I'm gonna be in New York with my friend at the end of September, for a week or so. Being a straight man, It really depends on what you want to do and where you are staying. A great mixed bar with mostly gays and straights is the Cubby Hole corner of 4th st and 12th st. There is also Art Bar around the corner, although it might be a young crowd What type of bar are you looking for? Only time you may run into a bump would be Bear nights - think that is on Friday eve after 7 pm and Sunday's Beer Blast.
Feature Image by Maro Hagopian. She reminisced about how the iconic Bowery was once a seedy bohemian area known for being an epicenter of punk music and underground art before gentrification replaced homeless heroin addicts and rat infested lofts with high rise condominiums and trendy cafes. But instead, she acknowledged that Manhattan is a borough constantly in flux, always changing while remaining the same in many important ways. I relocated to Manhattan in and I live in a historically wealthy neighborhood just a few short blocks away from Central Park, Madonna, and Anthony Bourdain. All are welcome. If someone tries to tell you that there is nothing left in Manhattan for queers, you need not look further than this guide to prove them wrong. Henrietta Hudson : Going 20 years strong, this keep-it-simple lesbian club has three small rooms: one with a dance floor, one with a pool table, and one with make-out couches.
When I started my professional career as a DJ six years ago, I couldn't help but notice a stark difference between events for gay men and women. From the venues to the lineups, it was obvious that lesbian parties got the shaft, for lack of a better word. More and more of our bars, parties and clubs have been fizzling out recently.
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