Wed, 11pm-4am; Thu, 7pm-2am; Fri and Sat, 9pm-4am; Sun-Tue, closed
7pm-10pm; Half-priced drinks
F at Second Ave.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
The dingy neon sign proclaiming "Open House" on this otherwise discreet block is the only clue alerting you to the boozy haven that awaits. Once inside, however, the scene changes to a surprisingly inviting dance-club-cum-lounge with DJs spinning house, Euro and pop. Refreshingly, there's no need to deliberate over a dizzying selection of small plates at this den, as your main decision of the night will likely center over what sort of flavored vodka you want to splurge on (Absolut Citron, Pear and Mandarin are all $250) "for the table". As the night slides into after hours territory, downstairs a rowdy club scene roars in the private room. Upstairs, an equally upbeat crowd navigates their way through the narrow interior, trying their best not to damage any of the, knickknacks like old marbles, mason jars and buffalo nickels, tucked into unassuming drawers or perched on vintage tables.
Picnics with a view, roller-skating nostalgia, and a party for gay headbangers.