Harlem’s ROKC Named One Of The Best Bars In America

If you walked past Harlem’s ROKC on Broadway you might think nothing of it. The restaurant and cocktail lounge — its name an acronym for ramen, oysters, kitchen and cocktails — has dark curtains in its windows and sits next to an eye-catching bodega with neon signage. Continue Reading →

Pabst’s Harlem Restaurant And Dance Hall, 1905

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A postcard looking east from 1905 shows horse-drawn carriages, trolley cars and the front entrance (to the right) of the Pabst’s Harlem Restaurant And Dance Hall (Pabst Harlem) at 256-258 West 125th Street erected in Harlem, New York in 1900. Continue Reading →

Do You Like Large Beer Halls?

bbf6249d36c98cf23724825790904985For when the One Great Scorer comes. To mark against your name. He writes—not that you won or lost—But how much precious time you spent on patios at beer halls. —Grantland Rice

No, we’re pretty sure that’s how that goes. Continue Reading →