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Today, in the wake of the shittiest storm New York has ever seen, Manhattan’s shittiest dive bar is shuttering its doors for good. St. Jerome’s was a horrible and fantastic place, a peerless dump in the belly of the Lower East Side where the author of this article used to DJ and bartend and Lady Gaga shook her ass as a go-go dancer before she turned into whatever it is that she is now. It was also a place with its own dedicated drug room, and an after-hours scene that had to be witnessed to be believed. So before it turns into another exposed-brick artisanal kombucha spot, here’s a brief history of St. Jerome’s.
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Whoa, St. Jerome’s is gone? I spent my first year in the city going there a lot, I brought my dad there once, he said he liked it, but wished they didn’t play porn on the TVs. It’s kind of sad. I had a lot of good nights there. RIP St. Jerome’s, you filthy monster.

vicemag:

Today, in the wake of the shittiest storm New York has ever seen, Manhattan’s shittiest dive bar is shuttering its doors for good. St. Jerome’s was a horrible and fantastic place, a peerless dump in the belly of the Lower East Side where the author of this article used to DJ and bartend and Lady Gaga shook her ass as a go-go dancer before she turned into whatever it is that she is now. It was also a place with its own dedicated drug room, and an after-hours scene that had to be witnessed to be believed. So before it turns into another exposed-brick artisanal kombucha spot, here’s a brief history of St. Jerome’s.

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Whoa, St. Jerome’s is gone? I spent my first year in the city going there a lot, I brought my dad there once, he said he liked it, but wished they didn’t play porn on the TVs. It’s kind of sad. I had a lot of good nights there. RIP St. Jerome’s, you filthy monster.


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    Sad news. I went here while on tour with the BITERS, and danced on the stage with a bunch of girls. I didn’t know they...
  3. queen-of-evrything reblogged this from gifthorsedentistry and added:
    hey i turned 21 in this bar
  4. gifthorsedentistry reblogged this from ryanhatesthis and added:
    *shedding one single tear into a bag of overpriced coke*
  5. thingsatbars reblogged this from vicemag and added:
    This place was a Grade-A shithole, but the world needs shitholes, and this one will be missed.
  6. threemoney said: damn it
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