One New York bar is for all the single ladies—and only the single ladies (and men). The Grabba Grabba Lounge, a notorious pick-up spot in Brooklyn’s up-and-coming SoCostCo neighborhood, recently announced that couples were no longer welcome in the bar. “It’s just not fair to all of our single guests,” owner Crouchland Slaughter says. “Seeing all that hand holding and kissing and companionship just makes them sad. And sad people don’t buy rounds of Fireball.”
Bar-goers are divided on the decision. “I think it’s great,” says one very obviously single regular, who chose to remain anonymous because of “pending legal issues involving a famous YouTube animal.” He continued, “I hate couples with all that blabbering on about their days and their feelings and crap. If you’re not here to hook up with a stranger, then get out.” Others are much less positive about the ban. “I met my husband at Grabba,” a now former regular says. “We were going to go back for our anniversary. But I guess we’ll just have to settle for that cat cafe where we had our first date.”
Slaughter is firm in his decision, though, and hopes to see a huge surge of business. As he recently told us:
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