All posts by Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado

Billymark's West Front

Experience the Weirdness at Billymark’s West

When I lived in the projects over on […]

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Let’s Do It Ridgewood Style, Baby: Gottscheer Hall Tap Room and Lounge

Gottscheer Hall, Gottscheer Hall... What to say about Gottscheer Hall? For starters, this event space and bar has been open since 1924, they have all the

Tradesman

Tradesman Bar: Class You Can Afford

Tradesman opened with a bang last Thursday! If you read the Yelp reviews, one person said it was so crowded it was hard to even

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Midway Bar: No gimmicks, No Schticks

Here's another one from the guys who brought you Ontario, Great Lakes (R.I.P), Buttermilk and Boat Bar. And like the others Midway has incredibly

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2-For-1 Mondays at East River Bar

Here's a spot that was reviewed back in 2010 by our very own "Editor-in-Cheap" Mr. Broke-ass Stuart himself. And like Stuart, I think it's time for

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Lonely Broke-Ass’s Valentine’s Day at Pumps

Envision this: it's Valentine's Day and you ain't got no sweetheart. Furthermore, you don't want one, and you think Valentine's Day is a trite greeting-card-holiday anyway. But

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Lovely Service at Lover-Owned Maracuja

Maracuja is a little dive-and-grill on the south side of Williamsburg owned and operated by Charles Kaim and his wife Connie Ruiz. It’s a bar whose

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Soul II Soul: Ghetto Plastic Cups And An Ass Shakin’ Dance Floor

Soul II soul is a bar I've been going to for years. Back when I used to live off the Gates stop, it was

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Poker, Pool and Cheap Booze at LP ‘n Harmony

LP and Harmony has everything a good bar needs, and then some. Not only do they have a good jukebox, two nice pool tables

8bit Mondays

Ayada My Soul for the Rest of Eternity… Please!

Ayada has in its recipes what’s made wise men wise, foodies addicted to flavor, and probably what will cause my first ulcer. This place