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September 16, 2006

The Best Bar in America

Filed under: minnesota,photographs (mine) — alecsothblog @ 9:17 am

Following a four-month search, Esquire Magazine declares Nye’s Polonaise in Minneapolis the best bar in America. Read the full article here.

In the mid-1990’s I did a series of pictures in bars. I can’t think of a better place than Nye’s:

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Cherry (Nye’s Polonaise) 1995 © Alec Soth

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5 Comments

  1. beautiful, any chance of seeing more of these bar pictures?

    Comment by Dan — September 16, 2006 @ 5:07 pm

  2. Yes, more!

    Comment by ivan — September 17, 2006 @ 6:09 pm

  3. Here you go: http://alecsoth.com/blog/2006/09/17/at-the-bar/

    Comment by Alec Soth — September 17, 2006 @ 8:00 pm

  4. you know… this photograph radiates the essence of nye’s and all its polkaness.

    Comment by dave ekrem — September 18, 2006 @ 10:52 pm

  5. More ! More!
    Which camera ?

    Comment by Martin Morvan — September 22, 2007 @ 1:54 am


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