“We didn’t quite realize how many Doctor Who fans there were.”, Doc Wasabassco the manager of The Way Station, told me when I sat down with him in the highly buzzed about steampunk and Doctor Who themed bar The Way Station in Brooklyn, New York.
If you’re a Whovian, chances are this isn’t the first time you’re hearing about “that bar with the TARDIS”.
I squeed when I heard about The Way Station’s existence and squeed again when hearing that it was in Brooklyn and I could actually go whenever I wanted! The first time I visited The Way Station was during their popular Doctor Who Sundays, where they show on a projector Classic Who, New Who and the latest episodes. I don’t have to tell you what an absolute pleasure it was to watch the mid-season finale surrounded by Whovians decked out in bow ties, fezzes and Tennants Converse Chuck Taylor with a beer in one hand and a sonic in the other. We cheered, we laughed, and a few silent tears in there too (it’s all Rory’s fault!), all while I was sipping on my cocktail aptly named The Sonic Screwdriver (Elevens specifically). Continue reading →