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Cozy Up at The Bad Old Days in Ridgewood

Kitsch lives at The Bad Old Days (Photo: Nicole Disser)

Kitsch lives at The Bad Old Days (Photo: Nicole Disser)

It couldn’t have been a more perfect night for stopping into The Bad Old Days, or maybe there’s no better bar for a rainy night. Either way, immediately after walking into this brand new bar in Ridgewood I felt like I was in some kind of geothermal beer womb. Warmth radiates up from the wooden floorboards and out of the living room lamps, and half-curtains hug the tall windows, shielding boozers from the depressing weather outside. If you need a new winter bar, here’s a stellar contender.

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Birdy’s is Bringing Back the Old Man Bar, One Colt 45 at a Time

Birdy's, Bushwick's new bar on the block (Photo: Nicole Disser)

Birdy’s, Bushwick’s new bar on the block (Photo: Nicole Disser)

Smoking outside Birdy’s, a new corner bar across the way from Little Skips in Bushwick, a passerby looked up at the bar, then looked at my friend, “Another bar?!” Yep, that’s right ladies and gentlemen, it appears yet another booze trough has opened its doors to help Bushwickians (and the graffiti tourists who love them) gargle it back.

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