If you are lucky enough to find Roxy's Great escape then you have done yourself a solid! Tell a couple friends but don't tell everybody! The best part aside from the causal atmosphere, cheap drinks, swank interior and .50 cent pool is the fact that Roxy's is a bar that is passed on from word of mouth. You will be right at home here in your sexy J crew or your dirty Mastodon t shirt. Hipsters roll in on the weekends after 11.. be warned! haha! Must see!
If you haven't been to the Great Escape anytime in the past year or so, be prepared for a huge shock. The rough-and-tumble dive you'd grudgingly grown to love is completely gone. As in 86'd. Vamoosed. Even the free popcorn machine that spat out wilted, tasteless kernels, you ask? Yup, it went away when the bar was sold last year to Dilip Bansal, who changed the name slightly and remodeled the place with more upscale furnishings and a posh décor scheme. (He even managed to squeeze an... More »