In her annual survey, Ms. The staff is happy to talk you through any libation on the menu, or suggest an haute dog brought in from next door. While the gay bar scene may be on the wane in Chelsea, Barracuda continues to thrive. There was no sign on the entrance; the exterior has been described as "grimy". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Something that seems to come up a lot in the discussion are the groups of straight women who consider gay bars as the perfect setting for bachelorette parties.
Meanwhile, the memory of Banjo Jim's, a honky-tonk dive that used to occupy the space, is kept alive with Miller High Life longnecks, eclectic tunes on the speakers and an upright piano that hosts the occasional jam session. Plato's Retreat, a heterosexual swingers club in the basement of the Ansonia Hotel that opened in Indeed, the bar is all vibes, right down to the cocktails. Mineshaft, a maze of rooms, each filled with different sex toys and fetish items, where the dress code included no collar shirts and no cologne.
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