Even Old New York

… Was once New Amsterdam.

New York was once one of the gay capitals of the world, and it might still be that, I don’t know. But with places like the Trucks, the Piers and the Rambles, this city really had it going on back in the day.

Enter the contemporary era: Retro bars are all the rage, and a certain dirtiness, inspired by the 70s holds sway over party and bar themes.

Tonight’s photo comes from the bathroom door at Eastern Bloc, a bar in the East Village with a Soviet/East German theme:

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