Bar Babe of the Week: Jessica at Bizarre Bushwick

Having just turned 5 years-old, the eclectic Brooklyn venue Bizarre houses this week’s Bar Babe Jessica!

Bar that I work at: BIZARRE Bushwick

How long I’ve worked there: a year and a half

What are my shifts: I’m there for all the shows! Specifically Tuesday-Thursday and always Sunday drag brunch

What makes this bar great: We have an amazing community of staff, performers and customers that I get to see every day.

Best drink I make: Hmm, I think I’ve perfected the “spicy mezcal margarita.”

I love it when customers: are dope!

I hate it when customers: reach over the bar and grab limes

Craziest thing I’ve seen here: I see everything at Bizarre from naked chocolate dancing to body suspensions, peeing on people on stage, mutilation acts, shibari rope tying… it’s a wild spot.

Other places I’ve worked: Back Forty/Back Forty West, The Cannibal/Resto, Cafe Charbon (RIP)

My hometown: Orlando, Florida (shout out Parliament House)

Stuff I do when I’m not bartending: catching shows! I also paint

Single or Taken: single

Who/what turns me on: inspired artists

Favorite music: I love Bjork! But listen to everything from Frank Ocean to Enrique

Favorite movie or TV show: I watch SVU religiously

Favorite drag queen: I’m so lucky to get to see so many amazing queens every day! I love a queen that pushes the ‘boundaries’ of drag (visually and conceptually): Vic SinMiscAllaneous DomTopLee VaLone, SASHAChris of Hur, West DakotaRagamuffin, etc. etc.

My drag name would be: Sharyn Stonedd

Favorite gogo boy: JJ Sparks

Favorite DJ: DJ Cheesecake

Other stuff you need to know about me: I love bunnies, art, pop culture, my friends and most importantly Britney Spears

Follow me on: Instagram & Facebook 


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