a blog by Caroline Shadood:
another wide-eyed Brooklyn-dweller.
freelance writer, promoter, and event planner;
co-founder and editor of Broadist; likes music, occasionally takes pictures of houseplants.
contact: cshadood [at] gmail.com / caroline [at] broadist.com
» Drunk Skeletor says: "These are the 18 best dive bars in Brooklyn"
A dive bar is a place that should have cheap beer, yes, but also decent service and some sense of being permanently etched into the landscape. If it’s baffling or intimidating to newcomers, all the better. If you walk into a bar, sit down with your beer and are suddenly being lectured on the terrible decision the Rangers made to trade for goddamn Phil Esposito 40 years ago, you know you’re in the right place. Or at least I know I am. A dive bar, more than any other kind of bar, is a place that acts as a bulwark against a world that is more often completely shitty than anything else.
Read the whole list here.
I wrote about Wreck Room. <3