Pony Bar. 637 10th Ave (corner of W 45th St)
I really like this bar. Its one of the first places I came to when I moved to NYC, despite it being all the way on the opposite side of town. The sandwiches are awesome as are the horseradish pickles. Its not as easy as you may think to find a place with good beer and good food. As you can see by the pictures of the boards, you definitely come here for the beer. Im not going to say the atmosphere...
The Dove Parlour. 228 Thompson St (btwn Bleecker...
Basement level, velvet wallpaper, dark red. Its a nice looking lounge. Lots of couches and poufy chairs. Its a good place for some pre or post dinner drinks. We went to celebrate my friend Geraldine’s birthday. The cocktails will inevitably be called girly, but people are stupid. They are good. And if you go for happy hour, they’re half priced. The bathroom is beyond cramped and really...
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Village Pourhouse. 366 W 46th St (btwn 8th Ave &...
I was recently (about a month ago) invited to a blogger Happy Hour meetup hosted by The NYC Menu Girl, Kerry, at The Village Pourhouse. The group was seated upstairs with a great view out of the open doors. We had lots to talk about (mostly bacon) and it was fun meeting other bloggers and cool people in general. The service was great and they kept the drinks coming pretty steadily. The bathrooms...
Aces Train. From PENN station to Atlantic City.
A few weeks ago I embarked on a life altering trip to Atlantic City. Armed with just a jacket, a good friend, and a round trip ticket, we set sail on our 24 hour adventure to Jersey. The ride over was smooth sailing. The lady at the ticket booth at PENN station even let us switch up our tix when I realized I had majorly botched our return. The train was practically empty and the only two chicken...
Thomas Crapper popularized the toilet.