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Stardust Lounge at Maison O

98 Kenmare St between Centre & Lafayette Sts
212-274-9898

Maison O is more than just a hip restaurant on Kenmare Street, but actually four spaces in one. Windows are obscured, neon lights shimmer, and old-school Japanese movie posters set the slightly noir... 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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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

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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Pulqueria

11 Doyers St., New York, NY (Bowery & Pell Sts.)
212-513-1527
www.pulquerianyc.com

It’s time to break out those weathered maps of NYC you have stashed away from your first few months living here: your hunt for Pulqueria will test just how well you navigate the winding streets of... Read More

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Tiny’s and the Bar Upstairs

135 W Broadway, New York, NY (@ Duane Street)
212.374.1135
www.yelp.com/tinys

“Nothing is perfect, it’s all a little crooked,” owner Matt Abramcyk (Beatrice Inn, Bunker Club) told T Magazine of Tiny’s and the Bar Upstairs; his antidote to hard city living.... 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