Category Archives: NYC History

Beer Here! – NYHS

“Beer Here” – catches your eye, right? This is the name of a new exhibit that recently opened at the New York Historical Society on the upper west side.  As some of you might know, I have a unique knowledge … Continue reading

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Bar 4: Bridge Cafe (Seaport)

The Bridge Cafe located at 279 Water Street is THE oldest bar in New York City.  Needless-to-say, this bar has been at the top of my list ever since I first read about it.  Currently, it is believed that the … Continue reading

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NY Transit Museum

This weekend, AKM and I decided to break out of our usual weekend day drinking and try something a bit more cultural.  We decided to visit the New York Transit Museum.  Located in a decommissioned Brooklyn subway station, this museum … Continue reading

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Bar 3 – Pete’s Tavern (Union Square)

Continuing on my journey through NYC’s historic bars, we come to Pete’s Tavern: Let me start off by saying that Pete’s is BY FAR my favorite of the “historical” bars that I have been to so far…. It should not … Continue reading

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Guster at Irving Plaza

Monday night, AKM and I attended a Guster concert at Irving Plaza right off Union Square. This was only the second time I had seen Guster, but the first time was pretty memorable at the Wiltern in LA.  Irving Plaza, … Continue reading

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NYC Historic Downtown Pub Crawl

Last Saturday night, AKM and I decided to do a Historic Downtown Pub Crawl lead by NYC Discovery Tours (I would include a link to their website, but they don’t have one (should have been our first clue)). I have … Continue reading

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Bar 2: Bemelmans Bar

The dark Bemelmans Bar is located on the first floor of the famous Carlyle Hotel at 76th and Madison.  AKM and I ventured over here after recommendations from our new friends at the King Cole Bar.  We were already drinking … Continue reading

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