The Bad Old Days is a bar in Ridgewood, although it feels less like a bar and more like the common area of the dorm you wished you lived in during college. There are books and board games, and also a couch in front of a fireplace that may or may not be functional. And if you bring your laptop to Happy Hour to get some work done, no one will judge you.
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