DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE (1920) at the BARDAVON and after party at Union Square: Friday Oct. 26th

October 25, 2012 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet A fun night of vintage horror followed up by a signature cocktail and extended Happy Hour at Union Square just a few feet away from the Bardavon! What better way to kick off Halloween week than a classic horror film with live Wurlitzer organ accompaniment Save your ticket stub and head over to [...]

A Decent Cocktail in Poughkeepsie?

October 14, 2011 by admin · 11 Comments 

Share Tweet This weekend in connection with our sister site Cocktail Vultures we go in search of a decent drink in our Weird hometown…… Any Dislikes? and Absolute Favorites? Included will be . Union Square, Beech Tree, BabyCakes,Karma Lounge, Orient/Bull and Buddha and Brasserie…….. and possibly The Derby and Mahony’s …… be forewarned we are [...]

Cocktail Warpath

July 14, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet That’s right, I have had enough of tepid tasting warm unmixed cocktails, drinks created by picking any four bottles of booze off the shelf and dumping them in a glass and giving it a witlessly witty name. I am done with bars that claim to use the finest freshest ingredients only to find [...]

New Reviewer: Mike O.

July 11, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Glad to have Mike O. on-board even if he does not know it yet, but I think he and you dear readers will love his withering alliterations and spot on reviews Wappinger Buffet 1488 Route 9 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 (845) 297-1488 Category: Buffets 1.0 star rating 4/9/2011 A cautionary tale of roach-kissed [...]

SpeakEasy Returns with “Hollywood Babylon” April 29th @ Orient 319 Main St Poughkeepsie NY

April 25, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet The Monthly Mayhem Returns! It’s time for another SpeakEasy @ Orient the decadent Ultra Lounge located above the Bull and Buddha 319 Main St Poughkeepsie NY. This Month we dedicate the theme to “Hollywood Babylon” with a new drink list and of course our Exclusive Absinthe Bar. Dress code: vintage Hollywood (living or [...]

Bull and Buddha 319 Main St Poughkeepsie

March 29, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet What can I say about this place……. it’s not like anything you would have expected to see anywhere in the Hudson Valley let alone Poughkeepsie 5 years ago but now it’s the perfect fore-runner of what’s to come. A great menu of Asian Fusion with a focus on steaks (the Bull) and a [...]

Dubliner Pub 796 Main St

March 28, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet One of my favorite places to eat or drink is the Dubliner at 796 Main st Poughkeepsie NY. I hosted an Absinthe tasting there back in October and immediately fell in love with the place and the food. The best pub food I have had with a creative and well thought out menu [...]

SpeakEasy tonight

March 25, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet The SpeakEasy party is tonight at Orient 319 Main St Poughkeepsie NY 12601…….. There has never been a party like this here or anywhere before (well maybe 1890′s Paris) starts at 10 pm dress in the theme or dress well

SpeakEasy @ Orient Friday March 25th

March 9, 2011 by admin · 1 Comment 

Share Tweet The first of an ongoing series of monthly parties hosted by Joe Netherworld will take place at Poughkeepsie’s most beautiful and luxurious new Ultra Lounge ORIENT located above the Bull and Buddha at 319 Main st Poughkeepsie NY 12601. The first of our Monthly final Friday SpeakEasy events. We will serving Traditional Absinthe [...]

Starting Today Monday March 7th, Local Reviews

March 6, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Share Tweet Just a quick update to announce that staring today we will be adding an extensive and growing list of quick reviews and recommendations for just about everything. As we a privately and personally owned site we will be at times scathing or praising as we see fit. We don’t and won’t offer a [...]

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