Having an “OUT out” night once you’re past the age of 25 is kind of like your dad trying to keep up in the family’s once-a-year tag football game at Thanksgiving: you can play just as well as everyone else for a little while, but you’re going to need to sit out a few plays. Franky Bradley’s is a two-floor bar in Midtown Village that looks like an average dive when you walk in, but has a full dance floor complete with a disco ball on the second floor. It’s perfect for when you want to dance like you just turned old enough to vote, but still have the option to take a few much-needed breathers on the first floor to complain about your bad knee to the bartender.
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Bottle Bar East has fridges full of beer and wine for you to help yourself to, so you’ll never have to communicate with a bartender again.
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