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The Butterfly

The Butterfly

225 West Broadway at White St
646-692-4943

Named after The Butterfly Club in Michael White’s hometown of Beloit, Wisconsin, The Butterfly is a mid-century inspired cocktail bar and restaurant in Tribeca known for twists on classic... 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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Church Bar

2 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY (@ Church St)
212.519.6500
www.tribecagrand.com

New York might have made the classic hotel bar famous, but it’s Tribeca Grand’s Church Bar that revolutionized it. Dead center in the hotel’s open triangular atrium, the Church Bar offers an... Read More

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Lit Lounge

93 Second Ave (East 5th & East 6th St)
212.777.7987
www.litloungenyc.com

Dirty.
 Dark.
 Divey.
 Awesome. With an upstairs bar, a downstairs cavern, and in-house art gallery Fuse, this East Village nightspot is a never-ending come-as-you-are dance party filled with... Read More

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PDT

113 St. Marks Place, New York, NY (First Ave & Avenue A)
212.614.0386
www.pdtnyc.com

Three years after opening, PDT (stands for “Please Don’t Tell”) isn’t much of a secret anymore, but the cocktail lounge still draws a crowd with its Prohibition-era intrigue... Read More

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Peasant Wine Bar

194 Elizabeth St., New York, NY (Spring & Prince Sts.)
212.965.9511
www.peasantnyc.com

This intimate underground lair is anything but surface-level. Descend the stairs and the European wine-cellar vibe immediately wipes the busy NoLIta streets above from memory. The exposed wood beams,... Read More