Contact Us

Do You Know About This ‘Hidden’ Hangout in Rome?

There’s a pretty cool “hangout” in Rome that’s a little hard to find. You’ve probably driven past it many, many times without even knowing it’s there.

Talk about a “hidden” treasure. Well, it’s definitely a treasure if you like to go out for a few drinks, maybe have a laid-back date night, or go out with the girls after work. And it’s definitely hidden, unless you’re a Rome native. It seems like the locals not only know about this place, but they’ve been coming to it for years.

We’re talking about the Black River Ale House. There’s a sign out front for this establishment, but if you weren’t paying attention you’ll drive right past it.

The Black River Ale House in Rome
Naomi Lynn/TSM

It’s connected to the Good Year Tire location, right on Black River Blvd. The building doesn’t look that big outside, but when you walk in, it takes you downstairs to a very interesting and unique set-up.

Down the Stairs to the Black River Ale House
Naomi Lynn/TSM

You can turn left and head into the regular bar area…

View of the Bar Area at Black River Ale House
Naomi Lynn/TSM
Another View Inside the Black River Ale House
Naomi Lynn/TSM

Or take a few steps further and head right. That will take you outside to this wonderful patio area, where you can enjoy your drinks with some fresh air.

Outside Patio Area of the Black River Ale House
Naomi Lynn/TSM

I’ll be honest, I had no idea this place was even there. And I’m a little bummed out, because I would have been coming here all the time if I did. It has such a nice, relaxing atmosphere, and the crowd was wonderful. After talking with many of the other patrons, I found that most people have been coming here for years and years. Apparently, it’s a secret to some, but if you’re familiar with the area, you definitely know about the Black River Ale House.

If you haven’t been there before, I suggest you give them a try. Maybe grab a drink with some coworkers after the day is done, or bring your significant other out for a drink or two. You may want to try the wings, too. More than half the people in the building were eating the wings when I stopped by for the first time. Unfortunately, I didn’t try them for myself, but I definitely will be back to do so. If you have them before me, let me know what you think of them.

 

An 'Angel' Shows Kindness to a Stranger at Rome Walmart

A Must-Do Adventure in the Adirondacks: The 'Adirondack Experience'

 


BONUS VIDEO:

Subscribe to Lite 98.7 on

 

Best Of Lite 98.7

Recommended For You

Best Of The Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://lite987.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for LITEHOUSE CLUB quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive LITEHOUSE CLUB contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.