Andy Heidel, Proprietor of The Way Station
Andy Heidel (aka Anders) is the owner of The Way Station and was recently named one of the "Vintage New York trendsetters and scene makers" by TimeOut New York. A master mixologist, Heidel's cocktails have been featured in New York Magazine's Grub Street and he has crafted specialty cocktails for DR Marten's shoes, The Wooster Social with Bulldog Gin appearing on The Learning Channel series “NY Ink,” The Jewish Forward with Slivovitz, The Huffington Post for Winston Churchill Day, Brooklyn Republic Vodka and Oxygen Channel’s “Tattoos After Dark” premiere party and Brockman’s Gin. His cocktail book, The Cocktail Guide to the Galaxy will be published fall 2017 by St. Martin’s Press.
As a NYC Bartender, he penned the now infamous “Stroller Manifesto” banning babies from the bars he worked at which garnered international attention, New York Post and Slate.com features, an appearance on "Fox and Friends," and the most widely read and discussed New York Times op-ed piece ever at the time of publication.
As R. Andrew Heidel he is the author of the short story collection "Desperate Moon" which features an introduction by Harlan Ellison and praise from Ray Bradbury.
Publicity Manager/Manager of the Way Station