Women stormed the Sazerac, the bar located in The Roosevelt, in this 1949 photo. Doesn't look too different from bar scenes today.
Photo from The Roosevelt
1. unyielding; not lessening in severity, intensity. strength, or pace.
3. steady and persistent; unremitting: the relentless beat of the drums.
synonyms: hard, fierce, unstoppable, unbroken, bound and determined, timeless.