Boxers NYC Washington Heights

Teterboro, United States

Boxers NYC Washington Heights

Boxers NYC Washington Heights, also known simply as Boxers Washington Heights or Boxers WaHi, was a gay sports bar in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. It was the fifth establishment opened by the Boxers NYC nightlife brand. The bar featured weekly events such as Latin nights, karaoke parties, urban nights, open mic events, drag shows, and screenings of NFL games and RuPaul's Drag Race. Its September 2018 debut was met with concern that it would contribute to gentrification of the area, but its approval was straightforward. The venue proved to be popular and received praise for its comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. Boxers Washington Heights announced its closure on September 29, 2020, citing difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Like other Boxers NYC venues, Boxers Washington Heights was a gay sports bar that featured male bartenders in red boxer shorts and female bartenders in athletic tops and red shorts. In addition to alcohol, it served a selection of bar food. It also hosted a number of weekly events, including National Football League (NFL) game screenings, Latin nights, RuPaul's Drag Race viewing parties, karaoke, urban nights, open mic events, and drag shows starring artists like Marti Gould Cummings.

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