Best Inexpensive East Village Bar - 2002
New York nightlife's all about tha Benjaminsnot having any, in the case of yers truly. What to do? Head over to blessedly divey 9C, where a little scratch buys a lotta scotch, or bourbon, or tequila. Or eventhey got professional bartendersmixed drinks, which taste pretty darn good! You can juice the jukebox too, thanks to frequent buy-backs. Among the East Village usuals, you'll find "The Man With the Laughing Hand Is Dead"world's best/worst drinking dirge, courtesy of the Melvins. Subject your fellow cheapskates to all 11 minutes.