Thursday, March 4, 2010

Which may explain why all those people on Flight 375 from Orlando were at the Mars Bar

A friend passed along an issue of Go, the AirTran in-flight magazine... Aside from being a pretty snazzy airline publication... its Go Guides in the back of the magazine included a listing for the Mars Bar...



And, rather randomly, the other NYC bars to make the Go Guide: Pegu Club, Terroir, Louis 649 and Pacha.

So, what's left of the city's "gritty past" has become something for tourists (or visitors!) to gawk at?

11 comments:

Jeremiah Moss said...

very creepy.

EV Grieve said...

I think it would be very difficult to describe the Mars Bar in one sentence.

Anonymous said...

I'd say the Go Guide represents the bigger truth. Time to get another dive bar.

Goggla said...

Mars needs to put a velvet rope in front of the door so tourists can lean in and take pics of the patrons. $5 extra to experience the bathrooms.

EV Grieve said...

@Goggla.... and $10 to USE the bathrooms....

Baroness V.O. said...

Isn't time we all learned the basics of pickpocketing?

glamma said...

holy crap. "step right up and get your authentic east village experience..."

Paul C said...

FYI it's AirTran not AirTrain. Not to nitpick but AirTrain sounds cool, AirTran definitely isn't. (When I was typing AirTran I mispelled it as AirTart. Now that would be a fine airline name, and I'd be happy to sit next to its passengers at Mars.)

EV Grieve said...

Ha! Thanks Paul. I guess I thought AirTrain sounded cooler too and typed it in that way...

The Biggest Pants said...

ah mars bar...I guess people are looking to stab me kill me slice me why me do want to hurt me I don't even go to the Mars Bar anymore.What's the hell is going on.

Friendly neighborhood See Squatter

Rosalie said...

figures, air tran is the mars bar of airlines.