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Lakeside Lounge - Closed

162 Ave. B
New York, NY 10009


  • Daily 4pm-4am
  • Wifi Access
  • Reservations Accepted
Factors that inspire nonstop toplessness in the old-fashioned, black-and-white photo booth at the Lakeside Lounge: two-for-one happy hour, gorgeous bartenders (including one lass infamously dubbed "the Jayne Mansfield of Avenue B"), a sensually stocked jukebox of Sam Cooke and the Stooges, low lighting, and large single-stall bathrooms for debauchery.

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  • Remembering Lakeside Lounge's 'Magically Good' Photo Booth
    Friday, May 4, 2012 at 11:25 a.m. by Tejal Rao

    Paris Review editor Lorin Stein remembers the recently shuttered Lakeside Lounge, where he heard Jason Morphew and the Reachers play, and where the photo booth took "magically good photos."...

  • Say Goodbye to the Lakeside Lounge, Mary Queen of Scots
    Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:37 a.m. by Clarissa Wei

    Alphabet City loses another dive bar with The Lakeside Lounge gone. [EV Grieve] Niko on Mercer Street has closed due to a plumbing problem. "We had a flood; whether or not we reopen depends on what happens with the insurance,'' owne...

  • Say Goodbye to Kate's Joint, Lakeside Lounge
    Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 12:45 p.m. by Alexia Nader

    For rent signs are up at Kate's Joint in the East Village. Apparently, the Indiegogo campaign to save the restaurant didn't work. EV Grieve has also learned from a "reliable tipster" that Starbucks might be moving into the space. [E...


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