History[ edit ] According to bar lore it was established around — the same year as the Jacob Ruppert Brewery in the Yorkville neighborhood. Barrels stamped "Jacob Ruppert" are used for tables. Vintage photos of racing horses, boxers and actors are on the wall include drawings of burlesque girls as well as an image signed by Walter Winchell saying that he loves Julius. At the time the New York State Liquor Authority had a rule that ordered bars not to serve liquor to the disorderly, and homosexuals per se were considered "disorderly.
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Low-key vibe Jipsta Over a year ago Fun crowd and super strong drinks! And of course, still serving the burgers and fries you need when you want a bite! The place is nothing special to look at and it does seem like there are cliques, but I usually have a good time. I will say the burger is good, not sure about some of the reviews re how cheap the place is, I did not see it as that. I stop in once every couple of months as I do not live in the city. I almost always stop in when I am in town though. Crowd is older and mostly regulars.
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By Daniel Reynolds November 21 Whitty recalls Falconer leading him past the hustlers lining 10th Street and into a place teeming with history. A version of this event — one of the first acts of civil disobedience in the modern LGBTQ rights movement — was depicted in the Stonewall film, which used the setting of the more famous gay bar in its title. Whitty recounted how, during Prohibition, mob members would decorate its walls with portraits of their girlfriends.
Giving Back Historic Bar Julius' is a bar that has a lot of history. This structure has been welcoming folks since , first as a grocery store and then, in as a bar. Since then, we've started a variety of traditions at our bar. Fighting for Rights During Prohibition, our bar was a popular speakeasy and, along with Nick's at the corner of Seventh Avenue South and the nearby Village Vanguard, was frequented by many of the jazz and literary legends of the era.