Not exactly a stumper in the game of “Steakhouse or Gay Bar.” Former electronics/plumbing supply shop glitzed up for a neighborhood scene. From the Pieces peeps, carries over similar lo... read more
Where else can you hear an immaculate drag queen singing "Supercalifragilistic-double-headed-dildo?" Perennial bachelorette magnet leaves EVill origins for Times Square proximity. Festive Asian-ac... read more
Requisite throbbing nightclub inside gaytropolis The Out NYC. Nightlife legend John Blair reprises his late Chelsea spot, keeps to the extra-large scale. Six-figure lighting system, killer sound, e... read more
Gay cowboy kitsch? We are so there. Move over Rawhide, there's a new spot to get your Brokeback on. Club crossed with saloon has booted studs working the bar, and dancing on it as well. Drink speci... read more
Promises of hot pant-clad waiters, go-go dancers, and cheap drinks in divey setting. Guest DJs spin disco house tunes to a mixed bag of gay, straight, boy, girl, artsy, and hipster nightly. Multi... read more
Don't let the Spice Girl name lead you astray, place is actually familiar and inviting. Bar in the front for drinking, lounge in the back for, um, talking. Outside patio for butts. Cozy dance floor... read more
Thirties-era bar reborn for a more modern Williamsburg scene. Still pretty divey, although you won't exactly be slumming it with up-to-date gay and indie crowd. Pool table in back, near pew-style s... read more
'Tude-lite gay bar. Only silently judging you. Unassuming door front leads into den of well-put-together Chelsea boys on the early night prowl. Circular orange-lit lounge in back can be one big gro... read more
From the guys who brought you Alligator and Crocodile Lounges. Arched ceiling and dim neon lighting create caved-in space ideal for dirty dance parties. Stylized with twiggy red stools and funky ar... read more
Get yr ya ya's out, or actually, keep them in, but you can still have a good time at this jukebox-driven gay UWS dive even without going buckwild. No ladies night despite a long line of requests, b... read more
Despite the two-floor, hardwood grandeur of this Hell's Kitchen monolith, quiet nooks and crannies allow for easy escape from standard club scene. Real food and tables add to the relaxed feel. Plus... read more
Travel downstairs into giddy land of show tune-blaring and glass-slinging. Don't forget to bring your vocal chords, you're going to need them when you start crooning "All That Jazz." Comforta... read more
No lanky underfed teenagers with limited English skills answering to the name Vlad here, unfortunately. Instead, well-groomed lads in nicer clothes than you lounging around the old Wonderbar space.... read more
Painlessly graduated from trendoid yacht motif to reliable, comfortable cruise ship chic. Redesign both more colorful and more comfortable, with lots of steel and oak. Juice bar, coffee bar, and ba... read more
Epicenter of the Dyke Slope scene, which is epicenter of the Dyke Universe. More Etheridge than L Word, unfortunately. Chatty bartenders, shoddily painted wood stuff, acoustic music. Divey, but in ... read more
Wacky hustler bar on a breezy corner, has been around forever, pre-Stonewall. Sawdust on the floor and hustlers are gone, but amiable dive vibe lives on. read more
Pretty much Brooklyn's best full-time gay bar. Decidedly low-attitude, friendly crew on both sides of the bar will help you while away the hours and get liberated. Fireplaces in the winter are fant... read more
Large, festive corner location in beautiful landmark building. Sugar Daddy central for the May through December gay scene. Checkered history of debauchery. Bi-weekly drag shows, legal dancing for t... read more
Glitzy, hopping homo haunt, complete with well-chiseled boys in towels getting the crowd worked up on certain special nights. Other eves find it a tad tamer, but the drinks and patrons remain equal... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive clas...