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Mercury Lounge

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217 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002
ph. 212-260-4700
em. info@mercuryloungenyc.com

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Oct23Tue 9:30 pm 9:30 pm
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Oct24Wed 9:30 pm 9:30 pm
Zane Carney
Nov4Sun 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
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Nov15Thu 6:30 pm 6:30 pm
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Mercury Lounge

The Mercury Lounge is located at 217 East Houston Street, between Ludlow and Essex streets, where the Lower East Side meets the East Village. It's on the first floor of a building that once housed the servants to the Astor Mansion, connected to it by an underground labyrinth of tunnels. Garfein's Restaurant occupied the space in the early part of the twentieth century, and from 1933 to 1993, the storefront housed a seller of tombstones. Vestiges of the monument store include the large, foot-square, wooden beams, on which the monuments sat and were displayed, used in the construction of the Mercury Lounge's storefront window. And there is a tombstone embedded in an end of the bar's countertop.

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