Excellent information will arrive in your inbox soon. Spend your night looking out over the city with a cocktail in hand. After 15 years in business, Excelsior recently moved to a larger location in Park Slope. We still like you. Its rougher edges might scare off the greener crowds, but let it.
Metropolitan is the place to huddle by an indoor fireplace, enjoy free Sunday barbecue, or unwind with a cheap, unpretentious beer.
You will often find drag queens slaying it over by the rainbow bowling lanes and same-sex couples killing it on the dance floor. This West Village staple started out as a leather bar but is now known for its campy and fun drag shows. The crowd often leans male, but unlike some gay-specific clubs, The Rosemont creates a welcome environment for all queer people -- enough so that their occasional Peggy parties have become a favorite in the lesbian community.
The Eagle The iconic Eagle is the last of the leather bars that lined the far west side of Manhattan before gentrification and parks took over.