Hotel Bar

Whiskey Blue

Whiskey Blue

Hello and welcome to the land of the pretentious. So pretentious it comes off as a joke. You have the cliché giant black dude at…

Top of the Tower

Top of the Tower

[CLOSED] So, you want to impress a date? A piano bar, great river and city views, tables filled with multi-national chatter and drinks galore —…

Smyth Lobby Bar

Smyth Lobby Bar

[CLOSED] Dudes in suits: not interesting. Dudes with ponytails: not interesting (and in some instances creepy). Dudes in suits with ponytails: waaay interesting. And, as…

Pinnacle Bar

Pinnacle Bar

I’m not one to frequent Times Square hotel bars, but one could certainly find himself in worse places than 25 stories up, overlooking the tourists,…

North Square Lounge

North Square Lounge

“I don’t see color; I’m a social scientist.” True words spoken by a pretentious little prick sitting next to us at this lame excuse for…

Morgan’s Bar

Morgan’s Bar

[CLOSED] Nothing like a subterranean playground for the be-suited and insanely nouveau riche to get your Friday night jumpin’. I actually hate hanging out in…

Maritime Lobby Bar

Maritime Lobby Bar

[CLOSED] Geez. A sailor-themed bar in Chelsea? No way! Actually, it’s not at all as, um, queer as it sounds. Granted, the place does have…

King Cole Bar

Old King Cole was a merry old soul, but he was not so merry here after getting the bill. In fact, he cried in his…

Hudson Library Bar

Hudson Library Bar

If the library at my university or high school looked anything like this joint, maybe I would have spent a little more time there. As…

C3

C3

[CLOSED] is now: North Square Lounge We’ve never known anyone who stayed at the Washington Square Hotel, but if you wander downstairs and take a flight…

7Square

7Square

[CLOSED] The night we showed up for a party here we were greeted by a couple dudes sporting some serious plumber cracks. They were there…