Hurricane Sandy: What’s Open, What’s Closed

During Hurricane Sandy, look to other news sources for what institutions & services are closed.  Look to MurphGuide for what really matters to you, which bars are opened or closed, and what events are canceled during the hurricane.

This is our service to you, our loyal readers.
cheers, Murph.
Note: We will be updating this periodically as reports come in.  Feel free to post your own reports in the comments section below.  Be safe!



New York Beer Co: 321 W. 44th St. New York, NY. (212) 245-2337.
Open for business all day & night Monday. “Come on down & join us for 2 for 1 Stella Artois USA & $5 Hurricanes. We’ll show Hurricane Sandy how we get down.”

Dive Bar: 732 Amsterdam Ave. (96th St.) New York, NY (212) 749-4358.
“Yes, we’re open! Yes, we will be open tomorrow as normal! Gonna be a hell of a time! ”

Bourbon Street: 40-12 Bell Blvd. (bet. 40th & 41st Ave.) Bayside, NY. (718) 224-2200.
Will be opening today “to fill your belly w/yummy Southern comfort food and cocktails.”
Update (3pm): Resto is closed, bar will remain open as weather permits. Jaimie on until 7pm- Johnno thereafter. B safe out there”

Austin’s Steak & Ale House: 8270 Austin St. (Lefferts Blvd.) Kew Gardens, NY. (718) 849-3939
“Join the hurricane party at Austins.  We will be opening today to fill your belly w/yummy comfort food and cocktails.”
Update (3pm): “Resto is closed, bar will remain open as weather permits. Johanna on until 7pm- Doogie thereafter. B safe out there”

Hair of the Dog: 168 Orchard St. (Stanton St.) New York, NY. (212) 477-7771
The new LES bar Hair of the Dog is open. “Thank you Sandy for giving everybody a 3 day weekend (maybe 4). Hurricane Happy Hour– 1/2 price bar til 8pm, $1 drafts 8pm-close”

The Gin Mill: 442 Amsterdam Ave.  (between 81st & 82nd St.) New York, NY. (212) 580-9080
The Gin Mill will be open normal hours. “Natural disasters are always a great bar day. Also remember cash is king during storms. In case power goes out, here or anywhere, there will be no credit cards. So remember to hit those ATMs fast.” For Monday Night Football,  all beer half price and $3 shots.

The 13th Step: 149 Second Ave. (between 9th & 10th St.) New York, NY (212) 228-8020
Will be open Monday at 11:30am. “Come in and ride the storm out with us.”

The Stumble Inn: 1454 Second Ave. (76th St.) New York, NY (212) 650-0561
Open Monday. “No work today? No problem. Come in for a drink or 2. Give me a reason why not…”

Feile: 131 W. 33rd St. (bet. Sixth & Seventh Ave.) New York, NY (212) 695-1122
“We are open! If you’re stranded in midtown come have a hot one by the fire!”

Amity Hall: 80 W. 3rd St. (bet. Thompson & Sullivan St.) New York, NY (212) 677-2290
Happy hour all day till 7pm

The Half Pint: 76 W. 3rd St. (Thompson St.) New York, NY (212) 260-1088.

One Mile House: 10 Delancey St. (between Bowery & Christie St.) New York, NY (646) 559-0702
“We must protect this house. We are officially open. Frankenstorm Sandy is no match for us. We got beer.”

Third and Long: 523 Third Ave. (E. 35th St.), New York, NY (212) 447-5711
“We’ll serve up cold ones this afternoon ’til Sandy says STOP!”

Three Sheets Saloon: 134 W. 3rd St. (Sixth Ave.) New York, NY (212) 777-1733
Opening at 2pm Monday for happy hour.  “Come ride out the storm with us. Don’t evacuate, intoxicate.”  Half price drinks until 8pm followed by $2 drafts, $3 shots & $7 domestic pitchers from 8pm until close.

The Long Room: 120 W. 44th St. (between 6th & 7th Ave.)  New York, NY (212) 997-3933
“The Long Room is open, come on in for a pint Sandy”

Finnerty’s: 221 Second Ave. (between 13th & 14th St.) New York, NY (212) 677-2655.
Still celebrating the SF Giants World Series victory, the San Francisco sports party continues tonight with Monday Night Football: SF 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals.  “We are currently open and fully expect to open for the entire night. We don’t believe we’ll have any issues with power. We’re 5 avenues west of the river, so we don’t believe ConEd thinks we’re in a danger zone.”

Mr. Dennehy’s:  63 Carmine St., New York, NY. (212) 414-1223
“We are preparing for Hurricane Sandy and hoping for the best. We are open for business until told otherwise. Be safe.”

Connolly’s Corner: 71-17 Grand Ave., Maspeth, Queens, NY (718) 565-7383
Via MurphGuide reader Jacquie: “Connolly’s Corner is open and Danielle says there’s plenty of alcohol and food just in case you can’t make it home tonight”

Iggy’s Keltic Lounge:  132 Ludlow St. (between Rivington St & Stanton St.) New York, NY (212) 529-2731
MurphGuide reader Brendan tells us via twitter “Iggy’s is open on Ludlow Street if you’re looking for a pint. Great jukebox too. ” [see photo]

McSorley’s:  15 E. 7th St. (between 2nd & 3rd Ave.)  New York, NY  (212) 473-9148

The Three Monkeys: 236 W. 54h St.  New York, NY (212) 586-2080
“Sandy doesn’t scare the Monkeys!! Open As Usual!”

The Mean Fiddler: 266 W. 47th St. (bet. Broadway & Eighth Ave.) New York, NY
(212) 354-2950
Sandy madness at The Mean Fiddler tonight and next two days. “We won’t be closing so you won’t have to worry about getting home. Plenty of blow up beds downstairs to cuddle up to one of lovely bartenders (Megan, Shane, Bernard, Sabrina)

Ryan’s Daughter: 350 E. 85th St.  Manhattan, NY (212) 628-2613
Not only will Ryan’s Daughter be open, but they have a backup generator, so if there is a power outage, they invite their neighbors to come in and re-charge their cell phones over a pint.

The Irish Haven: 5721 4th Avenue  Brooklyn, NY  (718) 439-9893
Serving dark & stormys

Dylan Murphy’s: 1453 Third Ave. (between 82nd & 83rd St.)  New York, NY  (212) 988-9434.
Will be open Monday at noon.  $3 hurricane shots.  Also, “the kitchen will be open for all the irresponsible folks like myself who waited too late to go to a grocery store.”

Ward III:  111 Reade St. New York, NY   (212) 240-9194
“we are open as usual, and well stocked with candles, victuals, and hooch. If you need a cocktail to weather the storm, we are at your service.”

The Churchill 45 E. 28th St (near Park Avenue) New York, NY (646) 476-8419
The Churchill is open Sunday night and swinging with the wonderful music of John Lang and Larry Ham (and great beer of course!).

The Playwright: 732 8th Ave.  (between 45th & 46th St.) New York, NY. (212) 354-8404
“We are weathering the Frankenstorm. All regular hours and specials apply, Jeanette and Johnny live around the corner!”  All day happy hour plus Monday Night Football.

Manitoba’s: 99 Avenue B  New York, NY (212) 982-2511
Manitoba’s is open.  “Stay inside…with us”

McAleer’s Pub: 425 Amsterdam Ave. (between 80th & 81st St.)  New York, NY (212) 362-7867
“McAleer’s will be open to ride out Hurricane Sandy. Special thanks to Jimbo, Craig, Buck, Jonathan and Alex. They will hold down the fort and take care of our guests until the NYC transit system is up and running again. We hope all of our friends and families remain safe and get through this unscathed”. – Keith McAleer

P.J. Clarke’s:
Third Avenue & Lincoln Square locations are open for lunch. “Everyone please stay safe and dry today during Sandy.”

Raven’s Head Public House: 38-04 Broadway  Astoria, NY (718) 777-7565
Open and serving food all day. “Stop by for a Hurricane Sandy shot! Also showing Reading vs Arsenal at 3:40pm”

Amsterdam Billiards 110 E. 11th St. (4th Ave.), New York, NY  (212) 995-0333
Open as usual at 11am. “we will be serving – you guessed it – hurricane cocktails”

Duke’s:  Gramercy: 99 E. 19th St. (Park Ave. S.) New York, NY (212) 260-2922
and Murray Hill: 560 3rd Ave. (37th St.) New York, NY (212) 949-5400
“We’re open and dressing up for Frankenstorm” $5 Hurricanes and Dark & Stormy’s All day Monday & Tuesday.

The Garden at Studio Square: 35-33 36th St. Long Island City, NY
“Hurricane party in the Garden tonight. 4pm, 2 for 1 drinks”

Longbow Pub & Pantry: 7316 Third Ave. Brooklyn, NY (718) 238-7468
“Hurricane Sandy? More like Hurricane Shandy. We will open at noon today.”

Tavern on Jane: 31 Eighth Ave. (at Jane St.) New York, NY  (212) 675-2526
Tavern on Jane is open. “We are your hurricane headquarters for food, drink & good times”

Lillie’s: 13. E. 17th St. (Broadway), New York, NY ·
Lillie’s is open.  “Come seek refuge before the eye of the storm hits Lillie’s! Re-tweet this & come redeem your Sandy Secret cocktail”

Brickyard Gastropub: 785 Ninth Ave. (between 52nd & 53rd St.) New York, NY (212) -767-0077.
“We plan to be open all day and night.”

The Pony Bar: 637 10th Ave. (W. 45th St.) New York, NY (212) 586-2707
1444 1st Ave. (E. 75th St.) New York, NY  (212) 288-0090
“Both Ponies are now open. Travel safely, and bring your own food. We even have a working microwave for your warming needs.”

The Spring Lounge: 48 Spring St. (corner of Mulberry St.)  New York, NY (212) 965-1774
Open today (Monday). “Alexis and Dermot will be holding down the fort all day and night. As long as we have power and 4 walls we’ll be open. Actually, as long as we have partial power and 3 walls we’ll be open”

Barcade: 388 Union Ave. Brooklyn, NY  (718) 302-6464
“We are open today at 4pm. Be safe”

Danny & Eddie’s: 1643 1st Ave. (between 85th & 86th St.) New York, NY (212) 396-2090
“Hurricane celebration, don’t sit at home all alone come on in and bother Neil”

Harlem Tavern: 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd. (W. 116th St.) New York, NY (212) 866-4500
Harlem Tavern is open for lunch and throughout the day. “We are serving all your favorites plus some hurricane specials. Closing time is ‘TBD’ depending on the storm so please call before you come down”

Lansdowne Road: 599 10th Ave. (between 43rd & 44th St.) New York, NY (212) 239-8020
Lansdowne Road is open. “Full bar, empty kitchen so feel free to bring your own food”

Lucey’s Lounge: 475 3rd Ave. Brooklyn, NY (718) 877-1075
“Yes we are open! Come ride out the storm with friends & neighbors.  $4 well drinks, $7 Hurricanes and Dark & Stormys.”

O’Sullivans Bay Ridge:  8902 3rd Avenue, Bay Ridge,  Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 745-9619
“Come on by & weather the storm with us”

Swift Hibernian Lounge: 34 E. 4th St. (between Bowery & Lafayette St.) New York, NY (212) 260-3600
“Swift will remain open throughout this mess…regular hours, regular fun and serving our full menu…for those of you who forgot where your kitchen is”

Dorrians: 1616 Second Ave. (84th St.) (212) 772-6660
“Open right now and for the rest of the day and evening. Plenty of friends and fans already enjoying the “extended weekend” with us.”

Wicked Willy’s: 149 Bleecker St. New York, NY (212) 254-8592
“Sandy is brewing and so are we! Come in we are open”

The Rock Shop: 249 4th Ave.  Brooklyn, NY (718) 230-5740
“After some consideration, The Rock Shop has decided, we’re stronger than the storm. There will be no show tonight, but the bar upstairs will be open. Happy hour at 5, and a great Monday Night Football game. Come drink if you’re braving the weather”

Punch Restaurant: 913 Broadway | New York, NY
Punch Restaurant is open.  Storm in the City, Drink in the House: $4 Drafts/$5 Cocktails’/$5 Wine. Kitchen open too, all day.  “Be safe out there people.”



Bierhaus: 712 Third Ave. (45th St.) New York, NY 212-867-BEER (2337)
Bierhaus closed Sunday at 3:00, and will be closed Monday as well.

Three of Cups: 83 First Ave. (E. 5th St.) New York, NY (212) 388- 0059
Closed Monday, Oct. 29. “Please check back tomorrow to see if we will open Tuesday, Oct. 30. Be safe everyone”

Mad Dog & Beans Mexican Cantina: 83 Pearl St. / 50 Stone St. New York, NY (212) 269-1177
“Be safe today. We’re closed today and we’ll update again tomorrow morning.”

 The Caulfield: 119 E. 27th St. (Park Ave.)     New York, NY (212) 686-5500
Will be closed Monday, October 29, “due to Frankenstorm Sandy”

Otto’s Shrunken Head: ‏538 E. 14th St. (between Avenue A & B) New York, NY (212) 228-2240.
Will be closed Monday “due to Hurricane Sandy. Bitch! Stay safe & dry, everyone!”

Lunasa Pub: 126 First Ave.  New York, NY (212) 228-8580
Will be closed Monday, “but we’ll be OPEN Sunday night until around 1-ish! Kitchen closed, so BYO-Dinner”

The Living Room: 154 Ludlow St.  New York, NY (212) 533-7237
There will be no music Sunday and Monday “The bar is CLOSED! Stay safe!”

Patsy’s Restaurant: 236 W. 56th St. New York, NY.
“Sorry everyone we will be closed until Tuesday at noon when we will reopen (due to the massive storm coming our way). Please be safe.”

Rebar: 147 Front St., DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY (718) 766-9110.
ReBar will be closed Monday “due to the weather…be safe everyone!”

The Volstead: 125 E. 54th St.  New York, NY (212) 583-0411
Closed tomorrow “due to Hurricane Sandy.  We open back up on Tuesday, Oct 30th.”

SOBs: 200 Varick Street  New York, NY (212) 243-4940
Due to impending hurricane, S.O.B’s will be closed Monday and Tuesday.  Shows will be rescheduled at a later date.

Hearth & Terroir: Hearth: 403 E. 12th St. (First Ave.)
Terroir: 413 E. 12th St / 24 Harrison St. / 439 3rd Ave.
Hearth and all Terroirs will be closed Sunday, October 28 & Monday October 29.
“Stay safe out there, Terroirists!”

Cielo: 18 Little W. 12th St.  New York, NY. (212) 645-5700
“Due to the inclement weather forecasted for this evening Cielo will be closed for the safety of our patrons and staff.”

Almond: 12 E. 22nd St. New York, NY (212) 228-7557.
“Sandy is shutting us down. We’ll be closed tonight (Sunday) for dinner and all day tomorrow (Monday) due to the incoming hurricane. Stay safe and sheltered.”

Pianos: ‏:58 Ludlow Street  New York, NY (212) 505-3733
Pianos will be closing Sunday at 5pm & will also be closed Monday “due to all of this stuff.”

The Whiskey Ward: 121 Essex St. New York, NY (212) 477-2998
The Whiskey Ward will be closed Sunday due to mass transit closings. “Needless to say, THIS Sandee is pissed at the OTHER Sandy”

The Beagle: 162 Avenue A (between 10th & 11th St.), New York, NY
The Beagle will be closed Sunday. “Bummer. Please enjoy an expertly crafted cocktail elsewhere and pretend that we made it for you.”

The Jazz Standard: 116 E. 27th St.  New York, NY. (212) 576-2232
“Due to the pending arrival of Hurricane Sandy, Jazz Standard will be closed both tonight (Sunday) and Monday night. Be Safe!”

Upstate: 95 First Ave. New York, NY
“Well folks with Bloomberg shutting down the subway @7pm today the staff won’t be to get home so we will be closed tonight”.

Drom: 85 Avenue A  (between 5th & 6th St.) New York, NY  (212) 777-1157
Due to weather conditions, all shows at DROM are canceled! Sunday & Monday.

ZirZamin: 90 W. Houston St. 646 823-9617
Will be closed Sunday and Monday “so we can watch storm tracker on our iPhones.”

Mercury Lounge: 217 East Houston Street  New York, NY (212) 260-4700
Closed Sunday & Monday. “Sorry folks our show tonight is cancelled. We will be closed.”

Broadway Comedy Club: 318 W. 53rd St. New York, NY·
“Batten down the hatches and we will be closed on Monday due to Hurricane Sandy”

New York Comedy Club: 241 E. 24th St. New York, NY
“Hell has no fury like a woman scorned!” Closed Sunday & Monday.

Whiskey Park:  100 Central Park South, New York, NY. (212) 307-9222
Closed Monday “due to Sandy’s arrival. Stay safe everyone!”

Park Avenue Tavern: 99 Park Ave.  New York, NY, (212) 867-4484.
Will be closed Monday due to The storm. “Will update regarding Tuesday when we have more information about MTA closings and weather conditions. We hope everyone stays safe and that the storm passes without damage to life or property.”

Bounce Sporting Club: 55 W. 21st St (between 5th & 6th Ave.) New York, NY (212) 776-1997
“Bounce will be closed due to the weather all day today, Monday and for lunch tomorrow, Tuesday.”

Traffic: 986 Second Ave. (between 52nd & 53rd St.) New York, NY (212) 813-1595
Closed Monday due to the storm. “We’ll be sure to keep you posted for Tuesday but until then, stay safe and dry!”

El Rio Grande:  160 E. 38th St.  (Third Ave.)  New York, NY.  (212) 867-0922
Closed Monday.  “Everyone, please be safe.”

Last Exit Bar: 136 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn, NY
Closed Monday. “No need to risk any bartender lives. If you need booze, Heights Chateau is open.”

Otto Pizzeria:  One Fifth Ave. (W. 8th St.), New York, NY (212) 995-9559
“Due to serious weather concerns we’ll be closed today and tonight. We will have an update about tomorrow later this evening. Stay safe.”

The Sunburnt Cow : 137 Avenue C New York, NY
“Windows are sealed, doors are shut and the the roof is literally tied down. See you Thursday and hope you’re thirsty”

Hill Country Barbecue: 30 W. 26 St.  New York, NY  (212) 255-4544
Hill Country is closed Monday, Oct. 29. “Weather permitting, we plan on reopening tomorrow, Oct. 30 for regular service. Check back for updates.”

Wine Bar: 65 Second Ave. (between 3rd & 4th St.) New York, NY   (212) 777-1608
Winebar will be closed tonight “due to miss Sandy, but we will be back up again as soon as possible! Stay safe and dry.”

Foley’s: 18 W. 33rd St. (between 5th Ave. & Broadway), New York, NY
“Just a reminder folks. We are closed due to Hurricane Sandy.”

Fontanas: 105 Eldridge St. (between Grand St. & Broome St.) New York, NY. (212) -334-6740
“Lots of debris flying around on the LES We want all our employees to b safe &able to be with their pets & loved ones. We will not be opening today”

Landmark Tavern: 626 11th Ave.  New York, NY (212) 247-2562
The Landmark will be closed for hurricane Sandy.  “our sister restaurant Druids is open 50th and 10th Ave.”

Josie Wood’s Pub: 11 Waverly Place  New York, NY (212) 228-9909
‎Josie Wood’s Pub will be closed today. We will be opened on Tuesday at 2pm. Be Safe everyone”

Caledonia: 1609 2nd Avenue (between 83rd St & 84th St) New York, NY (212) 879-0402.
Caledonia will not be opening this evening due to the severe weather warnings. “We hope all our patrons stay safe and will keep you updated on our status throughout the storm.”

Salt Bar: 29A Clinton St. New York, NY (212)-979-8471
“I’m sure we don’t need to tell you this; but, Salt Bar is closed tonight. We’ll see what happens tomorrow.”

Mug’s Alehouse: 125 Bedford Ave.  Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY  (718) 486-8232
“Mugs will be open today. Kitchen will be closed.”
Update: “we are closed guys, sorry about that. We were hoping to be open but could not pull it off.”

Blind Pig: 233 E. 14th St. (Second Ave.) New York, NY (212) 209-1573
“We’ve decided to close for the day to keep our staff and patrons safe at home. We will be open tomorrow”



Sunday, October 28:
Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire & Romance
Anniversary show at The Bell House is being moved to next Sunday, November 4.

Stand Up New York:  236 W.  78th St. New York, NY (212) 595-0850.
“All shows tonight are cancelled due to the storm. Be safe out there”

Monday, Oct. 29:
Friends (TV Show) Trivia Tournament
Preliminary Rounds 5 & 6 have been rescheduled to Saturday, November 3rd at 3pm and 5pm with, “The One With the Champion” at 8pm.

The Ultimate Halloween Trivia with Pat Kiernan.  This event is canceled and has been replaced with Anything But Politics on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.

What He Did For Love: A Marvin Hamlisch tribute concert at Drom.  To be re-scheduled at a future date.

Reverend Vince Anderson: His weekly Monday night show at Union Pool is cancelled this week.  He will be back Nov. 5.

Schtick or Treat: 5th annual Halloween Tribute comedy show at Littlefield has been postponed and re-scheduled to Sunday, Nov. 4.

Joe’s Pub:Tonight’s shows are cancelled! In addition, tomorrow night’s Ute Lemper shows are cancelled as well.

Trivial Dispute: The weekly Monday night trivia at Alligator Lounge is canceled this week.

B.B. King Blues Club:  canceled tonight’s show with reggae star Capleton. refunds are available at your point of purchase. as of now, all other events at B.B. King Blues Club are on as scheduled. we will continue to update you here and on our website, for as long as we have power!

Zog Sports: all games are cancelled today (Monday) and tomorrow (Tuesday).

Tuesday, Oct. 30:
An Evening with William Kennedy Moderated by Peter Quinn at the Irish Arts Center. re-scheduled date t.b.a.

Swap the Biz:  Business Networking event at Slate will be re-scheduled at a later date.

Ute Lemper:  Ute Lemper shows at Joe’s Pub are canceled.

Ug! Comedy Show: Weekly Tuesday comedy at No Fun, hosted by Todd Montesti is canceled.  Will be back Nov. 6.

Zog Sports: all games are canceled Tuesday.

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