Tag Archives: Dugout

Morning View – Christopher & Weehawken

The business on the corner is famed bear hangout Rockbar, nee Ramrod, nee Dugout.

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REMINDER: Scissor Sisters Listening Party Tonight At Rockbar NYC

JMG, Towleroad, Josh Wood Productions, Fly-Life, and Downtown Records co-host a listening party tonight for Night Work, the upcoming third studio release from the Scissor Sisters. LOCATION: Rockbar NYC on Christopher Street in the West Village. TIME: 7pm-9pm. BOOZE: Open Absolut and Budweiser bar from 7:30-8:30.

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TUESDAY IN NYC: JMG Co-Sponsored Listening Party For Scissor Sisters

Tomorrow night JMG, Towleroad, Fly-Life Inc., Josh Wood Productions and Downtown Records present a “first listen” playback party celebrating the launch of the third Scissor Sisters album, Night Work. The party runs for two hours beginning at 7pm at Rockbar in the West Village. Open vodka and beer bar courtesy of Absolut and Budweiser from 7:30-8:30. I have a feeling ...

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Manhattan Gay Bar Death Roll

Twilo, Limelight, Roxy, Lure, Tunnel, Sound Factory. And a couple of dozen more. Embiggen Next Magazine’s map of the gay bars that have closed in Manhattan in the new millenium. I miss the Dugout most of all. I enjoyed the Lure and Roxy, but hadn’t been to either in quite some time when they closed. Somehow I visited almost every ...

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Daily Grumble

Two weeks ago my beloved Dugout inexplicably and officially became the Ramrod. Out went the jukebox so skillfully curated all these years by DJ Superdaddy. In came go-go boys, a leather shop, and a live DJ with a love for Britney and Madonna. Heavy, heavy sigh. A poster on the door gives the impression that “Ramrod has come back!” to ...

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The Glamorous Life

Dugout, Sunday, 7pm Bear 1: So I was at the Eagle the other night and there were these two FTMs licking each others armpits right in the middle of the bar. What has happened to this city? Where is the glamor?? Bear 2: Honey, that IS glamor.

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O’Donnell & Banta

Yesterday at the Dugout I finally met New York Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell and his partner of 27 years, John Banta, who is Director of Special Events at the American Ballet Theatre. Sweet guys! Danny and I had a nice chat about the anti-bullying law he just successfully sponsored in the Assembly and the chances of getting the bill passed in ...

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And Nobody Got Punched

Better Burger, Chelsea, 8pm Angertwink 1: Hurry up. The Biggest Loser is on. Angertwink 2: Please. If I want to see sad fat people I’ll go to the Dugout.

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Bearded Beer Boys

With all that NYC has to offer, the centerpiece of my social life remains my Sunday afternoons at the Dugout. It’s like a weekly house party with a hundred of your best friends. Corny, but true. Clockwise from top left: Bob, Dudley, Damian, Dane, Superdaddy, Chris, Dustin, Scott, Dr. Jeff, Jerry, Randy.

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Skatebears And Weaves

LEFT: Alex and Eric outside the Dugout. I’m somewhat amused that I know people who ride their skateboards to the bear bar. And speaking of other things I’m too old for, last night I mentioned to somebody that I was thinking about getting Wii. He gave me an odd look and said, “I don’t think you really have enough hair ...

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Overheard At The Dugout

Man On Cellphone: Oh, Jesus! Well, if it is gunshots, don’t sleep in the front bedroom!.

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