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Nightlife 80 Comments

Former Mars Bar Space to Become Soulless Bank

It's been just 18 months since the legendary dive Mars Bar closed its doors so the building could be demolished to make way for new luxury apartments. The new tower has gone up very quickly and the...

News 15 Comments

Will A New Mars Bar Get Past Community Board 3?

There have been multiple rumors that Mars Bar owner Hank Penza will be opening a new bar somewhere in the East Village sometime in the new few months. While the exact location isn't clear (Penza t...

News 19 Comments

Exclusive: A Final Look Inside The Legendary Mars Bar

There isn't much that hasn't been said about Mars Bar. The legendary bar was a throwback to a different, and many argue better, era in the East Village and New York City and was always filled with...

Rants 68 Comments

Mars Bar Was Pretty Shitty, Its Closing Is No Big Deal

News 8 Comments

DOH Found 850 Flies at Mars Bar, Regulars Hold Vigil

As mentioned early yesterday evening, East Village dive bar and relative old-timer Mars Bar closed for good yesterday afternoon following a particularly bad Department of Health inspection....

News 2 Comments

Facing Demolition, The Mars Bar Closes for Good

Earlier this afternoon, word spread that Mars Bar, the beloved and soon to be leveled dive on 2nd Avenue, was closed by the Health Department and would be opening up soon. Not the case. An EV...

News 2 Comments

City Paves Way for Mars Bar Demolition

Well it's not a surprise, but it is worth mentioning. The permits for the full demolition of famed East Village dive Mars Bar are filed and approved by the city. Mars Bar's building is being torn...

News

Even Drunk Santas Make Pilgrimage to Mars Bar

Perhaps the drunk santas that ran wild during this past weekend's SantaCon and wreaked havoc on the East Village heard the legendary Mars Bar may very well close and wanted to pay their respects...

News 9 Comments

Development Would Mean Complete Demolition of Mars Bar

When news broke earlier this week that a planned new development and renovation of two buildings on Lower 2nd Avenue would lead to the two year closure of famed dive Mars Bar, it was unclear how...

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