Yes, it attracts its share of Mohawks and skinheads, but this antipop bar isn’t your average dive. The owner is neighborhood royalty: “Handsome” Dick Manitoba, a member of the famous protopunk outfit the Dictators (huge in Japan), who’s adorned the walls with personal mementos like pictures of Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry.
99 Ave B
|Cross street:||between 6th and 7th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Daily 4pm–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: F to Lower East Side–Second Ave|
|Price:||No cover. Average drink: $5. AmEx, MC, V|