The Last Word, an Astoria cocktail bar in the speakeasy style, opened last year in the rear of a fake hardware store on Ditmars Boulevard, at the end of the N and W train lines. Recently it renovated, turning the front into a proper part of the bar and shedding the theatrical pretense. read full article..
The Last Word, opened in August on Ditmars Boulevard, tucked behind Square Hardware, a fake storefront with white pegboards holding keys, caulking guns and hammers. But even longtime residents aren’t fooled. read full article..
A new Astoria cocktail bar lets you pretend you’re making progress on all of your weekend home improvement projects, by turning a trip to the “hardware store” into a semi-secretive detour for craft cocktails. read full article..
More than most cocktails, the Last Word has a split personality. The mix of gin, maraschino liqueur, green Chartreuse and lime juice is an old drink, invented before Prohibition struck. But it is also a new drink, having only really been discovered and embraced by bartenders and drinkers alike in the last 15 years. read full article..