Mar 17 2011 3:56pm

Goggles and Top Hats in the House: Photos from Steampunk Stylin’ at The Way Station

Steamdog Michael

Okay, so we’ve been a bit gushy as of late about The Way Station—but, as the new den of nerddom in Brooklyn, why not? Last Sunday night was no exception, when the bar threw its first official steampunk event since its opening. Steampunk Stylin’ was a energtic night filled with fine musical performances, well-dressed gents, lovely hats, and, as the night wore on, an endless line before the TARDIS.

You can check out some pics from the evening after the jump.

The full album of photos is up over at Steampunk’s Facebook.

Steampunk Stylin

Say Cheese! Michael Salerno whips out his steampunk camera. Photo by Babette Daniels of Event-ography.


Miss Scorpio

Larisa aka Miss Scorpio of Gemini & Scorpio, Party Maven. Photo by Michael Salerno.


Steampunk Stylin

Cheers to you! Photo by Babette Daniels of Event-ography.


Cthulhu hoodie

This Cthulhu hoodie looks positively possessing. Photo by J.M. Coen.


Ay-leen and Lucretia

Lucretia Dearfour and I were MCing the event. Photo by Babette Daniels of Event-ography.



Samara of Dancing Frozen graces us with her svelte bellydancing. Photo by Babette Daniels of Event-ography.

Ay-leen the Peacemaker runs the multicultural steampunk blog Beyond Victoriana.

Jim Zhao
1. Jim Zhao
Dear Ayleen, we know you're into alternative history- but don't you think when it comes to bars that's a little too far? I have been reading for years and love the events it does but you are wrong in saying this is the first steampunk event this bar. Tor had an event there for its first steampunk month and if you look through the steampunk tag on you can find three posts about it.

It always drives me crazy when people who are new to things never check their facts and assume that the first thing they go to is the first thing ever.
Ay-leen the Peacemaker
2. Ay-leen_the_Peacemaker
Hi Jim,

Tor has certainly had events at The Way Station for years, but these were always one-night events only, since the bar hadn't officially opened to the public yet. The Way Station has been on a long journey these past two years in order to officially open, and didn't actually do so until this February.

I've been keeping in touch with the bar owner, Anders, following his progress. We're really excited that he can finally open the doors to everyone, and so far, the bar has been trememdously successful. I hope you have a chance to see it one day!

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