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Bars/Lounge in Long Island city

driggs Jan 27, 2007 08:35 AM

Is there something close to Malagueta (36th ave and 28th st), which I guess in technically LIC but could be in Astoria. Looking for nice bar/lounge.

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    Ethan N RE: driggs Jan 27, 2007 10:20 AM

    Afraid not! I live right there--the best you'll do for that kind of vibe is probably Cafe Bar up on 34th Avenue and maybe 34th Street and it ain't no great shakes, though perfectly pleasant.

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      Nom De Plume RE: driggs Jan 27, 2007 12:42 PM

      The definition of "nice" varies a lot by user, but if a lounge vibe for you is satisifed by couches, downtempo/electronic music and relatively dim lighting with a reddish tint (not to mention the word "lounge" in the name of the establishment), you might try:

      Crescent Lounge. 32-05 Crescent St (near Broadway)

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        mjones222 RE: Nom De Plume Jan 29, 2007 06:29 AM

        Depends on what you are looking for. If you like a lively atmosphere with a friendly crowd try The Irish Rover at 38street and 28th ave, or Gibney's at Broadway and 32street

      2. driggs RE: driggs Jan 29, 2007 06:51 AM

        Ended up going to Crescent lounge. Nice enough place, but even better was Malagueta which continues to amaze me.....

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