Whatever crazy stories you've heard about the 3 a.m. bar on Grand known as Balanca's are probably true. But with the upstairs newly remodeled, Tuesday night crawlers have been relieved of the former lounge atmosphere in favor of a new, dimly lit, valid club setting. Inhabitant DJ O.E.
and DJ Fool
(pictured) cooperate on house and retro spins (respectively) from 10 p.m. to close (and we don't mean 2:30). To boot, the aforementioned jockeys keep their ears open to outsiders who may want to step up behind the turntables on these Tuesday nights. (Contact email@example.com
if you're interested in bringing down some records.) The kitchen still stays open later than most fast-food joints, and well drinks in tall glasses go for $2.50. There is no dress code, and we mean that in its barest interpretation. <