Shocker: Some Bars Let You Light Up


Page Six Magazine breaks the code of silence (and quotes Grub Street) about smoking speakeasies (or smokeasies?), calling out exclusive spots like Beatrice Inn and Rose Bar as well as not-so-exclusive spots like Home and Guest House. One source rats out GoldBar: I was hanging out there with a group of friends when, around midnight, our waitress came over and placed ashtrays down on the tables in front of us. Shocked, I asked her if we were allowed to smoke inside and she said yes. Why shocked? At $19 a drink, you know they can afford the fines.

Inside NYC's Smoking Speakeasies [NYP]