169 Bar

169 Bar Patron Pulls Gun on Bouncer at Closing Time, Cops Say

Posted May 9, 2022 at 5:04 am

A patron at 169 Bar pulled a gun on the bouncer after closing time early Saturday morning, police said. Shortly after 4:00am, the perp headed for the exit and allegedly became involved in a dispute with the front-door security, and brandished a firearm. Cops were called at 4:25am, and the gunman then fled the scene; […]

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Fridays Under $40: Drinking Outside With a Bite

Posted August 21, 2020 at 5:04 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. A Sunday afternoon spent in a bar with a book, sipping a cocktail and chatting absently with the bartender is one of the great joys of New […]

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169 Bar Strikes Back, Claims NYPD Underage Operation was ‘Unlawful’ Due to Fake ID

Last modified April 15, 2015 at 3:03 pm

When news broke that the city filed suit against 169 Bar over alleged underage drinking, the internet almost broke. The flood gates of commentary were opened (57+ comments), and out came the trolls and those who are standing up for the beloved establishment. The lawsuit – filed in New York Supreme Court last week – alleges that 169 […]

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The City Sues to Shut Down 169 Bar After Instances of Underage Drinking

Posted April 13, 2015 at 9:00 am

169 Bar is in trouble. Outspoken neighbors want it out, and as a result, the city has filed suit to make it so. Five months after two back-to-back instances of underage drinking, the lawsuit was officially filed with the New York Supreme Court April 7. It alleges that the classic watering hole allowed sales to […]

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Seth Rogen’s Christmas Comedy Taking Over 169 Bar Until Friday

Posted August 19, 2014 at 10:08 am

Seth Rogen’s new film, Xmas, will take over (and shut down) 169 Bar for the remainder of the week. Film shoot for the Christmas comedy is headquartered here until Thursday evening. Owner Charles Hanson tells us he hopes to reopen Friday at 6pm. Meanwhile, the same movie was filming at Congee Village on Allen Street yesterday. […]

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Meet Jeff, Pet Fish of 169 Bar

Last modified September 24, 2011 at 6:16 pm

Everybody, meet Jeff the fish. He’s a straight-edge punker who’s livin’ large in a tank at 169 Bar.

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