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Jonny Sheehan's Day Off


My wife and I opened Bar Chord in 2013. Given that we're open year-round (363 days a year) it's important for us to build in some down time. One of my favorite places to recharge is Park Fitness on Coney Island Avenue. It's a great spot - owned by locals. We also love rooting on our Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center and no night is complete without a little music and catching up with great friends at the Bar.

Jonny SheehanJonny Sheehan

Jonny and his wife Christy are the owners of Bar Chord in Ditmas Park. Jonny plays guitar, mandolin and washboard. Between performing and working in the music industry for years, music is love and life for Jonny and it was the music scene in the East Village in the early 90s that brought him and Christy together.

Park FitnessOutdoor Recreation
Unpretentious gym featuring personal training, group classes and bootcamps.
(347) 378-2228website
771 Coney Island Ave, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11218

Park Fitness is a wonderful place to decompress and recenter. They offer a very wide variety of classes to allow everyone from true beginners to advanced fitness enthusiasts to find something that meets their needs.

Their self described mission is create a welcoming, supportive, inspiring, safe and fun environment that promotes change and positivity. The perfect place to improve your physical and mental strength by challenging yourself and seeing the benefits of self-care through fitness.

© photos courtesy of Park Fitness
Brooklyn Nets @Barclays CenterBasketball
Indoor arena in Downtown Brooklyn, home to the Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders among many events and concerts.
620 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11217

Rooting on our beloved Brooklyn Nets is a favorite pastime and the Barclays Center is a great place to see a game. In addition to being the home for the Brooklyn Nets (NBA) and the New York Islanders (NHL) the venue is also host to many top performances and concerts. Any given week you can catch acts like The Lumineers, the Harlem Globetrotters and Celine Dion. See upcoming events: https://www.barclayscenter.com/events

© photos courtesy of The Brooklyn Nets
Bar ChordBars & Lounges
Chill hideaway with a courtyard showcasing vintage guitars & live music, plus craft beers on tap.
(347) 240-6033website
1008 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11218

“Music Is Love” at Bar Chord. In a given week, you can catch Jazz, Funk, Cumbia, Americana, Zydeco and Salsa. The music and vibe at this neighborhood bar reflects the diversity of the neighborhood and its patrons.

Bar Chord has been open since the Spring of 2013 and through all the ups and downs, what keeps us going is the community that quickly formed around music and art. The constant flow of talent that graces our little stage never ceases to amaze us and we hope that our model of NO COVER EVER gives everyone a chance to experience the joy of live music.

© photos courtesy of Bar Chord

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