Thursday, January 15, 2009
This is definitely an overlooked place. It is a great place to go to avoid all the downtown drama. Crush is very innovative. There is a chalkboard that people can draw and write on in one of the back rooms. The couches and seating area stand apart from competitors. They do trivia that actually have intelligent participants that leave drama at the door. And, the gay and lesbian group get along well here.
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The only areas of concern are the questionable staff. Management will target employees and give them selective scheduling w/o any reasoning and unfairly schedule the "pets" to bartend more and avoid being barbacks. Also, the owner/manager will sleep with customers on the couch after customers leave. Unfortunately, it isn't clear which couch this is!!!
Besides that, Crush rocks!
Pros: chill, carefree, nice location
Cons: sleazy staff