by Vicky L. on
I had not gone to a poetry slam in a long time and so when my friend told me about the Book Tour for the Domestic Crusaders, I was definitely in. I'm so glad I went because not only did I have a really delicious Hot Tea with Milk and Sugar, I got to listen to some really good poetry, monologues, and bits of the Domestic Crusader's play. The Nuyorican Poet's Cafe is a very comfortable, intimate space. There is a bar right as you enter and a small stage with chairs for about 80 - 100 people towards the back. There is also standing room upstairs. I went to the 6pm show, so it wasn't too crowded.
by Justin B. on
Tongue and Groove seems more like a bar with a lot of class than an establishment labeled as a dance club. Which I really don't mind considering my days of making a fool of myself on the dance floor are over, for the most part. Okay, okay, I do get a little crunk every now and then. The last time I was there I remember spending lots of money and having a pretty good time. The DJ was playing some old school hip-hop that brought me back to the good ole' days of highschool. Despite this place being ridiculously and almost over the top expensive, I really like the crowd that gathers here. It is mostly people in their mid to late 20's, because they only allow individuals over the age of 23 in the door. This keeps out the 21 year old riff-raff who have net yet developed the art of holding their liquor : )
by Rafael Dearson on
Mexican Village is not that sweet. The food here isn't really that great. It wasn't super bad or anything, just not really good at all. The dishes were pretty weak. The chips and salsa and margaritas were decent. They did the job, if that's what your looking for. Overall, I wish it were a little more colorful/festive, like most cheesy old Mexican restaurants. I guess its OK, since there were plenty of locals there, just not what i was looking for in the super festive category.