This queer-friendly hotel bar at The Standard East Village hosts art events, late-night DJ sets and drag shows a few times a week. On a random Wednesday night, you might run into your roommate’s friend who self-identifies as a “creative” and manages an online store for essential oils. Everything clashes here, but in a good way - specifically the giant disco ball, neon lighting, and tacky cow-print diner booths.
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A local Infatuation mainstay, Esperanto’s got that little something special that that’s kept it in heavy rotation.
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Drop Off Service is a useful bar to know about in the East Village - it’s never as crowded as it seems.
Like the original, the East Village location of Emmy Squared serves great Detroit-style pizzas (and one of our favorite burgers).
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The Roof is a big rooftop bar on top of Whole Foods in Gowanus and it’s a surprisingly nice place to hang out.
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