Saturdays monthly Chinese paper lanterns, tissue-paper fish and holiday decorations hang from the ceiling. An easy hang to start -- or end -- your night Having risen from the ashes of a dive bar devastated by fire, this ever-cool hangout dates back to -- as does some of its music. Known as the longest-standing and oldest gay bar in Queens, Albatross was a lesbian hangout until a change in ownership circa made the space more generally LGBTQ friendly -- meaning a pivot to mostly male clients. Try moving the map or changing your filters. Good for Big Groups. The floors are sticky, drinks are cheap, and events are almost nightly, including Drag Race viewing partiesdrag bingo, and holiday drinking events.
Greenwich Village is famed for its high concentration of gay bars, but a combination of rising rents, decreasing stigmas, and increased diversity in the LGBTQ scene has laid the foundation for unique gay bars to become neighborhood staples citywide. Highest rated places of interest or tour operators on TripAdvisor, promoting those where there is at least one tour or activity available to book on TripAdvisor. The patios are crowded on spring and summer weekends, when brunch crowds linger over draft beer and Major League Baseball.
The cool downtown crowd livens up with the occasional drag performance or DJ set.