The Beatrice Inn has never been easy to penetrate. And so BlackBook decided to check in with two anonymous twenty-something Beatrice Inn patrons about the perpetually impossible door policy.
When asked about possible strategies for getting in, the male Beatrice Inn-goer confidently declared that being Kirsten Dunst is one way to Read More
Despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg‘s 5-year-old ban on smoking in bars, patrons are still lighting up after hours. If you’ve ever been to the Beatrice Inn or Rose Bar at Gramercy Park Hotel last at night, this isn’t exactly news. But rarely is it pointed out—with 1,800 or so words devoted to the topic—as it is Read More
Neighbors protesting the trendy Beatrice Inn‘s effort to renew its liquor license were outraged last week to find out that they were effectively wasting their breath.
By the time the issue had come to local Community Board 2 for a vote on Sept. 18, the hip celebrity hangout’s renewal had already Read More
We have long been fascinated by the new Kirsten Dunst—the rehabilitated Downtown girl whose dinners at Freeman’s and late night outings have grabbed New Yorkers’ attention—but until now, we have not heard Ms. Dunst discuss her reinvented self. It seems she has grown and evolved since spending time at Cirque Read More
"Holy shit. As a resident of the greater AC region–and as someone who is a bit ambivalent about the fact that I’m from here–all I can say is fuck off, douchebags. Whatever inherent (albeit at times ironic) charm Atlantic City might offer doesn’t need to be helped along by any hipster dilettantes. You’re the reason Read More
It was a scene straight out of an American Apparel ad: A half-dozen or so good-looking guys and gals in their 20s, sporting beachy garb and body piercings, lounging around on an unmade bed, while two skinny dudes made out on a leopard chair in the corner.
It was almost sunrise and there Read More
Matt Abramcyk may have hit the hipster jackpot in April 2006 when he leased the old Beatrice Inn at 285 West 12th Street. Though, at the time, it probably seemed like a consolation prize.
“The only reason that we got it was because no one else wanted it, to be honest,” Mr. Abramcyk said. Read More
At around 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, someone identifying himself as a plainclothes police officer began poking around the Beatrice Inn with a flashlight. “It was very strange,” said a source who was there. “He was sort of poking around the couches and different rooms.”
After about 10 minutes, the cop headed upstairs to Read More
Editors’ Note: This article has been corrected from an earlier version which misidentified the grandfather of Simon Hammerstein. We regret the error.
This Thursday, Valentine’s Day, The Box, Simon Hammerstein’s Lower East Side burlesque nightclub, will celebrate its one-year anniversary. To mark the occasion, the exclusive watering hole has arranged an evening of special Read More
Whatever do they put in the water at Paul Sevigny’s Beatrice Inn? Booze! (We just got feeling back in our legs, ourselves.)
Basically it seems the giant multiheaded monster of New York celebrity heads to the West Village watering hole every other weekend to savor its salad days with a side of Read More