Attached to curry clucb Indian restaurant, this cosy bar, the Velvet Lounge can be best described as an Indy art music venue, with walls covered in local art. Popular with Stony Brook University students, the bar has several themed nights such as throwback hip-hop on friday nights, with DJs, Jazz, Open mics on Tuesdays. The decor is extremely busy for a small spcae with local art on brick walls, with a chalkboard behind the bar. The dimly lit interior has victorian-style couches, high top tables and chairs, while the large outdoor space has tables and umbrellas for dining out when the weather is nice. During the cold seasons, there's a small fire pit that is lit outside which makes it a fun place to hangout. Once a week they have a free Indian food buffet, which is enjoyed by many students who buy a soda and get an enitre meal with it. The staff as friendly and the alcohol servings are generous. They have a decent craft beer selection, plus whiskeys,vodkas, gin and wines.