New Yorker Bar

★★★★☆

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If you have visited The New Yorker in the past, and had a great experience, I suggest visiting again, accept, it is no longer The New Yorker, It is now called The Mason Jar and I am the new owner. New owners, new look, new everything!!!!!

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★★★★★

If you have visited The New Yorker in the past, and had a great experience, I suggest visiting again, accept, it is no longer The New Yorker, It is now called The Mason Jar and I am the new owner. New owners, new look, new everything!!!!!

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Great place!!! Had an AMAZING time!!!! Thank you Sal for a great night!!!!

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★★★★★

Great place!!! Had an AMAZING time!!!! Thank you Sal for a great night!!!!

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I've been going to this bar for over 4 years now and love the place! They have karaoke 5 nights a week starting at 9 and some decent drink specials, I am always welcomed with a hug and a friendly face. There are times when the owner can

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★★★★★

I've been going to this bar for over 4 years now and love the place! They have karaoke 5 nights a week starting at 9 and some decent drink specials, I am always welcomed with a hug and a friendly face. There are times when the owner can

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This place is a hole in the wall. The decor is ok, and it's clean enough, but when I first went in I was treated to the view of the owner arguing with one of the cities homeless men and shoving him out of the door.

As the night drew on, it was pretty apparant that they were letting in a ton of underage kids (many of the guys could barely grow facial hair).

When I went to take a leak, there was a guy in the bathroom snorting coke off the disgusting toilet tank. For the rest of the (thankfully short) period I spent there, I saw the old man (who is the owner, people informed me) "shaking hands" with people who came in. I'm no puritan and have nothing against drugs for the sake of them, so I watched closely, and saw him swapping bags of coke for a rolled up bill passed in the handshake.

Then things got interesting. The old guy took every opportunity he could to touch the girl I had brought. We're WAY beyond a friendly pat on the back or handshake/hug. It made her so uncomfortable we left pretty quick.

Apparantly this is a big karaoke bar, and the karaoke (and singers) were pretty good. But if you're over the age of 21, not into people snorting crap in the bathrooms, and (if female) want to preserve your body from being fondled, I'd stay away.

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★☆☆☆☆

This place is a hole in the wall. The decor is ok, and it's clean enough, but when I first went in I was treated to the view of the owner arguing with one of the cities homeless men and shoving him out of the door.

As the night drew on, it was pretty apparant that they were letting in a ton of underage kids (many of the guys could barely grow facial hair).

When I went to take a leak, there was a guy in the bathroom snorting coke off the disgusting toilet tank. For the rest of the (thankfully short) period I spent there, I saw the old man (who is the owner, people informed me) "shaking hands" with people who came in. I'm no puritan and have nothing against drugs for the sake of them, so I watched closely, and saw him swapping bags of coke for a rolled up bill passed in the handshake.

Then things got interesting. The old guy took every opportunity he could to touch the girl I had brought. We're WAY beyond a friendly pat on the back or handshake/hug. It made her so uncomfortable we left pretty quick.

Apparantly this is a big karaoke bar, and the karaoke (and singers) were pretty good. But if you're over the age of 21, not into people snorting crap in the bathrooms, and (if female) want to preserve your body from being fondled, I'd stay away.

Pros: Karaoke

Cons: Drug Dealing, Underage Kids, Grabby old man Owner

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My group's ages ranged from 23 to 29. The bartender checked our IDs, which were from IL, MN, TX, and CT, so she asked for a second form, which for most of us was a Marquette University ID. To the MN girl: "What's your sign? Okay, just 'cuz you go to Marquette doesn't mean anything. Get a Wisconsin ID." To IL: "Same to you. You're here 30 days, you need a Wisconsin ID." To TX girl, who hasn't witnessed either of the previous two interactions: "This is the last time I take this sh** (non-WI identification)." To 28-year-old girl with a valid CT license: "I'm taking this. It's a fake. You can leave."

An extensive argument ensued, mostly centered around the CT girl needing her driver's license back. The bartender, who harped on with an air of entitlement about having been trained in fake IDs and so on, was incredibly catty and rude from the second we walked in the door. The owner half-heartedly backed up his employee. They both said that they knew the ID was a fake because it didn't have "hair color" listed on it. Neither did IL. Neither did MN. Does yours? We called the police and waited outside for an hour. The police then presumably called Sal, the owner, and he came outside and returned the valid CT license to my friend, who has been legally drinking for seven years.

Anyway, I had previously appreciated the "dive" nature of this place, but I can't overlook inept service and harassment. And yeah, the beer costs more than it should. And the bathrooms are dirty. And there isn't much seating. And it's smokey. And it's highly likely that you'll get mugged as you leave.

And this is all from a guy who had his first kiss with the girl he loves at this very place. Seriously, f*** the New Yorker.

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★☆☆☆☆

My group's ages ranged from 23 to 29. The bartender checked our IDs, which were from IL, MN, TX, and CT, so she asked for a second form, which for most of us was a Marquette University ID. To the MN girl: "What's your sign? Okay, just 'cuz you go to Marquette doesn't mean anything. Get a Wisconsin ID." To IL: "Same to you. You're here 30 days, you need a Wisconsin ID." To TX girl, who hasn't witnessed either of the previous two interactions: "This is the last time I take this sh** (non-WI identification)." To 28-year-old girl with a valid CT license: "I'm taking this. It's a fake. You can leave."

An extensive argument ensued, mostly centered around the CT girl needing her driver's license back. The bartender, who harped on with an air of entitlement about having been trained in fake IDs and so on, was incredibly catty and rude from the second we walked in the door. The owner half-heartedly backed up his employee. They both said that they knew the ID was a fake because it didn't have "hair color" listed on it. Neither did IL. Neither did MN. Does yours? We called the police and waited outside for an hour. The police then presumably called Sal, the owner, and he came outside and returned the valid CT license to my friend, who has been legally drinking for seven years.

Anyway, I had previously appreciated the "dive" nature of this place, but I can't overlook inept service and harassment. And yeah, the beer costs more than it should. And the bathrooms are dirty. And there isn't much seating. And it's smokey. And it's highly likely that you'll get mugged as you leave.

And this is all from a guy who had his first kiss with the girl he loves at this very place. Seriously, f*** the New Yorker.

Pros: Umm, locks on the bathroom doors?

Cons: The bartender with an axe to grind.

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I've had good experiences with this bar in the past, but lately they've been very picky and rude about IDs. I went with a 28-year-old friend who had a valid out-of-state driver license and multiple forms of ID. They insisted she was underage and confiscated her license. We then waited an hour and a half outside to get it back. The bartender also raised her voice to her. Apparently they've had multiple run-ins with underage customers, but they need to figure out how to be service oriented toward all patrons despite this issue.

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★★☆☆☆

I've had good experiences with this bar in the past, but lately they've been very picky and rude about IDs. I went with a 28-year-old friend who had a valid out-of-state driver license and multiple forms of ID. They insisted she was underage and confiscated her license. We then waited an hour and a half outside to get it back. The bartender also raised her voice to her. Apparently they've had multiple run-ins with underage customers, but they need to figure out how to be service oriented toward all patrons despite this issue.

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I am sorry but I am seeing a lot of reviews about the New Yorker that all look like they were written by the same ticked off customer who didn't get to sing fast enough. The staff gets to know their customers, and I am greeted with a hug and a bartender who knows my name and what I like to drink, even if I have not been there in months. It is low key, usually without large annoying crowds of underage college students that you get often with karaoke. If you think you got skipped in your turn to sing, just simply say so politely, and you'll be up soon. Be respectful and mature and you'll be treated the same way.

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★★★★★

I am sorry but I am seeing a lot of reviews about the New Yorker that all look like they were written by the same ticked off customer who didn't get to sing fast enough. The staff gets to know their customers, and I am greeted with a hug and a bartender who knows my name and what I like to drink, even if I have not been there in months. It is low key, usually without large annoying crowds of underage college students that you get often with karaoke. If you think you got skipped in your turn to sing, just simply say so politely, and you'll be up soon. Be respectful and mature and you'll be treated the same way.

Pros: Karaoke Tues-Sat, 1000's of songs on computer to choose from

Cons: The bar is smoky

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This bar is great if you lack basic motor skills and you want to be mistreated by the geriatric man who is in charge of the place.

I went there with a group of friends, and put our names in for karaoke, and after sitting in the bar for 2 hours and listening to the 'regulars' sing twice (one girl went 3 times). when confronted as to why he wasnt letting us sing he started rambling about computers being far too complex for his brain to understand and then rambling about the Roosevelt administration and then something about the "New Deal" and then wanted to know when Murder She Wrote would be on next.

This is not a bar that should even be open, The bathrooms were disgusting, and I am pretty sure I witnessed a guy sticking a needle in his arm in the bathroom.

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★☆☆☆☆

This bar is great if you lack basic motor skills and you want to be mistreated by the geriatric man who is in charge of the place.

I went there with a group of friends, and put our names in for karaoke, and after sitting in the bar for 2 hours and listening to the 'regulars' sing twice (one girl went 3 times). when confronted as to why he wasnt letting us sing he started rambling about computers being far too complex for his brain to understand and then rambling about the Roosevelt administration and then something about the "New Deal" and then wanted to know when Murder She Wrote would be on next.

This is not a bar that should even be open, The bathrooms were disgusting, and I am pretty sure I witnessed a guy sticking a needle in his arm in the bathroom.

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relaxing atmosphere and a great bunch of people. Thursday and friday are great for karaoke.

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★★★★★

relaxing atmosphere and a great bunch of people. Thursday and friday are great for karaoke.

 

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