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BARS + NIGHTLIFE RESULTS

Temple Bar

Temple Bar

332 Lafayette St. Between Houston and Bleecker Sts.
(212) 925-4242
templebarnyc.com

Temple Bar is a cocktail den designed like a 1940’s era speak-easy, and without a sign outside, it’s easy to miss while walking down Lafayette Street. The bar has a dark, sultry vibe due to... Read More

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Sel Rrose

1 Delancey St at Bowery

Kristin Vincent is a pioneer in the south-of-Delancey no man’s land near the Bowery with her latest venture, oyster and cocktail bar Sel Rrose. An homage to both early-20th-century Paris and the... Read More

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Distilled

211 W Broadway at Franklin St
212-601-9504

Distilled is a wonderful nightlife & dining experience, from the food, to the vibe, to the service. The space is roomy and has a rustic feel – and while the environment is casual, the... Read More

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Mother’s Ruin

18 Spring between Mott & Elizabeth St
(433) 756-8526

Tucked away on Spring Street in Nolita, Mother’s Ruin has already earned serious watering-hole cred. With a star-studded line up of bartenders, the cocktail menu (a chalk board above the bar) is... Read More

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ACME Downstairs

9 Great Jones Street Great Jones & Lafayette)
(212) 203 2121
www.acmenyc.com

What was once an old rock n’ roll bar is now the elegant counterpart to hot dining spot, Acme. Brought to you by the owners of NYC mainstays Indochine and BondSt, the Acme pedigree was already... Read More

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Pianos

158 Ludlow St., New York, NY (@ Stanton St.)
212.505.3733
www.pianosnyc.com

A former piano shop-turned-Lower East Side performance space with a Parisian-style protocol, Pianos is the type of space to host skyrocketing indie groups like Cold War Kids, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah... Read More

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Apotheke

9 Doyers St., New York, NY (Bowery & Pell Sts.)
212.406.0400
www.apothekebar.com

Dear pharmaceutical industry, we’ll be at Apotheke.  Located on a hidden street in Chinatown, this former opium den was transformed into a specialty cocktail bar, tipping its hat to the absinthe... Read More

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Death & Co.

433 East 6th St. New York, NY (First Ave & Avenue A)
212.388.0882
www.deathandcompany.com

In 1919 the Volstead Act brought a swift end to American nightlife. Named for the Prohibition-era belief that to drink is to live a life shadowed by death, Death & Company exudes an ambience that... Read More