"This is a competition."
Twelve are reported to have survived.
"Everybody’s just trying to make money and they have fake bars. This is a real place you can go and enjoy yourself and distract yourself."
One of our top five dive bars is gone.
The search continues for a location that’s seedy enough to be called Siberia.
Is Julian Schnabel's big, pink Palazzo Chupi in the West Village so sleepy that the doormen are giving tours to any old passerby? That and more blasphemous rumors from Sunnyside Gardens, Dumbo, and Park Slope in today's boroughs report.
Why, in a recent ‘Times’ photo, are all of the Waverly Inn’s servers male?
But he's close to a deal in midtown.
Plus the Pillsbury Doughboy hands out cake on Park Avenue, eating for free at bars around the city, and more, in our morning roundup of news and gossip.
The third documentary about beloved dive Siberia features nostalgic, alcohol-drenched glory stories from regulars like Michael Imperioli, Jimmy Fallon, Anthony Bourdain, an array of media types, and, of course, owner Tracy Westmoreland.