And staff who have been doing the same job at the same place for anywhere from 10 to 60 years. It's a good suggestion. I went to the bar a couple of times, and while it is the sort of thing that I like, it's not as appealing to many of my younger co-workers. There's a piano player most nights and some fun sing-alongs. Take the swinging doors that lead into the basement bar. Bill's Gay Nineties closed it's door over a year ago, on March 24th.
Down in one corner of the basement is the secret room where the liquor was chuted down to whenever Prohibition agents raided the bar.
Bill's Gay Nineties
Do not be fooled by the name — it is all about the Roaring Twenties and a speakeasy. But they struck me as being too ornate and fine, even for a class joint like Bill's. Isn't that a sweet link to past? Can you fucking believe it? I'm not certain that New Yorkers realize exactly what they're losing. Newer Post Older Post Home.
This bar came from Delmonico's, arguably the most famous restaurant in New York City history. I thought it had already gone out. This is a postcard describing a bar in New York celebrating the 's. It was also a speakeasy beginning in ! Misread this post and for a second thought you wrote that Bill's was being turned into a cupcake shop And the bar's fame was wide. Not much has changed since the place first opened.