Giving you spirits at sister bars Hardware (HK) and Pieces (West Village), it’s new queen Shelby Late, aka Ian!
How long I’ve worked there: Since Summer ‘17
What are my shifts: Saturday: Hardware- Happy Hour, Sunday: Hardware- late night shows, Monday: Hardware- Happy Hour, Tuesday: Pieces- Happy Hour
What makes this bar great: Amazing drag talent, friendly staff, cheap ass happy hours.
Best drink I make: vodka on the rocks, no fruit.
I love it when customers: have their money and order ready to go when it’s busy.
I hate it when customers: are the first to come in and ask “where is everyone?” Like… it’s 1pm, I have no idea where everyone else is.
Craziest thing I’ve seen here: Eurovision party. Period.
Other places I’ve worked: some boutique fitness companies.
My hometown: Oceanside (Long Island)
Stuff I do when I’m not bartending: Mostly Crossfit.
Single or Taken: single
Who/what turns me on: A sense of humor, and moose knuckles.
Favorite music: Singer/Songwriter pop
Favorite movie or TV show: Schitts Creek.
Favorite drag queen: Plead the 5th
My drag name would be: my drag name IS Shelby Late (which was given to me by my Shady-ass coworker Ruby Roo)
Favorite DJ: DJ 2Face
Other stuff you need to know about me: I’m deathly allergic to bee stings, and not in the My Girl way. I just need one sting and I’m done!