Brooklyn’s hottest new venue has–surprise surprise–a hot new new bar staff! Let’s meet Matthew!
Bar that I work at: 3 Dollar Bill
How long I’ve worked there: Just recently started, it’s a fairly new queer bar/venue and if you haven’t been yet, I’m sure you will soon
What are my shifts: Thursday Happy Hour, Friday & Saturday nights
What makes this bar great: Fantastic professional lighting and sound, a huge space with dance floor, stage, and backyard. And it’s a great mix of neighborhood bar and giant events
Best drink I make: I can make a mean old fashioned.
I love it when customers: Can hold their liquor and keep partying.
I hate it when customers: Can’t.
Craziest thing I’ve seen here: I’m sorry I can’t say. I’ve signed an NDA
My hometown: Moraga, CA, it’s a small town outside Oakland
Stuff I do when I’m not bartending: Write and produce music, writing screenplays, brunch with Mercedes
Single or Taken: Very single
Who/what turns me on: Unavailability. Also Olly Alexander
Favorite music: The Knife, St. Vincent, Carly Rae Jepsen, Lykke Li, Moderat, Years and Years, Radiohead, Jai Paul, The National, Perfume Genius
Favorite movie or TV show: A Single Man, anything by Charlie Kaufman, PT Anderson, Wes Anderson. In The Flesh on BBC if you need a good gay cry. Bojack Horseman for a good laugh/cry
My drag name would be: Frisqué Bisqué, of the Haus of Bisqué
Other stuff you need to know about me: Me and Kevin Houlahan are not actually related, for the record
Follow me on: Instagram