Here is where they go. Saturdays monthly3 p. So this is where all the hot fashion lesbians have been hanging out. While Splash is still drawing crowds, Landeche, 56, felt that the time was right to move on. We can get married, and it's all kosher now, but even saying that, there are kids showing up every night from Oklahoma and Romania who don't have the same kind of freedom. Huge, vivid, and all about dancing, Battle Hymn is brashly flouting all those naysayers who complain that the city is lame and lost in luxury. Having recently been fired from Merrill Lynch for not being what they called a "family man," Landeche wondered what he was going to do with his life.
The Chinese paper lanterns, gleaming cardboard stars, and polka-dot fish hanging from the ceilings have grown in number since the bar opened inbut the mix of patrons requesting songs on the jukebox and enjoying the nightly drink specials has stayed remarkably laid-back.
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Answer pop culture questions along with a crew of neighborhood regulars, who return week after week for the two-for-one happy hour specials and reliable music heavy on the divas. Peter Schlesinger August 13, Even though Splash hosted the first Broadway Bares in Aprilit wasn't the flashy club that it is today. The idea of a "gay man's Irish bar" kept coming back him. Since opening, Splash has become much more than just another gay bar. Sign Up for our Newsletter Receive exclusive travel deals, insider tips, inspiration, breaking news updates, and more. For those who spent time at Splash, regardless of what was happening outside its doors, there are certain moments that will never be forgotten.
The skilled pianists at this low-ceilinged West Village basement bar play classics by Sondheim, Lloyd Webber, and Gershwin, while patrons harmonize. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Because of Splash and so many wet bars across the country 'back in the day,' I'm still standing with my voice and my dignity, still singing high. Be Cute LittlefieldDegraw St. Yes, there are still young people in this city who dress up, look great, and are staying up in the middle of the week and having fun. The parties are a jugement-free safe-space where locals let loose.