So maybe just go the bathroom before you come here. Other than that detail, it’s really just a nice neighborhood bar - the sort of place where you’d go for a beer or a cocktail with a friend or two on a Thursday night.
The space is pretty small, and the busy location ensures a steady stream of people, so you’ll inevitably share words with someone you don’t know. Jupiter Disco is just one little space-themed room, and people typically come here with the purpose of having fun.
Stop by for cheap drinks and a conversation that will cost you very little but might pay dividends.
The Johnson’s is the cleaned-up sister bar of the hole-in-the-wall LES dive Welcome to the Johnson’s.
If you live in Gowanus, there’s a decent chance that Halyards is your Cheers.
It’s really just a nice, normal bar with some dart boards and a pool table, although it gets pretty crowded on weekends, and it’s the sort of place where you can start a conversation with a random person without seeming too weird. And, while you probably won’t dance, it’s nice to know that you can.
The colors are bright, the barstools are comfy, and the small, open space encourages socializing.