Tucked away in the corner of a strip mall deep in the suburban thicket of Westchester is this humble billiard hall. A curious mix of college students and local pool pros gather to tango with lady luck or just to get drunk. With beers aplenty and shots served in plastic cups, low key is definitely the idea here. Be sure to watch out for mugs with unwashed lipstick stains.
Thirty well-kept professional-size tables, fair drink prices, an excellent jukebox, and low prices -- $10 per hour (for the table, not per person) for two players, $12 per hour for three -- are all good reasons to shoot stick at this FIU-adjacent pool hall. Where most places either have cheap prices and terrible equipment (ripped felt, bent cues) or top-notch equipment accompanied by outrageous prices, New Wave strikes the right balance. Plus you can watch the viejos shoot true billiards on... More »