, basketball, and other balls are broadcast on big screens, making Boxers a unique sports-positive oasis in a sea of glittery Chelsea nightclubs.