Last month, our Friday Flashback paid homage to Troop G. The story noted that for decades, our State Police barracks sat opposite both a gay bar (Brook Café) and a strip club (Krazy Vin’s).
Over the years, I’ve posted several photos of the Brook. But until this shot of Krazy Vin’s popped up on Facebook — courtesy of Paul Ehrismann, who has a treasure trove of great, long-ago images — I could never find one of its “companion” bar, across Cedar Road on the Post Road. (It’s been replaced by a new building. Today it’s Earth Animal.)
Sure, it’s from Krazy Vin’s final days. But you have to love the self-referentially ironic signs advertising its demise.
I’m still searching for interior shots of either the Brook or Krazy Vin’s. If you have any, please send them along.
I promise to blur out any faces.