This classic, no-attitude gay lounge in Chelsea has outlasted many others due to its combination of cozy couches, awesome drag shows, generous happy hours and friendly bartenders. Known as the longest-standing and oldest gay bar in Queens, Albatross was a lesbian hangout until a change in ownership circa made the space more generally LGBTQ friendly -- meaning a pivot to mostly male clients.
The floors are sticky, drinks are cheap, and events are almost nightly, including Drag Race viewing partiesdrag bingo, and holiday drinking events. Top Pop New. Or don't find him at all.
She splits her time between writing L Word fan fiction and drinking at Cubbyhole. Want More? Bushwick's thriving queer rennaissance converges at this laid-back spot, at which low-budget drag, dirty dance parties and backyard hang-outs are always going down.
Billyburg cuties can call this place their own.
Serving an entirely separate drink and food menu from their downstairs at happy hour you can get buy-one-get-one draft cocktails. Meatpacking District 2. All-night breakfast sandwich joint Bagelsmith is across the street, should you need a BEC for the ride home. It also has one of the best happy hours in town serving mini-quiches, pigs in a blanket, and some kind of mystery tuna spread on Ritz crackers.
As the night goes on, the downstairs dance floor morphs into something of a discotheque with a much lower median age. Metropolitan is the place to huddle by an indoor fireplace, enjoy free Sunday barbecue, or unwind with a cheap, unpretentious beer. Share The World! The cozy, s ski-lodge—inspired space, with two fireplaces and exposed-brick walls, is home to a friendly crowd of guys and gals chilling with nightly drink specials at the weekly DJ parties.