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2006 Stories by Elizabeth Thompson

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  • Fully Stacked

    published December 26, 2006

    Marshall Stack, with its earsplitting name, classic-rock jukebox, and giant photo of Pete Townshend behind the bar, is a sort of homage to the... More >>

  • Bargain Basement

    published December 12, 2006

    My mother comes from the "I'm your parent, not your friend" camp of child-rearing, so I was surprised when she wanted to come with me to Guero on... More >>

  • Hunters Welcome

    published October 17, 2006

    "Looking for the bar?" a bouncer in a chandelier-lit doorway cheerfully called out to my friend and me as we looked for this signless... More >>

  • Free Pizza with Drinks

    published August 29, 2006

    NYU'ers rejoice, a bar that serves a free personal pizza with every drink has arrived on 14th Street. (Everyone else, steer clear of the place on... More >>

  • Something Fishy in Boerum Hill

    published August 22, 2006

    With the seeming prevalence of bars that take design cues from their names, you might have to worry about smells when going to a place called... More >>

  • On Lockdown in Williamsburg

    published August 15, 2006

    Getting to Lockinn was quite the trek. Sort of. One could easily take the L to the Grand stop and be there in a flash. Or they could forget the... More >>

  • A United Nations–Style Beer Selection

    published June 20, 2006

    "I love this bar, because there always seems to be about eight women per every guy," said a man sitting on a barstool at K&M in Williamsburg. If... More >>

  • Ass Juice and Sonic Youth, but No Vegas

    published May 16, 2006

    What's in your Ass Juice?" is a hard question to ask with a straight face, but we wanted to know what we were in for at the East Village's Double... More >>

  • Ten-Hut!: Hunker Down for the Night in Park Slope

    published May 9, 2006

    Park Slope venue Southpaw's military-themed addition, Down South, gives new meaning to bunker mentality. It's less Patton and more Hogan's... More >>

  • Tarts await at this Brazilian bar in Williamsburg

    published April 11, 2006

    Free Pop Tarts and Slim Jims? Sounds like the stuff of a college freshman's diet, and whether or not that's a good thing, you can get them for... More >>

  • No-Frills Bar Where You Can Just Drink, Now That's Refreshing

    published March 14, 2006

    The Lower East Side is so stuffed with places to drink that bars are steadily trickling south of Delancey and into the chic redevelopment of once... More >>

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