169 East Broadway

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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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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