Retro Lounge

The Happiest Hour

The Happiest Hour

It's not enough that I walk into work every day and feel goddamn ancient. Then I have to go to an early bird dinner for a drink and a burger and have to be bomb...
The Back Room

The Back Room

I have to admit that I don't really get the gimmick here -- and have no doubt, people, this joint is full of them. The first very LES twist is this bar's oddbal...
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Mod

What the hell are people thinking with the velvet ropes--especially velvet ropes on the UWS in a bar that nobody wants to hang out in? We were actually deni...
Flatiron Lounge

Flatiron Lounge

I have some mixed feelings about deco style in general. The stuff is at once both industrial/cool and cheeseball/plastic. It's kind of the same feeling I ha...
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Hi-Life Bar & Grill

For whatever reason, this place reminds me of an old, black leather chair. I'm really sure why, but it just seems to fit. Of course, this chair would be sitting...
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Leshko’s

Some say it's as fun as throwing rocks at baby rabbits. Others compare it to salting slugs and poking them with sticks. We prefer the "looking through a mag...
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Hi-Life Restaurant & Lounge

On a boringness scale from one to ten (one being the most boring), this place rates a... huh, sorry, I dozed off. This place cannot make up its mind about w...
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ike

Despite being born in the 70's, we can't imagine that the fifties ever actually looked like this. We're not talking the Grease 50's, but the era and feel th...