Bars: "Gay Nightlife in the West Village" New York City Nightlife Tip by jglsongs

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  Sheridan Square
by jglsongs

Bar d'O 29 Bedford St @ Downing St

Boots & Saddles, 76 Christopher St., 929.9684 (an old institution w/an even older crowd)

Don Hill's, 511 Greenwich St. (not exclusively gay, but good dance/rock club w/live bands.) One of their highlights: the annual "Night of 1000 Stevies," where drag queens and other Stevie Nicks fanatics cause a landslide.

The Dugout, 185 Christopher St., 242.9113
(lions & tigers & BEARS...oh my)

Duplex, 61 Christopher St., 255.5438
(cabaret institution w/piano bar)

Finally Fred's 765 Washington St betw Bethune and W 12th Sts (not exclusively gay, but neighborhoody - in a very gay neighborhood)

Hangar Bar, 115 Christopher St., 627.2044

Hell, 55 Gansevoort St.

Julius, 159 W. 10th St. (living gay history)

Lips 2 Bank St at Greenwich Ave (fun drag restaurant; go for Sunday brunch!)

Marie's Crisis, 59 Grove St., 243.9323 (piano bar)

The Monster, 80 Grove St., 924.3557 (landmark bar, piano bar & disco downstairs)

Pieces, 8 Christopher St. (@6th Ave.), 929.9291 ( (good atmosphere, lots of karaoke nights)

Rose's Turn 55 Grove St betw. 7th Ave S and Bleecker St (cabaret, not exclusively gay)

Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher St., 463.0950
(where it all began)

Ty's, 114 Christopher St., 741.9641 (institution jeans/bear bar)

Dress Code: Lesbian bars:

Crazy Nanny's 21 7th Ave. S., 366.6312 ( lesbian bar

Henrietta Hudson 438 Hudson St @ Morton St.

Rubyfruit 531 Hudson St between W 10th and Charles Sts

Directions: Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center 208 W 13th St betw. 7th Ave S and Greenwich Ave (the NYC GLBT center- info, events, groups, performances...everything).
Theme: People Watching

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  • Updated Jan 26, 2004
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