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74 Totally Fine

An exterior mural of Joe Strummer conveys the message of this rocker hangout: The past will reign.

112 Ave. A, New York, NY, 10009


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The lowdown

Motherfucker promoter Johnny T and D Generation front man Jesse Malin have decorated their bar and dance club with pop-culture detritus: vintage cigarette signs recall a time when you could smoke anywhere. (The photo booth in the back room lets you participate with the past, not just look at it.) A bumper sticker on the cash register declares “I Miss the Old New York.” A direct phone number to the Ninth Precinct is posted nearby should it resurface too quickly.

What you need to know

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelBring earplugs!