L at Eighth Ave.; A, C, E at 14th St.
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This venue is closed.
Nestled in the basement of the warehouse-like Comix, Ochi's Lounge seeks to elevate the underground comedy experience. Cream-colored walls with raised gold squares and attractive seats make for one of the swankest comedy clubs in the city (which ultimately means it looks like nothing so much as a mid-level hotel bar). All the shows at Ochi's are without cover charge and, refreshingly, the bar isn't out to gouge you on the one-drink minimum: A draft beer and a burger will run you less than twenty bucks. The talent is some of the best New York's indie scene has to offer, including soon-to-break-through comics like Sara Benincasa, Sean Donnelly, and Mo Diggs.
Picnics with a view, roller-skating nostalgia, and a party for gay headbangers.