5pm-9pm; two-for-one drinks
J, M, Z at Essex St.
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This venue is closed.
Nightlife fixture Michael Ng channeled his love of ragtime to open his second gay piano bar, after Uncle Charlie’s midtown. (It’s his third if you count the now-deceased Pegasus.) He's hoping the same recipe of success— off-the-strip locale, live showtunes, buff bartenders—will attract a younger crowd at this L.E.S. location. The first room is a tiny bar that seats about 10, but then the space emerges onto a huge dance floor, replete with a spinning disco ball (a remnant of the former Lounge 87) and utz-thumping techno. There are also six flat screen TVs and a beer pong table straight out of an Upper East Side frat-joint. With room for over 200, the space is also larger than the original Midtown East location.
Picnics with a view, roller-skating nostalgia, and a party for gay headbangers.