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Metropolitan Bar

559 Lorimer St  Brooklyn  New York

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Williamsburg's Original Gay Bar Since 2002
Look under "About Section/Page Info/Long description" for a summary of our weekly and monthly events!



Metropolitan is one of Brooklyn's original gay bars!
We changed the face of Williamsburg when we opened our doors October of 2002. 14 years strong, and evolving everyday!
DAILY HAPPY HOUR 3PM-8PM
2-4-1 Budweiser, Bud Light, Labatt Blue Canadian Lager, Well Liquor, and House Wine!
We have a pool table, so come improve your trick shot! Commemorate the occasion and get your photo taken in our digital photo booth.
We offer a phone charging station for your convenience.
In the chilly winter months, we've got 2 roaring fireplaces to keep you warm and fuzzy. Bundle up on a sofa with your friends or special someone and sip those drinks fireside!
Our huge outdoor patio/garden is one of the best in Brooklyn and open all year long!!! We challenge you to find a better backyard than ours!
***RESERVE OUR PRIVATE 2nd FLOOR OUTDOOR PATIO FOR BIRTHDAYS/OFFICE PARTIES/ETC...
Private Patio Available Hours: 3pm-11pm
CALL BAR FOR DETAILS.
Our legendary Sunday BBQ's happen every year from Memorial Day weekend through the first Sunday of October! FREE food served up on our patio, two levels of outdoor seating, rotating DJ's, $12 Bud Light Pitchers, $15 Narragansett Lager Pitchers, $3/$4 pints,
and frozen drinks!
We welcome EVERYONE at the Metropolitan!
LGBTQ and all our allies…everyone is welcome!
We have some amazing weekly and monthly events.
Check them out below….


***WEEKLY/MONTHLY EVENTS***

**MONDAY**
HOT FRUIT
10PM - FREE
Drink Special: $2 PBR Tall Boy - $6 PBR/Shot
Hosted by GIANT (Will Sheridon)
DJs Econ & GIANT and guest spin House, New Wave & Disco
SHOWS AT MIDNIGHT: Performance Art, Drag, Live Music & Slam Poetry


**TUESDAY**
-DOUBLE EVENTS-


FUNNY HAHA FUNNY QUEER
(Stand-up Comedy)
9pm-10ish - FREE
***(Every 3rd Tuesday of the month)
9pm-10ish - FREE
Our very own Garry Hannon host a GLBTQ centric show featuring many of NYC's finest comedians!
$4 Well Drinks

TRIPS
***(Every 4th Tuesday of the month)
8pm-9ish - FREE
Katie Liederman host a reading of shared queer travel stories. Have an interesting story to tell from your past travels? Share it with us on stage!
Call bar to inquire about sharing your story!

QUEERAOKE
10:00pm - FREE
Drink Special: $4 Well drinks
Miss Katie is your lovely host for our busy weekly karaoke night. Grab that stellar voice of yours and come belt out your favorite tune! We have 3 big screen TV's and a ton of songs, so pick a song...ANY SONG. The whole stage is YOURS!
***We give out a $25 Bar Tab to the most spirited
performer of the evening!***


**WEDNESDAY**
ALOTTA TRIVIA
9pm-11pm FREE
Alotta McGriddles hosts with rotating themes every week! Including but not limited to: Harry Potter, Disney, Jeopardy, Mean Girls, Rupauls Drag Race, Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader, and more!
Audience picks the topic!
Alotta provides Pitchers of beer and well drinks to the winners of each round and a $25 Bar tab for the winners of the whole night!
COME PLAY! THE ONLY THING YOU HAVE TO LOSE IS YOUR SOBRIETY!

CAKES
11PM - FREE
Drink Special: $3 PBR Tall Boys ~ $7 PBR/Shot
DJ Matty Beats Horrorchata arms the turntables for our weekly romp into debauchery and eye-candy.
Your hosts Elizabeth James and guest give shows, as well as our weekly Best Ass Contest. Get on stage, get a free shot, and shake your ass for a chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card and Bar Tabs!
**Nominated for "Best Drag Performance Show" and "Best Party" for the 2016 Brooklyn Nightlife Awards


**THURSDAY**

1st Thursdays- (two events, back-to-back)

Gays Against Guns Presents:
Sweet Charity ~ A Party With a Cause
8pm-12am - $5 Cover Charge, of which 75% is donated to
Gays Against Guns, as well as a % of the bar!
Hosted By Alotta McGriddles, Crimson Kitty, & Heidi Glum
Performances all night!
Let's get this nations gun laws changed!!!

STRAIGHT ACTING
12am - FREE
Hosted by Rify Royalty
Gender doesn't exist here! Throw some glitter in your beard, wear your best heels, and lets let loose!
Guest performances and hosts every month!
**Nominated for "Best Drag Performance Show" and "Best Party" for the 2016 Brooklyn Nightlife Awards

2nd Thursdays-
HELLA
10pm - FREE
DJ Manila Ice DJ's our monthly artist themed night.
Past celebrations have included Madonna, Robyn, Kylie, Britney, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Mariah, Beyonce, Aaliyah, Janet, Michael Jackson, Peaches, and many more!
Guest performers and host!
This party is not one to be missed!

3rd Thursdays- (two events, back-to-back)
ALOTTA STUFF LIVE AUCTION
9pm-12am - FREE
Thorgy Thor (Season 8 Rupauls Drag Race) & Alotta McGriddles host a live auction full of vintage treasures! Clothing and accessories are modeled by nightlife queens Lady Havokk, Untitled Queen, & West Dakota. Most bids start at only $1 (that's a steal!)! You can find some seriously awesome thrift digs at this event.
Sponsored by Out of the Closet Thrift Store!
This event is a really something special. There is nothing else like it in NYC, so check it out!

DRAGnet
12am - FREE
Hosted by Merrie Cherry
Watch amatuer drag queens battle it out for a chance to compete in the yearly "Miss DRAGnet" competition for $$$ prizes and bragging rights!
DJ Matty Beats Horrorchata will have you dancing in between performances with a dance heavy set.


4th Thursdays-
Rotating Events
Call bar or check our feed to see what's happening
10pm - possible cover charge (depending on event)

Rupauls Drag Race Allstars Viewing Party
***(Every Thursday during season airing)
8pm-10pm - FREE
(sometimes $5 Cover. Call venue to find out)
Hosted by rotating queens. Thorgy Thor, Ragamuffin, Daphne Sumetimz, and more with Q&A and performances afterwards!

**FRIDAYS**

Rupaul's Drag Race Viewings
***(Every Friday during season airing)
8pm-10pm - $5 Cover
Hosted by Season 8's Thorgy Thor!
Watch on one of our multiple TV's, or on our large screen projected on stage!

***1st Friday-
EVERYTHING
10pm - No Cover
DJ's Jack & Jill spin pop, house, hip-hop, throwbacks, and everything in between!
Pop up shows by the amazing Miz Jade "The Queen of Shade!"

***2nd & 4th Fridays-
GAG!
10pm - No Cover
The longest running gay party in Brooklyn (12 years and counting!) Nightlife legends Cameron and Zach whip up a delicious mix of dirty dance and retro classics that will have your ass moving into the wee hours of the night. Expect visuals, guest performers, and guest DJ's.

***3rd Friday-
JIZZ
10pm - No Cover
DJ's Josh Sparber & Dicap throw out monthly hip-hop party, with the one and only Charlene doing pop-up shows the entire night

***5th Fridays (when there is one)
HELLA
10pm - No Cover
DJ Manila Ice mans the decks for an evening celebrating some of our favorite singers, heavy on the divas. Each HELLA celebrates someone different, with videos splashed across our TV's and their music on heavy rotation all night. Past have included Aaliyah, Kylie, Xtina, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Janet, Robyn, Mariah, Missy, Peaches, Donna Summer. DO NOT MISS THIS!


**SATURDAYS**
10pm - (sometimes a cover. Call venue to find out)

METRO-SENSUAL
Frankie Sharp (Westgay, Frankies at The Jane) invades Brooklyn with this weekly Saturday rager with dancers and guest performers!
House - Hip-Hop - Banjee -
Cuntraxxx - Fuckedupshit
Rotating "Live Nude Metrosensual Gentlemen" each week dancing for your pleasure!
Touch them! Tip them!


*SUNDAYS*
(Memorial Day weekend thru end of September)
METROPOLITAN'S FREE SUNDAY BBQ
4pm-9pm - FREE
If you've never experienced one of our LEGENDARY SUMMER BBQ's, then you're really missing out! We've got burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers (the best in town!), all the fixin's, and side dishes! Purchase a drink, and get a complimentary plate of food!
We also serve frozen margaritas or pina coladas! YUM!
$12 Pitchers of Bud Light, $15 Narragansett Lager Pitchers, $3 Bud Light pints and $4 Narragansett Lager pints.
Rotating DJ's every week.
Pop up shows in the backyard by the Queen of Brooklyn
Miss Merrie Cherry plus guest queens!

Midnight Show
10pm - FREE
$3 Bud Light, $4 Fireball, & $5 Sauza Blue Tequila
DJ Erica Kenia and Uncle Larry like to shake things up and bring it hard week after week. You never know what to expect on a Sunday night after a weekend of partying. Guest Performers and host


HAPPY HOUR EVERY DAY!!!
3pm-8pm
2-4-1 Budweiser, Bud Light, Labatt Blue Canadian Lager,
House Wine, and Well drinks!!
It's very much like Cheers in here for happy hour.
Join in, let loose, and get your drink on early!! Sit in our huge backyard or by one of our two indoor fireplaces in colder months!


Metropolitan is located at 559 Lorimer St
(btwn Metropolitan Ave & Devoe St) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
718-599-4444
METROPOLITAN IS OPEN DAILY 365 DAYS A YEAR
----3pm-4am----
WE HAVE FREE WIRELESS INTERNET!
We offer a phone charging station for your convenience.
We have a POOL TABLE for you to work on your trick shots! The sign up sheet goes fast, so reserve your spot!
WE ALSO HAVE A DIGITAL PHOTOBOOTH! Commemorate the moment!

See you soon! <3

OPENING HOURS

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Mon: 15:00-04:00
Tue: 15:00-04:00
Wed: 15:00-04:00
Thu: 15:00-04:00
Fri: 15:00-04:00
Sat: 15:00-04:00


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