The stories behind the buildings, statues and other points of interest that make Manhattan fascinating. A brief "plug" for the new incarnation of the restaurant: I've eaten there twice and both the food and carefully preserved atmosphere are superb. The handsome Italianate residences were four stories tall above deep English basements.
The Gay Nineties is an American nostalgic term and a periodization of the history of the United States referring to the decade of the s. It is known in the United Kingdom as the Naughty Ninetiesand refers there to the decade of supposedly decadent art of Aubrey Beardsleythe witty plays and trial of Oscar Wildesociety scandals and the beginning of the suffragette movement. Despite the term, the decade was marked by an economic crisis, which greatly worsened when the Panic of set off a widespread economic depression in the United States that lasted until
Bill's Gay Nineties closes on Saturday, March 24, possibly forever. The owners are talking about finding a new space, and they may. But regardless, it will never be the same.
The very air The very air feels antique, flavored by the autographed Buffalo Bill posters, century-old playbills, sports memorabilia, and photos of famous Ziegfield girls that cover every inch of wall space. During the day, area business professionals, history buffs, and in-the-know tourists flit in and out to grab a crab cake lunch or sneak a few martinis at the original mahogany bar.
This place is terrible. The bartender was verbally abusive to our 8 year old son. This guy should not be working in the service industry, especially around children!
I had the pleasure of being in Bill's Bar during a beautiful summer in September with my Mum. The bar staff were fantastic and the entertainment first class. My Mum and Dad a
She collects weird stuff, but I'm happy to sit on her shelf. This is a postcard describing a bar in New York celebrating the 's. It was also a speakeasy beginning in !
Wonderful story I look forward to your "Part II" but may need to get there myself before you do! By Mitch Broder. Barbara Bart showed me all of her secrets.
The ladies and gentlemen of Mad Men certainly knew where to enjoy the good indoor life. Listen to the pianist in the downstairs bar while you knock back a Scotch, just steps away from many of the original Madison Avenue ad agencies. You can finish the evening upstairs with a Delmonico steak for two and an aptly named Hanky Panky gin cocktail, a clubby setting for consummating a business deal or other kind of tryst.